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Even though Jharkhand government has permitted to restart the schools for class-8 and above from March 1, decision for reopening of schools from class-1 to class-7 is yet to be taken by the government.(HT file)

Over 32 lakh students of classes 1 to 7 in Jharkhand to be ‘promoted’ sans exams

PUBLISHED ON FEB 22, 2021 06:01 PM IST
  • More than 32 lakh government school students in Jharkhand from class-1 to class-7 might be promoted to higher classes without any examination.
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File photo: Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) supremo and chief minister Hemant Soren.(PTI)
File photo: Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) supremo and chief minister Hemant Soren.(PTI)

Jharkhand to reopen colleges, coaching centres, cinema halls from March 1

By Sanjoy Dey, Ranchi
UPDATED ON FEB 19, 2021 12:28 AM IST
  • Classes for students studying in class 8 and above are also set to resume in schools.
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BJP MP Nishikant Dubey speaking in the Lok Sabha.
BJP MP Nishikant Dubey speaking in the Lok Sabha.

BJP MP Nishikant Dubey demands President's rule in Jharkhand

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PUBLISHED ON FEB 04, 2021 10:50 PM IST
Dubey was speaking during the zero hour in Lok Sabha.
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Image for representation. (Santosh Kumar/Hindustan Times (Representative Image))
Image for representation. (Santosh Kumar/Hindustan Times (Representative Image))

Hundreds of Jharkhand women quit liquor trade in bid to become self-reliant

By Debashish Sarkar, Jamshedpur
UPDATED ON JAN 11, 2021 10:25 PM IST
  • About150 women have shunned the liquor business to move on to other vocations such as dairy farming, horticulture and vegetable vending etc.
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Rashtriya Janta Dal (RJD) Chief Lalu Prasad Yadav was shifted from paying ward of Rajendra Institute of Medical Science (RIMS) to director bungalow, due to surge in COVID-19 cases on August 5, 2020.(PTI)
Rashtriya Janta Dal (RJD) Chief Lalu Prasad Yadav was shifted from paying ward of Rajendra Institute of Medical Science (RIMS) to director bungalow, due to surge in COVID-19 cases on August 5, 2020.(PTI)

Jharkhand HC pulls up govt for shifting jailed Lalu Prasad to bungalow

By Bedanti Saran | Edited by Abhinav Sahay | Hindustan Times, Ranchi
UPDATED ON JAN 08, 2021 09:28 PM IST
Lalu Prasad Yadav is serving imprisonment after conviction in different fodder scam cases and he has been undergoing treatment for more than two years at RIMS in Ranchi.
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Police have booked the woman’s fiance for murder.(Representational Photo/Getty Images)
Police have booked the woman’s fiance for murder.(Representational Photo/Getty Images)

Body of woman found in farm in Jharkhand’s Simdega week before marriage

By Sanjoy Dey | Hindustan Times, Ranchi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 06, 2021 12:03 AM IST
The woman’s fiance is the main suspect in the murder after she went shopping with him on Sunday and did not return home.
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File photo: Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren.(PTI)
File photo: Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren.(PTI)

After stone-pelting on carcade, Jharkhand CM diverts route to reach home

By Gautam Mazumdar | Hindustan Times, Ranchi
UPDATED ON JAN 04, 2021 11:58 PM IST
The attack was made near Kishoreganj in the state capital in the evening while chief minister Soren was on his way back from project building.
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A man registers his name for vaccination against Covid, at a health centre in Ahmedabad.(Reuters)
A man registers his name for vaccination against Covid, at a health centre in Ahmedabad.(Reuters)

States gear up for 1st phase of vaccination, await Centre nod

By HT Correspondents | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 05, 2021 04:21 AM IST
Here’s a quick look at the level of preparedness ahead of the vaccination drive across states
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Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut.(Sunny Shende/ HT)
Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut.(Sunny Shende/ HT)

News updates from Hindustan Times: Varsha Raut appears before ED in PMC Bank scam case and all the latest news

By hindustantimes.com | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 04, 2021 05:35 PM IST
Here are today’s top news, analysis, and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
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File photo: Workers spray to sanitize the area in front of bird enclosure.(Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)
File photo: Workers spray to sanitize the area in front of bird enclosure.(Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)

Bird flu: Jharkhand zoos on high alert after reports of bird deaths in different states

By Sanjoy Dey | Hindustan Times, Ranchi
UPDATED ON JAN 04, 2021 04:27 PM IST
Centre asked states to take all precautionary measures to prevent transmission of the disease.
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Representational image.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Representational image.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Jharkhand: Couple killed in front of minor son over land dispute

By Debashish Sarkar | Hindustan Times, Jamshedpur
PUBLISHED ON JAN 04, 2021 02:10 PM IST
All the accused are relatives of the deceased couple and hatched a conspiracy to kill them after they got to know that the man was planning to sell a piece of land that belonged to his father-in-law
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Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren addresses a press conference in Ranchi.(PTI FILE)
Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren addresses a press conference in Ranchi.(PTI FILE)

Jharkhand MGNREGS workers likely to get a hike of Rs 31 in minimum wage

By Sanjoy Dey | Ranchi, Hindustan Times
PUBLISHED ON JAN 03, 2021 03:54 PM IST
The Jharkhand government has decided to increase minimum wage of MGNREGS workers from Rs 194 to Rs 225 from its own pocket
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Jharkhand is one of the worst left wing extremism affected states.(HT FIle Photo)
Jharkhand is one of the worst left wing extremism affected states.(HT FIle Photo)

Maoist shoots Jharkhand villager dead, gets killed with wife in revenge attack

By Vishal Sharma | Edited by Abhinav Sahay | Hindustan Times, Latehar
UPDATED ON JAN 02, 2021 07:25 PM IST
Though the incident happened around midnight, police teams could only arrive on Saturday after they received information in the morning.
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File photo: Jharkhand chief minister Hemant Soren.(Hindustan Times)
File photo: Jharkhand chief minister Hemant Soren.(Hindustan Times)

‘Running on posters and hoardings’: BJP slams Soren govt in Jharkhand

By Bedanti Saran | Edited by Sparshita Saxena | Hindustan Times, Ranchi
UPDATED ON DEC 29, 2020 11:11 PM IST
he party released a 28-page report card highlighting the alleged failure of the Soren government in Jharkhand.
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Representational photo.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Representational photo.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Jharkhand: AJSU Party functionary found dead in forest, family alleges murder

By Sanjoy Dey | Hindustan Times, Ranchi
PUBLISHED ON DEC 29, 2020 02:31 PM IST
His brother said he had gone to Bokaro on Monday to get his father-in-law’s death certificate
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The IEDs were planted along a jungle track that used by both security forces and villagers.(HT PHOTO)
The IEDs were planted along a jungle track that used by both security forces and villagers.(HT PHOTO)

Security forces in Jharkhand foil Maoist ambush, neutralize 22 IEDs

By Debashish Sarkar | HIndustan Times, Jamshedpur
PUBLISHED ON DEC 28, 2020 07:57 PM IST
The bomb detection and disposal squad of the Jharkhand Jaguar, a special anti-Maoist force neutralized the IEDs that were laid in a series.
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Jharkhand chief minister Hemant Soren(PTI)
Jharkhand chief minister Hemant Soren(PTI)

Jharkhand CM to deliver lecture on tribal rights at Harvard

By Asian News International| Posted by Mallika Soni | Ranchi
PUBLISHED ON DEC 26, 2020 08:32 PM IST
According to the official Twitter handle of the office of the chief minister, Soren has accepted the invitation sent to him on Friday.
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Image for representation.

Top Maoist carrying Rs 10 lakh reward arrested with AK-47, 5 associates in Jharkhand

By Subhash Mishra | Hindustan Times, Dhanbad
UPDATED ON DEC 26, 2020 06:00 PM IST
Among the arrested Maoists activists, two are women and three men.
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File photo: Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren.(PTI)
File photo: Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren.(PTI)

‘Withdraw farm bills, wake up from slumber’: Jharkhand CM slams Centre over farmers’ stir

By Debashish Sarkar | Hindustan Times, Jamshedpur
UPDATED ON DEC 25, 2020 11:05 PM IST
“The way farmers’ strike is continuing, it seems PM Modi would wake up after the death of the farmers,” Soren said.
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PLFI top commander Jidan Guriya was killed in an encounter at Koengsar village under Murhu PS in Khunti district with district police and CRPF Batallin-94 around 9.30 am this morning. An AK-47 automatic assault rifle has been recovered from near his body.(SOURCED.)
PLFI top commander Jidan Guriya was killed in an encounter at Koengsar village under Murhu PS in Khunti district with district police and CRPF Batallin-94 around 9.30 am this morning. An AK-47 automatic assault rifle has been recovered from near his body.(SOURCED.)

Banned Naxal outfit leader Jidan Guriya killed in encounter in Jharkhand

By Debashish Sarkar | Hindustan Times, Jamshedpur
UPDATED ON DEC 21, 2020 11:02 PM IST
The encounter happened after the joint team of police and CRPF had gone on a search operation on a tip-off that PLFI supremo Dinesh Gope, carrying a cash reward of Rs 25 lakh, and another top PLFI ultra Martin Kerketta were moving in the jungles around Koengsar village on the Khunti-West Singhbhum district borders, police officials said.
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Maoists set vehicles on fire, injured drivers and cleaners and exchanged fire with police personnel.(HT Photo/File/Representational)
Maoists set vehicles on fire, injured drivers and cleaners and exchanged fire with police personnel.(HT Photo/File/Representational)

Maoists attack Jharkhand coal project, seek suspension of mining

By Vishal Sharma | Edited by Abhinav Sahay | Hindustan Times, Latehar
UPDATED ON DEC 19, 2020 03:03 PM IST
One Pradeep Ganjhu, working in connivance with the TPC, the People’s Liberation Front of India (PLFI) and a criminal gang led by jailed gangster Sujeet Sinha, claimed the responsibility for the attack and warned the coal traders of more such attacks if they continued working without his consent.
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National commission for women (NCW) Chairperson Rekha Sharma said the body was apprised of the issue through media reports.(PTI)
National commission for women (NCW) Chairperson Rekha Sharma said the body was apprised of the issue through media reports.(PTI)

NCW seeks report on ‘rape’ complaint against Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren

By Bedanti Saran | Hindustan Times, Ranchi
UPDATED ON DEC 18, 2020 01:33 PM IST
The commission noted that a viral letter, reportedly written by the victim, contained details of incidents that had occurred in the last seven years ever since she accused Hemant Soren of raping her. The issue was first flagged by BJP MP Nishi Kant Dubey in July this year.
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The elephants carried water by filling it into their trunks from a nearby pond and poured it into the well to rescue their herd member.(HT Photo)
The elephants carried water by filling it into their trunks from a nearby pond and poured it into the well to rescue their herd member.(HT Photo)

Elephant herd fill water in a dry well to save fellow jumbo in Ranchi

By Sanjoy Dey | Edited by Abhinav Sahay | Hindustan Times, Ranchi
UPDATED ON DEC 17, 2020 12:45 PM IST
While crossing a farm field in the village, one of the adult elephants fell into a 20-foot-deep well. The villagers said the well was almost dry. The herd tried to save their fellow jumbo by filling water into it, said a forest official.
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Representational Image.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Jharkhand proposes Rs1 lakh compensation for casualty in road accident

By Sanjoy Dey | Hindustan Times, Ranchi
PUBLISHED ON DEC 16, 2020 03:44 PM IST
The proposal of adding road accident casualties in state disaster list was approved in the state disaster management authority meeting chaired by chief minister Hemant Soren
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Members of different tribal organisation demanding that Sarna Religion Code 2021 should be included in the census form.(Diwakar Prasad/ Hindustan Times)
Members of different tribal organisation demanding that Sarna Religion Code 2021 should be included in the census form.(Diwakar Prasad/ Hindustan Times)

Now, tribals threaten stir, set Dec 31 deadline for separate religion code

By Debashish Sarkar | Edited by Abhinav Sahay | Hindustan Times, Jamshedpur
UPDATED ON DEC 14, 2020 06:07 PM IST
The 2nd phase of the movement for separate Sarna religion code would start with 200 Sarna Dharma Sagars (Raths) and public awareness campaigns in all these five states from December 20, said tribal organisations.
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The police said that the accused had dismantled the thatched roof of the woman’s house to make an entry into her home when she was alone at night. They also shot the video of the rape and circulated it.(AP FILE)
The police said that the accused had dismantled the thatched roof of the woman’s house to make an entry into her home when she was alone at night. They also shot the video of the rape and circulated it.(AP FILE)

Jharkhand woman raped, three arrested: Police

By Vishal Sharma | Garhwa, Hindustan Times
PUBLISHED ON DEC 13, 2020 04:47 PM IST
The incident happened in Ramkanda area in Garhwa district on December 9 when the victim was alone at home
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Woman load coal on truck at Kusunda loading point in Dhanbad.(Bijay/Hindustan Times)
Woman load coal on truck at Kusunda loading point in Dhanbad.(Bijay/Hindustan Times)

Jharkhand to ask Centre to revise MGNREGs minimum wage

By Sanjoy Dey | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 11, 2020 07:13 AM IST
Labourers working under the MGNREGS get a much lower minimum wage than the state’s minimum wage rate. The state’s minimum wage is 283, while a MGNREGS labourer gets 194, officials said.
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People protest against a gang rape incident in Manimajra, Panchkula.(Sant Arora /Hindustan Times/For Representative Purposes Only)
People protest against a gang rape incident in Manimajra, Panchkula.(Sant Arora /Hindustan Times/For Representative Purposes Only)

17 booked for gang rape of woman in Jharkhand

By Sanjoy Dey | Hindustan Times, Ranchi
UPDATED ON DEC 10, 2020 03:45 AM IST
According to a complaint filed by the woman, she was returning from a weekly market with her husband on Tuesday night when the accused intercepted them.
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The underground mine flooded suddenly during a dewatering exercise trapping two miners.(Chandan Paul/HT PHOTO)
The underground mine flooded suddenly during a dewatering exercise trapping two miners.(Chandan Paul/HT PHOTO)

Special divers could be only hope for 2 Jharkhand miners trapped for 2 days

By Subhash Mishra | Hindustan Times, Dhanbad
PUBLISHED ON DEC 09, 2020 06:07 PM IST
The two miners have been missing since water flooded part of the coal mine in Jharkhand’s Mugma colliery area early Tuesday morning.
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A team of special divers from Odisha initiated operation to rescue two persons trapped in flooded coal mine for the last 30 hours.(HT Photo)
A team of special divers from Odisha initiated operation to rescue two persons trapped in flooded coal mine for the last 30 hours.(HT Photo)

Trapped for 30 hrs, special divers could be only hope for 2 Jharkhand miners

By Subhash Mishra | Edited by Abhinav Sahay | Hindustan Times, Dhanbad
UPDATED ON DEC 09, 2020 01:41 PM IST
Basiya Manjhi and his assistant Manik Bauri were found missing when all of a sudden water flooded the SP seam of underground mine.
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