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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.)

Banned Naxal outfit leader Jidan Guriya killed in encounter in Jharkhand

Hindustan Times, Jamshedpur | By Debashish Sarkar
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.
The bodies of the three men were found more than a month after they went missing.(Representational Photo/Getty Images)
The bodies of the three men were found more than a month after they went missing.(Representational Photo/Getty Images)

Three headless bodies found buried near forest in Jharkhand’s Khunti district

Hindustan Times, Ranchi | By Sanjoy Dey
PUBLISHED ON NOV 26, 2020 10:10 AM IST
Police said it was an act of revenge as the in-laws of one of the victims suspected him of being involved in the murder of his wife and daughter.
A marauding jumbo killed three village residents of Sarna Toli under Lapung police station limits near Ranchi on Saturday morning, the police said.(AFP Photo)
A marauding jumbo killed three village residents of Sarna Toli under Lapung police station limits near Ranchi on Saturday morning, the police said.(AFP Photo)

Elephant goes on the rampage, kills three in village near Ranchi

Ranchi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JUN 02, 2019 11:59 AM IST
Vikas Kumar, officer-incharge, Lapung police station, said that Sushma Toppo (30) along with her six-year-old son were on their way to attend nature’s call when the solitary elephant attacked them.
Two more students in Jharkhand have ended their lives, pushing up the number of suicide cases among students post-results to five(HT File/Representative Image)
Two more students in Jharkhand have ended their lives, pushing up the number of suicide cases among students post-results to five(HT File/Representative Image)

2 more students end life after board results, 5 suicides so far in Jharkhand

Hindustan Times, Ranchi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 19, 2019 08:45 AM IST
Sanjiv Kumar, officer-in-charge of Murhu police station, said that according to the girl’s parents, she was depressed after the results were announced
Packiam Mercy Cross child home in Ludhiana(HT PHOTO)
Packiam Mercy Cross child home in Ludhiana(HT PHOTO)

24 Jharkhand children rescued from Punjab; kingpin, aide held for conversion, trafficking

PUBLISHED ON SEP 02, 2018 06:34 PM IST
Police have traced 20 of the 30 children missing from their homes and rescued four others and are continuing their search for the remaining 10 kids.
Shahyog village orphanage cum adoption centre at Hutar in Khunti where another infant died on Sunday.(HT Photo)
Shahyog village orphanage cum adoption centre at Hutar in Khunti where another infant died on Sunday.(HT Photo)

Another baby from Khunti shelter home dies in Ranchi, toll reaches 3

Hindustan Times, Ranchi | By Sanjoy Dey
UPDATED ON AUG 27, 2018 07:57 AM IST
Another infant of Sahyog Village, a government-aided shelter home in Khunti district, died at RIMS while seven children were admitted to a Ranchi-based private hospital following underweight complications.
File photo of Shahyog village orphanage-cum-adoption centre at Hutar in Khunti, Jharkhand.(Diwakar Prasad/ HT Photo)
File photo of Shahyog village orphanage-cum-adoption centre at Hutar in Khunti, Jharkhand.(Diwakar Prasad/ HT Photo)

Two minor girls go missing from govt-aided shelter home in Jharkhand’s Khunti

Hindustan TTimes | By Sanjoy Dey
UPDATED ON AUG 08, 2018 03:21 PM IST
The girls went missing from the government-aided shelter home, Sahyog Village, run by an NGO, in Hutar village of Khunti district.
Police fired tear gas shells and used batons to disperse a mob obstructing their search operation to rescue three policemen, who were abducted from an MP’s house in Khunti district by ‘Pathalgadi’ supporters.(ANI Photo)
Police fired tear gas shells and used batons to disperse a mob obstructing their search operation to rescue three policemen, who were abducted from an MP’s house in Khunti district by ‘Pathalgadi’ supporters.(ANI Photo)

One dead after Jharkhand police clash with Pathalgadi supporters blocking search for abducted guards

Hindustan Times, Ghagra (Khunti) | By Bedanti Saran
UPDATED ON JUN 27, 2018 11:10 PM IST
Police used batons to disperse Pathalgadi supporters during the search operation related to the kidnapping of three policemen in Jharkhand’s Khunti district.
A plaque at a village in Jharkhand’s Khunti district warns outsiders from entering, wandering, living or settling down in tribal villages(HT File Photo)
A plaque at a village in Jharkhand’s Khunti district warns outsiders from entering, wandering, living or settling down in tribal villages(HT File Photo)

A tribal uprising in Jharkhand that’s cast in stone

By Shashi Shekhar
UPDATED ON JUN 25, 2018 10:14 AM IST
For the aadivasi people of Jharkhand, feelings of unrest are spreading like wildfire
View of the site where five anti-trafficking women activists from an NGO were abducted at gunpoint, at Chochang village in Khunti district of Jharkhand.(AFP File Photo)
View of the site where five anti-trafficking women activists from an NGO were abducted at gunpoint, at Chochang village in Khunti district of Jharkhand.(AFP File Photo)

Head of Jharkhand school booked for not informing police about gang-rape of 5 women

Khunti | By PTI
UPDATED ON JUN 23, 2018 03:05 PM IST
Five women working with an NGO were allegedly raped at gunpoint in Jharkhand when they had gone to a village to create awareness on migration and human trafficking on Tuesday.
Police said the victims, identified as Satri Munda and his wife Javni Devi (both 55), were at their residence in Dadgama village of Jharkhand when the culprits broke in and killed them.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Police said the victims, identified as Satri Munda and his wife Javni Devi (both 55), were at their residence in Dadgama village of Jharkhand when the culprits broke in and killed them.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Elderly woman beheaded, husband killed in Jharkhand; police suspect witch-hunting

Hindustan Times, Ranchi | By Sanjoy Dey
UPDATED ON JUN 16, 2018 11:07 AM IST
The assailants, who broke into the couple’s house at Dadgama village in Jharkhand’s Khunti, also assaulted their children and made off with the woman’s head after beheading her.
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