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Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra at an election rally, in Jharkhand’s Barharwa on Wednesday.(ANI photo)

Challenged by PM Modi, Priyanka Gandhi hits back; says speak on ‘real issues’

Hindustan Times, Jharkhand | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 18, 2019 04:39 PM IST
Addressing an election rally at Pakur, Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra said when it comes to real issues, Prime Minister Narendra Modi makes ‘excuses’ like a schoolchild who has failed in examination.
A doctor examining a patient at a government hospital. (Representative picture).(LightRocket via Getty Images)
A doctor examining a patient at a government hospital. (Representative picture).(LightRocket via Getty Images)

Review: My Father’s Garden by Hansda Sowvendra Shekhar

Hindustan Times | By Avantika Mehta
UPDATED ON MAY 17, 2019 05:55 PM IST
Hansda Sowvendra Shekhar explores politics, caste, and sexuality to tell the story of a gay Santhal
Son of a pulse seller at a weekly village open-air market, Radheyshyam Saha sported the science topper’s crown in Jharkhand intermediate or Class 12 examination, results of which were declared on Tuesday.(Handout image)
Son of a pulse seller at a weekly village open-air market, Radheyshyam Saha sported the science topper’s crown in Jharkhand intermediate or Class 12 examination, results of which were declared on Tuesday.(Handout image)

JAC Inter Result 2019: No science teacher in school, pulse seller’s son tops stream

Hindustan Times, Ranchi | By Sanjoy Dey
UPDATED ON MAY 15, 2019 06:20 PM IST
Son of a pulse seller at a weekly village open-air market, Radheyshyam Saha sported the science topper’s crown in Jharkhand intermediate or Class 12 examination, results of which were declared on Tuesday.
A young doctor’s travails, a history of the schism within Islam and the Ramayana from Sita’s perspective features on HT Picks.(HT Team)
A young doctor’s travails, a history of the schism within Islam and the Ramayana from Sita’s perspective features on HT Picks.(HT Team)

HT Picks: The most interesting books of the week

Hindustan Times | By HT Team
UPDATED ON JAN 11, 2019 09:39 PM IST
This week’s good reads include the story of young doctor as he negotiates love, sexuality and family, a history of the schism within Islam, and a retelling of the Ramayana
Residents of Dangapara village in Jharkhand’s Pakur district clashed with police after a police team went there following information that cows were allegedly being slaughtered.(HT Photo)
Residents of Dangapara village in Jharkhand’s Pakur district clashed with police after a police team went there following information that cows were allegedly being slaughtered.(HT Photo)

Nine arrested for attacking police team, raising ‘pro-Pakistan’ slogan in Pakur

Hindustan Times, Ranchi | By Sanjoy Dey
UPDATED ON AUG 24, 2018 03:30 PM IST
Over two dozen people including 13 policemen were injured in the clashes which took place after a police team arrived in Dangapara village following information that cows were allegedly being slaughtered.
Police officials inspecting explosives seized at Shahpur village in Pakur district on Monday, August 20, 2018.
Police officials inspecting explosives seized at Shahpur village in Pakur district on Monday, August 20, 2018.

10,000 detonators, gelatin sticks seized in Jharkhand’s Pakur district

Ranchi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 21, 2018 03:50 PM IST
It was the third such seizure in Pakur district in a month. Police said the state’s anti-terror squad (ATS) could also get involved in the investigation.
Social activist Swami Agnivesh was assaulted allegedly by Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) workers, during his visit to Pakur on Tuesday, July 17, 2018(PTI)
Social activist Swami Agnivesh was assaulted allegedly by Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) workers, during his visit to Pakur on Tuesday, July 17, 2018(PTI)

To curb lynching, our hopes are pinned on the judiciary

By Shashi Shekhar
UPDATED ON JUL 22, 2018 07:22 PM IST
I feel if the Supreme Court takes suo moto cognisance of attack on Agnivesh in Pakur, the callousness that the authorities display while dealing with such incidents can be reined in
Alleged Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) workers assault social activist Swami Agnivesh during his visit to Pakur on July 17.(PTI Photo)
Alleged Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) workers assault social activist Swami Agnivesh during his visit to Pakur on July 17.(PTI Photo)

Jharkhand govt begins probe into Swami Agnivesh assault

Hindustan Times, Ranchi | By Sanjoy Dey, Ranchi
UPDATED ON JUL 20, 2018 08:15 AM IST
Strap: Santhal Paragana commissioner and deputy inspector general visited Pakur and collected evidences. Police still clueless about the named accused, while accused claimed they were in town
Swami Agnivesh after he was allegedly assaulted by Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) workers, during his visit to Pakur on Tuesday.(PTI Photo)
Swami Agnivesh after he was allegedly assaulted by Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) workers, during his visit to Pakur on Tuesday.(PTI Photo)

Jharkhand minister says Swami Agnivesh a ‘fraud’; social activist blames govt for attack

Hindustan Times, Ranchi | By Sanjoy Dey
UPDATED ON JUL 18, 2018 05:28 PM IST
A day after he was thrashed allegedly by BJP youth wing workers, Agnivesh said he wanted to raise the issue with Jharkhand Governor Draupadi Murmu but could not meet her on Wednesday as his appointment of 11 am was cancelled.
Law students hold placards during a protest calling for justice in the rape and murder case of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua, at Srinagar.(HT File Photo)
Law students hold placards during a protest calling for justice in the rape and murder case of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua, at Srinagar.(HT File Photo)

Minor rape survivor dies after struggling for life in Jharkhand’s Pakur

Hindustan Times, Dhanbad | By Subhash Mishra
UPDATED ON MAY 18, 2018 06:22 PM IST
The minor girl was raped and later set on fire by her neighbour in a village of Pakur district, over 300km north east of the state capital, Ranchi, on the night of May 4.
A protester holds a candle and placard seeking an end to sexual violence against women.(AP File Photo)
A protester holds a candle and placard seeking an end to sexual violence against women.(AP File Photo)

Another Jharkhand teenage girl raped, set on fire; battling for life

Hindustan Times, Dhanbad | By Pankaj Kumar
UPDATED ON MAY 07, 2018 07:36 AM IST
The 16-year-old girl is battling for her life with 70% burn injuries after being raped and set ablaze in a village in Jharkhand’s Pakur district.
Students in Srinagar shout slogans during a protest against the rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua near Jammu.(REUTERS)
Students in Srinagar shout slogans during a protest against the rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua near Jammu.(REUTERS)

Minor snatched from home, gangraped, found tied and mouth stuffed with sand in Dumka

Pankaj Kumar, Hindustan Times, Dumka | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 23, 2018 05:44 PM IST
The three accused forcibly took the girl away from her aunt’s home and assaulted her.
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