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Ranchi: Special NIA court rejects bail plea of former Maoist

A special NIA court on Thursday rejected the bail petition of former CPI (Maoist) Kundan Pahan in connection with the murder of MLA Ramesh Singh Munda in 2008.

The Times of India 21 Jan 2022 7:39 am

Jharkhand cops on high alert ahead of Maoist bandh call

Police remained on high alert following a bandh call by CPI (Maoist) on January 27 in Jharkhand and Bihar.

The Times of India 21 Jan 2022 7:39 am

DPS student bags 3rd prize in natl contest

A student of Delhi Public School, Ranchi has bagged the third position at a national level painting competition Kala Utsav which is jointly organised by the Union ministry of education and the National Council for Education, Research and Training (NCERT).

The Times of India 21 Jan 2022 7:39 am

Jamtara plans special 3-day vaccine drive for teenagers

District authorities in Jamtara have planned a special three-day vaccination drive for the adolescent group from Friday as the inoculation coverage is dismal in the district and it is one of the worst-faring districts in the state, officials said on Thursday.

The Times of India 21 Jan 2022 7:39 am

Chatra College soon to get modern library

The Chatra district administration has sanctioned funds to the tune of Rs 4.51 lakh from DMFT funds for setting up a state-of-the-art library at Chatra College, officials said on Thursday.

The Times of India 21 Jan 2022 7:38 am

Para-teachers welcome state cabinet move on service rules

Ekikrit Para-sikshak Sangharsh Morcha members on Thursday welcomed the cabinet decision to accept their long-pending demands related to their services. The Morcha has, however, asked all its members to remain united for getting pay-scale.

The Times of India 21 Jan 2022 7:38 am

Rain, hail likely in state from Jan 22 to 24

The Ranchi weather office of the India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Thursday evening predicted light to moderate showers in isolated parts of Jharkhand between January 22 and January 24. Besides, there may also be lightning with hail in a few parts, the IMD said.

The Times of India 21 Jan 2022 7:38 am

Jharkhand reports 2,617 new Covid cases, 22 deaths in last 48 hours

With 12 deaths in the last 24 hours and 10 more deaths on Thursday, Jharkhand has reported its highest deaths within 48 hours so far during the ongoing third wave on Wednesday night. sOn January 12, the states single day fatality was eight.

The Times of India 21 Jan 2022 7:38 am

Former BSEB chief engr dies

Former BSEB chief engineer K C Sircar passed away at the age of 90. He was an adviser to the BSEB for several years after retirement and was appointed amicus curiae by the Jharkhand high court in a PIL relating to the power sector.

The Times of India 20 Jan 2022 7:37 am

Tribals prefer kerosene to grid power: Study

If energy consumption patterns are any indicator of development, the tribal households in Jharkhand have been worst impacted during the Covid-induced lockdown and job losses.

The Times of India 20 Jan 2022 7:37 am

Childrens welfare association demands reopening of schools

The Private Schools and Childrens Welfare Association (PSCWA) has appealed to the chief minister Hemant Soren to reopen schools as it is a necessary step looking at the future of students and the school staff.

The Times of India 20 Jan 2022 7:37 am

Disputed land divided between 2 communities

District administration has split about 4.75 acres common land at Parsauni village in Ithoki block in Chatra into two halves and alotted one part for burial and the other for a cricket ground.

The Times of India 20 Jan 2022 7:37 am

Missing Sudha Dairy staff found after 28 days at Ranchi bus stand

The missing engineer of Sudha Dairy who was traceless for the past 28 days was found by police at Khadgadha bus stand on Wednesday morning.

The Times of India 20 Jan 2022 7:37 am

Medical representatives from state join nationwide strike

Thousands of medical, sales representatives of Jharkhand joined the nationwide strike on Wednesday, demanding implementation of Sales Promotion Employees Act, waiver of GST on medicines and stoppage of online sale of medicines.

The Times of India 20 Jan 2022 7:37 am

Multi-language call centre to address farmers woes

The state agriculture department has opened for the first time a centralised call centre for farmers which will address their grievances and provide farming related information in multiple languages.

The Times of India 20 Jan 2022 7:37 am

Ranchi-Howrah trains to have better coaches from Jan 24

Passengers will have better travelling experience as trains operating between Ranchi and Howrah will have Linke Hofmann Busch (LHB) coaches from January 24.The LHB coaches are more comfortable, modern and safe than the traditional coaches.

The Times of India 20 Jan 2022 7:37 am

Nod to petrol subsidy for two-wheelers

The Hemant Soren cabinet on Wednesday formally approved petrol subsidy scheme for ration card holders who own two-wheelers, covered under National Food Security Act or state scheme, which is set to be formally rolled out from Dumka on Republic Day. The cabinet approved Rs 100.

The Times of India 20 Jan 2022 7:36 am

3-month-old infant among 2 dead in Ranchi as cases drop

A three-month-old baby was one among the two casualties reported due to Covid-19 in Ranchi on Wednesday.

The Times of India 20 Jan 2022 7:36 am

Ajsu-P to contest polls in Bengal and Odisha

Ajsu-P on Tuesday announced that it will contest the upcoming nagar parishad election in West Bengal and the panchayat polls in Odisha. The party, which is an NDA constituent, made the announcements after re-organising its district units in the state.

The Times of India 19 Jan 2022 7:43 am

Govt begins process to hire 292 special teachers: Cong MLA

Barkagaon MLA Amba Prasad on Tuesday said the state government has begun the appointment of special teachers for differently-abled students after a gap of about 10 years.

The Times of India 19 Jan 2022 7:43 am

ATS nabs 4 gang members

The anti-terrorism squad of Jharkhand carried out raids against dreaded Aman Srivastava gang in Jharkhand, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka on Sunday and Monday and nabbed four persons.

The Times of India 19 Jan 2022 7:43 am

Terror funding cases: Jkhand HC rejects plea

The Jharkhand high court on Tuesday rejected an application seeking the quashing of terror funding charge by the NIA against coal transporter Sonu Agarwal of M/s Balaji Transport and Warehousing Pvt Ltd, and Adhunik Power and Natural Resources Limited CEO Mahesh Agarwal.

The Times of India 19 Jan 2022 7:43 am

Recoveries outnumber new Cov cases for 3rd straight day in state

Jharkhand has started to report more recovered cases than fresh Covid infections in the last three days in comparison to the steep rise since late December last year.On Monday (January 17), the state recorded 4,266 recoveries compared to 2,499 new cases.

The Times of India 19 Jan 2022 7:43 am

Jkhand tableau for Delhi R-Day parade rejected

Jharkhand will miss out on presenting its tableau at Republic Day parade at Rajpath in Delhi for two years in a row after a theme it sent to the Centre was rejected.

The Times of India 19 Jan 2022 7:43 am

ATS raids hideouts of notorious gangster

The anti-terrorism squad on Monday carried out raids at several places in Ranchi, Latehar and Chatra districts in Jharkhand and other places in different parts of the country, including Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh in connection with the notorious gangster Aman Srivastava.

The Times of India 18 Jan 2022 7:41 am

Booster dose: States strike rate 2%, five dists score 0

Out of the 24 districts in the state, as many as five Chatra, Koderma, Pakur, Sahebganj and Simdega have zero per cent coverage of the precautionary dose among 60 plus with co-morbidities, while the states overall coverage of vaccination in this target group is barely 2% out of 6.

The Times of India 18 Jan 2022 7:41 am

Three arrested on kidnap and rape charge

Police nabbed three persons for allegedly kidnapping and gang raping a minor girl under the Chanho police station area within 24 hours of the incident.Those arrested are Sohan Kumar, Kudus Ansari and Irshad Ansari.

The Times of India 18 Jan 2022 7:41 am

Irregularities found in implementation of MNREGA in state, claims social audit

A social audit performed by a team of rural job experts across 24 districts in Jharkhand has exposed several irregularities in implementation of MGNREGA on the ground, contrary to tall claims made by Hemant Soren government of creating over 900 lakh mandays to reduce rural distress since the

The Times of India 18 Jan 2022 7:41 am

CPI-ML to contest elections in Punjab, UP, Uttarakhand

CPI-ML will fight the upcoming elections in Punjab, Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand while it would campaign against the BJP in Goa and Manipur, the partys general secretary Dipankar Bhattacharya said on Monday.

The Times of India 18 Jan 2022 7:41 am

JPSC mains from Jan 28

The Jharkhand Public Service Commission (JPSC) will hold the combined civil services mains examination from January 28 to 30.

The Times of India 18 Jan 2022 7:41 am

Nurses stage 2-hr protest for wages in Ranchi; DC asks BDO to hold talks with protesters

Contractual nurses under the banner of Jharkhand State NRHM-ANM/GNM Contract Employees Union staged a protest at the main gate of Namkum regional community health centre for wages, which are pending since December.

The Times of India 18 Jan 2022 7:41 am

10-day-old boy given birth by murder accused lodged in Chatra jail dies

A 19-year-old woman, who has been lodged in Chatra jail since June last year, gave birth to a boy on January 7 but the baby died on Sunday during the course of his treatment at sadar hospital. The doctors said that the baby was weak and had developed complications which led to his death.

The Times of India 18 Jan 2022 7:41 am

Shibu Sorens samples to be tested for Omicron strain

Former chief minister and Rajya Sabha MP Shibu Soren continued to suffer from mild fever, cold and cough on Monday, three days after he tested positive for Covid.

The Times of India 18 Jan 2022 7:40 am

Medical experts concerned over daily fatalities in state

As many as 56 patients have succumbed to Covid since January 1, when the Omicron variant of the SarCov-2 virus was first detected officially in Jharkhand.

The Times of India 17 Jan 2022 7:33 am

Ramgarh SDPO faces domestic violence charge

Ramgarh police have registered an FIR against a DSP rank cop, posted as sub-divisional police officer in Ramgarh, Kishore Kumar Rajak under various sections of IPC and domestic violence on the basis of written complaint made by Varsha Srivastava.

The Times of India 17 Jan 2022 7:33 am

St Pauls Cathedral continues to suspend church services

With the state government extending partial lockdown till January 31, St Paul's Cathedral, Bahubazar, managed by the Church of North India (CNI), has decided to continue suspension of in person church services till the restriction on physical attendance remain in force.

The Times of India 17 Jan 2022 7:33 am

BJP seeks CBI probe into suicide of SI

Union minister of state for education, Annapurna Devi on Sunday led a four-member delegation to Raj Bhavan and submitted a memorandum to Governor Ramesh Bais seeking CBI probe into alleged suicide of a 2021 batch sub-inspector Lalji Yadav in Palamu last week.

The Times of India 17 Jan 2022 7:33 am

Jharkhand: Jamtara MLA loses cool as BJP man demands roads like 'bhauji's cheeks'

In a self-made video two days ago, the Congress MLA had announced the sanctioning of 14 new road projects in his constituency while accusing the previous BJP government of doing nothing to improve the road conditions in Jamtara.

The Times of India 17 Jan 2022 7:33 am

Brace for further chilly nights as Met predicts dip in min temp in next 48 hrs

People in northern India, including Jharkhand, usually hope for some respite from the cold after Makar Sankranti, but this year it is apparently delayed as IMD has predicted further dip in the night temperature during the next 48 hours.

The Times of India 17 Jan 2022 7:33 am

Shibu tests +ve, mildly symptomatic

Former chief minister and Rajya Sabha MP Shibu Soren has again tested positive for Covid. He is in home isolation and being treated by doctors at his Morhabadi residence.

The Times of India 17 Jan 2022 7:33 am

Health minister promises to review RT-PCR test rates

Jamshedpur (East) MLA Saryu Rai has urged the government to bring down the rates that are being charged at the private labs for RT-PCR tests.

The Times of India 16 Jan 2022 7:22 am

Jhalsa, BJYM re-activate units to provide Cov relief service

As the Covid cases rise sharply in the state in the past 20 days, the Jharkhand State Legal Service Authority (Jhalsa) which was involved in providing relief to the affected people in the first two waves have reactivated its units.

The Times of India 16 Jan 2022 7:22 am

Man gets 10 yrs in jail for raping minor

A Pocso court sentenced one Kaushal Singh to 10 years in jail under Section 376 (2) (n) (repetitive rape) of the Indian Penal Code for raping a 17-year-old girl in 2017.

The Times of India 16 Jan 2022 7:22 am

Babys body found in Bada Talab

A nine-year-old boys body was found in Bada Talab under Kotwali police station area, two days after his mothers body was found at the same spot. Police said the boy has been identified as Rishi Banerjee. The boy lived with his mother Tana Banerjee in a rented house in Devi Mandap road.

The Times of India 16 Jan 2022 7:22 am

Police identify woman who sold infant, to record her statement

Police have identified the woman who sold a baby boy for Rs 22,000 to one Nikhat Parveen and are going to record her statement, sources said on Saturday.

The Times of India 16 Jan 2022 7:21 am

Cong MLA vows roads smoother than Kanganas cheeks, embarrasses party

At a time when Congress has declared that it would reserve 40% of its tickets in the ensuing UP election for women, a Jharkhand MLA, Irfan Ansari from the grand old party, has courted controversy with his remarks on actor Kangana Ranaut.

The Times of India 16 Jan 2022 7:21 am

Brick kilns want exemption from green norms

The red brick industry, which is accused of polluting the environment, has appealed to policy-makers to weigh the pros and cons before making norms that are tough to follow.

The Times of India 16 Jan 2022 7:21 am

Omicron variant reached Jkhand on January 1 : Report

The Omicron variant of the Covid virus had reached Jharkhand as early as January 1, results of the samples that arrived from Bhubaneshwar on Saturday showed.

The Times of India 16 Jan 2022 7:21 am

Two groups clash over land dispute in Chatra

Tension prevailed in Parsauni village of Itkhori block on Saturday after two communities clashed over a piece of land.Villagers of two communities pelted stones against each other over the disputed land where a graveyard and a cricket ground served as the boundary.

The Times of India 16 Jan 2022 7:21 am

State extends partial lockdown till Jan 31

The Hemant Soren government on Saturday extended the partial lockdown imposed in the state till January 15 to January 31 considering the surge in Covid cases in Jharkhand.

The Times of India 16 Jan 2022 7:21 am

Two arrested on abduction charge

Two men were arrested from Chilho Pahari under Tarhassi police station for kidnapping one Mahboob Ansari (25) earlier this month, police said on Thursday. The victim was also rescued from the same spot, which is located around 30km from his residence.

The Times of India 15 Jan 2022 7:29 am

Woman held with infant at airport

A woman who had allegedly purchased a baby boy for Rs 22,000 from Sonahatu area in Ranchi was detained at the Birsa Munda International Airport on Thursday and was finally sent to jail on Friday.

The Times of India 15 Jan 2022 7:29 am

Sky to become clear from tomorrow, temp likely to fall

The sky will remain clear from Sunday, but the night temperatures are likely to fall by two to four degrees Celsius in the state in the coming days, said the meteorological department on Friday.

The Times of India 15 Jan 2022 7:29 am

HC pulls up CBI again in Dhanbad judge death case

The Jharkhand high court on Friday pulled up the CBI for not conducting the investigation into the Dhanbad judge murder case properly.

The Times of India 15 Jan 2022 7:29 am

Man kills pregnant wife for liquor

A man killed his seven-month pregnant wife after she refused to give him money to buy alcohol, police said.Tileshwar Ganjhu and Priya Devi, who got married on May 25, 2021, had frequent fights. Tileshwar was sent to jail on Friday.

The Times of India 15 Jan 2022 7:29 am

BJP leader hails Centres decision on 'Veer Baal Divas'

Welcoming Prime Minister Narendra Modis announcement to observe December 26 as 'Veer Baal Diwas' in the honour of Guru Gobind Singhs sons, who had achieved martyrdom, BJP leader Harvinder Singh Bedi said that the Sikh community wants to express gratitude to the PM for this historic

The Times of India 15 Jan 2022 7:29 am

Virus impacts sale of sweets, kites on Makar Sankranti

Makar Sankranti, a harvest festival observed across different communities remained a low-key affair with correlated businesses suffering due to the impact of Covid and partial closure of markets.

The Times of India 15 Jan 2022 7:29 am

Rajrappa temple steers clear of fairs this year amid corona scare

The people of Ramgarh district will miss a series of winter fairs that starts from the famous Rajrappa temple on Makar Sankranti every year followed by the traditional Tusu festival.

The Times of India 15 Jan 2022 7:28 am

Deceptive fall in Koderma Cov cases

Koderma district that surpassed even Ranchi in terms of new Covid-19 cases during the beginning of the current phase of infections in last week of December has started reporting fewer cases.

The Times of India 15 Jan 2022 7:28 am

Case against hotel manager for Covid norm violation

A case has been registered against a prestigious city-based hotel located near the railway station for violation of Covid norms during a party that was held on its premises on Sunday.

The Times of India 15 Jan 2022 7:28 am

State logs three deaths, 3,749 Cov cases in 24 hrs

The state logged fewer Covid cases on Friday in comparison to the previous day with 3,749 new infections being reported during the last 24 hours, taking the total number of active cases to 33,189 with 2,807 recoveries and three deaths.

The Times of India 15 Jan 2022 7:28 am

Jharkhand: 6 held for trying to burn woman on witchcraft charge in Simdega

Six persons have been arrested for beating up and setting a woman on fire for allegedly practising witchcraft at Kudpani Colony village under Thethaitanger police station in Simdega on Wednesday evening. The 60-year-old woman, identified as Jhario Devi, suffered 40 per cent burns and is undergoing treatment at DevKamal hospital in Ranchi, police said.

The Times of India 14 Jan 2022 10:30 am

Jkhand girls return home from Bengaluru

Anjali Paan, a skilled tailor from Potka, is on her way home after the state government made arrangements. Anjali, who had undergone training in Skill Development Centre Dimna, along with her colleagues, had obtained a sewing-embroidery job in a textile factory in Bengaluru.

The Times of India 14 Jan 2022 7:31 am

Womans body found in Ranchi

Ranchi: The body of a middle-aged woman was found floating on Bada Talab located in the heart of the state capital on Thursday morning. Police have sent it for an autopsy to ascertain whether the woman committed suicide or was murdered and thrown into the pond. tnn

The Times of India 14 Jan 2022 7:31 am

HEC withholds strike leaders wages

Two days after workers at the Heavy Engineering Corporation Ltd (HEC) here called off their 40-day-old strike, the public sector unit (PSU) took action against three permanent and three contract workers for reportedly taking leading roles in the agitation.

The Times of India 14 Jan 2022 7:31 am

Jharkhand: Govt schools mull online classes in morning & evening to suit students

Several government schools are likely to alter their classroom routine in order to improve participation of students during online classes. The state government has closed down all schools due to a steep rise in Covid cases.

The Times of India 14 Jan 2022 7:31 am

Traders oppose govt plan to follow Chhattisgarh model for liquor trade

The Hemant Soren government is preparing to take over the sale of liquor in Jharkhand on lines of the Chhattisgarh model but the move has run into opposition from retail liquor traders citing how similar attempts by the previous BJP government led to heavy losses to the state

The Times of India 14 Jan 2022 7:31 am

More symptomatic patients in Dhanbad, W Sbhum: Govt data

The recent Covid-19 cases all over the state were found to be less severe and most patients are asymptomatic, according to the figures released by the state health department on Wednesday.The release said only 4.10% patients in the state are symptomatic while 3.

The Times of India 14 Jan 2022 7:31 am

Covid: Jharkhand logs 4,000 fresh cases, 5 deaths in last 24 hrs

New Covid infections continued to record a steady rise with 4,000 new cases being reported during the last 24 hours in the state on Thursday taking the total number of active cases to 32,250 with 2,731 recoveries and five deaths.

The Times of India 14 Jan 2022 7:31 am

Teen Sumati scripts a 1st for Jkhand

India womens head coach Thomas Dennerby announced the names of the 23-member squad for the AFC Asian Cup to be hosted in the country from January 20 on Tuesday and in the process helped script a first for the state of Jharkhand.

The Times of India 13 Jan 2022 7:33 am

HEC production resumes as strike ends

Production has resumed in full swing at the Heavy Engineering Corporation Ltd (HEC) after a 40-day-old tools down strike by the workers, who were demanding the payment of their wages, ended on Tuesday.

The Times of India 13 Jan 2022 7:32 am

PLFI accomplices had links with inter-state arms suppliers

Ranchi police on Wednesday said there is a high probability that the eight persons who were nabbed over the past few days in separate operations for supplying arms and ammunition to People Liberation Front of India (PLFI) had links with inter-state arms suppliers.

The Times of India 13 Jan 2022 7:32 am

Cash, jewelry worth 60L stolen

Unidentified criminals stole cash and jewelleries worth around Rs 60 lakh from a jewellery shop on the Kali Mandir road under the Doranda police station area on Tuesday night. The miscreants had cut the iron shutter and the grill using gas cutter to enter the shop.

The Times of India 13 Jan 2022 7:32 am

7 PSA plants launched in 4 dists to fight Covid crisis

Chief minister Hemant Soren on Wednesday inaugurated seven new pressure swing absorption (PSA) plants at different hospitals in four districts as part of the preparations to tackle medical exigencies in the wake of growing Covid-19 cases in the state.

The Times of India 13 Jan 2022 7:32 am

One arrested for killing mukhiya in Ramgarh

The police on Wednesday arrested one person in connection with the murder of mukhiya Mahesh Bediya. Police said that raids are on to nab two more culprits.

The Times of India 13 Jan 2022 7:32 am

Contractual sanitation workers call off 44-day strike

Contractual workers of the Swachh Bharat Mission (Gramin) called off their 44-day-old protest on Wednesday after Mandar MLA Bandhu Tirkey came to the protest site near the Raj Bhavan and assured them that the government will not remove them from their jobs.

The Times of India 13 Jan 2022 7:32 am

Several central Jharkhand areas receive hailstorms

Many parts of the state received rainfall while several districts in central Jharkhand also received hailstorms. Though the distribution of hailstorms was not uniform, many pockets in Ranchi experienced it in the first half of Wednesday.

The Times of India 13 Jan 2022 7:32 am

State logs eight deaths, 4,753 new Cov cases

The number of active cases in Jharkhand crossed the 30,000-mark on Wednesday with the state recording 4,753 new cases from 81,608 tests. The positivity rate is now 5.8%. The state also recorded eight deaths and 2,801 in the last 24 hours.

The Times of India 13 Jan 2022 7:32 am

SI dies by suicide in Palamu, local residents stage protest

A 2012 batch police sub-inspector identified as Lalji Yadav died by suicide in the intervening night of Monday and Tuesday in Palamu. Yadav was found hanging by one assistant sub-inspector of police of the same police station.

The Times of India 12 Jan 2022 7:47 am

3 rail personnel die in mishap

Three railway personnel of the ultrasonic flaw detection of tracks died on Tuesday evening after the trolley they were riding had a head-on collision with an overhead equipment tower wagon. Three others sustained injuries in the accident.

The Times of India 12 Jan 2022 7:47 am

Advocates association appeals for suspension of physical courts

The Ranchi District Bar Association (RDBA) has requested South Chhotanagpur division commissioner Nitin Kulkarni to suspend the working of administrative courts for 15 days, considering the surge in Covid-19 cases.

The Times of India 12 Jan 2022 7:47 am

Directives issued for online classes

The Jharkhand Project Education Council (JPEC) on Tuesday issued several directives for conducting online classes to prepare for the upcoming annual, matriculate and intermediate examinations, which are expected to be announced by next month.

The Times of India 12 Jan 2022 7:47 am

Strike at HEC called off after mgmt promises timely wages

The 40-day tool down strike at the Heavy Engineering Corporation Ltd (HEC), Ranchi, was called off on Tuesday morning after the public sector units management assured the workers of the timely payment of wages every month and promised them not to make any pay cuts for the period of strike.

The Times of India 12 Jan 2022 7:47 am

Sale of soya chaap picks up in state

Since the pandemic broke out in 2020, immunity became one of the buzzwords in peoples lives. With doctors recommending protein-rich diet for post covid treatment, various soya products flooded the market.

The Times of India 12 Jan 2022 7:47 am

Covid dampener on Shibu, Babulal bday celebrations

Former Jharkhand chief ministers Shibu Soren and Babulal Marandi celebrated their birthdays away from the public on Tuesday, considering the ongoing surge in Covid-19 cases in the state.

The Times of India 12 Jan 2022 7:47 am

Admin seeking -ve report to end home isolation: Locals

Authorities in Ranchi are allegedly demanding a negative report to officially end home isolation, local residents said. As a result, many are reluctant to proactively undertake Covid-19 test even if they have cough, cold, fever or other symptoms.

The Times of India 12 Jan 2022 7:47 am

E Sbhum reports 4 deaths as state logs 4,719 new Cov cases

The state on Tuesday reported four Covid deaths, all from East Singbhum district, and 4,719 new cases. The active cases inched closer to 30,000, according to the Covid-19 bulletin issued by the state health department late in the night.

The Times of India 12 Jan 2022 7:47 am

Jharkhand: Villagers lynch elderly couple on suspicion of witchcraft

An elderly couple, identified as Malgo Munda (60) and his wife Longta Hansapurty (55), have been lynched on allegations of practising witchcraft at Tirla village under the Arki police station area of Khunti district.

The Times of India 12 Jan 2022 7:47 am

Over 6,000 take jab on 1st day of precautionary dose drive in Jharkhand

Over 6,000 doses were administered in the state on day one of the nationwide third dose drive on Monday.

The Times of India 11 Jan 2022 5:51 pm

Mukhiyas body found in mine pit

Ramgarh police on Monday found the body of a mukhiya named Mahesh Bediya from an abandoned mine of Central Coalfields Limited (CCL) under Bhurkunda police station of Ramgarh district. He was missing since Sunday evening.

The Times of India 11 Jan 2022 7:32 am