Ranchi: The Jharkhand government has allowed reopening of hotels, lodges as well as restaurants and also given a go-ahead to public transport to ply within the state for a month till September 30 in view of the JEE-NEET examinations scheduled next month.
‘Tiranga bhojan’ means the inclusion of food items of the three different colours in the daily diet to boost the health of their children—saffron represents proteins from pulses, lentils, and meat; white represents carbohydrate from boiled rice, and green represents vitamins and minerals from leafy vegetables.
Forty-two police personnel who raided an illegal liquor unit on Saturday have been quarantined in Jharkhand’s Koderma district after an accused who was arrested tested positive for COVID-19, police officers said on Tuesday.
Dumka: A teacher in Jharkhand has put up several loudspeakers across the Bankathi village where his Upgraded Middle School is located, and classes are being held for two hours every day since April 16, beating the odds of online learning.
Images of injured migrant workers travelling with dead bodies wrapped in tarpaulin sheets in a truck have cropped up on social media, with Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren calling it “inhuman treatment of migrant workers”.
Ranchi: Fifteen people tested positive for COVID-19 in Jharkhand on Sunday (April 26), the highest single-day jump in the number of cases so far, officials said.
The total number of COVID-19 positive cases in the state has now gone up to 82, they said. The Director of the Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences, Dr D K Singh, said 15 samples tested posit...
Ranchi: Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren on Friday (April 24) began the process of transferring cash in the bank accounts of the state's migrant workers stranded across the country following the nationwide lockdown imposed to contain the spread of coronavirus.
Since the nationwide lockdown was announced, Geeta Devi had actively been cooking food for the poor at a Didi Kitchen — one of the 6,628 kitchens run by self-help groups and sponsored by the Jharkhand government. But on April 18, some people of Murudih village in Ramgarh district asked her to stop cooking and leave the place.
When Geeta question...
In a bid to ensure safety of health workers, the West Singhbhum administration in Jharkhand has introduced an innovative portable unit for collecting samples from suspected coronavirus-infected persons, an official said.
The unit looks like a public telephone booth and will reduce manpower needed for collecting samples for coronavirus tests, he ...
Brisbane: Debutants Washington Sundar and Thangarasu Natarajan picked three wickets each as a rookie bowling line-up of India dismissed Australia for 369, bringing a lower-middle-order collapse on the second day of the fourth Test in Brisbane on Saturday (January 16).
Kolkata: Ending suspense over speculations about her defection to the BJP, Birbhum MP Satabdi Roy on Friday asserted there was no question of her leaving the Trinamool Congress (TMC) and that she's with Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.
The Centre is conducting the second dry run for the proposed COVID vaccination programme in 737 districts across the country on Friday (January 8). The exercise is aimed at ironing out deficiencies in the process and logistics for the vaccination drive and also to fix glitches, if any, in the CoWIN app that will be used for it.
Even as the central government on Thursday (March 26) announced a ₹1.70 lakh crore package for the poor to deal with the crisis arising out of the coronavirus lockdown, the Hemant Soren government in Jharkhand in a similar measure has decided to provide two months ration in advance to the beneficiaries of the public distribution system.
A 42-year-old man died reportedly of hunger in Jharkhand’s Bokaro district on Friday (March 7).
The death comes a day after the Hemant Soren-led government told the assembly that the state did not have a history of ‘hunger deaths.’
Reports identified the deceased as Bhukhal Pasi, of Shankardih tola in Karma village, under Kasmar block in Bok...
Ranchi: Jharkhand Mukti Morcha working president and chief minister-designate Hemant Soren will be sworn-in as the 11th Chief Minister of Jharkhand at Morabadi ground, Ranchi today. The oath-taking ceremony will be held at 2 pm.
Ranchi: Former Jharkhand minister Saryu Roy has become the second politician in the state to defeat an incumbent chief minister, after Gopal Krishna Patar who beat the then chief minister Shibu Soren in 2009.
Denied re-nomination from his sitting Jamshedpur (West) seat by the BJP, Roy had quit from the Raghubar Das Cabinet and fought against Das from Ja...
Ranchi: JMM working president Hemant Soren was on Tuesday (December 24) formally elected the JMM legislature party leader, a party source said.
A joint meeting with pre-poll allies the Congress and RJD will meet around 7 pm at the same place and Hemant Soren will also call on Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (Prajatantrik) president, Babulal Marandi, party source...
New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) may lose hold of a Rajya Sabha seat from Jharkhand during the 2024 Lok Sabha elections after the state showed its back to the party in the assembly polls on Monday (December 24).
The elections in Jharkhand had become very important as they were being held in the backdrop of the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) passed by Parliament and the BJP’s proposed plan to implement nation-wide the National Register of Citizens (NRC).
New Delhi: With Jharkhand joining the growing list of states slipping out of BJP’s rule, the party now governs mere 35% of the country’s landmass in comparison to over 71% during its peak in 2017 when it was in power in the entire Hindi-speaking heartland.
Ranchi: The fate of former chief minister and JMM leader Hemant Soren and two state ministers will be decided in the fifth and final phase of polling in Jharkhand for 16 assembly seats on Friday (December 20).
Soren, the chief ministerial candidate of the opposition JMM-Congress-RJD alliance is contesting from two seats, Dumka and Barhait which will go ...
Ranchi: An estimated 62.54% of over 47 lakh electorate cast their votes in the fourth phase of Jharkhand Assembly elections to 15 seats on Monday, Election Commission (EC) officials said.
Polling, which began at 7 am, was peaceful in the constituencies spread over Giridih, Deoghar, Dhanbad and Bokaro districts, state Chief Electoral Officer Vinay Kumar ...
Ranchi: The fate of state Labour Minister Raj Paliwar and Land and Revenue Minister Amar Kumar Bauri will be decided in the fourth phase of polling in Jharkhand on Monday (December 16).
BJP candidate Bauri will lock horns with NDA ally AJSU Party nominee Umakant Razzak in Chandankiyari seat while the saffron party's Paliwar will contest JMM candidate Hu...
Ranchi: The second phase of the ongoing assembly elections in Jharkhand was marred with violence and one person was killed as a security personnel opened fire on assailants who allegedly tried to snatch their arms outside a polling booth in Sisai constituency.
Ranchi: One person was killed and two others injured on Saturday, after security personnel opened fire on a group of men who tried to snatch their arms in Gumlas Sisai constituency, where polling is underway, police said.
Additional Director General of Police (ADGP) Murari Lal Meena said the man was killed when personnel of the Rapid Action Force (RAF) ...
Ranchi: Twenty constituencies will go to polls in the second phase of assembly elections in Jharkhand on Saturday (December 7), in which Chief Minister Raghubar Das and assembly Speaker Dinesh Oraon are the key contestants. In this phase, a total 47,24,968 voters will decide the fate of 260 candidates.
Jamshedpur/Khunti: In a blistering attack on the Congress-JMM alliance in Jharkhand, where assembly elections are underway in five phases, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday (December 3) said during their rule, reports of only corruption and loot would come from the state.