‘Extremism on verge of extinction in State’

‘Extremism on verge of extinction in State’

Friday, 19 April 2019 | Roshan Kumar/ Vinod Prasad | Ranchi/ Lohardaga

Chief Minister Raghubar Das on Thursday asserted that extremists’ influence has reduced considerably in Jharkhand adding that only some areas of the State are affected by the LWE menace.  Das, who was camping in Lohardaga district for past two days on Thursday reached Left Wing Extremists (LWE) affected Peshrar block...

Coordination panel in place for LS poll

Friday, 19 April 2019 | PNS | Ranchi

With an attempt to have better understanding among workers and leaders of four partners of grand alliance, a coordination committee was constituted at JMM leader Vinod Pandey’s Ranchi residence on Thursday. The main focus of the State level coordination committee was to have better understanding and coordination among workers of four...

Minority leaders see red as parties sideline them

Friday, 19 April 2019 | Saurav Roy | Ranchi

Leaders from the minority community are seeing red in their omission from the list of candidates announced for the 14 Lok Sabha seats here. Not only Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) but also the Mahagathbandhan, which claims to be the custodian of the minority community here, has chosen not to field...

Modi jackets losing charm, blame it on harsh summer

Friday, 19 April 2019 | VARDA CHOUDHARY | Ranchi

As high octane campaigning continues for 2019 general Elections, markets are flooded with various products promoting different parties. Flags, banners, posters, kurtas, shirts, caps, jackets and many other products are in vogue this poll season. However, in the mad rush for political products one of the most popular items sold...

In brief

Friday, 19 April 2019 | PNS

118 candidates file nomination A total of 118 candidates have filed nomination for the four parliamentary constituencies including Ranchi, Koderma, Khunti and and Hazaribag seats on Thursday. The nomination paper will go for scrutiny on April 20 and April 22 is the date for withdrawal of candidature. MECON awareness programme MECON organized an...

Wife of TMC MLA files nomination from J’pur seat

Friday, 19 April 2019 | PNS | Jamshedpur

Trinamool Congress candidate Anjana Mahata on Thursday filed nomination at the district collectorate for Jamshedpur parliamentary seat. Anjana Mahata, wife of TMC MLA from Salboni, Srikanta Mahata took out a rally from Aambagan in Sakchi with women supporters. Dressed in tribal attire, her supporters played dhakis while she went to file...

Health facilities to be on alert for poll day

Friday, 19 April 2019 | PNS | Bokaro

All the government and non-government hospitals as well as private nursing homes across the district have been directed to stay alert and take all measures to ensure emergency healthcare services and tackle any potential untoward situation on the poll day on 12 May. Ravi Ranjan Mishra, DDC Bokaro has directed the...

Maoists attack construction site in Giridih on Wednesday

Friday, 19 April 2019 | PNS | GIRIDIH

Maoists attacked a construction site inPritard area of Jharkhand’s Giridih on Wednesday night, setting a number of equipment on fire. The attack took place at the construction site near Hathkatwa River at Pirtard. Chirki Palama village is close to Dhanbad borders and it is suspected that the Maoists carried out the...

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