The prime accused in the stoning and burning of a BJP worker in Jharkhand's Simdega district for allegedly illegally felling trees, which is against local tribal traditions, has been arrested, police said on Monday.
The migrant workers from Gumla district were forced by a contractor to work for 18 hours a day and abused and beaten up on occasions for refusing to work long hours without proper food.
Jharkhand: Be it education, social welfare, tribal rights, promotion of youths, sports, agriculture, environment or any other areas of development, the present-day government has come up with innovative and appropriate projects.
Jharkhand: CM Hemant Soren has announced concession of Rs 25 on fuel for the people, who own two wheelers in the state. The concession of Rs 25 will be given on 10 litres of petrol and diesel every month, the government said.
Soren said when people were forced to remain in the confines of their homes due to the COVID-19 pandemic it had become a challenge for a backward state like Jharkhand, from where a large number of labourers hail.
Soren, however, said, "There has been no interference from the government (in conducting examinations).
The IAF helicopter carrying General Bipin Rawat and his entourage crashed in apparently foggy conditions in Coonoor, killing the 13 out of 14 people on board instantly, with just one survivor.
Referring to Bokaro Steel Plant of the PSU Steel Authority of India Ltd (SAIL), the CM said it was once the largest factory in Asia but the situation now has changed. He said the government was ready to restore its reputation.
Addressing the Jharkhand Assembly on its 21st Foundation Day, Jharkhand Governor Ramesh Bais urged the lawmakers to have quality debates without causing disruption.
The Jharkhand government will organise camps at different level in every panchayat from November 16 to December 10 where citizens can avail prescribed services.
Congratulating citizens of Jharkhand and the tribal society, Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated the Birsa Munda Memorial Udyan and Museum to the nation.
The party’s legislators held protest against ‘lathi charge’ on their partymen, protesting against allotment of ‘Namaz’ room inside Jharkhand Assembly secretariat.
The protesting BJP MLAs stormed the assembly’s well and demanded revocation of the order pertaining to allotment of ‘Namaz’ room in the Jharkhand Assembly complex.
Jharkhand peaker Rabindra Nath Mahto recently allotted a room in the Assembly for offering namaz, prompting demands of building Hanuman temple and more inside the premises by BJP workers.
The Jharkhand Chief Minister, who addressed investors at a two-day meet in Delhi, said the state aims to emerge as a key hub for manufacture of electric vehicles and ethanol production.
On World Tribal Day, Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren said that the state government is providing farmers with machinery and farming equipment worth Rs 734 crores.
Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren said the abysmal supply of vaccine as compared to the state's requirement is the foremost impediment to the ongoing vaccination drive.
Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren alleged the central government of 'unconstitutional harassment' as it announced the state's own innovative resource generation mechanism
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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