Admin steps up voter awareness drive in rural areas

RANCHI, March 17 -- Concerned about poor voter turnout in Dhanbad during previous Lok Sabha elections, the district administration has initiated steps to make voters of rural areas aware of their voti... Read More

Window of opportunity for Left to enter GA

RANCHI, March 17 -- The Left front might have announced to contest five Lok Sabha seats in Jharkhand on its own, but a window of opportunity to enter the grand alliance of Jharkhand opposition parties... Read More

BJP prepares list of nearly 40 probable candidates for polls

RANCHI, March 17 -- The three-member panel, authorized by the BJP's state election committee, has prepared a list of nearly 40 probable Lok Sabha candidates, which would be forwarded to the central hi... Read More

Announcement of grand alliance seat deal for Jharkhand only after Holi

RANCHI, March 17 -- The Lok Sabha seats to be contested by the parties in the opposition grand alliance in Jharkhand and the name of the candidates will be announced after Holi. The decision was take... Read More

Open defecation still a reality in Saranda villages

RANCHI, March 17 -- Open defecation is still a reality in remote tribal populated villages of Saranda forest in the West Singhbhum, while villagers are deprived benefits from government welfare scheme... Read More

Team to inspect state medical colleges for 'Skills Centres'

RANCHI, March 17 -- A high-level team of union health department would inspect Rajendra Institute of Medical Science (RIMS) in Ranchi, Patliputra Medical College Hospital (PMCH) in Dhanbad and Mahatma... Read More

Cops crack 'witchcraft' murder, brother duo arrested

RANCHI, March 17 -- With the arrest of two brothers at Simbanda village, the West Singhbhum district police said that the gruesome murder of a 30-year-old woman on March 2 was a witch-hunt murder. Su... Read More

Chatra wants a local name now to take its voice to Parliament

RANCHI, March 16 -- The Chatra parliamentary constituency in Jharkhand is yet to have its own person at the helm as an MP from this seat that covers five assembly seats. Leaders mostly from Bihar hav... Read More

Lalu's tweet irks BJP, but election officials ignore it

RANCHI, March 16 -- Election authorities in Bihar and Jharkhand have no plans to put Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav's activities on social media under scrutiny. Irked by Prasad's ... Read More

Left to contest from five LS seats

RANCHI, March 16 -- Not included in the state opposition's Grand Alliance, the Left Front on Friday decided to contest from five Lok Sabha seats in these elections. The decision was taken at a joint ... Read More