Jharkhand: SIT formed to probe barbaric murder of Dumka girl

Posted on: August 30, 2022 at 1:13 pm, in

Jharkhand Police ADP on Tuesday announced the formation of a special investigation team (SIT) to look into the barbaric assassination of Dumka Class 12 girl Ankita on August 23 by a youngster who was tormenting her for declining his proposal and eventually burned her alive. “The SIT led by the Superintendent of Police has been […]

BJP: Women not safe in Jharkhand under Jharkhand Mukti Morcha rule

Posted on: August 30, 2022 at 9:32 am, in

The BJP has claimed that women are no longer “safe” in Jharkhand, and has questioned why Chief Minister Hemant Soren has stayed silent on the death of a Class 12 student who was reportedly set on fire by a man. The saffron party officials, including Jharkhand state ministers Raghubar Das and Babulal Marandi, asked that […]

EC recommends disqualification of Jharkhand CM as MLA over Illegal mining case, say sources

Posted on: August 29, 2022 at 12:18 pm, in
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According to Raj Bhavan sources, the Election Commission of India (ECI) has recommended that Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren be disqualified as an MLA. The EC has responded to Jharkhand governor Ramesh Bais’ request for its opinion on a complaint received by the opposition BJP that the CM must be qualified because he allegedly holds […]

Jharkhand: Woman set on fire dies, Sec 144 imposed in Dumka

Posted on: August 29, 2022 at 11:15 am, in

A 19-year-old woman from Jharkhand’s Dumka district died of her injuries in the early hours of Sunday after being set on fire by a man harassing her on Tuesday. Her death sparked protests in Dumka by the Vishwa Hindu Parishad and the Bajrang Dal, which resulted in prohibitory orders. According to police, Shahrukh Hussain, 19, […]

Soren’s minister dares BJP to impose presidential rule in Jharkhand

Posted on: August 29, 2022 at 9:17 am, in

As the Jharkhand government faces political turmoil, state Health Minister Banna Gupta in the Hemant Soren-led government dared the BJP-led Centre to impose President’s rule in the state on Sunday. Banna Gupta also claimed that a “pre-planned conspiracy” to destabilise the state government was underway. His statement comes as MLAs from the ruling coalition arrived […]

Midst of the Jharkhand crisis, Team Soren’s MLAs On The Move On Buses

Posted on: August 27, 2022 at 5:08 pm, in
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Faced with the prospect of being disqualified from the assembly, Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren and his ally Congress are shifting their MLAs, a common strategy for avoiding attempts to poach lawmakers and bring down governments.Mr Soren and the MLAs were seen getting on buses with luggage and leaving after a meeting at the Chief […]