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Difficult to say we are in Amritkaal or Apatkaal: Soren
Published on Mar 23, 2023 09:56 PM IST
Soren, who is also the working president of the JMM and leads the JMM-Congress-RJD combine government, described the court verdict on former Congress president Rahul Gandhi as unjustified.
‘Difficult to say we are in Amritkaal or Apatkaal’: Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren
In his reply to the House on the last of the day of the budget session of the Jharkhand assembly, CM Soren hit out at the BJP and the Centre over a host of issues, including Rahul Gandhi’s conviction, centre-state relationship, misuse of agencies and inflation, besides his government’s stand over the contentious domicile and employment policy of the state
Published on Mar 23, 2023 08:28 PM IST
Jharkhand infant death: 6 police personnel part of raiding team suspended, booked
The newborn died on Wednesday after a raiding police party entered the home of an accused and allegedly stepped over his four-day-old grandson sleeping inside one of the rooms
Published on Mar 23, 2023 01:00 PM IST
Jharkhand: Newborn ‘trampled to death’ by cops during raid in Giridih, CM orders probe
A newborn died in Jharkhand’s Giridih on Wednesday after a police team raiding the house of a man in an assault case allegedly stepped on his four-day-old grandson sleeping inside one of the rooms, prompting chief minister Hemant Soren to order a probe
Published on Mar 22, 2023 10:05 PM IST
Cop stepped on newborn, killed him, alleges Jharkhand man. CM orders probe
Giridih deputy commissioner Naman Priyesh Lakra said prima facie, it seems the allegation is false and a diversionary tactic of the accused but stressed that the child’s autopsy will establish the facts of the case
Published on Mar 22, 2023 07:34 PM IST
Jharkhand assembly: Barbs like Bangladeshi, Talibani, fly over Ramnavami ‘curbs’
The issue was raised during the question hour by Hazaribag legislator Manish Jaiswal, who alleged that the Hazaribag district administration is acting against innocents, besides putting a complete ban on operating DJ during Ramnavami procession on instructions from the state government due to “appeasement” politics.
Published on Mar 21, 2023 09:55 PM IST
J’khand govt accuses BRO of violating Migrant Workmen Act, warns of action
In a communication to the director general of the BRO on Tuesday, state labour secretary Rajesh Kumar Sharma has urged the central agency, which has traditionally been hiring CLP from the state for its projects, to get itself registered as the ‘principal employer’ under the Act.
Published on Mar 21, 2023 09:55 PM IST
2 yrs jail, fine for assault on medical professionals in new Jharkhand bill
The bill named ‘Personnel associated with Jharkhand medical services and institutions (prevention of violence and damage to property) Bill, 2023’, is likely to be tabled in the assembly on Tuesday
Published on Mar 20, 2023 08:36 PM IST
J’khand reports first case of H3N2, five fresh cases of Covid-19
Ranchi and West Singhbhum districts have reported two cases each, while Deoghar registered one case on Saturday. Earlier, Deoghar, East Singhbhum and Latehar districts reported one case each, while Ranchi two, according to Covid bulletin of health department.
Published on Mar 19, 2023 01:51 PM IST
PTI | | Posted by Yagya Sharma
‘Illegal mining’ allegations sparks outrage in Jharkhand assembly
The BJP MLAs alleged that illegal explosives were being used for mining and hills were disappearing from the state’s Santhal Pargana and Palamu divisions, causing huge losses to the state exchequer and environment.
Published on Mar 18, 2023 04:33 PM IST
PTI | | Posted by Lingamgunta Nirmitha Rao
BAC meet breaks ice: BJP MLAs withdraw protest over employment policy after assurance of CM’s statement
The speaker convened a meeting of the BAC after the second adjournment of the assembly on Thursday as the BJP lawmakers appeared in the House wearing T-shirts and continued to raise slogans in the well disrupting proceedings.
Published on Mar 17, 2023 05:42 PM IST
Jharkhand cabinet nods for 1 lakh wells, EWS quota in jobs
A total of 40 decisions were taken at a meeting of the cabinet chaired by Chief Minister Hemant Soren on Wednesday.
Updated on Mar 16, 2023 12:19 PM IST
PTI | | Posted by Shobhit Gupta
Will implement PESA Act regulations soon, says J’khand govt in assembly
The Panchayat (Extension to Scheduled Areas) Act, 1996, is a central law that aims to devolve power and authority to Gram Sabha and Panchayats in the tribal areas falling under Schedule V of the Constitution.
Published on Mar 15, 2023 09:01 PM IST
Jharkhand: ED calls IAS officer Ekka for questioning
The development comes a week after BJP leader Babulal Marandi released a 22-second video clip wherein Rajiv Arun Ekka is purportedly seen signing a file, allegedly at a private office owned by one Vishal Chaudhary, who is already under scanner of the federal agency.
Published on Mar 14, 2023 09:33 PM IST
J’khand: Heat in House over amended recruitment rules
Defending the government over the issue in the house, parliamentary affairs minister Alamgir Alam said the rules have been amended in light of the high court order and recruitment process would start soon.
Published on Mar 13, 2023 10:38 PM IST
Chaos in Jharkhand assembly as Oppn seeks clarity over employment policy
The state cabinet on Thursday approved amendments to various rules related to the Jharkhand Staff Selection Commission (JSSC) examinations, including doing away with a clause that disallowed candidates with academic certificates from institutions outside the state to appear for it.
Published on Mar 13, 2023 07:34 PM IST
PTI | | Posted by Yagya Sharma
CM Soren’s principal secy removed from charges soon after Marandi’s allegations
BJP’s Babulal Marandi had demanded removal of Ekka for allegedly being hand in glove with powerbrokers and clearing official files from the private office of one Vishal Chaudhary whose premise was raided by the enforcement directorate (ED) last year.
Published on Mar 05, 2023 10:39 PM IST
Jharkhand: 27 children fall sick after eating ‘wild fruit’ in forest near school
The incident happened in Pakri village in Rajpur police station area.
Published on Mar 04, 2023 10:43 PM IST
J’khand budget 2023-24: With ₹1.16 lakh cr, FM ready for ‘year of implementation’
In 2023-24, the government plans to spent the maximum ( ₹43,303.44 crore) in the social sector, followed by ₹39.736.11 crore in finance sector.
Updated on Mar 03, 2023 10:10 PM IST
J’khand bypoll: NDA wrests Ramgarh assembly seat from Congress
The bypoll was necessitated after Congress legislator Mamta Devi, who is Mahto’s wife, was handed a five-year jail term last year following conviction in a violent protest case of 2016, which disqualified her as a member of the assembly.
Published on Mar 02, 2023 11:09 PM IST
Jharkhand economic survey pegs state’s growth rate at 7.8% in current fiscal
The survey was tabled a day before state finance minister Rameshwar Oraon tables the annual budget for the upcoming fiscal.
Published on Mar 02, 2023 11:05 PM IST
Jharkhand government withdraws 2021 recruitment policy
As per the revised arrangement, 60% of the seats, for which the JSSC would conduct examinations, would be reserved for locals by the virtue of job reservation to Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (SC), Other Backward Class (OBC) category and the Economically Weaker Section (EWS) category
Published on Mar 02, 2023 08:57 PM IST
New job policy junked by HC, Soren govt ready with ‘reworked’ old one
JMM legislator Sudivya Kumar, considered close to chief minister Hemant Soren, said the government’s new policy is based on the feedback it received from job aspirants during a recent telephonic survey.
Published on Mar 01, 2023 09:26 PM IST
New job policy junked by HC, Jharkhand govt ready with ‘reworked’ old one
As per the previous policy, 50% of seats are reserved for locals by the virtue of reservations to Scheduled Tribe (ST), Scheduled Caste (SC) and Other Backward Classes (OBC) categories
Published on Mar 01, 2023 08:40 PM IST
Jharkhand budget session: Soren govt has zero tolerance against corruption, says Governor
Delivering the speech in English, CP Radhakrishnan also listed the achievements of the state government in the past three years, besides welfare schemes launched during the period including loan waiver, universalisation of pension and scheme to increase coverage of ration card holders
Published on Feb 27, 2023 10:36 PM IST
Jharkhand: It’s UPA vs NDA in Ramgarh bypoll; result to set tone for general and assembly polls in 2024
The election was necessitated after Congress legislator Mamata Devi was disqualified on December 26 last year following her conviction in a violent protest case in 2016.
Published on Feb 26, 2023 10:59 PM IST
Jharkhand: ED arrests chief engineer, gets five-day demand
Veerendra Kumar Ram has been arrested in a case ED had registered on September 17, 2020, on the basis of a case lodged by Jharkhand’s ACB on November 11, 2019.
Published on Feb 23, 2023 09:42 PM IST
ED arrests Jharkhand chief engineer for money laundering, gets 5-day remand
The arrest came after a two-day rigorous search operation conducted at multiple locations related to the chief engineer across three states
Published on Feb 23, 2023 08:46 PM IST
Bird flu alert: Random sampling begins in Bokaro, central teams takes stock
Bokaro district animal husbandry officer Manoj Kumar Mani said random sampling was done in adjoining areas including Jaridih, Siwandih, and Chas areas.
Published on Feb 22, 2023 09:47 PM IST
ED raids 3 departments of Chhattisgarh govt in coal levy scam
The ED is searching the offices of the labour , irrigation and environment departments of the Chhattishgarh government
Published on Feb 22, 2023 05:08 PM IST