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Updated on Nov 25, 2022 09:23 PM IST
Vishal Chaudhary, an alleged middleman with links to top bureaucrats in Jharkhand, has been asked to appear before the agency at its Ranchi office.
Jharkhand finance minister Rameshwar Oraon underlined that mining companies must ensure that they resort to proper ‘mining closure’ in order to curb environmental pollution besides checking illegal mining
Updated on Nov 25, 2022 07:21 PM IST
During the event, while Bais thanked former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee for the creation of Jharkhand, Soren said the state came into existence following a movement spearheaded by his father and Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) patriarch Shibu Soren.
Updated on Nov 23, 2022 06:49 AM IST
The Jharkhand Assembly had, on August 4, cleared the Jharkhand Excise (amendment) Bill, 2022, wherein the government had proposed certain changes in the Jharkhand Excise (amendment) Act, 2015.
Published on Nov 22, 2022 09:38 PM IST
Dhanbad deputy commissioner Sandip Singh said the inquiry has been ordered as per the guidelines of the National Human Rights Commission in all incidents of a police encounter.
Published on Nov 21, 2022 10:45 PM IST
Latehar superintendent of police Anjani Anjan said the incident occurred around 4 pm, and the identity of the slain Maoists are yet to be ascertained
Published on Nov 21, 2022 08:07 PM IST
Dhanbad SSP told the media the district police would also form a special investigation team (SIT) to probe the encounter.
Updated on Nov 20, 2022 10:01 PM IST
The DIG said the paramilitary force will conduct a detailed inquiry as per the guidelines behind the reason for the shootout as well as determine ways to prevent any such incident in the future
Updated on Nov 20, 2022 07:02 PM IST
A day after he was questioned for nearly 10 hours by the Directorate of Enforcement (ED) in a money laundering case related to alleged illegal mining, Jharkhand chief minister Hemant Soren on Friday asked his supporters to stay united and be ready to hit the street like “sheeps and ants” when required
Published on Nov 18, 2022 09:46 PM IST
Warning that if not done so he ‘has the strength to respond accordingly’, Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren called upon his supporters to be ready to hit the streets like “sheep and ants” when required
Published on Nov 18, 2022 09:12 PM IST
Jharkhand illegal mining scam: Hemant Soren concluded his letter to the Enforcement Directorate with a withering jab, writing, "... am sure... you have not considered (above facts and figures) while alleging a stone mining scam of ₹1,000 crores'.
Updated on Nov 17, 2022 12:50 PM IST
Ruling Jharkhand Mukti Morcha workers were flocking to Ranchi to express their solidarity with Soren even as security has been enhanced at the ED’s office
Published on Nov 17, 2022 08:42 AM IST
In a show of strength, JMM workers from across Jharkhand are converging in Ranchi, where Soren is expected to reach ED’s regional office around 11.30 am.
Published on Nov 16, 2022 10:07 PM IST
Though governor Bais accompanied President Droupadi Murmu and Soren to the birthplace of tribal icon Birsa Munda in Khunti district to pay tributes to the freedom fighter on his birth anniversary, he did not turn up for the function organised by the Soren government to mark the 22nd statehood day.
Updated on Nov 16, 2022 06:25 AM IST
Bais, who has been accused by the ruling alliance of bias against it, was invited as chief guest for the function after itinerary of President Droupadi Murmu, who was the original chief guest, was changed on Sunday.
Published on Nov 15, 2022 10:53 PM IST
The request has been turned down on technical grounds and he has been asked to appear before it according to the original schedule, a senior official said
Published on Nov 15, 2022 10:29 AM IST
The writ petition, filed by Soren’s counsel Pisyuh chitresh, also questions the “second opinion” reportedly sought by the Governor from the ECI on the issue, describing it as “unconstitutional”
The direction comes following a request from the cabinet secretariat & vigilance department, headed by the chief minister, to register a preliminary enquiry (PE) based on an initial probe conducted by the state’s anti corruption bureau (ACB).
The Election Commission of India (ECI) on August 25 sent its opinion to Jharkhand governor Ramesh Bais in connection with the office-of profit complaint against chief minister Hemant Soren
Published on Nov 14, 2022 06:13 PM IST
The five ex-BJP ministers, who are under scanner, were part of chief minister Raghubar Das’ cabinet from 2014 to 2019 and four of them are currently serving as the members of the legislative assembly
Published on Nov 14, 2022 03:44 PM IST
The orders were imposed as a precautionary measure, Sub-divisional Police Officer, Chakradharpur, Kapil Chaudhary, said.
Published on Nov 14, 2022 03:12 AM IST
The President will only visit Ulihatu village in Khunti district to pay floral tribute to Bhagwan Birsa Munda at his birthplace during her visit, an official said.
Updated on Nov 13, 2022 09:54 PM IST
The Jharkhand assembly on Friday cleared two bills, one fixing land records of 1932 as the basis for domicile in the state and another to increase reservation in state government jobs across categories to 77%
Updated on Nov 12, 2022 12:36 AM IST
The opposition BJP, however, described the development as political drama by the state to deflect attention from their failures and the possible ED action against the chief minister for his alleged involvement in an illegal mining case
Updated on Nov 11, 2022 09:23 PM IST
Five persons including three Congress MLAs from Jharkhand -- Irfan Ansari, Rajesh Kachchap and Naman Bixal Kongari -- were apprehended from Panchla in Howrah district on July 30
Published on Nov 11, 2022 08:42 AM IST
Five persons, including three Congress MLAs from Jharkhand — Irfan Ansari, Rajesh Kachchap and Naman Bixal Kongari — were apprehended in Howrah district on July 30.Police had said ₹49 lakh in cash was seized from the vehicle they were travelling in.
Updated on Nov 10, 2022 09:44 PM IST
All these schemes would be inaugurated by President Droupadi Murmu, who would be the chief guest at the Statehood Day function on November 15, but would be implemented from next financial year.
Published on Nov 10, 2022 09:44 PM IST
The lawyer was arrested on July 31 with ₹50 in lakh by Kolkata police on a complaint filed by Kolkata-based businessman Amit Agrawal, who had alleged that Kumar had demanded ₹1 crore to get his name removed from a PIL filed in Jharkhand HC seeking a CBI probe against certain shell companies, including a few operated by Agrawal.
Published on Nov 09, 2022 09:25 PM IST
This is the second ED summon to Soren. Earlier, the central probe agency had issued summon on November 1 to Soren to appear before it on November 3.
Updated on Nov 09, 2022 09:24 PM IST