When levy not paid by its owner,Maoists set ablaze his Bus in Palamau

When levy not paid by its owner,Maoists set ablaze his Bus in Palamau

22-03-2013 

Perpetrating arson and violence for ransom was an old tactic of the Maoists.This time they set afire a bus in between Panki and Ranchi road in Palamau today due to the suspected refusal by its owner to cough up the levy demanded by them.

Palamau…

Congress leaders may want Sanjay Dutt to escape jail term

Congress leaders may want Sanjay Dutt to escape jail term

22-03-2013 

A day after he was convicted and sentenced to five year jail term by the Supreme Court,Bollywood star Sanjay Dutt seems to have become a hot potato for the Congress leaders.Many of them may work from behind the scenes to get him out of the woods.

Victim of gang rape self immolates in Ranchi

Victim of gang rape self immolates in Ranchi

21-03-2013 

The arrest of Uttam Mahato in Angara today revealed that the student of Ranchi woman’s College was gang raped by four persons before she committed self immolation on Wednesday.

She was declared at the state government run RIMS hospital…

Advisor Kumar visits IIM-R

Advisor Kumar visits IIM-R

21-03-2013 

Jharkhand Governor K Vijay Kumar visited the Indian Institute of Management -Ranchi today and took stock of the situation prevalent there.

A press release issued by the public relations department gave details of his visit.These are as follows:

Holidays cancelled,govt offices to remain open on Holi,Good Friday,Sunday

Holidays cancelled,govt offices to remain open on Holi,Good Friday,Sunday

21-03-2013 

The decision of the state government to keep its offices open on Holi and Good Friday has left its staff cribbing.

“This time the festival has no meaning for us”,laments Sudhakar Singh,a peon.Singh’s sentiments are symptomatic…

Sanjay Dutt to undergo jail term of 3 yrs and 6 months

Sanjay Dutt to undergo jail term of 3 yrs and 6 months

21-03-2013 

ears were shed by his fans today when the Supreme Court upheld the conviction of the Bollywood star Sanjay Dutt in the 1993 Mumbai serial blast case.

This means that Dutt will have to undergo a jail term of three years and six months.

Dutta,53,son…

President’s rule in Jharkhand for a short period,reiterates Chidambaram

President’s rule in Jharkhand for a short period,reiterates Chidambaram

21-03-2013 

Finance Minister P Chidambaram today reiterated that the government wants to keep Jharkhand under the President’s Rule for sometime and not for long.

Replying to questions and demand on accounts and related issues on the floor of the…

Revive steel sector,demands ASSOCHAM

Revive steel sector,demands ASSOCHAM

20-03-2013 

With a view to revive the ailing steel industry and incorporate the investments made in India’s steel sector, apex industry body ASSOCHAM today reiterated its stand to exempt iron ore imports from Basic Custom Duty (BCD) and Countervailing…

Governor Ahmad punishes corrupt retired engineer

Governor Ahmad punishes corrupt retired engineer

20-03-2013 

Governor Syed Ahmad remains belligerent against the issue of corruption.He ordered cut of 10 percent in pension of one executive engineer of the rural development department due to whose lapses,a bridge had got damaged.

The details were provided…

Explosives meant for Maoists seized from auto rickshaw

Explosives meant for Maoists seized from auto rickshaw

20-03-2013 

Twenty five cylinders.16 pressure cookers.Three bundles of wire.Six kgs of gelatin.These explosives were recovered by the police from a three wheeler auto rickshaw in Maoist hit Latehar district today.

One person was arrested in this connection.”This…