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Past articles by Abhishek:

Jharkhand police team leaves for Gurgaon to ‘rescue’ minor tortured by couple

The minor was taken to Gurgaon by her uncle and her parents are yet to file a complaint, the police said. → Read More

Dust particles in Jamshedpur have high concentration of toxic metals: experts

Street food stalls may be a major source of ingestion of these metals posing a high risk, especially for children. → Read More

In Jamtara, old panchayat buildings turned into libraries and study circles for the youth

Jamtara, a district that’s associated with cyber crime, now has 118 such libraries. → Read More

Kargil war veteran alleges Jharkhand police levelled false charges to arrest him

Former Havildar Ashok Yadav was arrested for "assaulting and stopping a government servant from discharging his duty" and sent to jail. → Read More

Jharkhand has become safe haven for cow smugglers: BJP

The issue came up in the two-day state BJP working committee meeting in Deoghar district, with the party accusing the state government of pursuing an appeasement policy. → Read More

Jain demand met over Jharkhand hill shrine, tribal bodies ask what about us

Lobin Hembrom, JMM MLA from Borio of Sahibganj, said the Parasnath Hill is revered as “Marang Buru” (supreme deity or literally the great mountain), specially for the people of Santhal community and they have a “right to practise” their religious rituals. → Read More

Beat back bid to topple govt since I lead Adivasis, the poor, not moneybags: Hemant Soren

"Now that they (BJP) know the government is strong and cannot be destabilised, one will see things such as horse-trading, misuse of (Central) government agencies (play out),” Hemant Soren said. → Read More

Maoist surrenders in Jharkhand’s West Singhbhum district

Nayak was attacked by members of CPI(Maoists) who slit the throats of two police personnel assigned to him. → Read More

Railways encouraging illegal mining in Jharkhand: CM Hemant Soren to Union Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw

The letter comes at a time when it came to light that the ED had written to the Ministry of Environment and Forests that as many as 1,350 railway rakes were used to transport illegally mined stone chips from railway stations in Jharkhand → Read More

Wrong age to faulty addresses, Jharkhand villagers struggle to correct Aadhaar data

With the redressal mechanism falling through the cracks, villagers in Jharkhand complain of being left out of welfare schemes → Read More

Jharkhand Police’s clean chit to Hemant Soren aide Pankaj Mishra in threat case

Pankaj Mishra is currently under judicial custody for his alleged role in Rs 1,000- crore illegal mining case. Soren was also questioned by the ED in this case. → Read More

‘An attempt to protect officers’: Jharkhand Governor returns Excise Amendment Bill

After three months of deliberations, the Governor sent the Bill back on Tuesday (November 22), directing the government to go through the provisions in different states and take the views of the revenue council on the same. → Read More

Jharkhand green energy task force holds first meeting, focusses on draft Terms of Reference

The task force was set up earlier this month in the context of India committing to achieve 500GW of non-fossil fuel target by 2030 and become a net-zero emitter by 2070. → Read More

All of Sahibganj rakes, trucks, barges could not have transported 8 crore MT of stone: Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren to ED

Ahead of the Enforcement Directorate questioning, Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren issued a rebuttal to the agency’s claim that it had detected illegal mining of stones worth more than Rs 1,000 crore in Sahibganj district. → Read More

On Children’s Day, Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren pours his heart out to ‘child reporters’

Soren also emphasised on how his government is focussed on giving the girl child financial help of up to Rs 40, 000 till the age of 18. → Read More

Man killed in Jharkhand’s West Singhbhum; police say he was from Giriraj Sena, BJP says its worker

Sources said that Giri was attacked by two people on a motorcycle and was rushed to hospital where he was declared dead. → Read More

Jharkhand Assembly special session: Bills making 1932 as cut-off year for domicile, raising reservation to 77% get nod

The Hemant Soren-led government has been on a massive public outreach programme since the Election Commission sent its opinion to Governor Ramesh Bais on the CM’s possible disqualification over his alleged involvement in an illegal mining case. → Read More

At MHA’s Chintan Shivir, Jharkhand seeks assistance to tackle Maoists, cybercrime

The Jharkhand government also asked for Rs 61.30 crore Nirbhaya Fund due from the Centre → Read More

Adivasis of Jharkhand’s Tana Bhagat community up in arms, demand self-rule

The Oraon sect's demand flows from their interpretation of the 5th Schedule of the Constitution. Authorities claim they are being instigated by outsiders. → Read More

‘Criminal’ pleading for punishment, those in authority silent: Soren on office-of-profit case

Soren was referring to the threats of his disqualification as an MLA on the basis of the purported Election Commission advisory to Jharkhand Governor Ramesh Bais on August 25 in an office-of-profit case involving a stone-mining lease. → Read More