Assembly | Press Trust of India | Saturday December 13, 2014
The stage is set for the penultimate round of five-phase polling for 15 Assembly seats in Jharkhand tomorrow with former Chief Minister Babulal Marandi and three incumbent ministers testing their luck.
Election 2014 | Press Trust of India | Wednesday March 26, 2014
Acting on a complaint, Jharkhand Chief Electoral Officer P K Jajoria today directed the state police chief to initiate legal process against JMM candidate from Giridih Lok Sabha seat Jagannath Mahto, an accused in the lynching of a youth at a "people...
India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday January 27, 2014
Four government employees who were kidnapped by Naxals in Jharkhand's Giridih district have been released.
India | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Monday January 27, 2014
More than 36 hours after four government employees were kidnapped by suspected Naxals in Jharkhand's Giridih district, there is still no news of them. The district administration claims the Naxals have still not made any demands for their release.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday January 26, 2014
Suspected Maoists abducted five people in Jharkhand's Giridih district but later freed the driver of their vehicle, police said on Saturday.
India | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi (With PTI inputs) | Friday June 14, 2013
The Jharkhand Police have sounded an alert in Giridih and Dhanbad in the wake of the brazen attack by Maoists on a train in neighbouring Bihar's Jamui district.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Wednesday November 28, 2012
In a suspected bid for honour killing, a man, who had married a girl from another community about two months ago, was on Wednesday shot at allegedly by his teenage brother-in-law in Giridih in Jharkhand.
India | Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Friday November 9, 2012
Naxals attacked a prison van and killed three people, including two policemen and an undertrial in Jharkhand's Giridih district today. 32 prisoners, who were being transported, are missing. Several Naxal leaders were also in among these prisoners.
India | NDTV Correspondent | Wednesday November 23, 2011
The Howrah-Dehradun express which was struck by a fire tragedy on Tuesday is expected to reach Dehradun today. Seven people including 2 children were killed when the train caught fire yesterday in Giridih in Jharkhand. 30 people were injured in the f...
India | NDTV Correspondent | Tuesday November 22, 2011
Seven people, including children, have been killed after two coaches of the Doon Express today caught fire in the wee hours near Giridih district in Jharkhand.
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday December 6, 2010
What's in a name? Had Shakespeare posed this question in Jharkhand's Giridih town, he would have got a collective reply - "everything". Because not only has the word 'bewakoof' (stupid) made many a fortune here, it also commands an unflinching loyalt...
India | NDTV Correspondent | Monday September 13, 2010
Rail traffic on the Howrah-Delhi line that was disrupted after Naxals blew up a rail track in Jharkhand has now been restored.The incident took place at about 2 am on Monday morning when the Naxals blew up a part of the rail track near Giridih when a goods train was travelling on it.Several long-dis...
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday August 26, 2010
Maoists fired indiscriminately at a police station in Giridih, blew up a building and set trucks on fire on the Grand Trunk road in the wee hours on Thursday, to protest the arrest of their two associates.A group of armed Maoists attacked the Pirtand Police station around 1 am and started firing at ...
India | NDTV Correspondent | Wednesday August 4, 2010
At least five people, all members of a private security firm travelling in a jeep, were killed when a road bridge was blown up by the Naxals in Giridih district of Jharkhand on Tuesday night.The guards were on their way from Pirtand to the Giridih.Though the incident happened on Tuesday night, their...
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday December 2, 2009
Maoists blew up a school building at Manjiladih in Jharkhand's Giridih district, police said today.
India | Press Trust of India | Monday November 16, 2009
Border Security Force (BSF) jawans foiled a Maoist attack on their camp at Khudishar village in Giridih district, police said on Monday.
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday October 27, 2009
Maoists blew up two schools in Jharkhand's Giridih district early on Tuesday. There was no loss of life in the incident.