India News | Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian | Monday March 30, 2015
Ten people have been killed after a bus they were travelling in overturned in Jharkhand's Garhwa District. The accident occurred around 3 am this morning.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday March 24, 2015
"With this coal mine acquisition, the company will commence mining operations to power the Mahan plant within a few months," it said.
Press Trust of India | Monday March 23, 2015
HCL's mines and plants are spread across four operating Units, one each in the States of Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Jharkhand and Maharashtra.
India News | Written by Alok Pandey | Monday March 23, 2015
Jharkhand has emerged as India's trafficking hub with thousands of tribal boys and girls, particularly minor girls being trafficked out of the state each year to Delhi and beyond. Most of the missing children are from tribal communities, particularly...
India News | Agence France-Presse | Monday March 23, 2015
Police in West Bengal were left red-faced when a raid on a red light area in Asansol discovered four constables along with a convicted murderer whom they were supposed to be guarding, according to a report.
India News | Written by Alok Pandey | Sunday March 22, 2015
A once-prestigious government boarding school in Saranda - Asia's largest forest on the tri-junction of Jharkhand, Odisha and Chhattisgarh, and a Naxal liberated zone between 2000 and 2012 - is now being revived with the help of the Central Reserve P...
Press Trust of India | Friday March 20, 2015
Chanchal Bhattacharya, who is a former coach of India cricket captain MS Dhoni, was helped out by the Jharkhand Government for his treatment.
India News | Written by Alok Pandey | Thursday March 19, 2015
Amid marches, dharnas and petitions, a group of tribal villagers in Jharkhand launched the most unique protest yet against the Narendra Modi government's land reforms.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday March 19, 2015
The Election Commission on Wednesday issued notice to six political parties, including the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha(JMM), for their failure to submit expenditure statements for last year's Lok Sabha elections.
India News | Written by Alok Pandey (with inputs from agencies) | Tuesday March 10, 2015
A four-month-old girl bundled in plastic and flung out of a moving train by a woman near Ranchi in Jharkhand survived miraculously with only minor injuries, the police said on Tuesday. The woman, assumed to be the baby's mother, is yet to be found.
Saturday March 7, 2015
Government kitty has swelled by Rs 12,591 crore with the sale of three mines to Hindalco, Jindal Power and Indrajit Power on Saturday, on the third day of the second tranche of coal block auctions.
Thursday March 5, 2015
In fierce bidding that lasted over eight hours, Mandakini Exploration and Mining on Thursday bagged Mandakini block in Odisha while the Meral mine in Jharkhand went to Trimula Industries, in the process fetching an estimated Rs 19,633 crore for the s...
Thursday March 5, 2015
Adani Power will use this coal to replace imported coal at Mundra III plant. Analysts say this mine can meet 15 per cent of its 17 mtpa coal deficit annually.
Thursday March 5, 2015
Adani Power, Usha Martin and JSW Steel bagged mines in the second leg of coal block auction that began on Wednesday.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday March 3, 2015
The government will on Wednesday begin the second leg of coal mine auction by putting on offer four blocks - all in Jharkhand - on the first day, with firms including Adani Power, JSW Steel, SAIL and Balco in the race.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday March 2, 2015
After being launched in Delhi, the "Himmat" mobile app for women safety will now be introduced by the Jharkhand government as part of its security measures, the state assembly was informed today.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday February 22, 2015
At least eight people were killed and 12 severely injured on Saturday when a train hit a car in Bihar's Nalanda district, police said.
India News | Written by Sidharth Pandey | Sunday February 22, 2015
A year after the World Health Organisation declared Delhi had the worst air quality in the world, a new study by the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) has today sounded alarm bells over air pollution, particularly from coal based power plants....
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday February 20, 2015
Describing Railways as the backbone of the nation's growth, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said the Centre's endeavour was to connect every town in the country with rail link.
Thursday February 19, 2015
High bidding interest in coal block auction could make states including Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Odisha, Madhya Pradesh and West Bengal richer by over Rs 15 lakh crore over 30 years.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday February 18, 2015
States including Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand and West Bengal are set to get nearly Rs 60,000 crore from 11 coal blocks sold in the ongoing auction, a top official said on Wednesday.
Sunday February 15, 2015
On the second day of coal auction, Hindalco Industries walked away with a coal mine in Jharkhand.
Friday February 13, 2015
Ever since its spectacular victory in the May Parliament elections, the BJP notched power in Haryana, Maharashtra, Jharkhand and emerged the second largest party in Jammu and Kashmir.
Press Trust of India | Monday February 9, 2015
Jharkhand, spearheaded by Deepika Kumari, beat Manipur, which featured veteran Bombayla Devi among others, in both the women's team and mixed team finals to emerge on top.