'A high level meeting took place which was chaired by Chief Minister Hemant Soren and senior government officials. In the meeting it was decided to go for a lockdown till March 31,' said the Jharkhand Health Secretary.
Sources claim that due to the tussle between the Congress and the JMM, chief minister Soren has not yet inducted a Christian into his cabinet in spite of the Congress putting a lot of pressure on him.
The Jharkhand government has declared January 23 as a public holiday on the occasion of the birth anniversary of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose. The notification to this effect was issued following order of Chief Minister Hemant Soren.
According to police, jawans posted in the training centre fell ill after taking dinner on Thursday night. The jawans were then rushed to the Hazariagh Medical College.
According to police, six girls studying in classes 5-8 had gone to watch a Rang Rari fair. While they were returning home on Wednesday night a group of people caught and raped two girls while four others were molested.
Accompanied by leaders of alliance partners, the Congress and the Rashtriya Janata Dal, Soren met Governor Draupadi Murmu at Raj Bhawan at 8.45 p.m. and staked his claim to form the government.
As per the Election Commission, the BJP was leading on 28 seats while the Grand Alliance comprising the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha, Congress and the Rashtriya Janata Dal was leading on 41 out of 81 Assembly seats in the mineral-rich state.
The grand alliance of the JMM-Cong-RJD has managed to take early lead over the BJP in Jharkhand Assembly elections as per the early trends and is likely to form the next government in the mineral rich state.
A Ranchi CBI court on Saturday awarded death penalty to a man who had raped an engineering student and later burnt her to death in the state capital in 2016.
Modi was accompanied by Jharkhand Governor Draupdi MUrmu, Chief Minister Raghubar das, Ayush Minister Sripad Naik, state Health Minister Ramchandra Kesari, along with other senior government officials.
Social activist Swami Agnivesh was taken to hospital with injuries on Tuesday after suspected Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) activists thrashed him at Pakur in Jharkhand while shouting "Jai Shri Ram" slogans.
It was not immediately clear whether the two sentences would run concurrently or consecutively. Lalu Prasad's lawyer said that a clarity on this would be available in the evening.
Jamshedpur Senior Superintendent of Police Anup T. Matthew said earlier that the plane went down in Koema Swarnarekha river, near the Jharkhand-Odisha border.
The judge delivered the verdict alphabetically but Lalu Prasad -- who was the Chief Minister when the wrongdoing took place -- reached the court after it was delivered. Mishra was, however, present in the court.
The special Central Bureau of Investigation court Judge S.S. Prasad pronounced the judgment related to the fraudulent withdrawal of Rs 33.67 crore from the Chaibasa Treasury in 1992-1993.
Special CBI judge Shivpal Singh announced the sentence after hearing arguments on quantum of sentencing. He also slapped a Rs 5 lakh fine on the former Bihar Chief Minister.
So far this year, 660 children have died at the Rajendra Institute of Medical Science (RIMS) in Ranchi while 164 deaths have been reported in the last four months from Jamshedpur's Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Hospital.
Samjhdaar, who went to inspect a railway bridge built by a private company in Bukru village, disappeared from the Maoist-dominated area on Tuesday evening. His family did not get any ransom call.
In 33 intermediate colleges, a total of 148 students took the Class 12 examination, while 240 students appeared in the Class 10 examination in the schools, but not a single student has passed.
Senior counsel Ram Jethmalani appearing for Gopal Ansal urged the court to give a few more days to him as he had moved the President for mercy and pardon.
The BJP media in-charge Victore Shome today posted in a social media - "Advance announcement, the CPI-M, Congress and TMC are going for an alliance in wake of 2018 poll."