Jharkhand

State in eastern India

Jharkhand is a state in eastern India, created on 15 November 2000, from what was previously the southern half of Bihar. The state shares its border with the states of Bihar to the north, Uttar Pradesh to the northwest, Chhattisgarh to the west, Odisha to the south and West Bengal to the east. It has an area of 79,710ย km2 (30,778ย sqย mi). It is the 15th largest state by area, and the 14th largest by population. Hindi is the official language of the state. The city of Ranchi is its capital and Dumka its sub capital. The state is known for its waterfalls, hills and holy places; Baidyanath Dham, Parasnath and Rajrappa are major religious sites.

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Asking people to choose BJP to lead the state, he warned that people would not get the benefit of the central government's schemes if BJP is not voted back to..
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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi and questioned his silence over the recent rape cases that shook the nation.
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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday accused the BJP of grabbing land in states, where the party was in power, asserting that Jharkhand's 'jal, jungle and..
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday accused the Congress of stealing people's mandate in Karnataka through back door, contending that the party has been..
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Another 24 people, including three policemen, were injured in the violence that erupted after the firing. While police said they were forced to open fire when..
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An estimated 63.36 per cent votes were cast on Saturday in the second phase of election for the Assembly in Jharkhand where one person killed was in firing by..
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Polling in 18 seats ended at 3pm, while voters in Jamshedpur (East) โ€” where chief minister Raghubar Das is in fray โ€” and Jamshedpur (West) constituencies can..
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One person was killed and two others injured on Saturday, after security personnel opened fire on a group of men who tried to snatch their arms in Gumla's Sisai..
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The second phase of polling began Saturday morning on 20 constituencies in Jharkhand, which votes in five phases to elect 81 members of the legislative assembly...
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In a setback to RJD supremo, the Jharkhand high court on Friday rejected bail application of jailed Lalu Prasad in a fodder scam case. Lalu Prasad has been..
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As many as 67 (26%) candidates contesting the second phase of Jharkhand assembly polls have criminal cases against them. This is according to an analysis by the..
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The case pertains to fraudulent withdrawal of funds from the treasury in Dumka, now in Jharkhand, in the early 1990s. He was sentenced to 14 years of..
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A total of 260 candidates, including 231 male and 29 females, are in the fray in the second phase of Jharkhand polls.
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Shiv Sena in its mouthpiece Saamana cast doubts over Raghubar Das-led BJP govt's return to power in Jharkhand as it stated that people there are not in the mood..
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BJP working president J P Nadda on Wednesday alleged that while the Congress promoted casteism to divide society, while the saffron party's only objective "is to..
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Union minister Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday said that there is no anti-incumbency wave in Jharkhand and people will vote chief minister Raghubar Das back to power...
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โ€‹โ€‹ โ€œThe creation of Jharkhand was a real tribute to legendary tribal freedom fighter Birsa Munda,โ€ he said in Khunti, the epicentre of the Pathalgarhi..
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BJP's Raghubar Das is the first chief minister of Jharkhand to serve for a full term.
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Addressing an election rally in Khunti on the second leg of his campaign for the assembly polls, Modi said People of Jharkhand have faith that BJP alone can..
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โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹The BJP chief also raised the Article 370 and Ayodhya issues and accused Congress of deliberately keeping these pending for 70 years. โ€œWould you like..
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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday promised to waive farm loans if the opposition coalition comes to power in Jharkhand and vowed to change the state, which..
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Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday addressed a rally in poll-bound Jharkhand and said that in the last 5 years, Narendra Modi government and Raghubar Das..
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Singh was addressing an election rally in Jharkhand's Bokaro when he made the statement. Polls are ongoing in the state and the first phase has already concluded..
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