Jharkhand

State in eastern India

Jharkhand is a state in eastern India. The state shares its border with the states of West Bengal to the east, Chhattisgarh to the west, Uttar Pradesh to the northwest, Bihar to the north and Odisha to the south. 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, Dewri and Rajrappa are major religious sites. Jharkhand is primarily rural, with about 24% of its population living in cities.

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The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Thursday issued a notification for the fourth phase of Lok Sabha elections, which will take place on May 13 in 102..
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Kalpana Soren, wife of former Jharkhand chief minister Hemant Soren emerged out of the shadows to lead the Jharkhand Mukti Morchaโ€™s (JMM) Lok Sabha campaign..
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Jharkhand Police arrested members of TSPC for extorting traders and burning coal companies' trucks. Seized items included US pistols and bullets. SP Pandey..
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A group of 21 retired judges of the Supreme Court and high courts have written to the Chief Justice of India on the escalating attempts by "certain factions to..
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A tribal organization comprising 26 individuals has been charged for breaching the model code of conduct after parading a float in solidarity with imprisoned..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 1 week ago

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