Jharkhand is a state in eastern India. 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 79,710 km2 (30,778 sq 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. The state was formed in 2000, from the territory that had previously been part of Bihar.
The Supreme Court on Friday took suo motu recognisance of the death of a Jharkhand judge and sought a report from the state's Chief Secretary; The SC said on Friday that it will be taking up next week..
The earmarking of a space as ‘namaz hall’ in the Jharkhand assembly is snowballing in a major controversy with the BJP stoutly opposing it and even threatening to move court against the order. On.. IndiaTimes - Published
States like Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Jharkhand, Bihar and West Bengal with considerably large population of 60 plus years have significantly low coverage of Covid vaccination doses per 1,000.. IndiaTimes - Published
Kerala reported more than 30,000 fresh cases of Covid-19 for the third day running, taking India’s daily count of infections on Friday to over 46,500, the highest in nearly two months. There were.. IndiaTimes - Published
Kerala reported 31,445 fresh cases on Wednesday, the state’s highest tally in nearly three months. The last time Kerala’s numbers had gone past the 30,000 mark was on May 22. The surge that.. IndiaTimes - Published
Referring to the killing of a judge in Jharkhand and crimes committed frequently within court premises across the country and clashes between lawyers and police, the Bar Council of India, the apex.. IndiaTimes - Published
Despite the marginal increase in daily cases, the seven-day average continues to fall. With Jharkhand’s number yet to come, Thursday saw 36,599 cases and 543 deaths. The seven-day average of cases.. IndiaTimes - Published
Promising to provide world-class infrastructure to players in Jharkhand, chief minister Hemant Soren on Tuesday said the local sportspersons participating in the Tokyo Olympics will be made state icons.. IndiaTimes - Published
Rising number of attacks on judges and lawyers compelled a worried Supreme Court on Friday to take suo motu cognisance of the alleged killing of Dhanbad additional district judge Uttam Anand and order.. IndiaTimes - Published
BJP MP Nishikant Dubey on Thursday alleged in Lok Sabha that TMC member Mohua Moitra had used derogatory remarks against him during a parliamentary committee meeting on Wednesday. The MP from Godda.. IndiaTimes - Published
The receding trend of fresh cases continued as Saturday saw 42,941 new cases and 722 deaths. Except for Monday, which reports the lowest cases in most weeks, the case count was the lowest among all.. IndiaTimes - Published
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) provisionally attached movable and immovable properties worth more than Rs 4.1 crore situated in Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and Jharkhand on Wednesday amassed by accused.. IndiaTimes - Published
Jharkhand became the first state in the country outside the northeast to report zero daily deaths from Covid-19 in at least the last 50 days, even as the country on Saturday recorded the lowest number.. IndiaTimes - Published