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Jharkhand: State in eastern India
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.

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Jharkhand reports first coronavirus case, Malaysian woman tests positive

Jharkhand reported its first confirmed case of Covid-19 after a Malaysian woman tested positive for the virus, a senior official said on Tuesday. The woman was traced to a city mosque, along with 23..
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Covid-19 lockdown: Jharkhand govt to provide essentials at people's doorsteps


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Lakhs of labourers left without succour in UP after Coronavirus lockdown

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Jharkhand assembly passes resolution against NRC, seeks NPR in 2010 format

The Jharkhand assembly on Monday passed a resolution against the implementation of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in the state. The resolution also said the National Population Register (NPR)..
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COVID-19: Govt to start over 350 'kichidi' centres during coronavirus lockdown period

The Jharkhand govt on Monday announced starting more than 350 "khichdi" centres across the state to help the needy people during lockdown period till March 31 in view of coronavirus pandemic. The state..
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Covid-19: Partial impact of lockdown in Bihar, Jharkhand

​All essential services are exempt from the lockdown. Officials have warned people to stay indoors as part of social distancing to combat coronavirus.
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Madhu Koda case: Former Jharkhand minister Ekka convicted for money laundering

Former Jharkhand minister Anosh Ekka has been convicted by a Jharkhand court on money-laundering charges in connection with the PMLA case against former chief minister Madhu Koda and others, officials..
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Shivraj Singh Chouhan’s likely return as MP CM a big boost for BJP

Shivraj Singh Chouhan’s likely return as chief minister of Madhya Pradesh for a fourth time comes as a major boost for BJP, recovering a major state after Jharkhand and Maharashtra slipped out of its..
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Allies leave Cong to fend for itself, scuttle plans to boost RS numbers

Congress had urged DMK in Tamil Nadu, JMM in Jharkhand and RJD in Bihar for support so that it could field candidates despite lacking the numbers. While DMK would have to concede a seat that it can win..
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Jharkhand BJP to hold protest if Babulal Marandi not declared as LoP


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Jharkhand starts probe into ‘hunger death’

A day after a 40-year-old man allegedly died of hunger in Bokaro district, Jharkhand chief minister Hemant Soren on Saturday ordered an inquiry into his death. Soren directed the food and civil..
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NIA arrests two in Jharkhand in a terror funding case related to PLFI

NIA has arrested both of them for pertains to seizure of Rs 25.38 lakh in cash which was being deposited in SBI, Branch Bero, Ranchi.
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Babulal Marandi elected BJP legislative party leader in Jharkhand

Former Jharkhand chief minister Babulal Marandi was on Monday unanimously elected as leader of the BJP legislative party. BJP legislators will give a letter to the office of speaker Rabindra Nath..
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'Nationalism' equated with Hitler, Nazi ideology these days: RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat

Addressing an RSS event in Jharkhand's Ranchi, Bhagwat said 'nationalism' is not considered a good word around the world these days and
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BJP appoints observers to select leader of legislative party in Delhi, Jharkhand assemblies


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BJP to act as responsible oppn in Jharkhand if central schemes are properly implemented: Amit Shah


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No need for minority community to worry about CAA: Babulal Marandi after joining BJP

After joining the BJP, former Jharkhand chief minister Babulal Marandi on Monday asked the minority community not to "fear" the Citizenship (Amendment) Act and called upon party workers to drive out..
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Marandi's return likely to boost BJP after Jharkhand poll jolt

Fourteen years after he quit BJP to float his own party, Babulal Marandi, who was the first chief minister of Jharkhand, is set to return to the saffron fold.
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Jharkhand government to present budget on March 3


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Delhi elections: BJP loses sixth state election in 2 years

The Congress is in power in Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Punjab, and Puducherry either on its own or as part of an alliance. After forming the government in Jharkhand after the..
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Jharkhand: Babulal Marandi's JVM (P) to formally merge with BJP on Feb 17

The news comes after Marandi met with BJP national president JP Nadda on Sunday (February 9) in the presence of party's Jharkhand in-charge Om Mathur.
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Ram Janambhoomi temple trust formed for development of Ram Mandir in Ayodhya: PM Modi in Lok Sabha

Earlier, Union Home Minister Amit Shah said at an election rally in Jharkhand that the construction of a 'sky-high' Ram Temple in Ayodhya would begin within four months.
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Jharkhand: SIT formed to probe killing of seven villagers for opposing Pathalgarhi

Seven people were allegedly decapitated and some police officials suspected that differences over the Pathalgadi movement are the reason.
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Jharkhand's Jharia most polluted city, Delhi reduces air pollution marginally: Greenpeace report

The coal-belching town of Jharia in Jharkhand continues to be the most polluted city in India, while Delhi has made marginal improvement in reducing its air pollution level, according to a Greenpeace..
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RPF busts e-ticket racket with suspected links to terror financing

In its biggest crackdown on illegal ticketing in railways in recent times, the RPF has arrested a madrassa-educated, self-taught software developer from Jharkhand in an e-ticketing racket which is..
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SC ignored, death-row prisoners segregated

The Supreme Court committee on prison reforms surveyed jails in 12 major states and found 222 prisoners on death row, including four in the Nirbhaya case, and said except Jharkhand, all other states..
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Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren meets PM Modi in Delhi, gets assurance on protection of tribal rights

This is the first meeting between the two leaders since Soren took oath as the 11th Chief Minister of Jharkhand on December 29 last year.
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Gauri Lankesh murder suspect arrested in Jharkhand

The suspect, Rushikesh Devdikar (44), was arrested from Katras in Jharkhand's Dhanbad district on Thursday. He was named in an earlier chargesheet filed in the murder case. A local court in Dhanbad..
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Soren to meet Modi in New Delhi, to seek special package for Jharkhand


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Corruption complaint lodged against ex-Jharkhand CM Raghubar Das

Besides Raghubar Das, former Chief Secretary Rajbala Verma, and several IAS officers have been named in the complaint for their alleged involvement in a scam related to Momentum Jharkhand Summit.
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Cop books CAA protesters for sedition in Jharkhand, gets notice


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Jharkhand govt to drop sedition charges against anti-CAA protesters

Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren announced that the state administration has recommended dropping the sedition charges slapped against 3,000 people for taking part in a protest against the..
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Sedition charges against 3000 anti-CAA protesters dropped, says CM Hemant Soren

Weeks after formation, the Hemant Soren led Jharkhand government recommended to drop sedition charges against 3000 unidentified persons who participated in anti-CAA protests in the Wasseypur area of..
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2019: A watershed year for BJP but new challenges emerge

The year 2019 will go down as a watershed in the BJP's journey as the party not only achieved its highest ever tally in Lok Sabha but also realised its decades-long ideological planks. The party,..
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First day in office, Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren drops Pathalgarhi stir cases


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Bihar polls: BJP-JD(U) seat-sharing should be 1:1.4, says Prashant Kishor; draws ire of ally

Days after ally BJP’s ouster from power in neighbouring Jharkhand, JD(U) on Sunday began mounting pressure on the saffron party for a larger share of seats in the upcoming assembly polls in Bihar.
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New Jharkhand cabinet convenes 3-day assembly session from Jan 6


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Hemant Soren swearing-in ceremony: Stalin says unity among secular parties essential to oppose CAA and NRC

DMK president M K Stalin on Sunday said he felt honoured to be present at the swearing-in ceremony of Hemant Soren as the chief minister of Jharkhand. He said unity and coordination among secular..
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Hemant Soren, father's second choice as heir, becomes Jharkhand CM again

JMM leader Hemant Soren, the son of Jharkhand architect Shibu Soren, took the reins of the state as chief minister on Sunday, a week after a three-party coalition, led by him, swept the assembly polls,..
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Confident that new Jharkhand govt would work for all: Rahul

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday expressed confidence that the new coalition government in Jharkhand would work for all and usher in an era of peace and prosperity. Gandhi attended the..
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Jharkhand Mukti Morcha chief Hemant Soren takes oath as Chief Minister of Jharkhand

In a gesture of goodwill, outgoing Jharkhand Chief Minister and BJP leader Raghubar Das had said on Friday that he will be attending Hemant Soren's swearing-in ceremony.
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Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) leader Hemant Soren will take oath as 11th chief minister of Jharkhand today at Morabadi Ground in Ranchi at 2pm. Governor Droupadi Murmu will administer the oath of office..
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Mamata to attend swearing-in ceremony of Hemant Soren: TMC

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee is likely to attend the swearing-in ceremony of Hemant Soren as Jharkhand chief minister, to be held in Ranchi on December 29. Mamata Banerjee, earlier this..
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Jharkhand's BJP President Laxman Giluwa tenders resignation after poor performance in polls

Giluwa submitted his resignation to party's national president Amit Shah on Wednesday evening. He also contested from Chakradharpur seat and lost.
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Jharkhand governor invites Hemant Soren to form government: JMM


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Jharkhand CM-designate Hemant Soren meets Sonia Gandhi, invites her for swearing-in ceremony

Jharkhand chief minister-designate Hemant Soren on Wednesday met Congress president Sonia Gandhi and invited her for his swearing-in ceremony scheduled in Ranchi on December 29. He was accompanied by..
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After losing Jharkhand, BJP faces uphill task in assembly elections


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Hemant Soren meets governor, to take oath as CM on Sunday

JMM working president Hemant Soren met governor Droupadi Murmu at Raj Bhavan and staked claim to form the 11th government in Jharkhand. He is likely to meet Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi in..
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Hemant Soren meets Jharkhand governor, stakes claim to form government

JMM working president Hemant Soren accompanied by leaders of his party, the Congress and the RJD -- which comprised the opposition alliance in the assembly polls -- called on Jharkhand governor at Raj..
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Hemant Soren stakes claim to form govt in Jharkhand, to take oath as CM on Dec 29

The ruling BJP faced a massive defeat as the JMM-Congress-RJD alliance stormed to power in Jharkhand on Monday.
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