Six people were rescued and two others went missing after a vessel carrying eight trucks capsized in Ganga river in Malda district of West Bengal on night of November 23. According to Malda's Zilla Parishad, Sabhadhipati Gaur Chandra Mondal, the launch boat was coming from Rajmahal ghat of Jharkhand, but got drowned during unloading of trucks at Manikchak ghat in Malda. Search and rescue operation is underway to trace the two missing individuals. Meanwhile, the Malda administration has initiated an enquiry to find the cause of the incident.
A day after Jharkhand government issued an order to not permit Chhath Puja in water bodies amid COVID-19, on November 17 issued new guidelines. As per new guidelines, people now can celebrate Chhath Puja at river banks and ponds while following all COVID19 protocols, informed state Chief Minister Hemant Soren while speaking to media persons. He said, "It has been decided that Chhath Puja can be celebrated at river banks and ponds while following all COVID-19 protocols like wearing masks and maintaining social distancing.
Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren on October 08 handed over appointment letters to 24 newly recruited District Sports Officers (DSOs). The posting of district sports officers was done through lottery by the Chief Minister. During the event, the Jharkhand Chief Minister said that the state government is planning to launch a sports portal for players before Durga Puja, where current players, instructor referees, retired players will be able to register their full details.
A man called, Wilson Makdi has been rescued after Chief Minister of Jharkhand, Hemant Soren appealed to District Administration of Simdega, to rescue him. Wilson was trapped at the Koel River and battling for life and death for last 15 hours. After CM's intervention in the matter on Twitter, the man was rescued safely.
Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren expressed grief on the demise of state's Minority Welfare Minister Haji Hussain Ansari. He died on evening of October 03 due to cardiac arrest at a hospital in Ranchi. CM Soren said that he stayed in JMM like a family. Ansari had also tested positive for COVID-19 but was recovered from the deadly virus.
The Supreme Court on Monday is set to take up President Donald Trump’s unprecedented and contentious effort to exclude illegal immigrants from the population totals used to allocate U.S. House of Representatives districts to states. Lisa Bernhard produced this report.
Soon after Jharkhand High Court deferred Lalu Yadav's bail plea for December 11, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) spokesperson Smita Lakra said that Lalu is abiding by all jail rules and regulations. "Whenever Lalu ji's bail plea gets deferred, entire party definitely does get disappointed but we're hopeful that he will get bail in next hearing. We've to wait and watch for true justice to be served", said Lakra. Speaking on the alleged controversy that Lalu Yadav is not following the Jail manual, Lakra further added "Lalu Ji is abiding by all jail rules and regulations".
Jharkhand High Court deferred hearing of bail plea of RJD Chief Lalu Yadav in fodder scam case related to Dumka Treasury. The High Court will resume its hearing on December 11. Speaking on this, Lalu's lawyer Prabhat Kumar said, "The next date of the bail plea hearing is December 11. We have been instructed to bring records related to Lalu Prasad Ji's half-sentence from the lower court and get it verified before further arguments."
In Dumka treasury case, Jharkhand High Court has deferred hearing of bail plea of former Bihar CM Lalu Prasad Yadav for November 27. Lalu Prasad Yadav's lawyer, Prabhat Kumar said, "CBI has asked for more time in the case. Jharkhand High Court has deferred for 27th November for the hearing of bail plea of former Bihar CM Lalu Prasad Yadav." Dhumka treasury case involves fraud of more than Rs 33 crore when Lalu Yadav was the chief minister of Bihar.
The Chief Minister of Jharkhand, Hemant Soren commented over High Court verdict where it cancelled the process of recruitment to 17, 572 posts of high school teachers in the 13 reserved districts. CM..