Ranchi, Feb 16, The income tax department Tuesday conducted raids on several top officials, including Jharkhand Chief Minister Shibu Soren’s personal secretary M.L. Pal, in connection with the Rs.2,500 crore money laundering scam involving former chief minister Madhu Koda.
Kolkata, Feb 9, The central government Tuesday reiterated its offer for talks if Maoists halted violence, but warned the Leftwing guerrillas that “slow and steady” operations against them would continue if they did not pay heed to the appeal.
Ranchi, Feb 9, Jharkhand Chief Minister Shibu Soren fell ill and failed to go to Kolkata Tuesday to attend a meeting with central Home Minister P. Chidambaram to discuss the proposed offensive against Maoist rebels.
Ranchi, Feb 8, A Jharkhand ‘panchayat’ (village council) has ordered the last rites of a woman to be performed for allegedly having an extra-marital affair, media reports said Monday.
Ranchi, Feb 3, Jharkhand Chief Minister Shibhu Soren Wednesday appeared in a Giridih district court in a murder case. The court slated the next date of hearing March 8.
Bokaro, Feb 2, Jharkhand Chief Minister Shibu Soren Tuesday said his government would soon come out with a favourable Rehabilitation and Resettlement (R&R) policy which would enable industrialists get land for projects while the land owners get their dues.
Ranchi, Feb 1, A move to make Jharkhand legislators computer-literate by providing them a free laptop each does not seem to have yielded the desired results despite more than Rs.80 lakh in public funds spent on it in the last nine years.
Ranchi, Jan 25, Jharkhand Chief Minister Shibu Soren Monday said the panchayat poll in the state would take place on party lines, as it had in West Bengal.
Ranchi, Jan 25, Once bitten, twice shy and hoping to be third time lucky. Shibu Soren, who has become Jharkhand chief minister for the third time and had to forgo the chair last January when he lost the Tamar assembly by-poll, is determined to win this time and seems to have narrowed down the choice to two safe seats.
Ranchi, Jan 23, Jharkhand will become a power-surplus state in the next five years, says Deputy Chief Minister and Power Minister Raghubar Das, though government officials are sceptical.