Thursday, 27 January, 2022

Topic: Jharkhand

Jharkhand’s poor to get Rs 25/litre discount on petrol for their 2-wheelers, up to 10 litres

CM Hemant Soren said high petrol price is not letting the poor use their vehicles to go to the market. The subsidy will be given to families with ration cards from 26 January.

Six-fold spike in registered unemployed people in last 2 years, Jharkhand govt says

In a written reply to a query in assembly, the state Labour & Employment minister Satyanand Bhokta Wednesday said Jharkhand has the highest joblessness among 5 neighbouring states.

Fake customer care numbers, OTP access — how a gang in Jamtara cheated over 1,000 people

The Delhi Police say they have busted a gang that cheated more than 1,000 people across the country, led by a Jharkhand-based ‘mastermind’.

Govt to target 48 districts with less than 50% first dose coverage in door-to-door campaign

Most of these districts are in the Northeast. However, the state with the most number of districts in the list is Jharkhand.

Ready ambulances, trained staff — why Jharkhand relied on Ziqitza during Covid

Ziqitza's network includes a total of 3,300 ambulances, state-of-the-art helpline centres, and medical mobile units that services 2 customers every second in India.

Jharkhand’s Hazaribagh National Park is a myth. It does not exist

In his debut non-fiction book, ‘Tales of Hazaribagh’, author Mihir Vatsa recounts his experiences and exploration of the Chhotanagpur Plateau.

Woman stripped, paraded naked in Jharkhand’s Dumka district over affair with married man

The woman, who is also married, had allegedly eloped with the man. After being caught Wednesday night, she was assaulted by the family of the man's wife, a police officer said.

Person eligible for quota in undivided State can claim benefit in either successor States: SC

The apex court bench decided the question after a reserved category resident from Jharkhand was denied job appointment as his address proof showed him as Patna resident.

‘Outcast at school, rejected for marriage’ — Wasseypur can’t live down Anurag Kashyap’s classic

Wasseypur has had a notorious image for decades. But things reached a head with 2012 release of ‘Gangs of Wasseypur’, and the film continues to impact their lives, say residents.

Target Olympics 2032 — Coach moves from Gurugram to Ooty to train runners from Jharkhand

Karan Singh, 34, was an athlete himself before knee injuries took their toll. He now trains runners in the high altitude of Ooty.

On Camera


Imran Khan, chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, in Lahore | Asad Zaidi/Bloomberg

Imran Khan is losing the plot. Someone’s chair is about to be pulled again

There is ‘tamasha’ going on in Pakistan. And Imran Khan is having a visible meltdown, while Nawaz Sharif is bemoaning a dead leopard.
Representational image | Photo: Pixabay

India’s economic indicators flash early warning signs for rebound

While the needle on a dial measuring the so-called ‘Animal Spirits’ remained stable, top producers signaled weakness as 2021 wound down.


The photo of former PM Indira Gandhi with the three former service chiefs | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

‘Mystery’ brochure on 1971 War crops Indira Gandhi, Jagjivan Ram from images, courts controversy

Both images show the then service chiefs, but the former PM and defence minister is removed from them.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.