सुरेश उरांव को किसने मार डाला?

सुरेश उरांव को किसने मार डाला?

जुलाई 7 को झारखण्ड से आने वाले ख़बरें इस प्रकार थी: चतरा में विस्थापित नेता सुरेश उरांव को गोलियों से भूना डाला गया. सुरेश सीसीएल की पुरनाडीह परियोजना में कार्यरत थे. पिपरवार थाना क्षेत्र के कुसुम टोला के पास बाइक पर सवार होकर अपराधी आए और उन्हें गोली मार दी. पुलिस ने घटनास्थल से 7 […]

Who killed Suresh Oraon?

Who killed Suresh Oraon?

Ranchi: Once a crusader, always a crusader – that would sum up who Suresh Oraon was. The larger question is this: who was behind his assassination? The 30-year-old Central Coalfields (CCL) employee, who had invoked the RTI Act in his fight against displacement in the past, was shot dead during a prayer meeting at Piparwar […]

Kids in water to protest school merger

Kids in water to protest school merger

Dhanbad: The new policy of ‘merging’ government schools by the state government forced school kids to protest by standing waist deep in water, reports a local daily. some 47 students from a primary school are protesting the government decision to merge their school with another, a middle school three kilometres away. The proposed school lacks basic […]

Rigorous Life imprisonment for ‘cow vigilantes’

Rigorous Life imprisonment for ‘cow vigilantes’

Ranchi: In a move that will go a long way in restoring the faith of the people in the judicial process, the murderers of Asgar Ali, who lynched him on the pretext that they suspected that he was transporting cow meat, were convicted by a trial court. A fast-track Ramgarh district court on Wednesday (March […]

Ranchi schools to submit RTE Quota details

Ranchi schools to submit  RTE Quota details

Ranchi: Are private schools complying with the 25% quota for underprivileged children? Private schools in Ranchi district have to furnish detailed reports of admissions by March 5. District superintendent of education (DSE) Shivendra Kumar said the purpose of seeking the data was to find out if all schools were following the  RTE guidelines and making […]

First Ban, now FIR, it’s BJP Govt. vs PFI in Jharkhand!

First Ban, now FIR, it’s BJP Govt. vs PFI in Jharkhand!

Pakur (Jharkhand): A named FIR has been lodged against 12 leaders of the banned Popular Front of India (PFI) in Jharkhand on the charges of illegal and anti-national activities, police said on February 27, according to PTI. The FIR was also lodged against 60 unidentified cadres of the PFI with the Muffasil police station of Pakur […]

Tribal Art Fest this Christmas at Jamshedpur

Tribal Art Fest this Christmas at Jamshedpur

Jamshedpur (Jharkhand) : The rich hues of tribal and folk culture of the state will be showcased come Christmas day, in  a national level event to be held at Bistupur in Jamshedpur. Organised jointly by Calcutta-based Eastern Zonal Cultural Centre (EZCC), city-based NGO Kalamandir and Tata Steel, the All India Folk, Tribal and Craft Fair […]

Jharkhand funds 20 local films to boost film-making in State

Jharkhand funds 20 local films to boost film-making in State

Ranchi:  The Jharkhand government has given its approval for production of 20 films, says a PTI report. The approval was given on the recommendation of members of the technical committee of the Jharkhand Film Development Corporation (JFDC). Of the 20 films approved for production in the state,  four Santhali films, three films each in Nagpuri, […]

Stinking waste piles up in Jamshedpur

Stinking waste piles up in Jamshedpur

Let me tell the unwary visitor one thing, Jamshedpur stinks! All this noise about  Swachh Bharat Abhiyan being taken forward with much zeal across the country!  Well,  two important stretches under Jamshedpur Notified Area Committee (JNAC) in the steel city and Adityapur Municipal Council (AMC) in the adjoining Seraikela-Kharsawan district stick out like sore thumbs. […]

Christians being arrested under false charges in Jharkhand?

Christians being arrested under false charges in Jharkhand?

The blatant persecution of Christians by the BJP government and Hindutva fanatics is out in the open. The so-called anti-conversion Act,in Jharkhand  though not yet officially implemented is already being misused. In fact, observers say that this law gives the government convenient excuses to put the brakes on Christian educational institutions and health services which […]

Jharkhand according to Biju and Meghnath

Jharkhand according to Biju and Meghnath

RETROSPECTIVE Meghnath & Biju Toppo Meghnath and Biju Toppo belong to AKHRA, a group working in the field of culture and communication in Jharkhand. Akhra is a pioneering group that has been making films on the indigenous people’s issues since 1995. They have produced many award winning films which took up burning issues related to […]

Fresh attack on Christian Adivasis brewing in Jharkhand

Fresh attack on Christian Adivasis brewing in Jharkhand

The BJP and RSS affiliated organisations are sowing discord among the Adivasis (Tribal people) in Jharkhand, with the aim of disenfranchising and isolating tribal Christians, say political observers, based on media reports coming from the region. Others accuse the BJP and its affiliated groups of appropriating the 9 million non-Christian tribal people, aiming to pitch […]

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