Hemant Soren arrested by ED after hours of grilling, resigns as Jharkhand CM; new Soren claims majority in assembly

The Enforcement Directorate on Wednesday arrested Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren in a money laundering case linked to a land scam, forcing him to resign from his post. Soren’s resignation came after seven hours of grilling by the federal financial probe agency. Contrary to speculations that Soren’s wife Kalpana Soren could be made the new … Read more

ED confiscates Hemant Soren’s BMW car from Delhi home as BJP accuses Jharkhand CM of ‘absconding’

The Enforcement Directorate on Monday seized a BMW car belonging to Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren and some documents from his Delhi residence. Meanwhile, Soren continues to remain untraceable. His chartered plane was seen parked at the Delhi airport while his party, Jharkhand Mukti Morcha, has asked the ED to interrogate him at his Ranchi … Read more

Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren faces grilling by ED in money laundering case

Federal probe agency, the Enforcement Directorate, on Saturday started formally grilling Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren at his official residence in Ranchi in connection with a money laundering case linked to an alleged land scam. The ED had summoned him on several occasions asking him to appear before the agency but he had ignored those … Read more

Who Is IAS officer Chhavi Ranjan, Arrested By ED In Land Scam Case? Wife, Children, Salary

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Thursday arrested Jharkhand IAS Officer Chhavi Ranjan after questioning him for the entire day. Ranjan was arrested for his alleged role in the alleged illegal land deals case. Ranjan was also grilled by the central government agency last month on 24 April for nearly 10 hours in connection with money … Read more

Jharkhand BJP leader Seema Patra arrested for cruelty against tribal woman; son hailed for exposing mother

Jharkhand BJP leader Seema Patra has been arrested for alleged cruelty against her tribal domestic help. Wife of an IAS officer, Patra’s arrest was ensured by her won son. She has been sent to 14 days of judicial custody. Faced with public outrage, the BJP had suspended Patra from the party. Patra had allegedly kept … Read more

BJP suspends Jharkhand leader Seema Patra after video of cruelty against tribal domestic help goes viral

The BJP on Tuesday suspended its Jharkhand leader, Seema Patra, after a video of her cruelty against her tribal domestic help went viral on social media platforms. In the viral video, the domestic help accused Patra of inflicting constant torture for six years. The video of the cruelty against the tribal woman was shared by … Read more

Arvind Kejriwal slammed for tweet on Jharkhand’s stalking victim Ankita Singh; critics question silence on Bilkis Bano

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is facing more condemnation for his alleged hypocrisy after he tweeted condemning the fatal attack on Jharkhand’s stalking victim, Ankita Singh. Ankita succumbed to her injuries at a hospital in Ranchi on Sunday after her stalker, Shahrukh, burned her alive by pouring petrol on her while she was fast asleep … Read more

Jharkhand Police arrest new channel owner for alleged extortion, criminal conspiracy

The Jharkhand Police have arrested a news channel owner for alleged extortion, blackmailing and criminal conspiracy. The arrested news channel owner has been identified as Arup Chatterjee, who runs a local TV channel, News 11 Bharat. A police complaint was filed against Chatterjee on 27 June under IPC Sections 193, 386, 387, 418, 420, 468, … Read more

“Desh hoga khoon se lathpath”: Jharkhand MLA says Agnipath scheme will be flop, just like Amitabh Bachchan-starrer film

Jharkhand MLA Irfan Ansari has said that he will not allow the central government’s Agnipath scheme to succeed, adding that it will meet the same as that of the film named ‘Agnipath’ starring Amitabh Bachchan. Speaking in a viral video, Ansari borrowed a line from Agnipath film as he launched an attack on the Narendra … Read more

Game over for corruption-accused IAS office Pooja Singhal, arrested by ED; sent to 5-day custody

It’s game over for Jharkhand’s IAS officer Pooja Singhal, who hit media headlines after the Enforcement Directorate recovered Rs. 19 crore cash from the house of her chartered accountant. The financial probe agency, which has been grilling her since yesterday, formally arrested the controversial civil servant on Wednesday. Singhal, who served as the mining secretary … Read more

Trouble grows for IAS officer Pooja Singhal, woman accused of corruption after Rs. 19 crore cash discovery; husband grilled in money laundering case

Jharkhand’s IAS officer Pooja Singhal has found herself in a spot of bother after the Enforcement Directorate recovered Rs. 19 crore cash from a chartered accountant associated with her. This was during the ED raids on multiple locations linked to Singhal and her businessman husband in four states namely Jharkhand, Bihar, West Bengal and Punjab. … Read more

IAS officer Pooja Singhal met Amit Shah days before ED raids? Truth behind viral claim!

A photo of disgraced IAS officer Pooja Singhal whispering in Home Minister Amit Shah’s ears has gone viral on social media. Claims are being made that the IAS officer met Amit Shah just days before Rs. 19 crore was recovered from her chartered accountant during the last week’s ED raids on her premises. The financial … Read more

IAS officer Pooja Singhal, Rs. 19 crore cash, husband’s 5-star super speciality hospital bring role of civil servants in India under spotlight

The discovery of Rs. 19 crore cash from a chartered accountant linked to IAS officer Pooja Singhal during the recent ED raids has left netizens shocked. What has further baffled many is the revelation that Singhal’s husband was able to set up a 5-star super speciality hospital in Ranchi amidst the soaring clout of his … Read more

Blasts reported at Tata Steel factory in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren on Saturday said that a blast had been reported from the Tata Steel factory in Jamshedpur. Soren tweeted, “I’ve received a report of a blast at the Tata Steel factory in Jamshedpur. The district administration is taking urgent steps for the treatment of those injured in coordination with the management … Read more

Who’s IAS officer Pooja Singhal, woman behind discovery of Rs. 19 crore cash? Husband, salary, children

The Enforcement Directorate on Friday conducted a series of raids to multiple premises in four states, all linked to IAS officer Pooja Singhal, who is currently serving in the Jharkhand government as the mining secretary. The ED recovered a whopping Rs. 19 crore cash from a chartered accountant linked to Pooja Singhal. According to the … Read more

Amraparali housing scam comes to haunt Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s wife Sakshi as she lashes out at government for power crisis

Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s wife Sakshi Singh Rawat has hit out at the government of Jharkhand for the power crisis for ‘so many years. An angry wife of the former captain of India took to Twitter to share her frustration. She wrote, “As a tax payer of Jharkhand just want to know why is there a … Read more

Former Jharkhand BJP MLA Saryu Roy meets Arvind Kejriwal, Manish Sisodia at Delhi airport, requests for formal meeting during next visit

Former Jharkhand BJP MLA Saryu Roy on Sunday shared photos of his meeting with Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his deputy Manish Sisodia at the Delhi airport. Both Kejriwal and Sisodia were on their way to Punjab to take part in a roadshow following their party’s landslide victory in the just-concluded Punjab elections. Sharing … Read more

BJP MP caught slapping wrestler on camera, criminal act earns ‘goon’ parliamentarian social media ridicule

A video of BJP MP Brijbhushan Sharan Singh slapping a young wrestler twice has gone viral on social media, triggering a huge backlash. In the video Singh could be seen slapping a young wrestler in Ranchi as he approached him requesting to be allowed to take part in the ongoing under-15 wrestling competition. Singh, who … Read more

Dhanbad judge was hit intentionally by vehicle, CBI tells high court

The federal probe agency CBI has told the Jharkhand High Court that Dhanbad district judge Uttam Anand was intentionally hit by the vehicle in July year. Anand had later succumbed to his injuries. According to NDTV, the CBI had also hired the services of four forensic teams from Gujarat’s Gandhinagar, Delhi and Mumbai. A video … Read more

Controversy after room allotted for namaaz in Jharkhand Assembly; BJP vows to launch agitation

The Jharkhand Assembly’s decision to dedicate a hall for namaaz (Muslim prayers) inside its premises has become a topic of huge controversy with the BJP vowing to launch an agitation against the Hemant Soren government. Reacting to the development, BJP legislators staged a protest inside the assembly forcing the Speaker to adjourn the proceedings. Jharkhand BJP … Read more