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  • BJP president J P Nadda on Tuesday appointed Deepak Prakash and Abdul Khader Haji as the party's state unit chief in Jharkhand and Lakshadweep respectively.

    The administration of Jharkhand's Ranchi district has started manufacturing low-cost personal protective equipment (PPE) when meeting the demand for such kits has become a challenge during the COVID-19 outbreak.

    In its order issued on Friday, following the merger, JVM(P) has ceased to exist as a separate political party in Jharkhand. Hence, it is removed from the list of political parties maintained by the commission. The JVM(P) was till now a recognised state party of Jharkhand.

    Many of the people who had gathered at Anand Vihar claimed that with no money to pay rent and buy food, they cannot stay in the city, even as the Delhi government has exhorted them to stay back and offered all help.

    Delhi is the 10th-most polluted city in India.It was at the eighth spot a year ago.

    Personnel of the Karnataka Special Investigation Team, set up to probe the killing that triggered a national outrage, arrested Rishikesh Dewerkar alias Rajesh, from Katras town, about 30 km from here, on Thursday evening, Dhanbad senior Superintendent of Police Kisor Kaushal told reporters.

    Ranchi (Jharkhand), Jan 28 (ANI): Jharkhand Cabinet expansion held at Raj Bhavan on January 28. Seven MLA took oath as Cabinet Ministers. Oa...

    "I am delighted that Babulal Marandi has returned to BJP. I was working for his return since 2014 when I became the party president," Shah told the well attended rally. Marandi was the chief minister of Jharkhand from November 2000 to March 2003. A four-time former MP, he gradually drifted away from the BJP and launched his own outfit-- JVM (P) in 2006.

    Chief Minister Hemant Soren proposed Mahato's name for the post which was seconded by JMM MLA Champai Soren during the second of the three-day session of the Assembly.

    Now the criterion to avail the grant under the existing state healthcare --- "Mukhyamantri Gambhir Bimari Upachar Yojana"---is Rs 72,000 per annum. To avail the grant under the new proposal, beneficiaries will have to furnish proof of annual income of less than Rs 8 lakh for three consecutive years attested by circle officers

    The former Jharkhand chief minister said, Union Home Minister Amit Shah and BJP president J P Nadda will be present at the merger ceremony at Prabhat Tara maidan here on February 17. Marandi also said, the expulsion of party MLAs Pradip Yadav and Bandhu Turkey has been approved by the central committee of the party.

    The electoral verdict in Jharkhand has taught BJP a lesson that mere 'jumlabaazi' does not work and people look at governance record when they vote in assembly elections, said Sanjay Singh, Aam Aadmi Party's strategist for Delhi elections.

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