Jharkhand  /  Published 20.06.22

Mandar bypoll campaign picks up

Both the ruling combine and the Opposition in Jharkhand have put in their full strength to win the bypoll for the Mandar Assembly constituency, slated for June 23. While the Congress, a major constit...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 11.06.22

CM’s highway request to Centre

Jharkhand chief minister Hemant Soren has urged Union minister Nitin Gadkari for widening important highway stretches in the state, particularly from Basukinath to Dumka. In a letter to Gadkari on Th...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 18.04.22

Two-day Dumka State Library lit fest

The inaugural day of the event also marked the inauguration of the travelling library, a 1950s model US-make Fargo truck which had served the local state library for several years. “The travell...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 13.03.22

Library on wheels to get heritage status

One of the oldest state libraries on wheels of the state at Dumka, titled, Bhramanshil Pustkalaya, Santhal Pargana established way back in 1956 which has travelled altogether 76000 km spreading w...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 15.02.22

A temple by Muslim

“During festivals, Naushad used to put up shamianas (tents) for the kirtans and devotees since the two decades. Now he has completed the temple. He was passionately involved in the project for o...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur


Places  /  Published 08.01.22

A drive to Massanjore Dam: Scenic, spectacular and serene

Quick facts:  Massanjore is 270 km from Kolkata, 70 km from Bolpur and 32 km from Dumka. Buses plying between Siuri and Dumka pass through Massanjore. The Massanjore Dam, built in the 1950s w...
By Chaiti Mitra

Jharkhand  /  Published 07.12.21

Dumka woman fed excreta

A 58-year-old woman was assaulted and forced to swallow excreta by her own relatives on the suspicion of being a witch at a village in Dumka district. The incident took place on the night of December...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Opinion  /  Published 29.11.21

Letters to the Editor: Dead man wins election, just as well

Ghastly result Sir — Truth is stranger than fiction in a democracy. We have all heard of ghost voters — fake voters or dead persons in whose names votes are still cast — and politic...
By The Telegraph

Jharkhand  /  Published 12.09.21

‘Cast out’ for opposing child marriage

A man has been allegedly cast out from his village in Dumka district of Jharkhand by the panchayat for opposing child marriages. The issue came to light on Thursday when Basharat Ansari, 50, a reside...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 21.08.21

Dumka: woman paraded naked

A woman was stripped and paraded naked with a garland of shoes around her neck in Jharkhand's Dumka district over her relationship with a married man, police said on Saturday. Six people were arr...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Dumka


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