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Dumka
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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Jharkhand  /  Published 13.08.21

‘No tribal land’ for coal mining

Over 200 tribals in Dumka district of Jharkhand have taken a pledge not to give up an inch of their “ancestral” land for coal mining. Over 1,703 hectares of land of 84 revenue villages in...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 15.07.21

Dumka workers return home

Altogether 32 migrant workers, including 15 women of Bhalsumar Panchayat of Ramgarh block of Dumka, accompanied by their five children who were trapped at Idukki district of Kerala since June 29 were ...
By Praduman Choubey, PTI in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 25.06.21

Hemant gets cracking on job promise

Jharkhand chief minister Hemant Soren has decided to focus on fulfilling his promise of providing employment to youth at a time when Covid-19 cases are showing a declining trend in the state. In a me...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 23.06.21

Cop clears waterlogged road

A young police officer in Dumka district of Jharkhand has gone the extra mile in resolving a civic problem beyond his mandated responsibilities. Shyamal Mandal, 26, officer-in-charge of Kathitund pol...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 21.05.21

Dumka: bus sent to bring workers

The Jharkhand government on Friday sent a bus to Nepal to bring back 26 labourers of Dumka stranded in Sindhupalchok district of the neighbouring country. The chief minister’s office made the a...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi


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