Jharkhand  /  Published 09.02.21

7 tourists from Jamtara missing

The state labour department has said that seven tourists from Jamtara are missing in Uttarakhand where a glacier break on Sunday triggered an avalanche leading to massive flooding that has destro...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Calcutta  /  Published 07.02.21

Fraud cuffs on Jamtara 5

Five young men were arrested from Jamtara in Jharkhand on Friday for allegedly cheating an elderly Jorabagan resident of almost Rs 3 lakh by posing as officials of his bank and asking him to download ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 23.01.21

Books help Jamtara turn a new leaf

The state government has been opening public libraries in villages of Jamtara district, which has won infamy for being the cybercrime capital of India, in an attempt to motivate the youth to take up s...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 18.01.21

Viral video: 'MLA' backs cyber cons

A video clip purportedly showing BJP MLA Randhir Singh defending cyber criminals in Jamtara and blaming their victims for not being smart enough to deal with phishing calls has gone viral on social me...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 05.10.20

Jamtara: cave-in leaves 3 dead

At least three women were killed and a few more feared trapped when a mound of earth caved in at Manjladih (under Narayanpur police station) on Monday.  All the bodies were recovered in the even...
By Our Correspondent in Dumka

Calcutta  /  Published 09.09.20

Jamtara phone cheats in net

Seven people were arrested in Jamtara, Jharkhand, in the past two days in connection with bank frauds on the phone. The arrests were made based on the complaints of two Calcuttans who had lost close ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Lalbazar

Calcutta  /  Published 09.08.20

Phones are buzzing with cheat calls

More than 1,700 complaints have piled up in Lalbazar in the past two months. They are related to cheating or cheating attempts on the phone where callers posed as bank officials or restaurant managers...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 08.01.20

On Netflix, meet gangs of Jamtara

A bunch of tech-savvy boys with the gift of the gab and get-rich-quick dreams. A whole lot of gullible people clueless about digital transactions. And a tech explosion that connects the backwaters to ...
By Vijay Deo Jha in Ranchi

Entertainment  /  Published 09.01.20

Jamtara: A cyber crime tale

Jamtara, a small town in Jharkhand, is the epicentre of cyber crime in the country. Phishing ‚ÄĒ the practice of fraudulently acquiring people‚Äôs secret information like passwords and bank details ‚Ä...
By Priyanka Roy in


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