Jharkhand  /  Published 13.12.19

Family fights, people live in lantern age

 A family battle has turned Jharia into one of the hottest seats that will vote in the fourth phase of the state elections on Monday.Jailed Jharia MLA Sanjeev Singh’s wife Ragini Singh is conte...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 14.03.19

Clean-up drive in Dhanbad before Holi

Around 12 volunteers of the Jharia-based social outfit Samadhan on Thursday launched a cleanliness drive ahead of Holi at Gandhi Muhalla in Ward 34 of coal town.Led my Samadhan founder and brand ambas...
By Our correspondent in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 30.01.20

Meet on toxic air and dust

A group of Jharia residents, led by social activist and founder of social organisation Team Dhanbad Abhishek Singh, on Thursday met chairman-cum-managing director of Bharat Coking Coal Limited (BCCL) ...
By Our Correspondent in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 23.01.20

Tales from India’s most polluted town

For residents of Lodna, around 14km from the district headquarters, lush green trees and clean air feel like a luxury now. But it was not the same six years ago. Things started to change rapidly after...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 26.12.19

Crisis over for parched Jharia

Over 5 lakh residents of Jharia heaved a sigh of relief on Thursday when water supply was partially restored after seven days of acute crisis. Mineral Area Development Authority’s (Mada) Jamadoba-ba...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad


Jharkhand  /  Published 20.04.19

Kirti Azad fires Rafale salvo

Congress’s Lok Sabha candidate from Dhanbad Kirti Azad, who filed his nomination at the district collectorate on Saturday, came down heavily on the Narendra Modi-led government at the Centre for fav...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 04.04.19

For MLA, BJP ties thicker than blood

BJP’s Jharia MLA Sanjeev Singh, behind bars since April 11, 2017, in connection with the murder of his cousin and former deputy mayor Niraj Singh, on Thursday publicly promised to support the BJP ca...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 29.09.18

Fresh survey to tag actual residents of areas hit by Jharkhand underground fire

The agency implementing the Jharia master plan is checking afresh the credentials of around 91,271 families living in the 595 areas affected by the fire in underground coal seams.The Jharia Rehabilita...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad


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