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Khunti
Jharkhand  /  Published 24.05.19

Why Khunti was Arjun Munda’s toughest poll so far

Former Jharkhand chief minister Arjun Munda was able to snatch victory from the jaws of defeat in Khunti, a seat which the state BJP leadership had written off as a lost case from start.Munda managed ...
By Vijay Deo Jha in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 10.01.20

Rebel bombs found near Birsa home

Maoists have consolidated themselves around the village of tribal freedom fighter Birsa Munda, in Khunti, the parliamentary constituency of Union tribal affairs minister Arjun Munda, which hogged the ...
By Raj Kumar in Ranchi

India  /  Published 22.09.19

Meat-chop lynching in Jharkhand

A man was lynched and two others were injured on Sunday by a Jharkhand mob that accused them of cow slaughter.Police sources said a crowd had attacked Kalantus Barla, Philip Horo and Phagu Kachchap in...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 15.03.19

Noise is good if it turns street lights on

Two girls from Khunti have made their school proud by working on an idea that can transform the cacophony on a busy street into light.Khushi Rani and Akansha Kumari Saha — currently students of Clas...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 04.05.19

Strategy breather before V-Day

The Congress’s Subodh Kant Sahay stayed at home, BJP’s Sanjay Seth scheduled a press conference but did not go through with it while BJP rebel candidate Ram Tahal Choudhary toured the outskirts of...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 17.01.20

BJP cries ‘law & disorder’

The Opposition BJP attacked the less-than-a-month-old Hemant Soren-led state government over the law and order situation on Friday, a day after the sexual assault on six underage girls in Khunti distr...
By Raj Kumar in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 07.12.19

Pathalgadi villages hope for change

Residents of several villages affected by the pathalgadi movement in Khunti stood in long queues to cast their votes on Saturday though the polling percentage slipped to 63.66 from 66.83 in the Lok Sa...
By Manob Chowdhary and Raj Kumar in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 22.07.19

‘Jharkhand government didn’t talk to tribals’

Dissent isn’t sedition, said over 40 representatives of people’s organisations from across Jharkhand, including economist-activist Jean Dreze and poet Jacinta Kerketta, before Raj Bhavan on Monday...
By TT Bureau in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 02.03.20

Teen raped for three months in Khunti district

Khunti police have arrested six youths for allegedly gang-raping a 15-year-old tribal girl for around three months along with six other associates.The district police on Sunday arrested Bajrang, Rohit...
By Vijay Deo Jha in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 13.04.19

Spunky shelter girls enact harsh realities

They’ve all been to the school of hard knocks. So, when girls from three shelter homes on Friday presented skits on alcoholism, early marriage and human trafficking, the audience comprising visitors...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi


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