Sanjoy Dey is principal correspondent in Jharkhand and writes on government, urban development, forest and environment, tourism, rural development and agriculture. He likes to write human interest stories.
Police said 22-year-old Manoj Bilung allegedly killed Ashrita Bilung with sticks after branding her a witch on Friday, a day before his wedding at Sarkhutoli village under Pakartand police station, around 140km from capital Ranchi. read more
A large portion of the centre in Selda village was damaged and Maoists also pasted posters in the area with slogans like “remove police camp from schools” and “stop playing with the future of school students”, police said. read more
A kilogram of onion was being sold at Rs 70 to Rs 85 at the wholesale market on Wednesday in Ranchi. However, at retail markets, it was being sold at Rs 90 to Rs 110, depending upon the quality. read more
Jharkhand Assembly Election 2019: There are 237 candidates contesting 16 assembly seats in the fifth and the final phase of voting including social welfare minister Louis Marandi from Dumka, agriculture minister Randhir Singh from Sarath, former chief... read more
The eligibility criteria under the Forest Rights Act is that any person living in forest areas for at least three generations (75 years) prior to 13 December, 2005, can claim land up to four hectares. read more
The fate of several prominent candidates, including revenue and land reform minister Amar Kumar Bauri, labour, employment and training minister Raj Paliwar and former ministers Mannan Mallick, Haji Hussain Ansari and Mathura Mahto was sealed in the ... read more