contract labourers working at the Banduhurang mines in East Singhbhum district of Jharkhand went on strike last month demanding health facilities and minimum wages. The protesting workers said the mine operator, Uranium Corporation of India Ltd (ucil), had turned down their demand to give information about radiation levels in the open cast mines.

Jharkhand orders 4,500 Jharia families shift to Bhuli township THE master plan for rehabilitating people living amid coalmine fires in Jharkhand

Probe may put Buta Singh in a fix on august 1, when the Bagmati river breached its sand embankment in Sitamarhi district, Bihar, it brought unforeseen trouble for the state

Alok Gupta visits a Bihar village where people are building a road to get wives It seemed an usual evening gathering around the village well in Barwan Kala, full of banter and bonhomie, till matters got serious. One young man had just said,

THE master plan for rehabilitating people living amid coalmine fires in Jharkhand

Embankment security still not sorted out BIHAR might see a repeat of last year

Kameshwar Baitha, MP, will now fight to end Naxalism from jail There was a price on his head just a few years ago; Bihar, Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh had together declared a reward of Rs 5 lakh for anyone helping in his arrest. Today, the head is held high

Opposers were outside the public hearing, supporters inside a public hearing held in Jaduguda in East Singhbhum district of Jharkhand has cleared expansion and lease renewal of the government-owned uranium mines amid accusations of manipulation. On May 26, the majority of the tribals present at the meeting said they wanted the Uranium Corporation of India Limited (ucil) to continue.

The rickshaw has got a new image, it competes with retail

Give forest guards the slip to hunt deer on festival day heavy barricades and forest guards did not deter tribals of Jharkhand from celebrating their annual hunting festival, Sendra. The festival is an old ritual where tribals from the state and bordering areas of Orissa, Bihar and Bengal, join to hunt in the forests of Dalma hills on the outskirts of Jamshedpur. The tribals offer wild