Latehar News

Activists claim hunger death in Jharkhand’s Latehar, officials deny

This is the 20th death in Jharkhand in the last two years, according to Right to Food Campaign, which is an informal network of organisations working on right to food in India.

Latehar lynching case: Families of victims demand compensation, jobs

Last week, eight people were convicted and awarded life imprisonment by a court in Jharkhand for lynching Majlum Ansari (32) and Imteyaz Khan (13).


Cattle traders killed in Latehar: Victims’ families, Opposition demand ‘proper’ probe

"Whatever be the compulsion, one doesn’t kill a 12-year-old like this. I feel that the government has dealt with this incident without showing any sensitivity,” he added.

Jharkhand: Woman constable,on way to relative's cremation,gangraped by dacoits

The woman constable was going with her family members to cremate her brother-in-law.

'Robbers' may have specifically targeted cop

The incident took place when the woman and her relatives were going from Ranchi to Garhwa

For Latehar villagers,a hill once their lifeline now a death-trap

Beang hill in Jharkhand is strewn with landmines left behind by Maoists


Latehar op ends but landmines remain,1 injured

The police said Maoists had fortified the 4-km area around the training camp with landmines.

Maoist mine blast kills 5 cops

Five Special Task Force (STF) men were killed and four injured in a landmine blast triggered by Maoists near Kulhinala forests in Jharkhand’s Latehar district Friday evening....

Maoists blow up two school buildings in Jharkhand

Maoists blew up two vacant school buildings in Jharkhand's Latehar district,police said.

‘Can’t detect landmine hidden under concrete’

Anup Beshia,C T Omkarchand,Rakesh Sharma are among the 12 BSF jawans who are being treated at Apollo Hospital after suffering injuries in the Naxal attack at Latehar.