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Dumka District

Top Naxal commander killed in encounter in Jharkhand's Dumka

Arms and ammunition have also been recovered from the encounter spot.

Jan 13, 2019, 19:48 PM IST

1 pilgrim killed, 47 injured after bus overturns in Jharkhand

The pilgrims, residents of Gonda district in Uttar Pradesh, were on their way to Tarapith in West Bengal, when the accident happened.

Oct 03, 2018, 22:15 PM IST

Hardcore Maoist accused of killing policemen arrested in Jharkhand

Marandi was involved in several criminal cases, including killing of Pakur Superintendent of Police Amarjeet Balihar in an ambush.

Dec 18, 2016, 20:03 PM IST

Detonators kept in seven sacks seized from car in Jharkhand

Police on Tuesday detained the driver of an SUV and recovered detonators from several sacks in the car near Jermundi police station in Dumka district.

Jun 16, 2015, 15:17 PM IST

Jharkhand Police's initiative against Naxals successful: DGP

The "stringent steps" taken by the Jharkhand Police against naxal activities have yielded results, with the state recording 35 per cent decrease in naxal-related incidents this year compared to the previous years, Director General of Police Rajeev Kumar said on Sunday.

Aug 31, 2014, 20:29 PM IST

CBI team arrests extremist in Jharkhand

An extremist of the `Adivasi Cobra Battalion` active in Assam, was arrested by a CBI team from a village in Jharkhand`s Dumka district today, police said.

Jul 05, 2014, 21:50 PM IST

Two Maoists held for Pakur SP murder

Two CPI (Maoists) activists, allegedly involved in the killing of Pakur SP Amarjit Balihar, were arrested from Kathikund Police Station area of Dumka district, police said on Monday.

May 05, 2014, 23:29 PM IST

Jharkhand: 14 trucks torched after woman’s death under wheels

A woman was crushed to death under the wheels of a truck near Patabari village in Dumka district on Sunday, triggering angry protests by villagers who set on fire 14 trucks.

Aug 25, 2013, 15:21 PM IST

Police OC suspended on charge of raping minor

The officer-in-charge of a police station in Dumka district was on Wednesday suspended after being accused of raping a minor girl several times.

May 22, 2013, 22:29 PM IST

11 injured in police-mob clash in Dumka district

Eleven people, including seven policemen, were injured when a mob clashed with
the police at Parbalsa village in Dumka district.

Apr 10, 2012, 22:54 PM IST