Prabhat Khabar

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Prabhat Khabar is a Hindi-language newspaper published daily in Jharkhand, Bihar and West Bengal. The newspaper is circulated in several states in India, including Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal and some parts of Orissa. It was founded in August 1984 in Ranchi, the capital of Jharkhand. The newspaper is notable for reporting social issues and revealing scams, such as the Fodder Scam.[1] The newspaper began reporting the Fodder Scam in 1992. Despite receiving threats, the newspaper wrote 70 reports on the scam and had four or five reporters reporting the story.[2]

Prabahat Khabar commenced its publication in 1984 from Ranchi and the same is being published from many other towns of Jharkhand and Bihar states as mentioned below:-

  • Ranchi - 1984
  • Jamshedpur - 1995
  • Patna - 1996
  • Dhanbad - 1999
  • Kolkata - 2000
  • Deoghar - 2004
  • Siliguri - 2006
  • Muzaffarpur - 2010
  • Bhagalpur - February 2011
  • Gaya - October 2011

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jharkhand daily Prabhat Khabar on the block". DNA (newspaper). 2006-12-03. Archived from the original on 2008-11-23. Retrieved 23 November 2008. 
  2. ^ Ninan, Sevanti (2002-09-02). "Prabhat Khabar: Expanding in Reach and Relevance". The Hoot. Archived from the original on 2008-11-23. Retrieved 23 November 2008. 

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