Prabhat Khabar
FoundedAugust 1984; 39 years ago (1984-08) Ranchi, Jharkhand
CityRanchi, Patna, Kolkata
Free online

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]

Notable staff


  1. ^ "Jharkhand daily Prabhat Khabar on the block". DNA. 3 December 2006. Archived from the original on 11 December 2006. Retrieved 23 November 2008.
  2. ^ Ninan, Sevanti (2 September 2002). "Prabhat Khabar: Expanding in Reach and Relevance". The Hoot. Archived from the original on 13 June 2010. Retrieved 23 November 2008.