Sumit Jha

Sumit Jha is currently a multimedia journalist with NewsMeter. An alumnus of the University of Hyderabad and Amity University. He is specialised in Video Production. He was also a contributor at PARI network. Hailing from rural Bihar has spent his childhood shifting from places and people. Growing up he felt the need to document the lives and dreams of rural India. A lover of visual storytelling goes around the cities to search for Stories. He primarily reports on civic, consumer, health, human interest and data stories. You can follow Sumit on Twitter @sumitjha__

Sumit Jha

Hyderabad turns saffron for BJP meet but party banners irk commuters
Hyderabad turns saffron for BJP meet but party banners irk commuters

The streets are filled with the party’s banners welcoming the leaders to the executive meet. These banners, however, have also become inconvenient for ...

By Sumit Jha  Published on 1 July 2022 12:30 AM GMT


Rachakonda police booked 576 PD Act cases between 2016-2022: RTI
Rachakonda police booked 576 PD Act cases between 2016-2022: RTI

As per the RTI, Rachakonda commissionerate invoked the PD Act in 20 cases in 2016, 34 cases in 2017, 102 cases in 2018, 82 cases in 2019, 171 cases in ...

By Sumit Jha  Published on 26 Jun 2022 11:58 AM GMT


Jubilee Hills Apollo Hospital to pay woman Rs 5L compensation for botched chemo treatment
Jubilee Hills Apollo Hospital to pay woman Rs 5L compensation for botched chemo treatment

The District Consumer Dispute Redressal Commission has directed Apollo Hospital in Jubilee Hills to pay a compensation of Rs. 5 lakhs to a woman for...

By Sumit Jha  Published on 25 Jun 2022 3:40 AM GMT


Hyderguda D-Mart fined Rs.10k for illegal carry bag charge
Hyderguda D-Mart fined Rs.10k for illegal carry bag charge

D-Mart had refused to provide their logo-printed carry bag free of cost and insisted on paying Rs. 3.50. The complainant had to pay for a carry bag...

By Sumit Jha  Published on 22 Jun 2022 9:11 AM GMT


How the Secunderabad Railway station protest was planned and executed
How the Secunderabad Railway station protest was planned and executed

The protestors reportedly reached the city via various public transports and stayed the night at their friends' or relatives' homes

By Sumit Jha  Published on 17 Jun 2022 11:24 AM GMT


`Tooty fruity fresh and juicy`: Mango jelly production drops by 60% in Andhra
`Tooty fruity fresh and juicy`: Mango jelly production drops by 60% in Andhra

Bheemali village under L Kota Mandal in Vizianagaram district was popular for its ethnic sweet called mango jelly.

By Sumit Jha  Published on 16 Jun 2022 2:18 AM GMT


Death by negligence:  Secunderabad Sunshine Hospital asked to pay Rs. 5 lakh to family of a deceased
Death by negligence: Secunderabad Sunshine Hospital asked to pay Rs. 5 lakh to family of a deceased

Karimnagar District Consumer Dispute Redressal Commission has directed Sunshine Hospital, Secunderabad, to pay Rs. 5 lakh to the family of a patient...

By Sumit Jha  Published on 14 Jun 2022 7:30 AM GMT


Countdown to 2023: How BJP is preparing ground to pin down KCR and win poll in Telangana
Countdown to 2023: How BJP is preparing ground to pin down KCR and win poll in Telangana

Bharatiya Janta Party has decided to hold its national executive meet in the city on July 2 and 3. It will be the first time in four years that BJP...

By Sumit Jha  Published on 7 Jun 2022 3:20 AM GMT


Hyderguda Apollo Hospital directed to pay Rs. 1 lakh to family for patients death
Hyderguda Apollo Hospital directed to pay Rs. 1 lakh to family for patient's death

The District Consumer Dispute Redressal Commission has directed Apollo Hospital, Hyderguda, to pay a compensation of Rs. 1 lakh to the family of a...

By Sumit Jha  Published on 6 Jun 2022 2:32 PM GMT


With assets worth Rs. 3,909 cr, Hetero chief may be richest Rajya Sabha nominee from TS
With assets worth Rs. 3,909 cr, Hetero chief may be richest Rajya Sabha nominee from TS

As per the affidavit filed by Mr. Parthasaradhi with the Election Commission, his movable properties are pegged at Rs. 3,858 crores while his...

By Sumit Jha  Published on 26 May 2022 2:02 PM GMT


Adilabad: TSNPDCL asked to pay Rs 6L to woman whose husband died of electrocution
Adilabad: TSNPDCL asked to pay Rs 6L to woman whose husband died of electrocution

In October 2019, Deva Poshakka’s husband Deva Mallaiah got electrocuted while switching off the electric board in his house.

By Sumit Jha  Published on 26 May 2022 8:15 AM GMT


Disha encounter case: Justice Sirpurkar Commission says 3 slain accused were minors
Disha encounter case: Justice Sirpurkar Commission says 3 slain accused were minors

'The police were well aware of the school records of Jollu Shiva and Chennakeshavulu and yet have not recorded the age of the deceased persons...

By Sumit Jha  Published on 20 May 2022 10:43 AM GMT


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