‘Tripura to be made “drug free”, dip in crime against women’

Agartala, Jan 17 (IANS) The Tripura government has taken up an ambitious action plan to make the state free of drug-addiction while the government’s proactive steps have reduced crimes against women, Tripura... Read more »

No ILP in Assam will cause challenge for CAA implementation

By Rajnish Singh New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) As the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) came into force this week, its implementation in northeast, especially in Assam, would be the real test... Read more »

Bru crisis ends, pact signed for their settlement in Tripura

New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) An agreement to end the 22-year-old Bru refugee crisis was signed on Thursday to settle over 30,000 people belonging to 5,300 families of the community in Tripura... Read more »

Helping turn around tribal economy in Vidarbha by putting natives in charge of levers of development

Source: Counterview.org By Moin Qazi Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed people can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has. – Margaret Mead A highly... Read more »

Four-way treaty likely to resolve tribals’ issue in Mizoram

By Sujit Chakraborty New Delhi/Aizawl, Jan 15 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah will meet the leaders of 35,000 tribal refugees to resolve the over 22-years-old imbroglio as the migrants are averse... Read more »

Jharkhand BJP to revamp after poll debacle

By Manoj Pathak (10:59)  Ranchi, Jan 15 (IANS) The BJP in Jharkhand has started the exercise of looking into the reasons for the humiliating defeat in the recently held assembly elections. The party... Read more »

MP: Controversial questions removed from PSC exams

Bhopal, Jan 15 (IANS) The five contentious questions on the Bhil tribe asked in an examination conducted by the Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission (MPPSC) were removed from the question paper as... Read more »

BJP may get Babulal Marandi back after Jharkhand poll defeat

Ranchi, Jan 14 (IANS) Speculations are rife that former chief minister and Jharkhand Vikas Morcha-Prajatantrik (JVM-P) president Babulal Marandi is all set to join the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the coming... Read more »

Eight kids die in MP hospitals

Shahdol/Satna (Madhya Pradesh), Jan 14 IANS) Eight infants, newborn to two-and-a-half-month old, died in the last 12 hours — six in the government Kushabhau Thakre district hospital and two in Birsinghpur in... Read more »

Sharad Pawar to lead anti-CAA protest on January 24

Mumbai, Jan 10 (IANS) For the first time, Nationalist Congress Party supremo Sharad Pawar will take to the streets here on January 24 to oppose the Citizenship Amendment Act, the organisers said... Read more »

Amarinder speaks to Kamal Nath on eviction of 500 Sikhs

Chandigarh, Jan 10 (IANS) Concerned over reports of eviction faced by 500 Sikhs from a scheduled tribal block in Madhya Pradesh, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Friday decided to send a... Read more »

Odisha CM inaugurates Adani-KISS tribal residential school

Bhubaneswar, Jan 8 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday inaugurated the Adani-KISS Tribal Residential School in Mayurbhanj district. “Empowerment and change can only be possible through education,” said Patnaik, as... Read more »

NCP gets Home, Fin as Uddhav allocates portfolios

Mumbai, Jan 5 (IANS) The much-awaited distribution of ministries in Maharashtra was carried out by Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray with Nationalist Congress Party getting the plum portfolios of Finance and Home, here... Read more »

NCP gets Fin, Home, UD for Sena, Revenue for Congress

Mumbai, Jan 5 (IANS) The much-awaited distribution of portfolios for 32 Cabinet Ministers and 10 Ministers of State was carried out by Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray with Nationalist Congress Party getting... Read more »

Congress leaders indicted for usurping land in Sonebhadra

Lucknow, Jan 3 (IANS) The report on land embezzlement in Uttar Pradesh’s Sonebhadra, that led to a massacre in July last year, has severely indicted the family of veteran Congress leader and... Read more »

Chhattisgarh govt begins survey of internally displaced tribals

Dec 31 (IANS) Seven months after the union ministry of tribal affairs decided to rehabilitate the people who were internally displaced due to Maoist violence 15 years ago, the Chhattisgarh government has initiated... Read more »

Normal life affected in northeast as CAB agitations intensify

Agartala/Aizawl, Dec 10 (IANS) Normal life was badly affected across the northeast on Tuesday due to the shutdown and agitations organised by various tribal parties and youth organisations including the North East... Read more »

LS burns midnight oil to pass Citizenship (Amendment) Bill

By Rajnish Singh New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) The controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2019, which seeks to give Indian citizenship to non-Muslim refugees from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan, was passed in the... Read more »

Citizenship Bill won’t affect Arunachal

Shillong, Dec 6 (IANS) Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu said on Friday that the proposed amendment to the Citizenship Act, 1955, will not affect the state since the rights of the... Read more »

BJP Govt plans to evict 70 lakh Muslims, 60 lakh Bengali Hindus through its Land Policy (2019) in Assam

Source: Sabrangindia.in Assam’s Land Policy, 2019, framed by BJP-led government in Assam and tabled in the state assembly on November 28 (it was cleared by the Assam state cabinet on November 13)... Read more »