Rajasthan violence: 2 person die in police firing

Last week, thousands of applicants who appeared for teachers’ examination took to streets, pelted stones and torched vehicles on the NH8. Jaipur, Sep 28 (IANS) The Rajasthan Police on Monday confirmed that two... Read more »

R’sthan CM appeals for calm as violent protests continue

On Thursday, thousands of applicants for the 2018 teacher recruitment exam turned violent in Dungarpur district demanding that the 1,167 general category posts be filled with Scheduled Tribe candidates. They torched police... Read more »

Ladakh parties boycott Hill Council polls

BY AHMED ALI FAYYAZ  Demanding powers on the pattern of Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC), political parties in the union territory of Ladakh have unanimously resolved to boycott elections to the Ladakh Autonomous... Read more »

Tribal protesters block Udaipur-Ahmedabad highway, torch police vehicles

Sources said that demonstrations were going on without permission on the Kank Ri Dungri hill along the highway for the last 17 days. The protesters had given a deadline of September 24... Read more »

Shutdown in Tripura’s Kanchanpur over tribals’ resettlement

Convener of the Joint Movement Committee (JMC), comprising tribal and non-tribal leaders, Sushanta Bikash Barua said that they had earlier welcomed the state government’s decision to rehabilitate the tribal refugees in Kanchanpur.... Read more »

Army facilitates phone connectivity in Arunachal village bordering China

Itanagar: The Indian Army has set up a free-of-cost mobile-based telephone booth for the villagers of remote Mago-Chuna village in East Kameng district of Arunachal Pradesh bordering China, defence sources said on Saturday.... Read more »

Bihar police opens fire at peaceful protesters

The Adivasis were staging a peaceful sit-in protest demanding rights over forest land and resources By Sabrangindia In a rather outrageous incident of highhandedness of authorities over the vulnerable tribal communities, Bihar... Read more »

Drugs, foreign cigarettes seized in Meghalaya, Mizoram; 5 held

“Ongoing illegal drug trades are a major cause of concern for the state of Mizoram,” Aizawl/Shillong/Guwahati, Sep 8 (IANS) Drugs and foreign origin cigarettes, valued at Rs 3.78 crore, were seized in three... Read more »

Police found negligent in Palghar lynching case punished

The affidavit, filed by the state's Assistant Inspector General of Police, said 18 policemen have been given varied punishments and some of them have also been dismissed from service or made to... Read more »

Khushbu denies move to BJP, says views on NEP personal

“There are positives and negatives. The new policy to impact reservation, minorities and adivasis. The negative points can be sorted out,” Chennai, July 31 (IANS) Actor and Tamil Nadu Congress spokesperson Khushbu... Read more »

Palghar lynchings: Policemen sacked, 2 more ‘compulsorily retired’

Mistaking them to be robbers or kidnappers, a huge mob of over 800 tribals and villagers pounced on them with stones, sticks and sickles, and the trio later succumbed to grievous injuries... Read more »

Incessant rains in Telangana, Godavari flows above danger mark

Authorities regulated traffic between Khammam and Bhadrachalam while transport to tribal areas in the district came to a complete halt. Hyderabad: Heavy rains continued to lash Telangana for the fourth consecutive day... Read more »

Amid pandemic, Centre moves to address health concerns of tribals

“The availability of healthcare for all has been one of the foremost priorities of our Prime Minister. Although the public health standards have improved over time, the differences between tribal and non-tribal... Read more »

Nagaland CM for early solution to Naga political issue

Unfurling the tricolour during the main Independence Day function at the Secretariat Plaza here, the Chief Minister reiterated the state government’s role in the ongoing political dialogue of making all possible efforts... Read more »

Tripura to be NE’s logistics hub

“According to the Smart City rankings released by the Centre, Agartala was at the 56th place — up from the 74th position — among 100 smart cities in India.” Agartala: Tripura Chief... Read more »

Eminent personalities from Telugu states who succumbed to Covid-19

Tribal leader and former legislator Sunnam Rajaiah, who died at a hospital in Vijayawada on August 4, is the latest prominent personality to lose the battle against Covid-19. Hyderabad/Amaravati, Aug 6 (IANS)... Read more »

‘Vriksha-bandhan’ marks Rakhi at Aarey, Yeoor

“The Aarey Colony forest has a rich biodiversity and a perfect ecosystema plus it’s the catchment area for the Mithi River. We decided to celebrate ‘Rakshabandhan’ today by tying ‘rakhis’ to trees... Read more »

100 farmers in Rajasthan celebrating their bumper produce

These farmers from Surata Gram Panchayat saw a produce of about 1,03,580 kg of vegetables, out of which 70,350 kg have been sold to generate an additional income of around Rs 25.38... Read more »

Assam moves MSME ordinance, protests on conversion of land

The AASU protestors called the “MSME Ordinance” as a “betrayal of trust” by the Bharatiya Janata Party-led state government that had come to power in 2016 promising to protect ‘jati’ (race), ‘mati’... Read more »

All Nagaland declared ‘disturbed area’, AFSPA extended 6 mths

According to an official of the Nagaland Home Department, the mountainous state, bordering Myanmar, has been under the AFSPA for the past several decades. Kohima, July 3 (IANS) The Union Home Ministry... Read more »