Priyanka Gandhi visits Sonbhadra village where 10 tribals were shot dead

Last month, Gandhi tried to reach Umbha village but was detained at the borders of Mirzapur district.

published on : 13th August 2019

Priyanka leaves for Sonbhadra after meeting Congress workers at Varanasi airport

The Congress leader will also talk to the affected families about the development works in the Umbha village and try to get an account of the steps taken by the government for their security. 

published on : 13th August 2019

Uttar Pradesh government to set up two schools for tribals, Dalits in Sonbhadra

UP CM Yogi Adityanath had announced that his government would be setting up the schools during his visit to the district after the massacre.

published on : 9th August 2019

Sonbhadra firing: Yogi transfers District Magistrate, SP; axe falls on 8 gazetted, 7 non-gazetted officers

Even those who were involved in such land deals in Sonbhadra, Robertsganj and Mirzapur since 1955 would be brought to books if alive, the CM added.

published on : 4th August 2019

Sonbhadra massacre: IFS officer had pointed to neta-babu-mafia nexus 

The report said that it was not just looted of the precious jungle land but also a gross violation of the rights of marginalised Dalits and tribals.

published on : 28th July 2019

Uttar Pradesh's unchecked slide towards the precipice

Gun-wielding goons drove in the killing fields of Umbha and unleashed unprecedented slaughter.

published on : 28th July 2019

Sonbhadra firing massacre: Congress delegation hands out compensation cheques to victims' families

All India Congress Committee secretary Bajirao Khade distributed cheques of Rs 10 lakh each to the next of kin of the deceased.

published on : 27th July 2019

Sonbhadra massacre: MLA says he tried to alert Yogi Adityanath, letter didn't reach him

Apna Dal (Sonelal) MLA from Duddhi constituency, Hariram Chero claimed efforts were being made to grab the 600 bighas of the disputed land by setting up a fake society.

published on : 24th July 2019

Will provide free legal aid to families of those killed in Sonbhadra: Bhim Army

Chief of the Dalit outfit, Chandrashekhar Azad, who managed to reach the Umbha village where the incident happened last week, met the families of those killed over control of land.

published on : 23rd July 2019

Sonbhadra's crucial papers of 1955 land transfer go missing

On December 17, 1955, at least 463 bighas was transferred in the name of the society. These papers are missing.

published on : 23rd July 2019

More Sonbhadras waiting to happen? 1 lakh hectares in district illegally occupied

The Umbha firing is not an isolated case. Those familiar with Sonbhadra believe that if enough immediate steps are not taken in time, it will be difficult to stop such violence in the future too.

published on : 22nd July 2019

Yogi Adityanath hints at SP link in Sonbhadra shooting

Uttar Pradesh CM also blames Congress for the poor condition of tribals, advises the opposition to stop shedding crocodile’s tears

published on : 22nd July 2019

'Acknowledging one's duty is good': Priyanka on Yogi Adityanath's Sonbhadra visit

The Congress general secretary met relatives of the victims at a guesthouse in Chunar town of Uttar Pradesh's Mirzapur district Saturday, a day after she was detained.

published on : 22nd July 2019

Sonbhadra massacre: Samajwadi Party denies Yogi Adityanath's charge that accused is its party member

Party leader Rajendra Chaudhary denied the charge that the main accused in the clash over a land dispute that claimed the lives of 10 Gond tribals on Wednesday had any connection with his party.

published on : 21st July 2019

Sonbhadra massacre's key accused close to ex-SP MLA, says Yogi Adityanath's media advisor

The UP chief minister's media advisor said the formation of the Adarsh Co-operative Society Umbha, Saphi was the main reason for the dispute.

published on : 21st July 2019
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