Sonbhadra firing

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

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 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

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

'Leaving for now but will be back': Priyanka Gandhi after meeting Sonbhadra firing victims' kin

The Congress leader, who spent Friday night at a guesthouse in Mirzapur, said that the Sonbhadra victims had come on their own today to meet her but were detained by the police.

published on : 20th July 2019

'Yogi Adityanath government dictatorially inclined, trying to trample democracy': Rahul Gandhi

The Congress alleged that the BJP government wants to "deport" Priyanka Gandhi Vadra so that she cannot meet the victims of the Sonbhadra clash.

published on : 20th July 2019

Kin of Sonbhadra firing case victims meet 'detained' Priyanka Gandhi at UP guesthouse

Congress leaders Deepender Singh Hooda, Mukul Wasnik, Raj Babbar, Ratanjit Pratap Narain Singh, Jitin Prasada and Rajeev Shukla were also stopped at Varanasi airport on Saturday by police.

published on : 20th July 2019

Sonbhadra is now Catch-22 for Priyanka Gandhi, Yogi Adityanath

Priyanka cannot politically afford to return to Delhi since that would reflect poorly on her party whereas if Yogi allows her, it will be a major victory for the Congress.

published on : 20th July 2019

'Won't leave without meeting kin of Sonbhadra firing victims': Priyanka Gandhi spends night at UP guest house

Outside Priyanka's room, police personnel maintained tight security vigil throughout the night while Congress workers slept on the floor, a little distance away.

published on : 20th July 2019

Priyanka Gandhi detained on way to meet kin of firing victims in Sonbhadra

Priyanka sat on a 'dharna' along with party workers when she was stopped by the cops in Mirzapur. She was subsequently picked up by the District Magistrate and taken to an unknown location.

published on : 19th July 2019