Sonbhadra massacre

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

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 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 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

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

'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

Day after detaining Priyanka Gandhi, Yogi visits Sonbhadra massacre victims

The Uttar Pradesh CM met each and every family and assured them all help, security and justice.

published on : 21st July 2019

Mayawati slams Yogi government, says Section 144 imposed in Sonbhadra to hide failures

The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader's remarks come on a day a TMC delegation was detained at the Varanasi airport when it was going to meet the victims' families in Sonbhadra.

published on : 20th July 2019

TMC delegation on way to meet Sonbhadra firing victims' families detained at Varanasi airport

Trinamool MP Derek O'Brien tweeted about the lack of clarity from ADM and SP that under which section they were detained at the airport.

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

Uttar Pradesh SC/ST panel orders invocation of NSA against Sonbhadra massacre culprits

Ten people were killed and 18 others injured as a village head and his supporters allegedly opened fire on a rival group.

published on : 18th July 2019