Shah, on the third day of his Jharkhand visit, met the descendants of Birsa Munda and gave away gas connections and solar lamps to some of the beneficiaries of the new scheme.
BJP President Amit Shah assured the Federation of Jharkhand Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FJCCI) that the government was working to resolve the difficulties being experienced in filing of GST.
Shah, on the third day of his Jharkhand visit, also met the descendants of Birsa Munda and gave away gas connections, solar lamps to some of the beneficiaries.
Amit Shah told the gathering that the Centre had launched nearly 106 schemes in the last three years for the poor, asking people to clap if they felt enough was being done.
Amit Shah added, "In contrast, our party, since its Jan sangh days, undertook national journeys for things like prevention of cow slaughter, liberation of Goa, unity of country from Kashmir to Kanyakumari, Ram Janmabhoomi, Somnath and other yatras."
Das told reporters Wednesday that the law against conversion was in keeping with Constitutional provisions. “Many other states have implemented it. We are not targeting any religion. It’s to be asked why only members from a particular community are aggrieved,” he said.
The joint statement issued by the participants read, “It is an attempt to break the unity of tribals on religious ground... while ensuring there would be no problem in grabbing the land.”
Speaking at a function to lay the foundation stone for the country’s first, and so far only, greenfield smart city project in Ranchi, Naidu said: “If you want good drainage, top-class transportation, waste management system, etc, you will have to pay a bit more.
Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday asked the people to be prepared for higher taxes or user charges in order to realise the dream of smart cities and upgraded, modern infrastructure in the existing ones. While adding that the people would feel comfortable doing so if things were executed in a transparent manner and with […]
The court of Swarn Shankar Prasad asked Lalu to complete the proceedings of putting up defence witnesses by September 16.
The special CBI court of Swarn Shankar Prasad asked Lalu to complete the proceedings of putting up defence witnesses in the court by September 16.
A Gaya district court on Wednesday handed life imprisonment to Rocky Yadav and two others in the Aditya Sachdeva road rage murder case of May 7, 2016.
Tejashwi had last week leveled similar allegations regarding Modi's flats in Vaishali (Ghaziabad). He had alleged Modi had given power of attorney to his elder brother, R K Modi, and his sons to buy the flats.
The three convicts awarded life imprisonment were Rocky Yadav, Teni and Rajesh Kumar. They were convicted under Sections 302 (murder), 120-B (criminal conspiracy) of the Indian Penal Code. All the sentences will run concurrently. All the accused have also been convicted under the Arms Act.
Under the Freedom of Religion Bill, 2017, converting anybody through coercion or allurement would be a punishable offence inviting a prison term of three years.
Officers-in-charge of Namkum and Doranda police stations have been suspended. The four victims had consumed the liquor on the night of September 3.
Madhepura District Magistrate Mohammad Sohail and Superintendent of Police Vikas Kumar camped at the site to ensure peace.
The police claimed to have recovered bovine meat and other evidence suggesting that the animal was slaughtered. They added that some people noticed meat pieces and head of the animal at a place adjacent to the house of Mian, a labourer.
Their mother lynched for being a ‘braid cutter’, the two are now at a children’s home. Jharkhand has promised support, but Chiranjeet, witness to the murder, just has one request: “Please let us go.”
Showing documents purportedly proving his claims, Yadav said that in 2006, Sushil Modi bought a flat worth Rs 14.5 lakh while giving PoA to R K Modi, who owns real estate firms.
Aditya was shot dead after he overtook Rocky’s Range Rover on May 7, 2016. Rocky is the son of suspended JD(U) MLC Manorama Devi, who was earlier held for storing liquor after Bihar promulgated Prohibition in April last year.
There have been reports that 200 children died in two months in Ranchi’s biggest referral hospital but no official release has linked medical superintendent Dr S K Chowdhary’s transfer with the deaths.
The issue of deaths of children was first taken by Congress a couple of days ago in connection with Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Medical College and Hospital (MGMMCH) in Jamshedpur when it came to light that 52 children had died over 30 days.
Siwan acid attack case: Three brothers -- Rajiv, Satish and Girish Roshan -- were killed in a property dispute case. While Satish and Girish were drenched in acid and shot dead, Rajiv was killed when he was returning home on a motorcycle.
Police in these three states have made it clear that these were just baseless rumours, with no credible evidence. District officials in Sahibganj said they, too, had conducted an awareness campaign on this issue recently.
Districts like Palamu and Garhwa in Jharkhand and Gaya and Aurangabad in Bihar will benefit from the project. The allocated amount will be utilised over three years.
A JMM leader said that the party was clear from the first day that such a bill was only to create divisions between the tribal people and the party would oppose it all levels. BJP also said that it's confident that it wouldn't meet the same fate as that with CNT/SPT amendments
The Bill has provision for imprisonment of three years and fine of Rs 50,000 or both, and four year- imprisonment and Rs 1 lakh fine, or both, if the person converted is a minor, woman or a member of Scheduled Caste or Scheduled Tribe.
The proposed amendments in the Tenancy Acts had provided that the government could take land for purposes similar to mentioned in this list from the tribal, without changing the ownership rights of the tribal.
While support for Hansda has been pouring in from his friends and readers, some tribal activists like Gladson Dungdung have criticised his work.
Jharkhand passes an anti-conversion Bill. But how will it parse a tribe as much Sarna as Christian?
Slamming the content of the ad, tribal activist Gladson Dungdung called it a “waste of public money”. He also said that Gandhi never referred to tribals as “vanvasi”. “It is a term used by the Sangh Parivar. Gandhi called them girijan,” Dungdung posted on Facebook.
Sowvendra Shekhar Hansda is under fire for allegedly portraying Santhal women in poor light
On Tuesday afternoon, Vishal Kumar Verma went to check on the JSWA office, which was flooded after heavy rainfall over the last fortnight. He was trying to pump out the water, when he was electrocuted. Vishal was rushed to hospital, where he was declared dead.
The elephant had killed two persons earlier this week. Most of the victims were from the Paharia tribe who live in the densely forested hills of Sahibganj district. Efforts were made to tranquilise the elephant but have not yielded results so far.
Most of its victims have been members of the Paharia tribal – a primitive tribal group with a thin population of over 25,000 in the state, who live in the densely forested hills of Sahibganj district. According to the officials, the elephant entered Jharkhand from Bihar late in March.