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In Una, girls get a voice — and a nameplate

February 25, 2019 7:06 am

In the villages of Una in Himachal Pradesh, there’s a lot riding on a name these days — after the district administration launched Una Utkarsh, an awareness scheme to drive home the value of girls in the family.

Gujarat: Three Dalits beaten up for objecting to casteist slur in Una, 4 held

November 11, 2018 7:07 am

When the injured were being taken to a hospital in an ambulance, the accused tried to stop the ambulance by blocking the road.

Flogged for skinning dead cow: Una dalits demand land, jobs; threaten to go on hunger strike

October 04, 2017 4:46 am

Seven Dalits were allegedly beaten up by gaurakshaks while they were skinning a dead cow in Mota Samadhiyala village of Una taluka in Gir Somnath district on July 11, 2016. The cow vigilantes had assaulted them physically accusing the Dalits of cow slaughter.

One year of Una flogging: Jignesh, Kanhaiya detained, booked as they take out march

July 13, 2017 9:01 am

The Azadi Kooch was being organised to observe one year of the assault on seven members of a Dalit family at Mota Samadhiyala by a group of alleged “gau rakshaks” and public flogging of four of them in Una town.

Una one year later: ‘If cow is your mother, why does she become ashudh after she dies?’

July 13, 2017 1:10 am

“We would not know how to take the body back to the village for the final rites... Our ancestors lived there for over 400 years... We don’t know of any celebration or mourning anywhere else,” says Asha, 27, her face covered with a dupatta.

Una one year later: Victims have new houses, some land — and nightmares that refuse to die

July 13, 2017 1:05 am

In the year since, the government has also concretised the lanes in the Dalit Vas. Vashram re-appeared for Class 12 Board examinations this March for social science, geography and English, but could clear only geography.

Una flogging of Dalits: 1 year on, no special court to hear case, says Government prosecutor

June 28, 2017 6:00 am

MoS Jadeja said, “A special court means it was an announcement regarding having an exclusive court in the district. Gir Somnath district now has an exclusive court (hearing the case).”

Cold wave continues in HP, day temperature rises marginally

February 25, 2014 1:37 pm

The day started with a clear sky but the mercury dropped after thick clouds emerged followed by drizzle accompanied by strong winds.

A month on, Una fisherman’s family still waits for his body

February 05, 2014 6:10 pm

Earlier this month, Pakistani authorities informed the Indian High Commissioner in Pakistan that Shiyal had died in jail on December 19.

Punjab lads clinch U-14 title

October 06, 2013 2:27 am

Despite an impressive century from Ayush Badoni (103),Delhi lost the final against Punjab on the first innings lead of 44 runs at Una.