Una News

In Una, girls get a voice — and a nameplate

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

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

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

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?’

“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

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

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).”

To set up booths,polling parties to walk up to 24 km

Conducting elections in Himachal Pradesh is set to test the official machinery,particularly in tribal and remote areas.

Modi to address 3 rallies on Oct 29

Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi will address three rallies in Himachal Pradesh on October 29.

Maya in Una,says BSP holds key to government

Like her usual style,she was given a queen’s welcome.