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Farming a miracle

December 06, 2021 6:27 am

In Himachal Pradesh’s Una district, medicinal farming gets a big push with innovative use of MGNREGS

In Himachal, a lesson on how govt schemes can create kitchen gardens, parks and jobs

October 27, 2021 11:25 am

The Panchvati Yojana, along with Mukhyamantri Ek Bigha Yojna, which aims to promote kitchen gardening and strengthen the village economy, provided the much-needed healing touch to the common man affected by Covid-19.

Two booked for murder attempt in Himachal for not reporting travel history

April 15, 2020 8:24 pm

The duo had visited Amb tehsil of Una district that has reported 15 cases so far, the highest in the state, all of which are linked to a COVID-19 hotspot in Delhi.

Army recruitment rally with the lingering taste of the langar

March 28, 2020 9:20 pm

During the Army recruitment rally in Una, a langar was organised for the candidates taking part in the rally which ran for six days with three meals a day.

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.