State’s share of subsidised foodgrains will increase by 68 per cent; Centre will bear an additional subsidy of Rs.595 crore

More than 50 tribal farmers, including women, were detained for over six hours on Tuesday at the Sundarpahari police station in Godda, a kilometre from the venue where President Pranab Mukherjee laid the foundation for a thermal power plant to be set up by Jindal Steel and Power Limited (JSPL).

Farmers from 11 villages in Nimpaniya and Goiarijor blocks said they had gathered in Sundarpahari to oppose land acquisition by the JSPL. At 10 a.m. they were detained by the police and kept in the station premises till evening.

A well-building project in Jharkhand has fallen flat on its face with more incompleteor collapsed wells and unpaid wages.

Jailed tribal activist Dayamani Barla was produced in the Chief Judicial Magistrate’s court here on Monday on criminal charges for allegedly participating in a demonstration organised by Jharkhand

IN NOVEMBER last year, the Supreme Court directed the Gujarat government to pay Rs 3 lakh each as compensation to the families of 238 tribal migrant workers from Madhya Pradesh who died of silicosi

AS VILLAGE pramukh Madhuben Shiayal finished addressing the meeting, a dozen koli men and a handful of women who had taken off time from weeding the bajri fields got up to go.