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NHRC summons Bastar I.G. Kalluri over murder complaints against four activists, including Nandini Sundar

नक्सल इलाक़ों में नोटबंदी का ‘आतंक’

अफ़रोज़ आलम साहिल,

झारखंड/छत्तीसगढ़: नोटबंदी ने आम लोगों को बेहाल कर रखा है. और जिनके पास काला धन है, वे रोज़ काले को सफ़ेद करने का नया तरीक़ा इजाद कर रहे हैं. नक्सल प्रभावित इलाक़े भी इन दिनों काले को सफ़ेद बनाने की प्रयोगशाला में तब्दील हो चुके हैं.

ख़बर है कि नक्सली अपने प्रभाव वाले इलाक़ों में ग़रीब आदिवासी ग्रामीणों में 500 और 1000 के नोट बांटकर उनके ज़रिए से पैसे बैंक में जमा करा रहे हैं, जिन्हें निश्चित अवधि के बाद बाहर निकाल लिया जाएगा.

A prisoner dies every 5.5 hours in India: Report

New Delhi : A human rights group on Tuesday said one prisoner dies every 5.5 hours in Indian jails and that there are three times more mentally ill and 61 per cent more women prisoners in the country compared with the figures 15 years ago.

More than 60 per cent of the inmates lodged in Indian jails are awaiting trial, a number less than only 17 countries in the world, Commonwealth Human Rights Intiative (CHRI) said here.

PM launches SC/ST hub, women get 'charkhas' at Ludhiana event

ArrayLudhiana : Launching the National SC/ST Hub and the ZED (Zero-Defect, Zero-Effect) Scheme for the micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME) sector here on Tuesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged the manufacturers to make the most of the new schemes.

The SC/ST (Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes) Hub will facilitate things for people from these categories to start their own micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME) units.


NHRC notice to Maharastra over death of 740 students

New Delhi : The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Tuesday issued notice to Maharastra over the death of 740 students in residential schools located in tribal areas in the last 10 years, due to lack of basic health services and amenities.

The commission, taking the knowledge of the issue through media reports, said that as per the norms, students should be screened at least twice a year but government agencies are not following it.

Christian leaders meet Rajnath Singh, ask for protection and safeguarding places of worship

By TCN News

New Delhi: The All India Christian Council held a national Christian leaders meeting in New Delhi with the Home Minister Rajnath Singh as the Chief Guest and Dr. Udit Raj as the Guest of honour on Friday, attended by over 1,000 leaders from all over India.

Kerala to bring new law to ensure quota for SC/ST in aided colleges

By Shafeeq Hudawi,

Thiruvananthapuram: Taking note of the poor representation of teaching staff belonging to SC/ST sections in aided colleges in the state, the Kerala Government has decided to bring in a new law to ensure due quota for the candidates belonging these sections.

झारखंड: भूमि अधिग्रहण का विरोध कर रहे आदिवासियों पर पुलिस फायरिंग

TCN News

हजारीबाग(झारखंड): झारखण्ड के हजारीबाग जिले के बड़कागांव के आदिवासी अपनी 17,000 एकड़ जमीन बचाने के लिए पिछले 15 दिनों से शांतिपूर्ण कफ़न सत्याग्रह चला रहे थे. 1 अक्टूबर की सुबह के 4 बजे पुलिस ने सत्याग्रह स्थल पर सो रहे लोगों पर बर्बर पुलिस फायरिंग की. इस फायरिंग में 4 लोगों की मौके पर ही मौत हो गयी.

Irom Sharmila, youth from war zones to join global peace fest

Chandigarh : Manipur's Irom Chanu Sharmila and other civil rights activists, as well as youth from war-ravaged countries like Syria, Afghanistan and Libya, will participate in the 11th edition of the Global Youth Peace Festival (GYPF), which opens here on Wednesday.

Teenager’s death due to anaemia exposes rampant malnutrition among Kerala’s Adivasi students

By Shafeeq Hudawi,

Kozhikode: The death of a teenager due to malnutrition in Attappady, the largest Adivasi settlement in Kerala, has once again exposed the lack of an effective mechanism to ensure proper nutrition for children at various hamlets in the Adivasi settlement. Manikandan, a student of class 8 at the Government Tribal Higher Secondary School in Sholayur who was not provided with proper treatment, died last week due to anaemia.