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Govt taking measures to upgrade all Eklavya model schools: Arjun Munda

Union Minister for Tribal Affairs Arjun Munda said here on Monday that the government is making efforts to upgrade all the Eklavya Model Residential Schools (EMRS) across the country to improve the quality of education for Scheduled Tribe students.
Union Tribal Affairs Minister Arjun Munda.(HT file)
Union Tribal Affairs Minister Arjun Munda.(HT file)
Published on Jul 13, 2021 10:07 AM IST
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Foundation stone laid for 5 Eklavya Model Residential Schools in Jharkhand

  • Union Minister of Tribal Affairs Arjun Munda has laid foundation stone for 5 Eklavya Residential Model Schools (EMRS) in Jharkhand on July 3 and 4.
Foundation stone laid for 5 Eklavya Model Residential Schools in Jharkhand(https://twitter.com/MundaArjun)
Foundation stone laid for 5 Eklavya Model Residential Schools in Jharkhand(https://twitter.com/MundaArjun)
Published on Jul 04, 2021 07:04 PM IST
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Eklavya schools to revolutionise education in tribal areas: Arjun Munda

  • All the EMRS would be developed on a par with Navodaya Vidyalayas, the Union tribal minister said.
Eklavya schools to revolutionise education in tribal areas: Arjun Munda(HT file)
Eklavya schools to revolutionise education in tribal areas: Arjun Munda(HT file)
Published on Jul 04, 2021 04:22 PM IST
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SAI to launch Khelo India e-Pathshala, an online coaching programme for grassroot level

Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju and Union Minister of Tribal Affairs and Archery Association of India president Arjun Munda will inaugurate the programme through a webinar on June 1.
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Updated on May 31, 2020 04:13 PM IST
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Why Babulal Marandi’s comeback is important for BJP

The growing schism between the tribal communities and the BJP has also been flagged by the party’s ideological mentor, the RSS.
Jharkhand’s well-known tribal face Babulal Marandi had left the BJP in 2006 to form his own party.(HT Photo)
Jharkhand’s well-known tribal face Babulal Marandi had left the BJP in 2006 to form his own party.(HT Photo)
Updated on Feb 17, 2020 09:28 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Smriti Kak Ramachandran

In battle for tribal votes in Bengal, BJP gears up to counter CM Mamata

The tribal community constitutes six per cent of West Bengal’s total population. Mamata Banerjee is trying to woo the community which had overwhelmingly voted for BJP in 2019 Lok Sabha polls.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee speaks during a meeting at Bankura district on February 12.(PTI Photo)
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee speaks during a meeting at Bankura district on February 12.(PTI Photo)
Updated on Feb 13, 2020 09:28 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By HT Correspondent

Facebook to digitally mentor 5,000 young women in India’s tribal dominated districts

Facebook’s initiative will include weekly one-to-one mentoring sessions that focus on a range of skills such as digital literacy, entrepreneurship and online safety.
The second phase of the programme - launched by Tribal Affairs Minister Arjun Munda seeks to digitally mentor 5,000 young women in India’s tribal dominated districts.(AP photo)
The second phase of the programme - launched by Tribal Affairs Minister Arjun Munda seeks to digitally mentor 5,000 young women in India’s tribal dominated districts.(AP photo)
Published on Oct 16, 2019 06:50 PM IST
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New Delhi | By Press Trust of India

Modi to launch Eklavya schools for tribals: Munda

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch the Eklavya residential school on September 12. The residential school will have 450 tribal students from class six to twelve. Around Rs 10,000 crore will be spent.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi.(PTI)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi.(PTI)
Published on Sep 09, 2019 06:35 PM IST
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Ranchi | By Indo Asian News Service

Rahul Gandhi urges for comprehensive rehabilitation scheme for Wayanad

Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday urged the Tribal Affairs Minister Arjun Munda to formulate a comprehensive rehabilitation scheme for tribal families of the district after floods ravaged the region recently.
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi interacts with army personnel involved in rescue and relief operations in the flood affected areas, in Wayanad district, Monday, Aug 12, 2019.(PTI file photo)
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi interacts with army personnel involved in rescue and relief operations in the flood affected areas, in Wayanad district, Monday, Aug 12, 2019.(PTI file photo)
Updated on Sep 03, 2019 03:42 PM IST
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Tribal fest begins in Ladakh after UT move

Speaking at the event, Munda said the national object of inclusive development (sabka vikas) includes the development of tribes as an important component .
Munda added that the ministry will protect the sheep from which pashmina shawl is produced as they perish during monsoon.(HT image)
Munda added that the ministry will protect the sheep from which pashmina shawl is produced as they perish during monsoon.(HT image)
Updated on Aug 19, 2019 07:04 AM IST
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Priyanka meets kin of Sonbhadra victims as blame game continues

Union minister for tribal affairs Arjun Munda expressed confidence that the state government would carry out an “unbiased investigation” into the firing and urged political parties to not politicise the incident.
AICC general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra with the relatives of the people killed in Sonbhadra, in Mirzapur on Saturday.(ANI)
AICC general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra with the relatives of the people killed in Sonbhadra, in Mirzapur on Saturday.(ANI)
Published on Jul 21, 2019 01:20 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Varanasi | By HT Correspondent

Indian archery staring at certain suspension

If a solution is not found in the next three weeks, which looks improbable, World Archery will suspend the Indian body and not allow Indian archers to compete in international competitions.
Representational Image.(REUTERS)
Representational Image.(REUTERS)
Updated on Jul 09, 2019 11:09 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

Former Jharkhand CM Arjun Munda gets tribal affairs ministry

An avid golfer, Munda began his political career in the early 1980s as a member of the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) and joined the movement for the creation of a separate state for tribals from the southern regions of Bihar.
The 51-year-old won the 2019 Lok Sabha elections from Khunti constituency by defeating Congress’s Kalicharan Munda by 1,445 votes.(Diwakar Prasad/ Hindustan Times)
The 51-year-old won the 2019 Lok Sabha elections from Khunti constituency by defeating Congress’s Kalicharan Munda by 1,445 votes.(Diwakar Prasad/ Hindustan Times)
Updated on May 31, 2019 06:41 PM IST
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New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

Long list of hopefuls from Jharkhand for a berth in Modi’s second cabinet

There are speculations that any one or two of the newly elected Koderma MP Annapurna Devi, Khunti MP Arjun Munda and Dumka MP Sunil Soren are reckoning to be included in the new cabinet.
BJP candidate Annapurna Devi after winning Koderma Lok Sabha seat in Koderma,(Bijay/ Hindustan Times)
BJP candidate Annapurna Devi after winning Koderma Lok Sabha seat in Koderma,(Bijay/ Hindustan Times)
Published on May 26, 2019 09:06 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Ranchi | By Bedanti Saran

NOTA performs better than 159 candidates in Jharkhand LS polls

The votes exercised in favour of NOTA was even more than the victory margin in two tribal dominated parliamentary constituencies of Khunti and Lohardaga
As many as 11 candidates contested the polls from Khunti but nine candidates lost to NOTA(HTPhotos)
As many as 11 candidates contested the polls from Khunti but nine candidates lost to NOTA(HTPhotos)
Updated on May 25, 2019 10:35 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Ranchi | By Sanjoy Dey

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Fate of former CMs, ministers sealed in Jharkhand

Among the 61 candidates in the fray were two former CMs Arjun Munda and Babulal Marandi, and two union ministers, current minister of state Jayant Sinha and former union minister Subodh Kant Sahay of Congress.
Voters stand in a queue to cast their vote during the fifth phase of Lok Sabha elections, at a polling booth, in Ranchi, Jharkhand, India, on Monday, May 06, 2019.(Diwakar Prasad/ Hindustan Times)
Voters stand in a queue to cast their vote during the fifth phase of Lok Sabha elections, at a polling booth, in Ranchi, Jharkhand, India, on Monday, May 06, 2019.(Diwakar Prasad/ Hindustan Times)
Updated on May 06, 2019 11:33 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Ranchi | By HT Correspondent

Lok Sabha elections 2019: BJP asks EC to stop religious bodies from issuing vote diktat

The delegation, led by BJP’s state spokesperson, Pratul Shahdeo, demanded the commission to deploy observers and camera men at these religious places and institutions, which issue diktat to people to vote for a particular political party during prayer meetings.
A delegation of BJP’s state unit submitted complaint with the election commission highlighting that religious institutions and places of worship were being used as a forum to coerce people to vote for a particular political party.(Diwakar Prasad/ Hindustan Times)
A delegation of BJP’s state unit submitted complaint with the election commission highlighting that religious institutions and places of worship were being used as a forum to coerce people to vote for a particular political party.(Diwakar Prasad/ Hindustan Times)
Published on May 05, 2019 03:16 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Ranchi | By Bedanti Saran

Maoists blow up Munda’s office

This is the second incident in the last 10 days of Maoists blowing up BJP’s election office. Last Thursday, suspected Maoists had blown up party’s office at Hariharganj in Palamu on Bihar-Jharkhand border, three days before polling in Palamu on April 29.
The damaged wall of Munda’s poll office.(HT Photo)
The damaged wall of Munda’s poll office.(HT Photo)
Published on May 03, 2019 11:42 PM IST
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Jamshedpur | By Manoj Choudhary

Lok Sabha elections 2019: These elections will shape the future of 3 former CMs of Jharkhand

BJP leader and three-term chief minister Arjun Munda is in the fray from Khunti, in an attempt to take the legacy of party veteran Karia Munda forward.
Marandi has won thrice, in 2004, 2006 by-election and in 2009 from the unreserved Koderma Lok Sabha seat that goes to poll in the fifth phase.(HT Photo)
Marandi has won thrice, in 2004, 2006 by-election and in 2009 from the unreserved Koderma Lok Sabha seat that goes to poll in the fifth phase.(HT Photo)
Updated on May 03, 2019 03:35 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, RANCHI | By Vishal Kant

Lok Sabha elections 2019: BJP’s gamble with ex-CM Munda makes Khunti contest riveting

A BJP stronghold since 1989, people of the constituency have shown indomitable faith towards the saffron party by electing its candidate Karia Munda for eight terms.
The parliamentary seat had been represented either by Congress or BJP except in 1971 and 1980 when Jharkhand Party’s Niral Enem Horo won the elections.(HT Photo)
The parliamentary seat had been represented either by Congress or BJP except in 1971 and 1980 when Jharkhand Party’s Niral Enem Horo won the elections.(HT Photo)
Published on May 02, 2019 03:14 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Ranchi | By Bedanti Saran

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: BJP’s gamble with ex-CM Arjun Munda makes Khunti contest riveting

In Khunti Lok Sabha seat, the BJP has taken the risk to drop its eight-term sitting MP Karia Munda to try Jharkhand’s ex-chief minister Arjun Munda.
BJP leader and former Jharkhand chief minister Arjun Munda with party supporters after getting ticket to contest from Khunti constituency in Lok Sabha elections, in Khunti, Thursday, March 28, 2019.(PTI)
BJP leader and former Jharkhand chief minister Arjun Munda with party supporters after getting ticket to contest from Khunti constituency in Lok Sabha elections, in Khunti, Thursday, March 28, 2019.(PTI)
Updated on May 01, 2019 05:10 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Ranchi | By Bedanti Saran

Lok Sabha 2019 constituency: Maoist-hit Khunti is one of most backwards seats in Jharkhand

Polling in Jharkhand will be held in four phases from April 29 to May 19. Votes will be counted on May 23.
Mumbai, India - April 23, 2019: Administration officers demonstrates Electronic Voting Machine EVM machine training to poling officer during a training programme at Dinanath Mangeshkar Natyagriha, Vile Parle in Mumbai, India, on Tuesday, April 23, 2019. (Photo by Satish Bate/Hindustan Times)(Satish Bate/HT Photo)
Mumbai, India - April 23, 2019: Administration officers demonstrates Electronic Voting Machine EVM machine training to poling officer during a training programme at Dinanath Mangeshkar Natyagriha, Vile Parle in Mumbai, India, on Tuesday, April 23, 2019. (Photo by Satish Bate/Hindustan Times)(Satish Bate/HT Photo)
Updated on May 02, 2019 03:25 PM IST
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New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

BJP’s Munda, Congress’s Kalicharan file nominations from Khunti Lok Sabha seat

Soon after filing the nomination, Arjun Munda, a three-term chief minister and once a parliamentarian from Jamshedpur Lok Sabha seat, took out a 3.5 km road show joined by senior party leaders including chief minister Raghubar Das and incumbent Khunti parliamentarian Karia Munda.
Voting in the Khunti parliamentary constituency are going take place in the fifth phase on May 6.(HT Photo)
Voting in the Khunti parliamentary constituency are going take place in the fifth phase on May 6.(HT Photo)
Published on Apr 17, 2019 02:52 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Ranchi | By Bedanti Saran

Mamata government denies rally nod of Jharkhand ex-CM Munda in Bankura

Munda returned midway from the Jharkhand-West Bengal border near Bandwan in West Bengal’s Purulia district, after he was told that the West Bengal administration had not given permission for his meeting in Bishnupur.
Former Jharkhand CM Arjun Munda was welcomed by people at Kating on his way back from Bandwan after permission was denied to his meeting at Bishnupur in Bankura district, India, on Wednesday.(HT Photo)
Former Jharkhand CM Arjun Munda was welcomed by people at Kating on his way back from Bandwan after permission was denied to his meeting at Bishnupur in Bankura district, India, on Wednesday.(HT Photo)
Published on Feb 07, 2019 09:14 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Jamshedpur | By Debashish Sarkar, Jamshedpur

Archers Deepika Kumari, Atanu Das get engaged

After the engagement ceremony, both the archers told the media that 2019 will be a busy year, which will include the Olympic qualifications.
File picture of Deepika Kumari(PTI)
File picture of Deepika Kumari(PTI)
Updated on Dec 11, 2018 03:37 PM IST
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