Shift East Coast Rlys Hqrs to Vizag from Bhubaneswar: Deo

With the formation of Telangana a certainty, Union Minister V Kishore Chandra Deo has demanded relocation of two zonal headquarters of Railways to address developmental concerns of Andhra region.

Mechanism soon to monitor flow of funds for tribal welfare

Government is working on a mechanism to monitor the flow of funds from various central ministries to states for welfare of tribal people, Tribal Affairs Minister V Kishore Chandra Deo said today.

Two lakh panchayats under broadband facility by 2014 end: Deo

2lakh panchayats will have broadband by 2014 under Rajiv Gandhi Panchayat Sashaktikaran Abhiyan (RGPSA) scheme, Union Minister for Tribal Affairs and Panchayati Raj V Kishore Chandra Deo said.

Salwa Judum was a `sinful strategy`: Tribal Affairs Minister

Tribal Affairs Minister V Kishore Chandra Deo on Thursday dubbed anti-Maoist militia Salwa Judum as a "sinful strategy".

Deo raises concern over mining in Visakhapatnam`s tribal areas

Taking a firm stand against bauxite mining in tribal areas of Visakhapatnam, Union Tribal Affairs Minister V Kishore Chandra Deo has written a letter to the Mining Ministry for cancellation of all such licenses in Andhra Pradesh.

Union Minister`s letter triggers storm in Andhra Congress

The Minister for Tribal Welfare reportedly urged the party leadership to sack both Satyanarayana and the Chief Minister.

Killing of panchayat members an issue of concern: V Kishore Chandra Deo

Expressing concern over killing of some sarpanches in J&K, Panchayati Raj Minister V Kishore Chandra Deo appealed to the state govt to provide adequate security to the elected panchayat members.

Judicial probe to establish if anti-Naxal operation was fake: Deo

Union Minister V Kishore Chandra Deo on Thursday said the judicial inquiry will be able to clarify whether the encounter was "fake or not".

Videograph gram sabha proceedings, states told

Centre has advised state governments to videograph gram sabha proceedings, besides introducing a slew of schemes for improving their set up.

17 innocent, unarmed people killed in Chhattisgarh

As controversy continues to rage over the last month`s killings in Chhattisgarh, Union Tribal Affairs Minister V Kishore Chandra Deo on Wednesday said 17 of the 19 slain by the CRPF and state police were unarmed and innocent.

C`garh govt misleading Centre on anti-Maoist operation`

Tribal Affairs Minister V Kishore Chandra Deo charged the state administration with misleading the Centre.

Deo assumes charge as Tribal Affairs Minister

V Kishore Chandra Deo said rehabilitation of tribes who have lost their land and
dwellings would be one of the key challenges facing his
Ministry.