Friday, Mar 06, 2015

Vivek Deshpande

Senior Editor

My Dream Made In India: Janardan Jaiprakash Veleka
Sun, Mar 01, 2015

“I have visited every possible industry in Nagpur’s Butibori and Hingna industrial estates, but there has been no response,” Janardan says.

In worst drought year, Marathwada emerges new suicide region
Sat, Feb 28, 2015

State’s overall tally that had dropped from 2006 peak of 2,376 to 1,297 in 2013, shot up to 1,965 in 2014.

Scholarship scam: 2 top officials held
Wed, Feb 25, 2015

The arrested include many institutional heads and staffers.

Govt backs NHAI, turns down WII on NH-7 widening
Wed, Feb 18, 2015

Ministers refuse WII plea to make flyovers for wildlife at Pench.

A flag goes up — and life goes on
Sun, Feb 08, 2015

On R-Day, Binagunda, a Naxal village in Gadchiroli, hoisted the Tricolour. Symbolism apart, that meant little for villagers, for whom life is a long, hard trek.

Tricolour flies atop ‘Naxal’ hill
Tue, Jan 27, 2015

The national flag was hoisted on the premises of a school run by an NGO.

T6 migrates, experts hopeful of tigress mating with another ‘migrant’
Fri, Jan 02, 2015

Experts are unable to explain the cause that triggered T6’s migration to Navegaon.

Two signatories disown report, say didn’t write it, just signed
Tue, Dec 30, 2014

Ninety per cent of the report was a copy-paste job of material taken from Internet sources.

The village that defied drought
Mon, Dec 29, 2014

When Bonde suggested the idea to villages under his wing, Balkhed responded favourably in 2011.

Gadchiroli rapes, murders: Police probe Naxal angle
Sat, Dec 27, 2014

Sangita was allegedly killed by her fiancé Manoj Sadmek, a forest guard, with help from his four accomplices.

Nitin Gadkari, CM Devendra Fadnavis hold special meeting on Nagpur, discuss development projects
Sat, Dec 20, 2014

It was decided to clear all the held-up projects and proposals submitted by NMC & NIT to the state government.

State will urge SC to keep it out of NEET: Tawde
Fri, Dec 19, 2014

Says this will free up 300 seats for Maharashtra candidates in local medical colleges; negative marking in CET set to go.

Congress offers relief to kin of farmer who killed self
Tue, Dec 02, 2014

Till November 15 this year, 759 suicides have been reported from six districts in the region.

From drought zone: Despite rainfall, Vidarbha farmers left high & dry
Sun, Nov 30, 2014

Mismatch between crop and rainfall time-tables, poor irrigation and power supply leads to severe drought

BJP ally Shetkari Sanghatana corners CM with reminder on poll promise
Sat, Nov 29, 2014

After meeting Fadnavis in Nagpur, Sharad Joshi says will hold farmers’ protest outside CM home on Nov 30

CM decentralises transfer powers
Sat, Nov 15, 2014

Fadnavis takes steps to put PM’s Make in India campaign on fast track.

Cotton farmers hit by falling prices, rising input costs and China’s import squeeze
Fri, Nov 07, 2014

All three farmers made decent money over the last 10 years by growing cotton.

Naxals making Gadchiroli boys steal gelatine
Fri, Oct 31, 2014

Naxals are sending young boys to work at stone quarries in Chennai and Bangalore, and getting them to pilfer gelatine, say police

Why Fadnavis oath at Wankhede will make Nagpur nostalgic today
Fri, Oct 31, 2014

Sheshrao Wankhede, a barrister from London and freedom fighter, had been the mayor of Nagpur for three years since 1952.

44 out of 122: Vidarbha puts BJP on fine line
Wed, Oct 29, 2014

Statehood is a promise to keep, but region may also ask why govt can’t address its issues from Mumbai.

Devendra Fadnavis: Music buff who had almost quit politics
Wed, Oct 29, 2014

The lighter side apart, Fadnavis always took his politics seriously.

Devendra Fadnavis, Nitin Gadkari pay separate visits to RSS chief
Sun, Oct 26, 2014

Union Surface Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari and Maharashtra BJP chief Devendra Fadnavis, who were recently in news for reportedly being in the race for the top post, made separate visits to the RSS headquarters here for a one-on-one meeting with Sarsanghchalak Mohan Bhagwat. Fadnavis met the RSS chief Friday evening while Gadkari met him Saturday […]

Fadnavis, Gadkari pay separate visits to RSS chief
Sun, Oct 26, 2014

Gadkari offered no reply to driving without helmet and walked away.

Dr Prakash Baba Amte-The Real Hero (Marathi) / Light on celluloid
Fri, Oct 24, 2014

Dr Prakash Baba Amte-The Real Hero, the Marathi biopic on the life and work of Prakash Amte and his wife Manda, looks at their work in the light of both their idealistic pursuit of a grand human service

Devendra Fadnavis set to be Maharashtra Chief Minister, Nitin Gadkari says ‘happy in Delhi’
Fri, Oct 24, 2014

Devendra Fadnavis declined to comment on his meeting with Gadkari.

The networker of Vidarbha
Thu, Oct 23, 2014

What makes Nitin Gadkari click as a mass leader and administrator

Over 70% of his supporters are first-time MLAs from Vidarbha
Wed, Oct 22, 2014

Gadkari is known to have supported the nominations of many of the first-time MLAs as well as party veterans.

Gadkari gets backing of 39 MLAs, all of whom first supported Fadnavis for Maharashtra CMs post
Wed, Oct 22, 2014

The development has brought out the much-speculated turf war in Nagpur (between Gadkari and Fadnavis) out in open.

In Gadchiroli, NOTA clinches second spot as non-tribals reject candidates
Sun, Oct 19, 2014

At Kunghada village of Chamorshi tehsil, the entire non-tribal population of over 3,000 remained away from voting.

Economists ask PM Modi not to dilute NREGS; Gadkari says focus on backward areas
Wed, Oct 15, 2014

The economists expressed concern over plans to restrict the ambit of the scheme to just 200 districts.

For and against in the debate over Vidarbha
Wed, Oct 15, 2014

Rajiv Gandhi sent P A Sangma to assess the Vidarbha situation and as per a recent statement by the latter in Lok Sabha, Rajiv favoured statehood.

In tribal belt, Congress stares at losses while BJP hopes to gain
Mon, Oct 13, 2014

The Congress is strong only in parts of its erstwhile bastion, particularly Chandrapur where it has three seats, but has been slowly yielding space to the BJP.

Narendra Modi stirs a storm, but no straw in the wind still
Sun, Oct 12, 2014

In the alliance years since 1990, the Congress has had a low and a high of 18 and 26 seats in Vidarbha compared to BJP’s 13 and 22.

Bhagwat pats Modi govt, pushes Swadeshi model of development
Sat, Oct 04, 2014

Unless the last person in the country feels satisfied with welfare initiatives, security and safety, the government cannot complete its task, Bhagwat said.

Modi has 22+ rallies in BJP’s ‘historic’ plan
Wed, Oct 01, 2014

Rudy was confident the party would form the government on its own by winning over 180 seats.

Warora: BJP dumps RSS man for Deotale
Tue, Sep 30, 2014

Firefighting begins as Bujone joins NCP and given ticket.