Friday, May 22, 2015

Vivek Deshpande

Senior Editor

Amid protests over land bill, Amit Shah meets RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat
Sun, May 17, 2015

The Sangh has also reacted cautiously to the Hindutva agenda seemingly taking a backseat for the BJP-led government.

Nagpur boy to showcase invention at US science fair
Thu, May 07, 2015

Autoreader designed by Aditya Bhople can identify and read any text for a visually impaired person.

Starting padyatra in Vidarbha, Rahul Gandhi covers 15kms, reaches out to farmers
Fri, May 01, 2015

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi receives warm welcome; talks to farmers but makes no promises.

Kalavati waits for Rahul Gandhi, with fading hope
Thu, Apr 30, 2015

Ironically, while the then Congress government had not considered her husband Parsuram’s suicide in 2005 as arising out of agrarian distress, NGO Sulabh International had rushed to her help with an aid of Rs 30 lakh.

Rahul Gandhi padyatra: Nine Amravati farmer households await special guest today, with some expectation
Thu, Apr 30, 2015

Most villagers not aware of land Bill but don’t want to give up land, pin hopes on Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi.

A deadly surge in Yavatmal, 95 suicides in 3 months
Tue, Apr 28, 2015

Official scrutiny of data over years reveal that between 20-50% of these deaths are related to agriculture.

NH-7 bridge stalled by 6-year NHAI-CR spat gets a new push, with lighter girders
Mon, Apr 27, 2015

The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) erases them only to be confronted with a new set of abuses.

Pench tigress state’s first hand-reared big cat to be released in the wild
Fri, Apr 24, 2015

TF2 would be fitted with a radio collar and tracked by the authorities to check if and how she is adjusting to the new realities.

Maoist chief admits to loss of leaders, weakening base, asks cadres to open fronts
Sun, Apr 19, 2015

He said there was “good potential for building and strengthening civil rights movements”.

Government policy for Naxal-hit areas a picture in contrasts
Sat, Apr 18, 2015

Welfare funds get lower, but incentives for staff working there restored.

How Maharashtra tackled its forest mafia in Gadchiroli
Sun, Apr 12, 2015

Increased patrolling, providing incentives such as jobs has led to surrenders

Varsity officials question mandate of search panel for new V-C
Sun, Apr 05, 2015

The committee had asked a local advertising company to issue ads for the post.

Suspicions confirmed, 23 mobile phones recovered from Nagpur Central Jail barracks
Sun, Apr 05, 2015

Five undertrials including three MACOCA accused had dramatically escaped from the prison on Tuesday.

Conservationists irked as trees felled for NH-7 widening
Fri, Apr 03, 2015

The felling of over 3,000 trees has raised the heckles of conservationists.

Nagpur Metro project moves, team in town
Sat, Mar 28, 2015

The Nagpur Metro is estimated to cost over Rs 10,000 crore, 50% of which will come through loans.

Expansion of support base tops agenda at RSS meet
Mon, Mar 16, 2015

It made clear that no one from the parivar should work against the interests of the Narendra Modi government.

Two tiger poachers held from Chhattisgarh
Sun, Mar 15, 2015

Sources said the two poachers were known to have been operating in Pench-Kanha tiger corridor for over 25 years now.

Third RSS term for Bhaiyyaji Joshi
Sun, Mar 15, 2015

A lot of speculation was on about Joshi making way for his deputy Sahsarkaryawah Dattatreya Hosbale.

RSS backs govt on land bill, Masarat release
Sat, Mar 14, 2015

The Indian Express had reported that Joshi would continue as Sarkaryawah and Hosbale as his deputy despite speculation to the contrary.

At Nagpur conclave, RSS rallies around Narendra Modi government
Fri, Mar 13, 2015

Top Sangh parivar leaders like BJP president Amit Shah and VHP chief Pravin Togadiya are attending the meeting.

Anna tells politicians to keep off his march against land Bill
Tue, Mar 10, 2015

The announcement came at the end of daylong deliberations at Sevagram ashram among 50-odd activists from different organisations.

Ahead of conclave, message is RSS happy with current setup
Mon, Mar 09, 2015

Over 1,400 are expected to participate in the conclave of all RSS representatives, elected or otherwise.

Legal opinion in, Gramvan on track
Sun, Mar 08, 2015

Maharashtra’s forest department had launched the Gramvan programme in May 2014 under Section 28 of the Forest Conservation Act (FCA) of 1927.

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.