Forest officials sceptical about cost and hindrance to wildlife movement
“Another advantage of shorter-duration cotton is that the fibre quality is better. The longer the duration, the weaker the fibre,” said Santosh.
The five mines whose leases have been cancelled are — Nagaram 1 and 2, Maddikuntha and Wadadham in Godavari bed and Kotamaal in Pranhita bed.
Additional Collector Mahesh Awhad took the decision to cancel the leases after studying the responses of the six lease owners to the showcause notices issued to them.
The honour will be bestowed on him here at the convocation of the university by Maharashtra Governor C H Vidyasagar Rao.
Gadchiroli Police had arrested Saibaba in 2014 for his alleged links with Maoists.
"He has also been slapped with theft, attempt to theft and common motive of theft charges."
A year-long monitoring of his two radio-collared sub-adult Bittu and Srinivas, has for the first time shed light on how cubs take baby steps to survive in stressful territories
The Gadchiroli administration issued showcause notices to six mine contractors asking them to reply why their leases shouldn’t be cancelled.
The party has improved upon its last time’s tally of 64 to 140, winning Chandrapur and Wardha, emerging as the single largest party in Buldana and Gadchiroli.
With this, the BJP has held on to power in the second capital of the state for the third consecutive term.
Khadse deposed for cross-examination for at least five hours before the committee here on Wednesday.
Senior leaders say the ruling party may not get more than 80-85 seats.
The raids were conducted jointly by Revenue and police officials following The Indian Express expose.
Facing rebellion from cadre, 75% turnout and infighting in Cong could help BJP
No arrest as those carrying out mining at the sites managed to flee, say cops
Risaldar openly voiced his discontent over “injustice” meted out to those from the RSS cadres.
Israel Khan grows arhar as an intercrop in alternate rows with soyabean and cotton.
A 300-strong specially sanctioned force of State Reserve Police has been deployed to provide protection to the mining operation.
In Nelgunda, one of Maharashtra’s worst Naxal-affected regions, a school is encouraging young minds to walk the path to freedom.
The VCA claimed that the police had raised no such objections till the matter regarding the free passes came to a head.
The tiger, whose gender is not known, has apparently moved again in the Shivni and Karwa areas of Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve buffer.
In the initial complaint filed in the case, it was alleged that the commandos detained the women and raped them on the intervening night of January 20 and 21.
The claim that the two girls were raped by police officers was made by Gadchiroli tribal activist Sainu Gota and his wife Sheela, who are also in police custody.
In the latest incident in the series of attacks beginning January 8, a 60-year old woman Manda Dandekar was killed by a tiger near Mohali village in the Shivni range just adjacent to Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve Wednesday morning.
We will now initiate strict legal action against those who made such baseless claims.” Shivaji Bodkhe I-G (Gadchiroli range)
The police also dismissed the misbehaviour charges as a “regular method” of Naxal propaganda.
The other two members of the team are Wildlife Institute of India (WII) scientist Qamar Qureshi and Wildlife Crime Control Bureau (WCCB) Joint Director Kamal Datta.
Jai has been missing since April last year and has been untraceable due to the failure of his radio collar, which was fitted by Wildlife Institute of India experts.
The DDHS order was the fallout of a case of alleged graft by Holi, who was arrested in 2008 for allegedly misappropriating funds worth over Rs 8 lakh. Holi was facing a probe in the matter.
The bill in question was raised on December 28, 2016, for medicines supplied during the Winter session of the state legislature.
Sink animals are those that venture out of their protected areas, thus reducing their chances of survival
The court of Principal, District and Sessions Judge S S Shinde fixed the next hearing for January 23, when the defence is expected to begin its final arguments.
Ashwani Mahajan said that among the experts invited for the session are Abhijit Sen, Sanjaya Baru and S Gurumurthy.
The only government participation at the Juvi bridge was in the form of police protection.
A senior official said that Naxals were under heavy financial stress following demonetisation.