The five women Naxals killed in different encounters are Rajita Usendi, Minko Naroti, Aarti Pudo, Nirmala Dumma and Sarita Kowasi.
Sharpshooter hired by forest dept has killed over 200 wild boars.
From a note recovered from near his body, it was clear the 31-year-old was held captive by Naxalites.
Eight new publicly-developed cotton varieties hold out hope for dryland growers.
The rally was also attended by K Madhukar Rao, one of the original authors of Salwa Judum movement in Chhattisgarh.
Police suspect the deceased Naxal, whose body was found on the encounter spot, as Rajita alias Ramko Usendi, Chatgaon area secretary (CPI Maoist).
Also called T2, Mai was 17 and a deep gash on her hind side of the body was believed to have been caused by a fight with a gaur.
The letter has been issued by Shrinivas, secretary of western sub-zonal bureau of Dandakaranya Special Zonal Committee.
Led by former advocate general Shrihari Aney, the symbolic flag hoisting, however, received poor response with only a handful of regular activists congregating at ‘Vishnu ki Rasoi’, famous chef Vishnu Manohar’s eating joint.
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“A group of 15-20 Naxals came to Masanadi village near Pendhri and took away Sheshrao Darro, 52, and Devaji Atla, 55, both tribals, and killed them in the adjoining forest,” the note said.
“Such respectable visitors create a lot of curiosity and interest about such places. It will thus give a fillip to forest tourism in a big way,” the GR says.
Transport and Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari Saturday said he had planned a meeting in Mumbai to discuss the fast-tracking of irrigation projects in the state.
The observation came during a hearing on a PIL against stalling of admissions to 100 seats in Chandrapur Government Medical College by the Medical Council of India.
It was also decided that these security personnel would be equipped with small weapons instead of big ones like AK 47 as the Naxals have had an eye on the big weapons too due to the paucity of arms and ammunition they had been facing.
Claiming that Islam supports hailing of motherland and cow protection, RSS leader Indresh Kumar said in Nagpur Saturday that opposition to “Bharat Mata ki Jai” was due to the “ignorance of language”.
In his speech, he accused the NDA government of attacking the democratic set-up in the country and said there was a direct assault on the Constitution authored by Ambedkar.
The Congress made explicit use of symbolism of Manuwaad, probably for the first time, to declare war on “anti-Dalit and anti-poor” policies of the BJP and RSS here on Monday.
The mine of 348 hectares leased to Lloyds Steel began extracting ore on March 5, with 300 labourers getting jobs on the site.
The tigress found floating on water had her right hind leg broken in two parts and her canines missing.
From CCTV cameras, a projector, science lab and a garden with medicinal plants, the school is equipped with facilities.
Leader of the ruling BJP Dayashankar Tiwari, who had conceived the programme, had to repeatedly tell enthusiastic volunteers not to spread out religious banners at the awareness programme.
It may take several months for him to recover, said Saibaba, adding that he would eventually “go back to teaching”.
The NMC has been envisaging entering the Guinness World Records for health awareness via the April 7 programme.
The BJP-ruled Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) has organised a grand “Hanuman Chalisa path” programme on the day, which incidentally is World Health Day, hoping to attract over 1.5 lakh people from the city and around.
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The NHAI had questioned the need for the structures. In January 2015, however, the measures were reduced to underpasses, total 2.7 kilometres long and 4.5 metres high.
He said, “the BJP seems to be waiting to jump in at the opportune time to stake claim but not do anything by itself. They will repeat the same drama (of statehood) again in the next election.”
They are posted in eight ranges — Sironcha, Asarali, Zinganur, Dechhlipetha, Pranhita, Bamni, Jimalgatta and Kamlapur — in Maoist-affected Sironcha division.
The licence was suspended due to the bank’s poor financial condition owing to the debilitating impact of the 2002 gilts scam.
Ravindra is the former Deputy Zilla Parishad chief of Aheri and is a BJP worker. His nephew Ambarish Atram is the Aheri MLA and Minister of State for Tribal Affairs.
This will be done by auctioning of the properties of defaulter trader Sunil Talatule, attachment of which is underway by Wardha Collector Ashutosh Salil.
The bench comprising Justices Bhushan Gavai and Pradip Deshmukh issued the directive Thursday on a petition filed by local NGO Jan Manch for expeditious probe into the irrigation scam in the Vidarbha projects.
Nagpur police reportedly tried to browbeat the agitating farmers by asking them to wind up their agitation or face tough measures.
In a move that has left green activists worried, the Centre has shrunk the Eco-Sensitive Zone (ESZ) around the meteor-crater Lonar lake in Buldhana district to 100 metres from 500 metres.
Keshav Raj Kranthi, said that he had been consulted by the Union Agriculture Ministry on whether the pink bollworm had developed resistance to Bt cotton grown in India — to which he had given an affirmative reply.