Vivek Deshpande

Senior Editor

Hundreds of Aadhaar cards found in a well in Yavatmal
Wed, Mar 14, 2018

I have also sought help from the Post department since they generally reach the cards to the recipients. The cards appear to be two-three year old,” Deshmukh told The Indian Express.

Building Ram Temple is ‘certain’, says RSS general secretary Suresh Joshi
Mon, Mar 12, 2018

The 70-year-old RSS leader said it was “certain” that only a Ram Temple would be built in Ayodhya; however, a “process” would have to be followed.

RSS general secy Bhaiyyaji Joshi condemns incidents of statue vandalism across country
Sun, Mar 11, 2018

The RSS has passed only one resolution this time in the Akhil Bharatiya Pratinidhi Sabha (ABPS) which concluded here on Sunday. The resolution concerned the preservation of Indian dialects.

Bhaiyyaji Joshi named RSS general secretary for fourth time
Sun, Mar 11, 2018

Bhaiyyaji Joshi’s name was proposed by Paschim Kheshtra Sanghchalak Jayantibhai Bhadesia and was seconded by Purva Uttar Pradesh Kshetra Sanghchalak Virendra Parakramadityya. Karyawahas (secretaries) from South, Konkan and Assam supported his name.

Bhaiyyaji Joshi re-elected RSS general secretary for fourth time
Sat, Mar 10, 2018

Suresh alias Bhaiyyaji Joshi, 70, was re-elected as the RSS Sarkaryawah (general secretary) at the Akhil Bharatiya Pratinidhi Sabha of the organisation in Nagpur on Saturday.

RSS conclave in Nagpur from March 9 aims at closing ranks
Mon, Mar 05, 2018

Bhaiyyaji Joshi unlikely to make way for Dattatreya Hosabale as Sarkaryawah

Closing ranks ahead of 2019 polls to be RSS conclave aim
Sun, Mar 04, 2018

The all-important three-yearly conclave of over 1,500 delegates from various Sangh parivar organisations will also take a call on the next team of its office-bearers for the next three years.

Justice Loya may have been poisoned, says Prashant Bhushan
Sun, Feb 25, 2018

Bhushan added that the two judges staying with Loya at Nagpur may not have known this, and Loya could have been administered poison at a programme he had attended in Nagpur on November 30, 2014, a day before his death.

Congress expels former minister Satish Chaturvedi for ‘anti-party activities’
Sat, Feb 24, 2018

Satish Chaturvedi was served a notice by MPCC, seeking explanation against reports of his indulgence in anti-party activities and supporting rebel candidates during the 2017 Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) elections.

Tigress on target has cubs; foresters in fix
Fri, Feb 23, 2018

The cubs were seen by the ground staff on February 16 and also appeared in trap camera pictures the next day, they said. This has left forest officials in a fix as they can neither capture T1 in haste nor be sure that it won’t attack someone again.

Nagpur reporter’s mother and daughter found murdered, body stuffed in sacks
Mon, Feb 19, 2018

The bodies of Usha Sevakram Kamble (54) and Rashi, a little over a year old, were found stuffed in sacks in a nullah about 2 km away from their residence

Reporter’s mother, 17-month-old daughter found murdered in Nagpur
Sun, Feb 18, 2018

Dead bodies of Usha Sevakram Kamble, 54 and Rashi, 1.5 year of age, were found stuffed in sacks in a nullah outside the city.

Senior Maoist leader questioned: ‘Leadership crisis, not security operations, may bring down movement’
Sun, Feb 18, 2018

Popularly known as Tech Ramanna due to his expertise in weapon manufacturing and training, Ramanna has been part of the Maoist movement since 1976 and has worked closely with senior leaders like late Kondapalli Seetharamaiah.

Maharashtra: Govt official says minister threatened him in public, puts in his papers
Thu, Feb 15, 2018

Ranjit Patil denies allegations, says ‘didn’t utter a foul word’

Maharashtra: Over 500 birds killed in hailstorm
Thu, Feb 15, 2018

Bird deaths were also reported from Goregaon in Gondia. Anil Kumar of the Wildlife Trust of India said, “We have found 20 parakeets, eight pond herons, one spotted dove and four magpie robbins dead in the area.”

Maharashtra: Over 500 birds killed in hailstorm
Wed, Feb 14, 2018

Confirming the deaths, Tumsar Range Forest Officer A R Joshi said, "Over 460 parakeets nestled over a peepal tree perished in the hailstorm between 8 pm and 8.30 pm. The hailstones were weighing about 50 gm each."

Maoist leader’s arrest: Why Ramanna left outfit
Tue, Feb 13, 2018

Informers leaked the information about his journey through Gadchiroli. The police led a trap at Alapalli and Sironcha but the couple was not caught there.

Senior Maoist leader, wife carrying heavy bounty arrested
Sat, Feb 10, 2018

Ramanna was a member of CPI (Maoist)’s Dandakaranya Special Zonal Committee and is the first cadre of that level to be arrested. Well-versed in Telugu, he is an expert gun-maker and a trainer in weapon-handling.

Bombay High Court asks Maharashtra govt to come clear on Ajit Pawar’s role in irrigation scam
Fri, Feb 09, 2018

The court on Friday sought to know why the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) hasn’t yet questioned the former deputy chief minister despite several allegations against him.

Pesticide death probe blames farmers & govt, experts say soft on manufacturers
Fri, Jan 26, 2018

Report calls for action against farmers not following rules, stricter regulation by govt departments.