Vivek Deshpande

Senior Editor

Rajnath Singh, Ramdev attend wedding of Nitin Gadkari daughter
Mon, Dec 05, 2016

Ketki tied the knot with Aditya Kaskhedikar, a Facebook professional from San Francisco, hailing from Nagpur.

Long VIP list for wedding of Nitin Gadkari’s daughter
Sat, Dec 03, 2016

Ketki, youngest of Gadkari’s three children, is getting married to Aditya Kaskhedikar, a professional with Facebook in San Francisco.

Gadkari daughter wedding: Oppn leaders among VIPs to get invite
Sat, Dec 03, 2016

Ketki, youngest of Gadkari’s three children, is getting married to Aditya Kaskhedikar, a professional with Facebook in San Francisco.

Brawl in Cloud 7 Bar: BJP MLA Krishna Khopde’s sons surrender before police
Mon, Nov 28, 2016

Elder son Abhilash, who along with Rohit and his friends has been booked for attempt to murder, was admitted in a hospital.

Demonetisation effect: Cotton bolled
Thu, Nov 24, 2016

The cash crunch has impacted the entire cotton value chain, from grower to cloth merchant.

Nagpur murder: Bar owner, son among 5 held
Wed, Nov 23, 2016

Those arrested include bar owner Pramod Bamrotwar, his son Shobhit and the latter’s friends Parag Gogawale, Vivek Bhalekar and Kapil Arkel.

Cash scrap to lend ‘crippling blow’ to Maoist activities: Surrendered Ultra
Sun, Nov 20, 2016

“The major chunk of their funds would be in Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 since money is collected from contractors and businessmen,” a surrendered former Maoist said.

RSS affiliate seeks PM Modi help for farmers
Sun, Nov 20, 2016

He pointed out that gram seed prices have gone up substantially as chana dal prices have risen up to Rs 14,000 per quintal.

RSS farmers’ wing writes to PM Narendra Modi, seeks aid
Sun, Nov 20, 2016

Badrinarayan Chaudhari, general-secretary of Bharatiya Kisan Sangh, said "If the Food Corporation of India would have released the pulse in the market, this would not have happened. How are the farmers going to buy the seeds?”

Demonetisation: APMCs, farmers stare at fresh crisis
Tue, Nov 15, 2016

An urgent meeting was held at Vasantrao Naik Sheti Swawalamban Mission, a government organisation, at Amravati Monday to discuss the problem.

Dodgy forest land claims eating up wildlife sanctuaries: Experts
Mon, Nov 14, 2016

Encroachers favoured, say activists; Supreme Court hearing tomorrow.

Grassroots change: A Bamboo Revolution
Thu, Nov 10, 2016

Gadchiroli district in Maharashtra shows what granting of community rights over forest produce can do to the lives of poor tribal people.

G N Saibaba case: Final arguments begin
Wed, Nov 09, 2016

The prosecution put forth the correctness of the sanction process for the prosecution of the three stating that it was done as laid down in the rulebook.

IG regrets suicide threat, says Maharashtra DG of Police Satish Mathur
Wed, Nov 09, 2016

DGP says decision on any action against officer will be decided by govt

Maharashtra: After suicide threat, IGP ‘now sorry’, says DGP
Wed, Nov 09, 2016

Mathur also said that he — individually — would not initiate any action against Jadhav for insubordination.

Akola collector turns driver for retiring chauffeur on last day
Sun, Nov 06, 2016

Collector, known for his pro-people initiatives, also presented Thak with a silver-plated miniature car on the occasion

Maharashtra: SIT formed to probe minor’s rape at school, 11 held
Sat, Nov 05, 2016

The victim had gone home for Diwali, when she complained of stomach ache to her parents. On being pressed, she told them about the sexual assault.

Wildlife conservation project to be launched soon
Tue, Oct 18, 2016

IUCN will contribute Rs 14.59 crore for the 2.7-year project.

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat skips Maratha protest issue in Vijayadashami speech
Thu, Oct 13, 2016

RSS observers have different explanations on why Bhagwat may have skipped the Maratha protest issue.

In Gondia, youth give wings to Sarus conservation
Thu, Oct 06, 2016

The effort required the youth team to wade through slushy paddy fields for days, tracking the birds’ movement and protecting their surroundings.

Khairlanji massacre: From Khairlanji to Kopardi, full circle in 10 years
Wed, Sep 28, 2016

Khairlanji reflects on massacre of a decade ago and current upsurge of Marathas; Dalit who lost four of his family waits for justice

RSS members rehearse for Vijayadashmi in new uniform
Mon, Sep 26, 2016

The new uniform has been incorporated after a decision by the RSS earlier this year,"said Ram Harkare, Vidarbha Sahasanghachalak.

Race Course to Lok Kalyan: Keeping the great Indian political ‘culture’ intact
Sat, Sep 24, 2016

The BJP had possibly guessed the commitment trap in the new nomenclature and had suggested a safer nomenclature of Ekatmata Road.

Soon, new tiger monitoring protocol to be implemented
Sat, Sep 24, 2016

“During the rainy season, it was very difficult to penetrate the inaccessible areas. With rains receding, we hope to do better and on a bigger scale and a larger area,” Forest Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar told The Indian Express.

When BJP, AAP walked together for Lok Kalyan Road
Fri, Sep 23, 2016

The reason behind this change of name is that Race Course Road purportedly doesn’t go well with “Indian ethos and culture”.

Uri terror attack: They should’ve been careful, not moved about carelessly, says father of martyr blaming negligence
Tue, Sep 20, 2016

As relatives and friends thronged the Uike family’s three-room house in Omkarkheda area of Nandgaon (Khandeshwar) town, Janrao (59) said he was upset that his son decided to be a soldier against his advice.

Tribal ashram school’s 40 girl students taken on tiger safari at TATR
Sun, Sep 18, 2016

The students were treated to a three-hour safari in Chandrapur district on Saturday on the birthday of Prime Minster Narendra Modi.

Stick to four flyovers: Bombay HC to NHAI
Sat, Sep 17, 2016

The bench sought to nullify the NHAI’s contention that it would construct only three flyovers in the Nagzira-Navgaon wildlife corridor of NH-6.

Special 45-minute drama on tiger Jai to be staged on October 2 on the occasion of Wildlife Week
Sat, Sep 17, 2016

The 250 kg 7-year-old radio-collared tiger Jai has not been since anywhere since April 18 with speculation that he has been poached being rife.

Free tiger safari for Maharashtra government school students from PM Modi birthday
Sat, Sep 17, 2016

The scheme, to be launched on the birth anniversary of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on September 17, is aimed at “raising awareness about tiger and forest conservation among children”.

Baba Ramdev: Three decades of research and development behind Patanjali’s success
Mon, Oct 10, 2016

Baba Ramdev was answering a question in a ‘Meet the Press’ programme organised by the Nagpur Union of Working Journalists.

Patanjali plans to launch ‘swadeshi’ jeans
Mon, Oct 10, 2016

Baba Ramdev said though jeans is a foreign apparel, Patanjali group can do its ‘swadeshikaran'.

Amid calls for CBI probe, Gadkari, Fadnavis back land allotment to Ramdev
Sun, Sep 11, 2016

“It (the land) was allotted after three tenders in the interest of Vidarbha’s farmers. This is going to be the world’s biggest food park,” Fadnavis said.

The load of a schoolbag
Sun, Sep 11, 2016

What prompted two 12-year-olds to hold a press meet on overweight schoolbags? “For larger good,” they say; “get back to studies”, says principal.

Congress leader demands CBI probe into allotment of MIHAN land to Ramdev’s Patanjali
Sat, Sep 10, 2016

As reported earlier by The Indian Express, Patanjali won the third bid in the tender process for the food park on technical grounds since no other bid was received.

Maharashtra to follow Centre’s order, allow e-rickshaws to ply without permits
Sun, Sep 04, 2016

The state government had initially allowed e-rickshaws in Nagpur, Wardha, Amravati, Akola, Latur and Buldhana via a government resolution (GR) on August 3.