Sushant kulkarni

Articles By Sushant kulkarni

A Murder on Animal Farm

Slain rationalists, lynchings and caste agitations figure in Marathi writer Pravin Bandekar’s new Orwellian novel, which explores the disappointments of all political change.

Ratnagiri-Sindhudurg constituency: ‘Konkan has given mangoes and cashews but is yet to reap the fruits of development’

The two districts make up the southern-most patch of the Konkan region, which has seen a traditional influence of the Sena, attributed largely to the region’s affinity towards Mumbai with scores of people from the region migrating to the financial capital for employment.

Jet Airways surrenders all operating slots from Pune, employees not paid for 1-2 months

Nearly 150 employees that the airlines has in Pune are reported to have not received their salaries for the last one or two months, just like their colleagues elsewhere.

Pune dummy candidates case: Delay in action against 75 officials ‘recruited’ through scam questioned

The CID, so far, has arrested 10 alleged racketeers and 23 serving government servants, reportedly recruited through the racket, in connection with the case. The arrested officials include education officers, tribal development officers, clerks, among others.

Dummy candidates case: Delay in action against 75 officials ‘recruited’ through scam questioned

The CID, so far, has arrested 10 alleged racketeers and 23 serving government servants, reportedly recruited through the racket, in connection with the case.

CBI probes email that falsely accused Pune firm of inking contract with Chinese company

The internal vigilance report of the BIS, which has made parts of the RC with the CBI, says it needs to be probed whether an “insider” played a role in generating a false complaint against the Pune-based company.

Mission Shakti: DRDO labs in Pune played a key role in successful test-fire of BMD Interceptor

The Research and Development Establishment (Engineers), known as R&DE and based at Dighi in Pune, developed the ground system for the ASAT.

Army chief seeks regular exercises with African nations to ‘foster friendship, learn from each other’

The 17 participating nations were Benin, Botswana, Egypt, Ghana, Kenya, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe. The Indian contingent was represented by Maratha Light Infantry’s Jangi Paltan.

The Man Who Made Us Laugh

In his birth centenary year, a biopic riles followers of one of Maharashtra’s greatest cultural icons — Pu La Deshpande.

India should not hold talks with Pak till captured pilot is released: IAF veteran who escaped PoW camp

"The time as a PoW can also be terrible. While the top military leaders lay down the broad policy, how the captured soldiers are treated is finally up to the local commander,” Parulkar told The Indian Express

Former IAF chief AY Tipnis: Use of air assets a change in policy, upgrade in India response

The strikes, Former Chief of Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal A Y Tipnis said, are “a brilliant, well-planned action and unequivocal message that there is a limit to India’s tolerance.

Over a month after Kerch Strait ship fire, wait continues for families of missing sailors

For the families of the six missing, two of whom are from Maharashtra, this has been a period of agonising wait, as the officials of the Directorate General of Shipping are saying the six sailors are still “missing”.

6-year-old boy rescued from borewell after 17 hours, NDRF team hails his ‘tenacity and patience’

The NDRF team had started digging a parallel pit around 8 pm on Wednesday night to take out the boy, around 4 hours after he accidentally fell into the uncovered borewell.

In J&K, external drivers overwhelm internal influences: Lt Gen Saini

Lt Gen Saini was speaking on the sidelines of the Investiture Ceremony of the Southern Command, during which medals for gallant operations and distinguished service were awarded to officers and soldiers, and best-performing units were given citations.

Police recruitment: Change in format—Now, written test to be held before physical exams

Meanwhile, a large number of aspirants who are preparing for police recruitment tests have said they will be going on a hunger strike next week against the “sudden changes” that have been introduced.

Team from Pune’s Institute of IED Management to help Pulwama attack probe

A three-member team from the institute, located at Talegaon in Pune, will conduct the probe, look into the explosive materials used in the attack and the way it was executed.

Sachin Andure, Sharad Kalaskar shot and killed Narendra Dabholkar: CBI

Both Andure and Kalaskar are from Aurangabad. Kalaskar was first arrested in August last year by the state Anti-Terrorism Squad in connection with the Nallasopara arms and explosives haul case.

Mohsin Shaikh murder: HRS leader booked for taking part in rally

Prime accused violated signed undertaking; cops to submit bail cancellation plea.

Elgaar Parishad case: Teltumbde arrested, released; court says action illegal, contempt of SC

The union has also supported the arrested activists over the last one year, claiming that they were being targeted for voicing their opinion against the government.

Brought for sale to Pune, pangolin seized, cops probe ‘racket’ to smuggle protected animal

Two of the eight subspecies of the animal are found in India. The animal has been given a protected status, as per the Schedule I of the Wildlife Protection Act in the country.