Angry over the State Bank of India (SBI) not doing enough to disburse kharif crop loan to farmers in the district, Yavatmal Collector Rajesh Deshmukh has withdrawn the accounts of seven government departments in the district from the bank. Confirming the development, Deshmukh told The Indian Express: “The SBI has done poorly in terms of […]
Rahul was addressing a sizeable crowd gathered for the meeting held on the occasion of his visit to the family of Dalit rice innovator late Dadaji Khobragade, who died on June 3 after prolonged illness at the age of 79.
Dadaji was awarded for developing eight varieties of rice, the most famous and popular among them, the HMT. He died on June 3 after a prolonged illness at the age of 79.
Dadaji Khobragade, 79, had died of complications arising out of paralysis at the Shodhgram hospital of health activists Abhay and Rani Bang in Gadchiroli.
Pranab Mukherjee at RSS headquarters: “Today I came here to pay my respect and homage to a great son of Mother India,” Mukherjee wrote in the visitor’s book at Hedgewar’s birthplace.
The current scenario shows the impunity the far-right presently enjoys in India, something that the far-left never will.
Area under ‘unapproved’ herbicide-tolerant hybrids likely to fall this year
The controversy arose last week when Maharashtra Manch convener Mohammad Faruq Sheikh requested RSS Nagpur Mahanagar Sanghchalak Rajesh Loya to host an Iftar party on the Smruti Mandir premises of the organisation.
Khobragade, 79, a resident of Nanded village in Nagbhid tahsil of Chandrapur district, is largely credited for developing the famous HMT variety of rice.
It couldn't be known if similar action was taken or would be taken against Additional Collector of Bhandara Dilip Talmale who had also issued a similar directive to SBI.
“Jobs are definitely getting created but we have to also see this against the backdrop of growing population," says Union Minister Nitin Gadkari
Gondia is only Assembly seat currently held by the Congress, rest being won by the BJP in the 2014 state polls.
Though it was NCP's Madhukar Kukde, who won against BJP's Hemant Patle by a convincing margin of 48,097 votes, the real political victor was Patole, who has since joined the Congress.
While the officials claimed that they had been told by the "higher ups" to issue the letters on May 25 (Friday), three days before Monday's polling, a complaint regarding the matter to the Election Commission by opposition leaders had stalled the directive from taking effect.
The Sangh has invited Pranab Mukherjee, former President with deep Congress roots, to its important annual event in Nagpur. What is the Sangh Shiksha Varg, and who have been chief guests earlier?
Meanwhile, RSS sources in Nagpur said Pranab Mukherjee had met RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat at least four times after leaving Rashtrapati Bhavan.
Having criticised Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s style of functioning, Nana Patole quit the BJP in December 2017, and subsequently joined the Congress.
Operating on a land, leased out by Nagpur Improvement Trust (NIT), the amusement park was slated for closure within a few days.
The five lists include one issued by Dandakaranya Special Zonal Committee from Bijapur of Chhattisgarh, which names 33 dead and mentions eight as “militia members”.
Police said that postmortem reports show that in the April 22 operation, while 16 had died of firearm injuries, four with firearm injuries had drowned and 13 had died solely due to drowning.
Writer-scholar Rana Safvi says it is imperative for Delhi to hold on to its cosmopolitan culture. Her latest book "The Forgotten Cities of Delhi" emerges at a time when there is a brazen attempt to re-write Indian history with demonisation of the Mughals.