Calling the film a “very motivational” one, Gadkari said: “I am sure it (the film) will inspire the young generation. Modi ji has raised India’s prestige in the world and has delivered corruption-free five years of rule.”
Amid speculations that he is the contender for the prime ministerial post in the Lok Sabha elections, Gadkari iterated, "I have been saying this for long now that there is no such thing. But the media has continued to speculate."
The human-wildlife conflict in Chandrapur, first documented by The Indian Express in 2007- 2008, had been growing since 2005. While there were just three deaths in Brahmapuri in 2005, the numbers have risen almost ever year since
According to Tiwari, the state government has set a target of Rs 20,000 crore for six districts of Marathwada and west Vidarbha each for this year. It is trying to ensure that all farmers get loan before June 15.
This is the second biggest incident of arson by Naxalites in Gadhchiroli. In 2016, the Naxals had burnt 80 vehicles engaged at the Lloyd Metals and Energy Limiteds iron ore mine at Surjagadh in Etapalli tahsil. Last year, in Dhanora tahsil, Naxals had burnt 18 vehicles.
This is a typical Hindutva arrogance and yet they claim they are not Hindutva supporters. That’s a hypocrisy that comes naturally to them. They have gone so much beyond the fulcrum that it is almost impossible to engage them in a civilised debate.
In Nagpur (overall 54.67 per cent voting, down from 57.12 per cent in 2014), where Union minister Nitin Gadkari is looking to retain the seat, voting in all the Assembly segments was more or less the same.
Meanwhile, in a separate incident, a suspected tiger attack on Friday left a villager dead near Pasodi village in the Kothari range of Central Chanda forest division in Maharashtra's Chandrapur district.
Before setting out on his campaign, Nitin Jairam Gadkari, Union minister, sitting MP and BJP nominee in Nagpur, and a committed RSS worker, tells journalists over breakfast at his home that the BJP is going to win more than 300 seats.
That is the verdict for this constituency from a villager in Wadegaon, in the Morgaon-Arjuni Assembly segment in the eastern corner of Vidarbha. Voting for seven constituencies in Vidarbha, including this one, will be held on April 11.
Rahul also mooted the idea of making India economically superior to China. “Why have everything made in China? My dream is that our farmers, Vidarbha’s farmers, should be able to sell their products in Chinese, Japanese and American supermarkets. Vidarbha will be at the centre of