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Saturday, February 29, 2020

Vivek Deshpande

Associate Editor

Maharashtra: College staff suspended for making girl students take pledge against ‘love marriage’
Thu, Feb 27, 2020

On February 14, protesting the action against their teachers, students of Mahila Kala Mahavidyalaya sat on a dharna at Chandur Railway station.

Manuvaad will end only with ban on RSS: Bhim Army chief
Sun, Feb 23, 2020

After Nagpur police had refused permission for the rally, the Nagpur bench of Bombay High Court had given permission for it on the condition that the workers’ meet should not be turned into a “political” event.

We believe in Constitution, RSS believes in Manusmriti, says Bhim Army chief
Sun, Feb 23, 2020

After Nagpur police had refused permission for the rally, the Nagpur bench of Bombay High Court had given permission for it on the condition that the workers’ meet should not be turned into a “political” event.

Don’t fire from others’ shoulders, come fight elections: Chandrashekhar Azad dares RSS chief
Sat, Feb 22, 2020

Asserting that the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and National Register of Citizens was the agenda of the RSS, Azad urged the state government to declare that it was against it, warning that if it does not do so, agitations would continue to increase.

Bombay HC grants ‘conditional permission’ to Bhim Army to hold meeting in Nagpur
Fri, Feb 21, 2020

The Court's direction came on a petition filed by the Bhim Army's Nagpur district unit chief Prafulla Shende against the refusal by city police to grant permission to hold the programme at Reshimbag ground.

Denying nod to Bhim Army meet suppression of fundamental right, rules Bombay HC
Fri, Feb 21, 2020

Bhim Army founder Chandrashekhar Azad, who is scheduled to address the meet, is likely to address issues like the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) and the National Register of Citizens (NRC).

Supreme Court reserves judgment in Devendra Fadnavis poll affidavit case
Wed, Feb 19, 2020

Fadnavis had moved the Supreme Court last month against its judgment on his previous plea that had quashed an order of the Bombay High Court’s Nagpur bench exonerating Fadnavis for not mentioning two criminal cases in his affidavit.

‘Nationalism not an Indian concept’: RSS Joint Gen Secretary Manmohan Vaidya
Sat, Feb 15, 2020

"Bharat is often described as a country of diverse cultures. The right description should be India is a culture that celebrates diversity. That's because India is basically a country with a spiritual base," Vaidya said.

Day before Valentine’s Day: 40 college girls administered oath against love marriage
Sat, Feb 15, 2020

In a discussion held by teachers of the varsity titled 'Challenges before youths', 40 of the 100 students participating in the National Service Camp (NSS) took the oath.

Irrigation scam: ACB books 7 members of Sancheti family
Fri, Feb 14, 2020

Along with the Sanchetis, the ACB has also booked members of the Thakkar family from Mumbai.

Irrigation scam: ACB files 14 FIRs in Nagpur, Amravati
Thu, Feb 13, 2020

While seven FIRs were lodged in Nagpur, the rest were registerted in Amravati. The Nagpur Special Investigation Team (SIT) has so far lodged 27 cases and the ACB unit in Amravati 11.

Hinganghat woman lecturer, set on fire by man, succumbs to injuries
Tue, Feb 11, 2020

Hinganghat: medical bulletin issued by Orange City Hospital and Research Centre confirmed that Ankita Pisudde from Hinganghat could not be revived and was declared dead at 6.55 am.

Maharashtra: Wardha lecturer set ablaze put on ventilator
Sun, Feb 09, 2020

Lecturer Ankita Pisudde, who had suffered 40 per cent burns, had suffered severe damage to her windpipe, causing her acute respiratory problem.

Wardha woman set ablaze ‘very critical’: Locals hold protest march, demand exemplary punishment for accused
Wed, Feb 05, 2020

Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has announced that the state government would bear entire expenses of the victim's treatment.

Death of tigress T19: Forest staff held for shifting carcass to MP’s Khawasa range
Mon, Feb 03, 2020

A press note issued by Seoni Conservator of Forest, P P Titare, said, “Investigation showed that there were marks of a bullock-cart on the spot and no signs of any injury on the tigress’ body and no froth seen oozing out of its mouth. It led to suspicion that the tigress might have died elsewhere."

Maharashtra: Two leopards, as many sloth bears electrocuted in Chandrapur
Sun, Feb 02, 2020

The animals, officials said, were allegedly electrocuted by wires laid by poachers to catch herbivores found on the institute that is located in the proximity of Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve (TATR) on its western end.

Two leopards, sloth bears electrocuted at Maharashtra ordinance factory
Sat, Feb 01, 2020

The Chandrapur Ordnance Factory covers a vast forest area which is home to a variety of wildlife, including leopards. There have been several occassions when even tigers were spotted in the factory area, owing to its proximity to the Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve (TATR).

Five Naxals arrested in Maharashtra’s Gadchiroli
Wed, Jan 29, 2020

"The arrests were made by our commandos following an encounter near Permilbhatti, the last village on Maharashtra-Chhattisgarh border on Tuesday morning around 9.30 am," Superintendent of Police Shailesh Balkawde said.

Nandur Madhmeshwar wetland becomes Maharashtra’s first Ramsar sites
Wed, Jan 29, 2020

As for biological diversity, the wetland houses 536 species of aquatic and terrestrial plants, eight mammal species, 265 bird species, 24 fresh water fish species and 41 butterfly species.

Maharashtra: Tigress ordered to be captured kills woman in Chandrapur district
Sun, Jan 26, 2020

Chandrapur Chief Conservator of Forest Rama Rao said a team of forest officials was trying to locate the tigress ever since a capture order was issued on January 10, but had not been able to locate it.