Asif Qureshi, chairperson of the legal and human rights cell of the Congress and son of former Congress MLA Shaukat Qureshi, was recently appointed the new public prosecutor in the Nagpur District Central Cooperative Bank (NDCCB) gilt (government securities) scam case.
In a virtual speech on the occasion of Maharshi Narad Jayanti, Kumar said, "Dead bodies in Ganga were also seen in 2015 and 2017. There was no Covid-19 pandemic then. So to connect them to Covid-19 now is clearly part of an agenda."
This is the first sighting of a leopard well inside the city, and authorities suspect that sparse public movement due to lockdown may have prompted it.
On Wednesday, 86 deaths were reported from 11 districts with only Nagpur and Wardha recording deaths in double digits.
Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has directed officials to try and rehabilitate some of the villages on the periphery of the Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve (TATR) in order to increase the reserve's area to accommodate more tigers.
A former senior police officer, who spent years serving in Gadchiroli, said, "I have seen the successful parties celebrating within the four walls with sumptuous meals but this is the first time that a celebration with police band was held amid public glare."
The skirmish took place around 5.30 am in the forest at Kotmi in Etapalli, where the Naxals had gathered for a meeting.
On Wednesday, forest guard R T Chaudhary was attacked by a tiger in Saoli range in Chandrapur district, but he escaped with minor injuries.
Sanjay Paithankar, a doctor and philanthropist who settled in Dubai several decades ago, has organised oxygen concentrators and cylinders worth 2.5 lakh dollars to be shipped to Nagpur over the next 15 days.
The tigress was found to be pregnant and would have delivered four cubs in a month's time.
Reddy, an officer of the rank of Additional Principal Chief Conservator of Forest (APCCF), was arrested from his official residence in Nagpur on Thursday and has been remanded in police custody for two days.
Dabhadkar's son-in-law Amol Pachpor told The Indian Express, "I am not in a condition to talk because I was also Covid positive and what has happened is correct. There are no two opinions that he was a man of helping nature..."
Caused by a fungus called Mucorales, which is usually not known to affect humans, it is causing severe damage to patients during both treatment and after recovery, often necessitating urgent surgery to remove affected parts above the neck, according to experts.
The battle has an ideological dimension, but there is no need to overstate it or counter it with right-wing political groups.
With Maharashtra going under strict lockdown, liquor is out of bounds for consumers. Since sanitiser largely contains alcohol, the Wani incident has brought to light a new problem of addicts resorting to consuming sanitiser.
The bench of Justices Sunil Shukre and Avinash Gharote summoned top officials, including Divisional Commissioner Sanjiv Kumar, Nagpur Collector Ravindra Thakre, Municipal Commissioner Radhakrishnan B and Joint Commissioner Vijay Kose during the course of the hearings.
The forest department said it got information about the cub falling into a farm's well in Chichpalli range of Chandrapur at 8.30 am on Wednesday morning.
Fadnavis, in a statement, identified Tanmay as a “distant relative”. A close family source said Tanmay is the grandson of former MLA Shobhatai Fadnavis, who is the ex-chief minister's aunt.
The district witnessed a jump of 28 deaths in 24 hours. The district recorded 6,364 new cases on the day taking the total number of positive cases in the district to 3,29,470.
The special court had sentenced Ansari to the death sentence along with four others.
The development came on Saturday following an initiative taken by Union Transport Minister and Nagpur MP Nitin Gadkari pushing for licence to the company.
Nagpur district continued to register a high number of deaths, recording 79 on Saturday, four more than the previous high of 75 on Friday.
Commissioner of Police Amitesh Kumar said that the injection was being sold as high a price as Rs 25,000 per vial. Kumar issued a warning against those involved in the black marketing of the injection.
Nagpur district leads the table with its highest-ever toll of 74, followed by Bhandara and Yavatmal, which continue to be the next biggest hotspots, registering 22 deaths each.
Justice Bobde was speaking at the inaugural ceremony of the academic building of the Maharashtra National Law University at Nagpur.