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2 women among 5 Maoists killed in Gadchiroli

Nagpur |ย At least five Maoists, including two women were gunned down after two encounters with the security forces in the deep forests of Khobramendha in Gadchiroli, officials said here on Monday. The first encounter took place when the Gadchiroli Police’s C-60 Commandos team was engaged in a search and combing operation on Saturday morning, culminating […]

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Bombay HC: Unzipping pants, holding minor’s hand not ‘sexual assault’

Nagpur:ย The Bombay High Court (Nagpur Bench) has ruled that “unzipping pants or holding a minor’s hand” does not amount to ‘sexual assault’ under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, 2012. This came on the original complaint filed by a woman who came to her home one afternoon and found the accused with […]

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Tourists can now peek inside 150-year-old Yerwada jail in Pune

Nagpur (Maharashtra):ย In a unique initiative, the Maharashtra government has decided to throw open important prisons in the state for ‘jail tourism’, starting January 26 with the historic Yerwada Central Jail, Pune, on its 150th anniversary, Home Minister Anil Deshmukh said here on Saturday. Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray will launch the initiative on Republic Day in […]

2 more COVID-19 cases in Nagpur, total 16 in Maharashtra

Nagpur (Maharashtra):ย Two persons have tested positive for COVID-19 in Nagpur, taking the total number of cases in Maharashtra to 16, a health official said here on Friday. The two were among those who came in ‘first contact’ with one patient already found positive here three days ago. They are admitted to Mayo Hospital for treatment […]

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Police action on campuses like Jallianwala Bagh: Uddhav

Nagpur: In sharp condemnation, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Tuesday likened the police action on Jamia Millia Islamia campus in Delhi with the Jallianwala Bagh massacre. He also said the students are like “yuva bombs” and called upon the Centre to refrain from handling the students in this manner. Thackeray’s statement came after many […]

Nagpur: Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar addresses a press conference in Nagpur on Nov 15, 2019. (Photo: IANS)

Sena-NCP-Congress government will last full term: Sharad Pawar

Nagpur:ย Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) President Sharad Pawar asserted on Friday that the proposed Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress government will be formed soon and serve its full five-year term. While speaking with media persons, he dismissed the possibility of holding mid-term elections in the state, which is now under President’s Rule. “The three parties sincerely want to form […]

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Gadkari confirms ‘Not returning’ to state politics, says political impasse in Mah to resolve soon

Nagpur:ย Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari has ruled out any possibility of his returning to state politics and said the political impasse in Maharashtra would be soon resolved, here on Thursday. “I am in Delhi… There is no question of my returning to state politics. The political crisis in the state will be resolved soon,” Gadkari […]