Melghat

  • Maharashtra: Thousands continue to suffer from malnutrition October 3, 2012

    Mumbai: As the nation remembers Mahatma Gandhi on his birth anniversary, there is a shame for the India he fought for. CNN-IBN travelled to Maharashtra's malnutrition capital Melghat, where thousands of kids continue to suffer from malnutrition. In June 2012, Surjabai Tota, 18 years of age and weiging just 28...
  • Shall talk to CM on Melghat malnutrition: Sule November 11, 2011

    Supriya Sule seeks a special package for Melghat after CNN-IBN exposed the extreme malnutrition in the area. ...
  • Maharashtra: CM admits malnutrition crisis October 22, 2011

    Mumbai: The political class is finally waking up to the plight of dying children after CNN-IBN put the spotlight on India's starvation district, Maharashtra's Melghat. The wails of 3 year old baby Kusum and hundreds like her from Maharashtra's dark corner, Melghat finding resonance. A day after CNN IBN reported...
  • NCP writes to PM over deaths due to malnutrition October 22, 2011

    Melghat: Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) MP Supriya Sule has written to the Prime Minister urging him to put malnutrition on the top of the government's agenda. She has also decided to visit Melghat, which is now being called India's starvation district. The top priority is to tackle the lack of human...
  • Is malnutrition India's worst kept secret? October 21, 2011

    Melghat in Amravti district in Maharashtra has been losing more than one child a day for the last 20 years to malnutrition. ...
  • Tiger reserves or poaching parks? May 24, 2007

    Melghat Tiger Reserve (Maharashtra): One of the biggest reasons given by the Wildlife Institute of India for the drastic decline in the number of tigers is poaching. In the Melghat Tiger Reserve on the Maharashtra-Madhya Pradesh border, steel traps are often laid for the big catch. “We lay a trap for...
  • Impact: Minister promises action February 25, 2007

    New Delhi: Following an expose by CNN-IBN's special investigation team about tiger poaching in Melghat tiger reserve on the Maharashtra-Madhya Pradesh border, the Maharashtra Forest Minister, Babanrao Pachpute has promised action against the erring. “We take this report seriously. We will start a new campaign. When you kill a man...
  • Tiger reserve, poachers sanctuary February 25, 2007

    Melghat Tiger Reserve (Maharashtra): Dreaded poacher Sansar Chand may have been behind bars but poaching continues unabated in India despite the Prime Minister’s direct intervention. CNN-IBN's special investigation team travelled to the Melghat tiger reserve which is on the Maharashtra-Madhya Pradesh border to find out how poaching is killing India's pride,...