Nagpur

  • Railways to run special train between Santragachi-Rajkot June 12, 2014

    Nagpur: The Railways will run special trains between Santragachi and Rajkot stations to clear the summer rush. Accordingly train number 02849 will depart from Santragachi on June 16, 23, 30 (Mondays) at 2-50 pm and will reach Rajkot third day (Wednesday) at 8-30 am on June 17, 24 and July 1....
  • Sri Sri Ravishankar to be chief guest at RSS function May 30, 2014

    Nagpur: Spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravishankar would be the chief guest at the concluding function of RSS's annual third year training camp, currently underway in Nagpur. RSS joint general secretary Krishna Gopal today told reporters that while Ravishankar would be the chief guest, the organisation's supremo Mohan Bhagwat would deliver the main...
  • Coal scam: CBI files 20th FIR, Nagpur-based company booked May 23, 2014

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday filed its 20th FIR in the coal scam. The case was registered against a Nagpur-based company, M/s Jayaswal Neco Industries. Sources said that the unknown public servants have also been booked. The case has been filed under criminal conspiracy, cheating and...
  • Big relief for Gadkari as RTI reveals no I-T probe pending against him May 12, 2014

    New Delhi: In a big relief to former Bharatiya Janata Party president Nitin Gadkari, an RTI application reveals there is no Income Tax probe pending against him. Gadkari had to lose his chair as the BJP chief after the Income Tax department alleged forgery in his company Purti Power and Sugar...
  • Bride and groom cast votes on their wedding day in Nagpur April 10, 2014

    Nagpur: A young couple pushed their wedding back by a few hours, just so that they could go and vote. After casting her vote, the Bride said, "Today is my wedding day but I have decided to come and cast my vote first. A new government is needed so voting...
  • RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat casts his vote in Nagpur April 10, 2014

    RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat casts his vote for Lok Sabha elections in Nagpur. When asked if there was a Modi wave in the country, he refused to answer. ...
  • Election Yatra: Battle for Nagpur April 7, 2014

    Just days to go before 2014 Lok Sabha elections, CNN-IBN's Smitha Nair visits Nagpur to find out the views of the voters on the candidates from their constituency where former BJP chief Nitin Gadkari will contest against Congress's Vilas Muttemwar and AAP's Anjali Damania. Nagpur is set to vote on...
  • Election Yatra: 3-cornered contest between BJP, AAP, Congress in Nagpur April 7, 2014

    Nagpur: RSS's political offshoot BJP is all set for the Lok Sabha battle in Nagpur. Former BJP chief Nitin Gadkari will contest against Congress's Vilas Muttemwar and AAP's Anjali Damania. Nitin Gadkari, however, faces a formidable challenge in the Lok Sabha polls. So far, only in 1996 elections had the BJP...
  • Nagpur: Policeman suspended for brutally hitting 65-year-old woman April 6, 2014

    Nagpur: Nagpur Police on Sunday suspended Assistant sub-inspector for allegedly brutally hitting a 65-year-old woman while he was clearing the road for Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan's convoy. An inquiry has been ordered by Nagpur Police Commissioner and it will be headed by a DCP rank officer. The policeman dragged the...
  • MNS was close to reaching a deal with BJP, hints Nitin Gadkari March 28, 2014

    Days after the Bharatiya Janata Party-Shiv Sena alliance trouble, BJP leader Nitin Gadkari has now hinted that Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray was very close to signing a deal with the BJP. Speaking to CNN-IBN, Gadkari stopped short of saying that with Shiv Sena's strong displeasure, the talks with...
  • Coal scam: CBI files 2 more FIRs, carries out raids in four cities March 27, 2014

    New Delhi: The CBI filed two more FIRs in the coal blocks allocation scam case. The first FIR was filed against the owner of Central Collieries Company Limited in Nagpur and unknown public servants and the other was filed against the promoter and the director of Prakash Industries in Delhi...
  • Gadkari a 'broker', says Kejriwal while campaigning for Damania March 14, 2014

    Nagpur: Aam Aadmi Party convenor Arvind Kejriwal who is under severe criticism for his attack on media lashed out at former BJP president Nitin Gadkari during his rally in Nagpur on Friday evening. Kejriwal who is touring Maharashtra ahead of Lok Sabha elections called Gadkari a 'broker'. Nitin Gadkari is BJP's...
  • After dinner with AAP donors, Kejriwal to hold roadshow in Nagpur March 14, 2014

    New Delhi: After his much talked about roadshow in Mumbai, Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal will campaign in Nagpur on Friday for the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. Kejriwal is scheduled to lead a roadshow in all six assembly constituencies in Nagpur Lok Sabha area. He is also expected...
  • Arvind Kejriwal cancels Vidarbha rallies citing ill health March 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal has cancelled his scheduled rallies in Vidarbha on Thursday citing ill health. However, he is expected to go to Nagpur on Thursday evening for the charity fund raiser. The entry for Kejriwal's fund raising dinner at a luxury hotel in Sardar in...
  • Maharashtra: Another AAP LS candidate Anjali Damania detained February 22, 2014

    Nagpur: Police on Saturday night detained AAP leader and the party's nominee for Nagpur Lok Sabha constituency, Anjali Damania and about 40 other party workers after they staged a protest at NCP's office in Ganesh Peth area in Nagpur. Damania and AAP workers this evening went to the NCP office in...
  • TV show 'Desh Ki Beti Nandini' to go off air soon? February 21, 2014

    Mumbai: If grapevine is to be believed, TV show 'Desh Ki Beti Nandini' is likely to go off air soon. The reason is yet to be disclosed. After a short run of just five months, the Sony Entertainment Television show will go off air in April, said a source from the...
  • Cabinet has cleared metro for Nagpur: Prithviraj Chavan January 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Wednesday said that the Cabinet had cleared a metro proposal for Nagpur. A special purpose vehicle will be set up for the project. The state government had consulted the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) about the metro service in Nagpur. It was...
  • Sonia to launch Rajiv Gandhi health scheme expansion in Nagpur November 12, 2013

    Nagpur: Congress President Sonia Gandhi will launch expansion of a pro-poor health scheme named after former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi, here on November 21. "She (Sonia) will address a public rally and launch the scheme better known as 'Rajiv Gandhi Jeevandayaini Yojna', a flagship programme of the Congress-led UPA government, from...
  • Don't know what is a good bowling performance now, says Dhoni October 30, 2013

    Nagpur: In the backdrop of more than 300 runs being scored on an average in an innings in the ongoing seven-match ODI series against Australia, Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Wednesday said it was now difficult to determine what's a good bowling performance. "I honestly don't know what's a good...
  • Australia high on confidence ahead of 6th ODI: Bailey October 29, 2013

    Nagpur: With pressure squarely on India to stay alive in the seven-match ODI series, Australian skipper George Bailey on Tuesday looked relaxed and said that the visitors were going into the penultimate game here high on confidence. Australia are currently leading 2-1 and needed just one more victory to clinch the...
  • We don't want to wait for final game to clinch series: Doherty October 28, 2013

    Nagpur: Australia are extremely keen to wrap up the seven-game ODI series here on Wednesday itself by winning the penultimate match in Jamtha and take an unassailable lead, left-arm spinner Xavier Doherty said on Monday. "We have come here to win this game and we're not worried too much about Bangalore...
  • School headmistress booked for burying mid-day meal rice September 5, 2013

    Nagpur: A case of misappropriation of mid-day meal scheme has come to light in the city where a school headmistress allegedly buried 400 kgs rice meant for the scheme for monetary gain. On getting information that a section of the school management buried rice for alleged monetary gains, police Tuesday dug...
  • Indian-American Swati Dandekar announces her candidacy for Iowa's 1st Congressional district September 2, 2013

    Indian-American Swati Dandekar of Democratic Party has announced her candidacy for the 1st Congressional district of Iowa. Dandekar is a former Iowa legislator representing the Marion area in the Iowa House of Representatives from 2003 to 2009 and in the Iowa Senate from 2009 to 2011. From 2011 until recently she served...
  • Sexual assault case: Asaram's ashram in Nagpur vandalised August 28, 2013

    Nagpur: The ashram of self-styled godman Asaram were ransacked by activists of Bhimsena in Nagpur on Wednesday. The activists, numbering around 25 or so, ransacked the offices and shops at Asaram Bapu Ashram at Fetari District. One of the activists was caught by Asaram follower. Five motorcycles used by the attackers...
  • Fake currency racket busted in Nagpur; two arrested August 28, 2013

    Nagpur: A fake currency racket was busted in Nagpur and two brothers were arrested after counterfeit worth Rs 1.85 lakh were recovered from them, police said on Wednesday. The duo - Salman Khan Haroon Khan (21) and his brother Farooq Khan (32) - were apprehended from Mini Mata Nagar, a slum...
  • 25-year-old unemployed youth arrested for father's murder August 13, 2013

    A 25-year-old unemployed youth was arrested on Monday for allegedly bludgeoning to death his 59-year-old father at their house following an argument, police said. Harish Keshav Wasnik (59), a retired lecturer from Arts College in Nagpur, was found murdered on August 10. Police had initially registered a case of robbery and...
  • More than 15,000 people displaced in Nagpur floods August 3, 2013

    Nagpur: About 472 families were affected and 15,191 persons were displaced in the district in Nagpur district due to the recent floods, district authorities said on Saturday. District Collector Saurabh Rao who gave this information to Nagpur Guardian Minister Shivajirao Moghe during a review meeting also said that a...
  • Nagpur: Maharajbagh Zoo giving away tigers for adoption for Rs 1 lakh July 23, 2013

    Nagpur: Move over cats and dogs, animal lovers can now adopt wild animal like tigers, leopards, jackals and monkeys lodged at the Maharajbagh Zoo in Nagpur for a fee. The zoo, which has often received flak for its management of animals, is launching this programme with a total of 356...
  • Narendra Modi visits Puri temple, to meet RSS chief in Nagpur July 16, 2013

    Puri: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday visited the Jagannath temple in Puri in Odisha. "I have come to seek the blessings of Lord Jagannath. People of Odisha have contributed to Gujarat's growth," Modi said. Modi will also meet Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat in Nagpur on Tuesday and...
  • Businessman arrested for uploading his wife's porn video clip July 1, 2013

    Nagpur: A city businessman has been arrested for allegedly shooting pornographic video clips of his own wife and uploading them on to a social media website, police said on Monday. Incidentally, his wife had filed a domestic violence case against him last year, which had prompted businessman Dharmendra Jain, to shift...