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  • Nitin Gadkari violates law, rides scooter without helmet: Digvijaya Singh 21 hours 32 minutes ago

    Nagpur: Senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Saturday hit out at Union Minister Nitin Gadkari for riding a scooter without a helmet. Gadkari was driving to Sangh building in Mahal in eastern part of Nagpur to meet Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat. Singh tweeted, "Gadkari violates the Law...
  • Nitin Gadkari meets RSS chief Bhagwat in Nagpur, suspense continues over Maharashtra CM Yesterday

    Nagpur: As the suspense over the chief minister of Maharashtra continues, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari met Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat in Nagpur on Saturday. The meeting comes in the wake of reports that the RSS has endorsed party's Maharashtra President Devendra Fadanavis for chief minister's post. Trouble has...
  • Hindus must celebrate all festivals, respect others' faith: RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat October 3, 2014

    Nagpur: On the occasion of Dusshehra, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat addressed cadres at Sangh headquarters in Nagpur on Friday. Bhagwat lauded the athletes winning laurels in the Incheon Asian Games. He was also all praise about Prime Minister Narendra Modi's recent US trip. "PM Modi's visit to the...
  • BJP is not against any community, says Nitin Gadkari October 3, 2014

    Chandrapur: Union Minister for Transport and Rural Development Nitin Gadkari on Thursday said the BJP is for development with true national spirit and is not against any community as projected by rival political parties. Gadkari was in the city to campaign for BJP candidates Sudhir Mungatiwar and Nana Shamkule who are...
  • Nagpur, Pune airports have scanners to detect Ebola: Centre September 25, 2014

    Mumbai: The Union Government informed the Bombay High Court on Thursday that it has provided thermal image scanners at Nagpur and Pune airports to screen passengers from African countries for possible Ebola infection. Scanners were shifted from Hyderabad and Goa airports to Nagpur and Pune airports, counsel for the Central...
  • Maharashtra Assembly Polls: Six aspirants file nominations in Nagpur on Wednesday September 24, 2014

    Nagpur: Six poll aspirants on Wednesday filed nomination papers in Nagpur district for the October 15 Assembly elections, an official release said. Madhukar Mankar of CPI from Katol seat, Pramod Dhole of MNS from Saoner constituency, Ratnakala Umredkar of NCP from Nagpur Central filed the nominations. Vaibhav Pandav from Nagpur...
  • Provide Ebola detection facilities at Pune, Nagpur airports: Bombay HC September 10, 2014

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Wednesday directed Maharashtra Government to provide medical screening facilities at Pune and Nagpur airports to detect Ebola virus among passengers arriving from affected countries, on the lines of existing amenities at Mumbai and Delhi airports. The direction was given by a bench headed by Justice...
  • Maharashtra government sanctions Rs 113crore grant for Ambedkar Centre September 9, 2014

    Mumbai: Maharashtra cabinet on Tuesday sanctioned a grant of Rs 113.74 crore for the Babasaheb Ambedkar Convention Centre project at Nagpur. The state government had already sanctioned Rs 22 crore for the Centre, being built as part of the Vidarbha development programme, an official said after the cabinet meeting. State Chief...
  • Nagpur: 8yearold kidnapped boy dead, 2 arrested September 3, 2014

    Nagpur: An eightyearold boy named Yug Chandak, who went missing two days ago, was found dead in a drain in Nagpur on Wednesday. The body was recovered with severe head injuries and two accused in the case have been arrested, but not before angry locals protested outside a local police...
  • Nagpur: 8yearold abducted boy found dead, 2 arrested September 3, 2014

    Nagpur: An eightyearold boy, who went missing two days ago, was found dead in a drain in Nagpur on Wednesday. The body was recovered with severe head injuries and two accused in the case have been arrested. The eightyearold was the son of a prominent local dentist who was kidnapped two...
  • Naidu tried to persuade Maharashtra CM to attend Modi's Nagpur event August 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Union Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu had tried to persuade Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan to attend Thursday's foundation laying ceremony of Nagpur Metro. Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone of Nagpur Metro project. The event was boycotted by Chavan after he was booed at last Saturday's...
  • Nagpur: Congress workers wave black flags at PM, detained August 21, 2014

    Nagpur: The Nagpur Police on Thursday detained some Congress workers after they waved black flags at the Prime Minister's convoy. PM Narendra Modi was in Nagpur to lay the foundation stone for a Metro station when the incident happened. The protest by Congress workers stems from recent incidents whereby supporters of...
  • Maharashtra CM Chavan to skip PM Modi's event in Nagpur on Thursday August 20, 2014

    New Delhi: Once bitten, twice shy the adage seems fit for Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan who has decided to skip Prime Minister Narendra Modi's function in Nagpur on Thursday. Chavan was hooted down during a public event in Solapur last week when he shared the stage with the...
  • Centre approves Nagpur Metro August 20, 2014

    New Delhi: Centre on Wednesday approved the 38.215 km long Nagpur Metro project at an estimated cost of Rs 8,680 crore. The project will be funded on equal sharing of cost basis between the state and the Centre with the latter contributing Rs 155 cr as equity and subordinate debt. Nagpur...
  • Cabinet clears 'Digital India' project, seeks to provide all services online August 20, 2014

    New Delhi: The Cabinet on Wednesday cleared the ambitious Digital India project which aims to provide all services on Internet and bring even the remotest parts of India on the emap. Under the project, the government plans to put healthcare, property and other records like birth and death certificates online. Sources also...
  • CBI registers fresh case in coal scam August 8, 2014

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation on Friday registered a fresh case against a Nagpurbased company for alleged irregularities in the allocation of coal block during the NDA regime in 2003. CBI sources said a case of criminal conspiracy and cheating has been registered against Gondwana Ispat Limited and its...
  • Railways to run special train between SantragachiRajkot 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 250 pm and will reach Rajkot third day (Wednesday) at 830 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, Nagpurbased 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 Nagpurbased 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 IT 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...