Tag: Maharashtra

Maoists blast police vehicle in Gadchiroli district of Maharashtra: 15 security personnel, 1 civilian killed

Newsroom24x7 Network Mumbai: Maoists, also called the naxalites, today inflicted huge casualties by blasting an improvised explosive device (IED) and killing at least 16 persons, including 15 members of the Quick Response Team (QRT) of Gadchiroli police and a driver, in the naxalite affected Gadchiroli district of Maharashtra. The blast was triggered by the naxalites

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Quota for Marathas: Present system of reservation causing reverse discrimination

Newsroom24x7 Network Mumbai: The Maharashtra State Assembly and legislative Council have passed a Bill to grant 16 per cent reservation in jobs and admissions in academic institutions to the Marathas. This raises the percentage of quota for SCs/STs and other backward classes (OBCs)  in Maharashtra from 52 to 68 per cent, which is against the

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Tiger warrior rubbishes “Unchaining Tiger Tourism”

Sybelle Foxcroft Some of the dead tiger cubs found when the Tiger Temple was raided by Thailand’s Department of National Parks (DNP). At this time, some writers of the report “Unchaining Tiger Tourism” were working inside the Tiger Temple and their own tigers were being slaughtered by the killers. Opinion – Without bias I just

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Inward Remittances: Kerala, Maharashtra and Karnataka receive the maximum; MP is a lower rung State

Lalit Shastri Kerala, Maharashtra, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu together received 58.7 per cent of total inward remittances in 2016-17. The central Indian State of Madhya Pradesh, being ruled continuously by the BJP for last 15 years, is ranked 15th in terms State-wise share in Inward Remittances during 2016-17. Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan

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CBI arrests Assistant Manager of Western Coalfields Limited in a bribery case

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested an Assistant Manager of Western Coalfields Limited posted at Murpar in Chandrapur district of Maharashtra for demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs. 5000 from a complainant. A case was registered against the Assistant Manager of Western Coalfields Limitedunder Section 7 of Prevention of

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International Tiger Day and the Tale of Tumbling Tiger Numbers

Newsroom24x7 Staff As we observe the International Tiger Day on July 29, what stares everyone in the face is the rising number of tiger deaths across different parts of the country this year. Madhya Pradesh presents the worst scenario with 19 tiger deaths against the total mortality figure of 59 in the country between January 1

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Shiv Sena decides to contest by itself in upcoming KDMC polls

Newsroom24x7 Desk Mumbai : The KDMC polls scheduled in the first week of November might see Shiv Sena poised against BJP during the election of Kalyan and Dombiville Municipal Corporation polls, which presently is shared by Sen-BJP in an alliance. This came in as an aftermath of what can be termed as difference of opinion

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Maharashtra CID arrests NCP MLA Ramesh Kadam

Newsroom24x7 Desk Mumbai: Maharashtra CID has arrested National Congress Party (NCP) MLA Ramesh Kadam on corruption charges based on an FIR lodged against him in July on a case concerning misappropriation of funds. Kadam is the Chairman of Annabhau Sathe Mahamandal, located at Dahisar, a corporation from which Kadam has been alleged to have swindled

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Chouhan wants proper utilisation of Madhya Pradesh properties in other States

Newsroom24x7 Desk Mumbai: Chief Minister of the Indian State of Madhya Pradesh Shivraj Singh Chouhan has underscored the need to collect details and maintain properties owned by his State but are located in other States of the country. Chouhan has asserted that the Madhya Pradesh owned properties should be reconstructed if necessary and properly utilized. He

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Justice Madan B Lokur lays stress on collective efforts to improve lives of children

Newsroom24x7 Desk Bhopal: A two day Regional Round Table Conference on Effective Implementation of Law relating to Juvenile Justice commenced here today. This regional conference is being organised by Supreme Court Committee and High court Committee on Juvenile Justice; hosted by High Court of Madhya Pradesh, Department of Women and Child Development, Government of Madhya

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State Governments offering to sell 10 year securities

Newsroom24x7 Desk Mumbai, Feb. 6: Thirteen State Governments have offered to sell 10 year securities by way of auction for an aggregate amount of Rs. 11,620 crore at Face Value. The states offering to sell 10 year securities by auction to raise between  Rs. 1000 crore to Rs. 1500 crore are Gujarat, Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya

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Van Vihar National Park in Bhopal becomes second home for endangered Barasingha

Lalit Shastri The wildlife Wing of Madhya Pradesh forest department, with active participation of the Kanha Tiger Reserve and Bhopal’s Van Vihar National Park staff has achieved major success by relocating 7 of the hard ground central Indian barasingha from Kanha to Van Vihar. This is a significant step towards conservation of the ground swamp

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