Nagpur: News

What is ISHAN, India's push for 'one nation, one airspace'

India has begun the process of consolidating its four airspace zones into a single entity in order to refine and strengthen air traffic management (ATM).

UK government deploys AI-powered robot to repair potholes

The Hertfordshire County Council in the UK has begun utilizing an artificial intelligence (AI) robot to enhance its road conditions by automatically filling potholes.

23 Sep 2023


Maharashtra: Flood-like situation in Nagpur city after heavy rains

Heavy rainfall in Nagpur city of Maharashtra for the past 24 hours has resulted in severe waterlogging in low-lying areas, PTI reported.

12 Aug 2023


BJP leader Sana Khan murder: Husband arrested, body remains missing

Sana Khan, a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader from Nagpur, Maharashtra, who went missing 10 days ago, has reportedly been murdered by her husband.

05 Aug 2023

Bombay High Court

Who is Justice Rohit Deo, and why did he resign

Justice Rohit Deo, a Bombay High Court judge, announced on Friday that he has resigned due to "personal reasons" and sent his resignation letter to President Droupadi Murmu.

06 May 2023

Air India

Scorpion bites passenger on Air India's Nagpur-Mumbai flight: Report

A passenger onboard an Air India flight from Nagpur to Mumbai was stung by a scorpion last month, an official statement from the airline revealed on Saturday.

21 Mar 2023

Nitin Gadkari

Maharashtra: Nitin Gadkari receives threat calls at Nagpur office

Union minister Nitin Gadkari's Nagpur office in Maharashtra reportedly received threat calls from an unidentified caller who allegedly demanded a Rs. 10 crore ransom.

06 Mar 2023


Nagpur: 15-year-old delivers baby after watching online videos, kills newborn

While do-it-yourself (DIY) videos online are helpful in learning various skills and overcoming several daily obstacles, they do come with many knowledge limitations.

24 Jan 2023

Madhya Pradesh

Why Dhirendra Shastri,'miraculous' head of MP's Bageshwar Dham, is trending

Dhirendra Krishna Shastri, a 26-year-old self-styled godman and head of Bageshwar Dham in Madhya Pradesh's Chhatarpur district who claims to have psychic powers, has recently made the headlines as a polarizing figure.

14 Jan 2023

Nitin Gadkari

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari receives death threat calls

An unidentified person on Saturday threatened to kill the Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari following which security around his office and home was beefed up, IANS reported.

11 Dec 2022


PM Modi flags off new Vande Bharat train in Nagpur

Prime Minister Narendra Modi officially flagged off Phase I of the Nagpur Metro rail project on Sunday.

13 Oct 2022


Maharashtra: Conflict tiger which killed 13 persons captured in Gadchiroli

The conflict tiger, CT-1, which killed 13 persons in three districts of Vidarbha region in Maharashtra over the last 10 months, was tranquilized and captured by the forest department in Gadchiroli district on Thursday.

07 Aug 2022


Nagpur: Parents kill minor daughter during 'black magic' ritual

A five-year-old girl allegedly lost her life in a black magic ceremony in Nagpur on Sunday.

16 Jun 2022


Nagpur: People throng ATM 'faultily' dispensing 5 times extra cash

People in Maharashtra's Nagpur reportedly rushed to an automated teller machine (ATM) after it started dispensing five times extra cash to customers due to a technical glitch.

09 Jun 2022

Social Media

Two 'husbands' approach cops against woman for eloping with third

Two men approached police officers at Bharosa cell, seeking their assistance in reuniting with their estranged wife.

27 Apr 2022


Top 5 tourist places near Nagpur

Nagpur, famous for its oranges, is the winter capital of Maharashtra and a proposed smart city.

03 Apr 2022


Video: Chinese rocket re-enters Earth, light-up skies over Maharashtra, MP

A blistering streak of light slashing through the night sky caught skywatchers off guard in regions of Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh on Saturday, leading them to believe it was a meteor shower.

14 Dec 2021


Nagpur woman cooks up fake gang-rape story 'to marry boyfriend'

In Nagpur, more than a thousand policemen spent five to six long hours scanning CCTV footage from across the city and questioning dozens of people.

14 Sep 2021

Boat Capsizes

Amravati: Four drown, seven missing after boat capsizes in river

Four people drowned and at least seven others were missing after their boat capsized in the Wardha river in Maharashtra's Amravati district on Tuesday, police said.

26 Aug 2021


Nagpur: Prostitution banned in red-light area for next two months

Days after imposing Section 144 of CrPC in a prominent red-light area in Nagpur in Maharashtra following complaints of open solicitation by commercial sex workers (CSWs), the police have now issued a notification banning prostitution to be carried out in that area for the next two months, an official said on Thursday.

20 Aug 2021


Afghan man deported from Nagpur has joined Taliban

An Afghan national, who was deported to Afghanistan from Nagpur in June this year after he was found staying in Nagpur illegally, has apparently joined the Taliban, and his picture holding a rifle has surfaced on social media, a senior police official said.

19 Aug 2021


Creative work will help prisoners get back to mainstream: Judge

If prisoners get involved in creative work and arts during their jail term, it will help them in changing their mindset and get back to the mainstream, Nagpur's Principal District and Sessions Judge SC More has said.

19 Aug 2021


Two brothers kill man for affair with their teenage sister

Two brothers allegedly murdered a man who was in a relationship with their teenage sister, in Nagpur city of Maharashtra on Wednesday, police said.

03 Aug 2021

Fraud Cases

Two persons duped on the pretext of doubling money

Two persons were duped of Rs. 4 lakh by fraudsters on the pretext of doubling their money using a chemical in Nagpur city of Maharashtra, police officials said on Monday.

15 Jul 2021


Maharashtra: Seven persons injured in a bus-truck collision

Seven persons traveling in a bus were injured after the driver of a truck that was running ahead of it suddenly applied brakes when a mentally ill man hurled a stone toward his vehicle near Nagpur city, a police official said on Thursday.

28 Apr 2021


85-year-old gives up hospital bed for 40-year-old, dies at home

Sending out a message of courage and sacrifice during a grim health crisis, an 85-year-old man voluntarily walked out of a Nagpur hospital asking doctors to offer his bed to a younger patient.

14 Apr 2021


COVID-19 surge stretching Nagpur GMCH doctors to the limit

Amid a massive rise in COVID-19 cases, doctors at Nagpur's premier Government Medical College and Hospital said that they were dealing with unprecedented patient numbers, stretching the health infrastructure and the efficiency levels of staff thin.

10 Apr 2021


Nagpur hospital fire: Woman patient among four dead, two critical

The fire at a private hospital in Nagpur has claimed the lives of four patients- one woman and three men- and also left two other patients critical, officials said on Saturday.

06 Apr 2021


Four booked for duping Nagpur man of Rs. 40 lakh

Police has registered a case against four persons for allegedly duping a 52-year-old Nagpur resident of Rs. 40 lakh on the pretext of providing admission to his daughter in a medical course, an official said.

26 Mar 2021


Holi and Shab-e-Barat celebrations banned in Nagpur

The civic body in Maharashtra's Nagpur city on Friday issued a notification banning Holi celebrations and Shab-e-Barat processions in public and private places amid the rise in COVID-19 cases.

12 Mar 2021


Woman arrested for killing husband who had five wives

A woman has been arrested in Nagpur for allegedly killing her husband, a police official said on Thursday.

11 Mar 2021


Maharashtra: 7-day COVID-19 lockdown in Nagpur from Monday

Nagpur city and some adjoining areas are set to go on lockdown starting March 15 (Monday), the district administration announced on Thursday.

25 Jan 2021

Bombay High Court

Groping without skin contact is not sexual assault: Bombay HC

In a controversial ruling, the Nagpur bench of the Bombay High Court observed that groping a minor's breasts without "skin-to-skin" contact doesn't qualify as sexual assault.

11 Jan 2021

Health & Wellness

Explosion in equipment could have triggered fire that killed newborns

The fire that took the lives of 10 newborn children on Saturday could have been sparked by an explosion in one of the radiant warmers kept at the Sick Newborn Care Unit (SNCU) of Bhandara District General Hospital, Maharashtra, officials involved with the probe have indicated.

09 Jan 2021


Man dies as rope around neck turns fatal during sex

A 30-year-old man died in Nagpur on Friday allegedly due to suffocation after a rope tied around his neck during sex with a woman proved to be fatal, the local police said.

11 Nov 2020

Joe Biden

Meet the Bidens in India: US President-elect's 'distant relatives'

United States President-elect Joe Biden has twice in the past mentioned having a family in India. The 77-year-old Democrat had referenced his distant relatives in 2013 during his maiden visit to India and then again in 2015.

04 Jun 2019


Nagpur woman delivers own baby as hospital staff sleeps on

In a horrible incident of negligence by officials, a 23-year-old woman had to deliver her own child with no medical assistance at a government hospital on Monday.

01 Jun 2019


GoAir employee wishes mother 'Happy Birthday' in suicide note

In a tragic incident, a 19-year-old GoAir employee allegedly killed himself in Nagpur, the police said on Friday. The deceased hung himself on his mother's birthday on Thursday afternoon, leaving behind a suicide note where he wished her a happy birthday.

16 May 2019


Nagpur: Lizard found in Haldiram's food; FDA closes outlet

In Nagpur, Maharashtra, a man allegedly found a lizard in his food while eating at an outlet of the popular restaurant chain Haldiram's, a Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) official said on Wednesday.

29 Jan 2019

Republic Day

Nagpur: Cop showers money on girls performing on R-Day, suspended

In a shocking incident, a cop in Nagpur's Nand Village was caught on camera showering notes on girls performing at a cultural function on Republic Day, Saturday.

17 Jan 2019


Wife in US, husband in Nagpur; divorce granted via WhatsApp

In a rare incident, a family court in Nagpur, Maharashtra, granted divorce to a couple through an unusual method: a WhatsApp video call, since the woman was in Michigan at the time of hearing.

09 Oct 2018


Gold medalist BrahMos engineer allegedly leaked data to ISI, arrested

On Monday, police arrested an engineer working at BrahMos Missile Research Centre in Nagpur for allegedly leaking sensitive data to Pakistan's ISI and other countries.

26 Sep 2018

Amitabh Bachchan

Amitabh to start filming for Nagraj Manjule's 'Jhund' in November

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan is all set to start working on filmmaker Nagraj Manjule's next 'Jhund' from November.

22 Aug 2018


Maharashtra: Army recruitment drive from October 23 to November 3

An Army recruitment drive for the post of soldiers will be conducted in Amravati city in east Maharashtra in October this year.

25 Jul 2018


Over 50% CBSE Class-12 students seeking re-evaluation get marks increased

There seems to be no end to CBSE's gaffes. A TOI report reveals that over half of the 9,111 Class-12 students who applied for re-evaluation this time had their marks increased.

17 Jun 2018


Maharashtra: Imprisoned farmers also got benefits of loan waiver scheme

The Maharashtra Government's mega loan waiver scheme has benefited even imprisoned farmers, said an official.

07 Jun 2018

Pranab Mukherjee

As Pranab Mukherjee readies for RSS event, daughter Sharmistha disapproves

Sharmistha Mukherjee, former president Pranab Mukherjee's daughter and a Congress leader, took to Twitter on Wednesday to express her discontent over the latter attending an RSS event in Nagpur today.

28 May 2018

Pranab Mukherjee

Pranab Mukherjee to address newly recruited RSS workers in Nagpur

The RSS has invited former President Pranab Mukherjee to address its newly recruited workers on June 7 in Nagpur.

17 Apr 2018


Ola to launch 10,000 e-rickshaws in India within 12 months

Ride hailing service Ola has announced it would add 10,000 e-rickshaws to its platform over the next 12 months.

Nagpur man arrested for raping minor daughter for three years

A 45-year-old man, who works as a school peon, has been arrested in Nagpur for allegedly raping his 13-year-old daughter for the last three years.

30 Sep 2017

Mohan Bhagwat

Vijaya Dashami Live: RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat's address

While addressing party workers on Vijay Dashami at the RSS headquarters, Nagpur, supremo Mohan Bhagwat asserted that cow protection is not a matter of religion.

10 Sep 2017


Semi-high speed rail-corridor to reduce Nagpur-Hyderabad travel-time to 3 hours

Indian Railways is planning to bring down the rail journey time between Maharashtra's Nagpur and Hyderabad to three hours from the current nine hours.