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Groping without skin contact is not sexual assault: Bombay HC

25 Jan 2021

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.

Explosion in equipment could have triggered fire that killed newborns

11 Jan 2021

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.

Man dies as rope around neck turns fatal during sex

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.

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

11 Nov 2020

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.

NCP-Congress-Sena will complete full term in Maharashtra, says Sharad Pawar

15 Nov 2019

NCP-Congress-Sena will complete full term in Maharashtra, says Sharad Pawar

NCP boss Sharad Pawar is confident the post-poll alliance with Shiv Sena will work, and the government which will be formed will complete five years.

3rd T20I, India vs Bangladesh: Records that could be scripted

09 Nov 2019

3rd T20I, India vs Bangladesh: Records that could be scripted

The Indian cricket team is all set to face Bangladesh in the T20I series decider on Sunday in Nagpur.

Lynching a "western construct" being used to "defame" India: Bhagwat

08 Oct 2019

Lynching a "western construct" being used to "defame" India: Bhagwat

In his Vijay Dashami speech at an event in Nagpur, Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) Chief Mohan Bhagwat called lynching a "western construct". He also said the term should not be used in the Indian context to "defame" the country.

No Taapsee, mocking a tragedy isn't 'sarcastic', it's plain insensitive

16 Jul 2019

No Taapsee, mocking a tragedy isn't 'sarcastic', it's plain insensitive

It seems Bollywood celebrities have stopped putting any thought whatsoever into their tweets. And the latest one to do so is Taapsee Pannu.

#LoveIsLove: Pride parades across India since the first in 1999

05 Jun 2019

#LoveIsLove: Pride parades across India since the first in 1999

The month of June marks the Pride month to commemorate the 1969 Stonewall riots, which triggered the Pride movement globally. While Pride marches started off as early as 1970 in the United States, India had its first only in 1999.

Nagpur woman delivers own baby as hospital staff sleeps on

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.

GoAir employee wishes mother 'Happy Birthday' in suicide note

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.

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

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.

Polling for first phase begins: Looking at top 10 candidates

11 Apr 2019

Polling for first phase begins: Looking at top 10 candidates

The first phase of Lok Sabha elections began on Thursday. Citizens of 91 constituencies spread across 18 states and two union territories will cast their votes today.

India vs Australia, second ODI: Match Preview and Dream XI

04 Mar 2019

India vs Australia, second ODI: Match Preview and Dream XI

It seemed like India could have a close finish in the opening ODI in Hyderabad, but the middle-order did well enough to make the chase look comfortable as they tamed the Aussies by six wickets.

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

29 Jan 2019

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.

After Alok Verma's exit, Rakesh Asthana moved out of CBI

18 Jan 2019

After Alok Verma's exit, Rakesh Asthana moved out of CBI

A week after CBI Director Alok Verma was transferred by Prime Minister Narendra Modi led panel, his deputy Rakesh Asthana was moved out of Central Bureau of Investigation.

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

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.

Dassault CEO on Rafale-Deal: We chose Reliance, I don't lie

13 Nov 2018

Dassault CEO on Rafale-Deal: We chose Reliance, I don't lie

Eric Trappier, the CEO of Dassault Aviation has rubbished allegations made by Congress chief Rahul Gandhi about the selection of Reliance Defence as an offset partner in the controversial Rafale deal.

Gold medalist BrahMos engineer allegedly leaked data to ISI, arrested

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.

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

26 Sep 2018

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.

Opposing Muslims isn't Hindutva: RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat

19 Sep 2018

Opposing Muslims isn't Hindutva: RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat

"Hindutva" is an inclusive concept and does not exclude Muslims, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat said on Tuesday, maintaining that his organization embraces the Constitution, and respects the "socialist, secular" parts of its Preamble.

Maharashtra: Army recruitment drive from October 23 to November 3

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.

CBSE denies 50% students seeking re-evaluation had marks increased,issues clarification

27 Jul 2018

CBSE denies 50% students seeking re-evaluation had marks increased,issues clarification

After reports emerged that over half of the CBSE Class-12 students seeking re-evaluation had their marks increased, the Board has denied the claims.

CBSE has new Class-12 topper after re-evaluation increases 22 marks!

25 Jul 2018

CBSE has new Class-12 topper after re-evaluation increases 22 marks!

The CBSE has a new topper for the 2018 Class 12 board exams. Ishrita Gupta of Nagpur bagged an additional 22 marks - a whopping 4.4% - after re-evaluation of her answer sheets.

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

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.

Maharashtra: Imprisoned farmers also got benefits of loan waiver scheme

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.

RSS considering Mukherjee as PM, Sena claims. Sharmistha says "NOT"

10 Jun 2018

RSS considering Mukherjee as PM, Sena claims. Sharmistha says "NOT"

Is the RSS thinking of options for 2019? Shiv Sena thinks so. And "it might put forth Pranab Mukherjee ji as PM name if BJP fails to get required numbers," party leader Sanjay Raut said, days after Mukherjee's speech at an RSS event.

Mukherjee highlighted unity in diversity as foundation of India: RSS

08 Jun 2018

Mukherjee highlighted unity in diversity as foundation of India: RSS

The RSS has said that former president Pranab Mukherjee, in his speech at the organization headquarters in Nagpur, underscored 'unity in diversity' as the foundation of India.

Morphed-photo of Pranab surfaces, daughter Sharmistha says 'told you so'

08 Jun 2018

Morphed-photo of Pranab surfaces, daughter Sharmistha says 'told you so'

Soon after former President Pranab Mukherjee attended the RSS's Tritiya Varsh Training programme in Nagpur on Thursday, a morphed picture of him doing the RSS-style salute surfaced on social media.

As Pranab Mukherjee readies for RSS event, daughter Sharmistha disapproves

07 Jun 2018

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.

Will say whatever I have at RSS event: Pranab Mukherjee

03 Jun 2018

Will say whatever I have at RSS event: Pranab Mukherjee

Days after his decision to attend an RSS event triggered a political storm, former president Pranab Mukherjee has responded, asserting he'll say whatever he has to at the event.

5 moments of political bonhomie cutting through ideological Lakshman Rekha

31 May 2018

5 moments of political bonhomie cutting through ideological Lakshman Rekha

To say that Indian politics, or rather politics across the world, is at a juncture where ideological slug-fest has overtaken courtesy, would not be an exaggeration.

Pranab Mukherjee to address newly recruited RSS workers in Nagpur

28 May 2018

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.

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

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

22 Jan 2018

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.

Railways' biotoilets needs cow-dung of Rs. 42cr. Or do they?

07 Jan 2018

Railways' biotoilets needs cow-dung of Rs. 42cr. Or do they?

After much deliberation, Indian Railways decided to fit biotoilets in each of its 54,506 coaches. 97,761 have been installed already.

Nitin Gadkari: Why is RSS' blue-eyed boy Modi's star performer?

20 Nov 2017

Nitin Gadkari: Why is RSS' blue-eyed boy Modi's star performer?

In 2014, PM Narendra Modi allocated $3bn for cleaning Ganga. Cut to 2017, and the plan is badly behind schedule, with contaminated stretches of river-water.

Vijaya Dashami Live: RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat's address

30 Sep 2017

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.

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

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.

Duronto Express derailment: Alert driver averted a major tragedy

30 Aug 2017

Duronto Express derailment: Alert driver averted a major tragedy

The Nagpur-Mumbai Duronto Express derailed yesterday but miraculously, there was no casualty, thanks to the alert driver.