493 civilians killed in Naxal-hit Maha districts in 3 decades

Naxals, who set up a base in Maharashtra in the early 1980s, have killed as many as 493 civilians in the worst-hit Gadchiroli, Chandrapur and Gondia districts of the state over the last three decades, police said.

One killed in train-trolley collision in MP

A person was killed and three others were seriously injured when a memu train collided with a tractor-trolley at an umanned railway crossing on Sunday between Waraseoni and Gondia section here.

Weak stand of UPA on PM nominee, a reason for defeat: Praful Patel

Rajya Sabha member and former MP of Bhandara-Gondia Praful Patel said Congress`s weak stand on UPA`s prime ministerial nominee was one of the reasons for the its debacle in the recently-concluded general elections.

17 policemen suspended for disobeying orders

Seventeen policemen from Gondia district in Maharashtra were suspended for alleged dereliction of duty.

No entry for tatooed youth in Army recruitment rally

Those having permanent and big tattoos on their bodies, particularly on shoulders will not be eligible for entry into the Army Recruitment rally.

Wildfire destroys forest land near New Nagzira sanctuary

A fire in the forest range of Pitezhari, Ghanod, Amgaon and Umarzhari belonging to FDCM, near the New Nagzira forest sanctuary has reportedly damaged hundreds of hectares of forest land.

Katangikala Congress village council member murdered

Katangikala village council member of the Congress, Ajit Prabhudayal Singh was murdered in full public view by one Brijlal alias Pandya Fatesingh Banote during a funeral, police said.

Over 200 houses damaged due to heavy rains

Over 200 houses were damaged following heavy rains in the Arjuni Morgaon tehsil of Gondia district during the last 48 hours.

Two detained for snake bite deaths in Gondia

Police on Friday detained two persons following the death of two tribal children of a government-run Ashram School allegedly due to snake bite.

Gondia: Maoist vandalism after explosives haul

Three days after security forces recovered a huge quantity of explosives from the area bordering Chhattisgarh, the CPI(Maoists) went on rampage in the rural parts of the district on Wednesday.

Huge quantity of explosives recovered in Gondia

In a major success, the Maharashtra Police has recovered huge quantity of explosives buried in the jungle area near the state’s border with Chhattisgarh.

Labourer dies in mishap at Adani Power plant

A contractual labourer was killed and two others critically injured in a mishap at Adani Power Maharashtra Ltd`s plant at Tirora.

Naxal-police encounter on in Gondia

A fierce encounter is going between the security forces and armed Naxal fighters near Gondia district in Maharashtra, claim reports on Friday.

Naxals, police exchange fire near Gondia, Maha

The police had cordoned off the area following a tip-off
that Naxals were camping in the area.