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Triangular fight on cards in Nagpur Graduates` constituency

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 17, 2014, 13:06

Elections to Maharashtra Legislative Council from the Graduates` constituency of Nagpur division slated to be held on June 20, will witness a close triangular contest among BJP`s Anil Sole, Congress` Babanrao Taiwade and BSP-backed Independent candidate Kishore Gajbhiye.

Mercury drops to 46.2 in Nagpur, Vidarbha sizzles

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 10, 2014, 00:33

Nagpur on Monday experienced a brief respite from scorching heat with mercury dipping to 46.2 degree Celsius from 47.2 degree Celsius even as entire Vidarbha region is reeling under intense heat wave.

Congress gearing up for Maharashtra assembly polls: MPCC chief

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 10, 2014, 00:31

Admitting a setback in the just concluded Lok Sabha elections, the Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) was gearing up to face the challenge of state assembly polls with renewed vigour, a top Congress leader said here on Monday.

Nagpur records 47.3 degrees Celsius again

Last Updated: Sunday, June 08, 2014, 23:39

For the second day in succession, Nagpur recorded 47.3 degree Celsius on Sunday, even as the entire Vidarbha region reeled under an intense heat wave.

Next generation of Vidarbha leaders awaiting political debut

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 03, 2014, 12:42

With a host of politicians from the state`s Vidarbha region on the verge of retirement from active politics due to advancing age or demitting their offices in Assembly and Parliament, their children are eager to step into their shoes, sources said.

Sri Sri Ravishankar to be chief guest at RSS function

Last Updated: Friday, May 30, 2014, 23:15

Spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravishankar would be the chief guest at the concluding function of RSS`s annual third year training camp, currently underway here.

BJP finalises Nagpur Mayor to contest MLC election

Last Updated: Friday, May 23, 2014, 13:51

Maharashtra BJP has chosen Nagpur Mayor Anil Sole as the party candidate for the Graduate constituency poll scheduled next month.

India`s Hindu hardliners see `one of their own` as PM

Last Updated: Sunday, May 18, 2014, 18:21

Young men gaze reverently at the flame-shaped memorial to a Hindu supremacist in the grounds of India`s biggest grassroots religious organisation, which prime minister-elect Narendra Modi joined as a boy.

RSS` blue-eyed boy Nitin Gadkari wins debut LS election from Nagpur

Last Updated: Saturday, May 17, 2014, 00:15

Former BJP national president Nitin Gadkari is back in reckoning after he defeated veteran Congress leader Vilas Muttemwar in Nagpur, the seat of RSS headquarters, in his debut Lok Sabha election.

Nitin Gadkari confident of winning from Nagpur

Last Updated: Friday, May 16, 2014, 07:40

Expressing confidence of winning from Nagpur constituency, senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Nitin Gadkari told reporters that he is very sure of winning with a good margin.

Returning Officers review preparations for poll counting

Last Updated: Thursday, May 15, 2014, 09:02

The Returning Officers of Nagpur and Ramtek Lok Sabha constituencies reviewed preparations for counting of votes to be held on Friday at Kalamna Agriculture Market for the just-concluded General Elections.

Water storage level better in Vidarbha reservoirs this summer

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 06, 2014, 10:47

Water storage levels in major reservoirs of Vidarbha region of Maharashtra are better this summer as compared to the last, indicating that it will not be very tough to tide over the sizzling heat in the region.