Farmers’ suicide continues in Nagpur div despite good rains; Yavatmal worst hit

Nagpur: Even the good rains last year could not contain the suicide of farmers at satisfactory level. Especially Nagpur and Amravati division in Vidarbha where the government efforts failed to bring end to the farmers’ woes. Dashing the government’s hope of yielding significant fall in the suicide level, the State witnessed just 5% fall More...

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By Nagpur Today On Monday, January 16th, 2017

Disappearing Gandhi – Modi as Mahatma?

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi has been a totem for half a century and more. His ideas, even when he was alive, were seen by his peers and protégés as impractical pieties. It is appropriate that the tokenism that More...

By Nagpur Today On Saturday, January 7th, 2017

Video: Mother Nature’s finest moment: Goat feeding milk to two helpless deer fawns

Nagpur: It was Mother Nature at one of Her finest moments. She sprang a miracle that put Nagpurians in awe. The Maharajbagh Zoo in the city is hosting two little guests. Recently, two 1-month old fawns of deer More...

By Nagpur Today On Friday, January 6th, 2017

Lawless at midnight – when rules of the jungle took over

Representational Pic Nagpur/Bengaluru: After all the hullabaloo one has been hearing of women molested at midnight on 31st December, New year’s eve, in Bengaluru I watched some of the videos of various ‘incidents’ More...

By Nagpur Today On Friday, January 6th, 2017

Farmer suicides rise alarmingly in state – is there any solution in sight?

Figures do not matter any more – facts do. And they paint a very frightening picture. Let us digress for a bit here. What is the ONE thing that human beings all over the world HAVE to do to survive? Whether More...

By Nagpur Today On Friday, January 6th, 2017

Om Puri: Rag-picker who became a legend This 2009 story of the book launch of Om Puri's biography. If you want to know more about the man, this is where you go

‘I belonged to the working class, not the middle class.’ ‘I was a rag-picker. I used to pick up coal from the railway tracks.’ ‘I was rejected from the FTII, as I was very unkempt More...

By Nagpur Today On Thursday, January 5th, 2017

A Well-Kept Open Secret: Washington Is Behind India’s Brutal Demonetization Project

In early November, without warning, the Indian government declared the two largest denomination bills invalid, abolishing over 80 percent of circulating cash by value. Amidst all the commotion and outrage this More...

By Nagpur Today On Thursday, January 5th, 2017

Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti 2017: Read why we celebrate this festival India is celebrating 350th birth anniversary, or 'Prakash Parv' of Shri Guru Gobind Singh today.

India is celebrating 350th birth anniversary, or ‘Prakash Parv’ of Shri Guru Gobind Singh today. Celebrating anniversaries of Gurus as “Gurupurb” is an important feature of the Sikh way of life. Gurpurb More...

By Nagpur Today On Thursday, January 5th, 2017

97% banned notes said to be deposited in banks in blow to Modi’s black money fight Banks have received Rs14.97 trillion ($220 billion) as of 30 December, the deadline for handing in the banned notes, said a person familiar with the matter

New Delhi: Indians have deposited nearly all the currency bills outlawed at the end of the deadline last year, according to people with knowledge of the matter, dealing a blow to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s More...

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By Nagpur Today On Thursday, January 5th, 2017

Nagpur City through the eyes of a newcomer

Nagpur: The moment you come out of the airport premises, one can behold lush green trees on both sides of the road and the obvious Metro construction which is underway. Soon you are in a concrete jungle with trees More...