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  • Five Maharashtra MLAs could have been on Maoists radar: Sources

    Mumbai: A five-member team of Maharashtra legislators who were on a three-day official tour of Gadchiroli district may have been on the radar of Maoists, 16 of whom were gunned on Sunday, authoritative sources said on Monday.

  • Were five Maharashtra legislators on Maoist radar?

    Mumbai: A five-member team of Maharashtra legislators who were on a three-day official tour of Gadchiroli district may have been on the radar of Maoists, 16 of whom were gunned on Sunday, authoritative sources said on Monday. As a precaution, the legislators’ team, which was scheduled to visit some of the high-risk and remotest areas of Bhamragad, were permitted to travel under a thick security blanket provided by police commandos with escort

  • Maharashtra: State to get first ‘fossil park’ in Gadchiroli district

    Mumbai: First of its kind of tourism destination in the country, state’s naxal-infested Gadchiroli district is set to get first fossil park. At present the project is at nascent stage as Maharashtra’s Directorate of Archaeology and Museums is gathering information and data from the concerned departments like Geological Survey of India (GSI).

  • Bharatiya Janata Party MLA Krishna Gajbe’s bodyguard shoots self

    Mumbai: The bodyguard of a BJP MLA from Maharashtra’s Naxal-hit Gadchiroli district allegedly shot himself today, a police official said. Bhaskar Chauke, 34, shot himself this morning with a pistol in the Warsa tehsil office of MLA Krishna Gajbe, who represents Armori Assembly constituency in the district, Gadchiroli’s Superintendent of Police Abhinav Deshmukh told PTI.