Pradip has been a journalist for over two decades. He covers the RSS , politics, farmer suicides, issues in the Maoist belt of central India and wildlife. He is based in Nagpur.
Articles by Pradip Maitra
By Pradip Maitra | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Nagpur
UPDATED ON MAR 05, 2021 04:15 PM IST
- On February 23, a Maoist camp was destroyed and an ambush against security forces was foiled by police in Gadchiroli district.
By Faisal Malik and Pradip Maitra
UPDATED ON FEB 24, 2021 01:39 AM IST
Rathod is in controversy after a few audio tapes that went viral following a TikTok star’s suicide. BJP alleged that Rathod was in a relationship with the woman and is responsible for her death
PUBLISHED ON FEB 03, 2021 07:40 PM IST
The services of three persons were terminated on the basis of prima facie evidence, said officials.
The BJP won about 2,600 gram panchayats, followed by the Sena, which won 2,570 of the 11,800 panchayats whose results were declared late on Monday evening. The NCP and Congress bagged 2,400 and 1,825 panchayats respectively, while local panels and independents won over 2,335 panchayats.
Parents of the deceased children, meanwhile, were struggling to come to terms with the tragedy.
The locust menace close to Bihar in east, Karnataka, Andhra and Telangana in south, 16 states warned
By Sudhir Kumar/Pradip Maitra and Vishal Joshi | Edited by Abhinav Sahay | Hindustan Times, Varanasi/Nagpur/Bathinda
UPDATED ON MAY 28, 2020 11:55 PM IST
The locusts next destinations will be determined by the wind direction.
By Ketaki Ghoge and Pradip Maitra, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON JAN 15, 2020 12:38 AM IST
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PUBLISHED ON DEC 23, 2019 12:51 AM IST
By Faisal Malik and Pradip Maitra | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUL 27, 2020 08:56 PM IST
Sharad Pawar, who was on a visit to Nagpur to take stock of the damage to crops after unseasonal rains, dismissed any threat to the new political alliance after the BJP failed to submit its claim of forming a government.
UPDATED ON NOV 08, 2019 06:04 AM IST
The tiger, apparently from Tadoba tiger reserve, had jumped into Sirna river, near Kunada village, after making a kill and got spinal injuries, according to the forest officials.
By Faisal Malik and Pradip Maitra, Wardha/yavatmal
PUBLISHED ON OCT 16, 2019 12:06 AM IST
UPDATED ON JUN 03, 2019 09:58 PM IST
According to her relatives, her labour pains started on Sunday evening and she was taken to delivery ward. But when the pains eased, the doctors left the ward.
By Pradip Maitra | Hindustan Times
PUBLISHED ON MAY 25, 2019 01:18 AM IST
He defeated four-time Chandrapur MP Hansraj Ahir by a margin of 44,763 votes
UPDATED ON MAR 12, 2019 01:15 AM IST
Union minister Nitin Gadkari has added a clarificatory note to his “family first” comment. In an interview on Sunday, the senior BJP leader explained that his advice to party workers not to ignore their responsibility towards their family to let them be honest.
UPDATED ON OCT 18, 2018 01:26 PM IST
Commenting on the SC verdict on Sabarimala issue, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat said that the version of heads of religious denominations and faith of crores of devotees were not taken into account.
UPDATED ON OCT 09, 2018 07:58 AM IST
Nishant Agrawal is a senior system engineer with Brahmos Aerospace, a joint venture of DRDO and Russia’s Military Industrial Consortium (NPO Mashinostroyenia) that works on India’s supersonic cruise missile that can be launched from launched from land, air, sea and under water.
By Pradip Maitra | Hindustan Times, Nagpur, Nagpur
UPDATED ON OCT 06, 2018 08:37 AM IST
The Nagpur bench of the Bombay high court on Friday took strong exception to Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hotstar and other Internet channels broadcasting web series showing pornographic contents, crudity, sexual or derogatory language, besides violence of various degrees.
PUBLISHED ON SEP 02, 2018 12:08 AM IST
The senior Congress leader, who was in Nagpur on Saturday, said that he did not agree with that term (Urban Naxalite) and would answer the question only when it was replaced.
UPDATED ON AUG 21, 2018 02:59 PM IST
Alka Kamble, president of Nagpur unit of NCP women’s wing, along with a couple of senior party activists, went to meet the gang rape survivor at Umred on Saturday, took photographs with her and posted them on social media, along with her name.
By Faisal Malik & Pradip Maitra | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUL 17, 2018 01:57 PM IST
Mumbai was largely unaffected on Monday, but might face shortage from today, if the protest continues.
By Pradip Maitra and Surendra Gangan | Hindustan Times, Mumbai/nagpur
UPDATED ON JUL 07, 2018 12:51 AM IST
Opposition alleged a land scam involving BJP legislator Prasad Lad and demanded Fadnavis’ resignation.
By Pradip Maitra and Saubhadra Chatterji | Hindustan Times, Nagpur
UPDATED ON JUN 08, 2018 03:31 PM IST
Pranab Mukherjee in his speech at an RSS function in Nagpur said that India’s national identity is of assimilation.
UPDATED ON JUN 06, 2018 07:14 PM IST
The valedictory function of the RSS’s third-year officers’ training camp will be held on Thursday evening. Certain sections of the Congress have opposed the former president’s decision to accept an invite to the event because they believe it serves to legitimise the Hindutva fountainhead.
UPDATED ON MAY 17, 2018 05:38 PM IST
The four are part of Mission Shaurya, a 10-member expedition made up of tribal students from the state’s Chandrapur district.
UPDATED ON MAY 03, 2018 08:37 PM IST
Left-wing extremists put up posters across south Gadchiroli claiming they would avenge the “murder” of their comrades in what was “clearly a violation of human rights”.
UPDATED ON MAY 01, 2018 10:49 PM IST
Six Maoists were killed in Nainer jungle near Jimalgatta on April 23 and a total of 18 more bodies were recovered from Indravati river near Rela-Kasnasur jungle in the same region where 16 rebels had died in an operation by security forces on April 22.
By Pradip Maitra | Hindustan Times, Nagpur, Nagpur
PUBLISHED ON MAY 01, 2018 12:38 PM IST
Locals nab truck driver, block road in protest.
PUBLISHED ON APR 24, 2018 11:11 PM IST
The men of this wing were trained in various aspects of guerrilla warfare by reputed training institutes such as the School of Jungle Warfare.
UPDATED ON APR 11, 2018 01:36 PM IST
Shankar Bhaurao Chawre consumed pesticide as he was frustrated due to the red bollworm attack on his cotton crop and the liabilities arising out of his children’s educational expenses and family obligations.