• ‘90 dogs found dead not from Bhokardan’: Municipal Council chief 13 Sep 2019 21:11 Buldana police has arrested five persons from Bhokardan town in neighbouring Jalna district. (Representational Image) Even as Buldana police are seeking legal advice to fix the responsibility of the mass killing of stray dogs, Bhokardan Municipal Council …
  • PETA seeks action against officials in Buldana dog deaths case 13 Sep 2019 11:14 PETA has taken up the issue with authorities. “There is clear violation of Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act. (Representational image) Even as Buldana police are seeking legal advice to fix the vicarious responsibility of extermination of stray dogs …
  • Dogcatchers hired by municipal body subjected canines to extreme cruelty: Police 12 Sep 2019 01:48 Police said the Bhokardan Municipal Council in Jalna district had outsourced the job of catching stray canines to dog catchers. (Representational image) POLICE HAVE detained four persons in connection with an alleged incident of cruelty, in which more than …
  • Vidarbha reels under agrarian crisis due to delayed and deficient rains 11 Jul 2019 17:53 Till date, Amravati has received 74 per cent rainfall whereas Nagpur division got 77 per cent. (File photo) Delayed and deficient rains this season, coupled with a drinking water and agrarian crisis have left Maharashtra’s Vidarbha region in the lurch. The …
  • Maharashtra Man Beats Girlfriend's Brother To Death Over Break-Up: Police 19 Jun 2019 16:57 The man was arrested from his relative's house in Aurangabad. (Representational) Jalna: A man and his accomplice were arrested in Maharashtra's Jalna district on Wednesday for allegedly killing the brother of the girl he was in love with. Twenty- …
  • Vidarbha: Congress-NCP polled more votes than BJP-Sena in 10 Assembly segments 24 May 2019 23:38 Suresh alias Balu Dhanorkar (Source: Twitter/@BalubhauOffice) In at least 10 of the total 62 Assembly segments in Vidarbha’s 10 Lok Sabha constituencies, the Congress-NCP has polled more votes than the BJP-Sena. In 2014 polls, when the saffron allies …
  • Delhi sweats as mercury soars, other states on alert 29 Apr 2019 07:41 By Express News Service NEW DELHI: The national capital reeled under scorching heat on Sunday, with the maximum temperature recorded at 41.2 degrees Celsius, officials said. The minimum temperature settled at 25.4 degrees Celsius, a notch above normal, …
  • 2nd phase: 20,716 polling booths, 27000 VVPATs in place in Maharashtra 18 Apr 2019 01:15 Mumbai, Apr 17 (PTI) A total of 179 candidates are in the fray from ten constituencies in the second phase of Lok Sabha elections in Maharashtra where voting will be held on April 18. A senior poll official Wednesday said around 85,46,000 voters are …
  • Two triangular fights likely in Lok Sabha Phase 2 in Maharashtra 26 Mar 2019 16:20 By Express News Service MUMBAI: At least two of the 10 Lok Sabha seats, going to poll in the second phase on April 18, would see triangular fights. This was clear on the last day of filing nominations for the phase on Tuesday. While candidates from Akola, …
  • No chance for young blood? Shiv Sena has bet on ageing war horses, say analysts 24 Mar 2019 10:45 MUMBAI: Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray’s decision to field 17 sitting MPs for the Lok Sabha elections means a lost opportunity for the party to shed the flab and reach out to the next generation, said political analysts. Renominations for leaders …
  • Shiv Sena lok sabha candidates 22 Mar 2019 13:46 Mumbai: The Shiv Sena Friday declared its first list of 21 candidates in Maharashtra for next month's Lok Sabha polls, retaining 17 sitting MPs and denying ticket to the lawmaker who had allegedly slapped an Air India employee in 2017. Ravindra Gaikwad …
  • Sena announces 21 candidates, drops MP who slapped AI employee 22 Mar 2019 13:01 Mumbai: The Shiv Sena Friday declared its first list of 21 candidates in Maharashtra for next month's Lok Sabha polls, retaining 17 sitting MPs and denying ticket to the lawmaker who had allegedly slapped an Air India employee in 2017. Ravindra Gaikwad …
  • Pulwama terror attack: Two from Maharashtra’s Buldana district among deceased 15 Feb 2019 16:43 At least 40 CRPF personnel were killed on Thursday afternoon in the Valley when a suicide bomber rammed his Scorpio SUV laden with explosives into a CRPF bus in south Kashmir. A pall of gloom descended on Buldana district with the news that two of the …
  • Vishrambaug Wada: PMC’s ‘heritage site’ in a state of neglect 07 Jan 2019 10:34 The Vishrambaug Wada, famous for its carved woodwork, was the residence of Peshwa Bajirao II. (File) A PROMINENT Peshwa monument of the 19th century, the restoration work of Vishrambaug Wada has been neglected by the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC).  …
  • Mumbai co-op bank with zero NPA bags top award Standard News 06 Jan 2019 05:45 Mumbai-headquartered Pratap Cooperative Bank (PCoB), which has notched a record of zero non-performing assets (NPAs) for 10 years, has been named for the Maharashtra State Cooperative Banks Association Ltd. (MSCBAL) 23rd award for last fiscal, an official …
  • Mumbai co-op bank with zero NPA bags top award 05 Jan 2019 09:43 Mumbai, Jan 5 (IANS) Mumbai-headquartered Pratap Cooperative Bank (PCoB), which has notched a record of zero non-performing assets (NPAs) for 10 years, has been named for the Maharashtra State Cooperative Banks Association Ltd. (MSCBAL) 23rd award for last …
  • Farmers’ suicide: In six prone districts of Vidarbha, tally continues to drop since 2015 29 Dec 2018 16:37 The state government has been faithfully recording farmers’ suicide tally since 2006 following intensive media coverage of farmers’ suicides in the region. (Representational Image/File) The combined rural suicide tally of six cotton-producing districts …
  • From 22 deaths to 0, how cotton district in Maharashtra battled pesticide poisoning 19 Nov 2018 00:50 Written by Vivek Deshpande | Yavatmal | Updated: November 19, 2018 4:30:52 am Maharashtra used to witness 30-60 deaths of farmers on an average every year due to overexposure to pesticides. Express Photo by Deepak Daware BHOJRAJ UIKE hands over a new white …
  • Vidarbha gripped by dengue, scrub typhus 27 Sep 2018 07:41 Written by Vivek Deshpande | Nagpur | Published: September 26, 2018 7:25:01 pm While there has been one confirmed death due to dengue so far, scrub typhus has caused 23 deaths, including five from Madhya Pradesh. (representational image) Vidarbha has been …
  • Congress leader declares Rs 5L bounty on MLA’s tongue 06 Sep 2018 21:29 Kadam’s remarks at a Dahi Handi event on Monday, where he spoke about abducting women, has embarrassed the BJP. Mumbai: The opposition against Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Ram Kadam touched a new height on Thursday when a former minister and Congress …
  • Fresh spells wipe out monsoon deficit in Maharashtra 23 Aug 2018 10:49 MUMBAI: Rainfall over the past 10 days has wiped out deficit in most districts of the state. From nine such districts a few days ago, rainfall is now deficient only Nandurbar and Sangli, the India Meteorological Department said. Eight districts now have …
  • Rain deficit only in Nandurbar amd Sangli dist 23 Aug 2018 02:22 PUNE: The rain in the state over the past 10 days has wiped out deficits in most districts. From nine such districts a few days ago, rainfall is now deficient only in Nandurbar and Sangli, the India Meteorological Department said. Eight districts now have …
  • Pesticide inhalation: Drop in cases of hospitalisation in Yavatmal district 08 Aug 2018 06:35 Last year, 18 agricultural labourers had died in Yavatmal after they accidentally inhaled fumes while spraying chemicals on the field. (Source- File) There is a substantial drop in pesticide inhalation-related hospitalisations in Yavatmal district, …
  • International Tiger Day: 2,226 out of 3,890 big cats live in India 30 Jul 2018 11:53 India has witnessed 63 per cent increase in the number of tigers between 2006 and 2014. (File) Marked as an occasion to raise public awareness and support for tiger conservation, Global Tiger Day — also known as the International Tiger Day — will be …
  • Milk Strike in Maharashtra: All you must know about dairy farmers’ protests 18 Jul 2018 10:16 Due to protests led by dairy farmers, the milk supply is severely hit in major cities of Maharashtra. The daily farmers, under the leadership of Swabhimani Shetkari Sanghatan (SSS) and Maharashtra Kisan Sabha (MKS), are protesting across Maharashtra since …
  • As farmers agitate, Mumbai, other cities stare at milk crisis 16 Jul 2018 12:56 Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) Thousands of milk farmers across Maharashtra launched an agitation for their various demands early on Monday, hitting supply of fresh milk across big and small cities in the state. Scores of milk tankers bound for major cities …
  • In Maharashtra, Milk Farmers Protest; Supply Badly Hit 16 Jul 2018 10:59 Mumbai: Milk supply in Maharashtra was badly hit after thousands of farmers launched a protest on Monday, demanding better price and subsidy of Rs 5 per litre. Tankers supplying milk to major cities including Mumbai, Pune, Nagpur, Nashik and others were …
  • Maharashtra milk farmers protest 16 Jul 2018 08:11 Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) Thousands of milk farmers launched an agitation early on Monday, hitting supply of fresh milk across big cities in Maharashtra, in support of various demands. Scores of milk tankers bound for major cities including Mumbai, Pune, …
  • Maharashtra: Activists decry broad gauge conversion of railway track through Melaghat Tiger Reserve 29 Jun 2018 00:11 Melghat Tiger Reserve. AP PROTEST by wildlife activists against what they term as a “hasty and illegal” go ahead granted to the metre-to-broad gauge conversion of a 29-km stretch of a railway track passing through the “core and critical tiger habitat” of …
  • Maharashtra banker demands sex from peasant woman 23 Jun 2018 15:35 Buldana (Maharashtra), June 23 (IANS) In an outrageous incident, a branch manager of the public sector Central Bank Of India allegedly demanded sexual favours from a women to clear her loan application, officials said here on Saturday. The incident …
  • Maharashtra: Bank manager seeks sexual favour from farmer's wife in exchange of crop loan, booked 23 Jun 2018 12:51 The incident happened in Datala branch of Central Bank of India. (File) A bank manager and his peon from Maharashtra’s Buldana district have been booked for allegedly demanding sexual favours from a farmer’s wife seeking crop loan. Both the accused are …
  • Rain clouds penetrate into interior Maharashtra, MP, Chhattisgarh 22 Jun 2018 06:20 Satellite maps from early this morning has been showing an influx of rain clouds into the interior of South Peninsula from the Bay of Bengal across the Andhra Pradesh-Odisha coasts. The clouding had grown along an elongated swathe bounded by Kalipatnam, …
  • Cheaper, faster DNA tests make diagnosis better 07 May 2018 22:10 MUMBAI: Delhi IT professional Salim Khan's considers his brush with genomics at KEM Hospital in Parel a medical wonder. He had painfully accepted that medicines wouldn't work for his incurable neurological condition, myasthenia gravis. But seven …
  • More than 30 Maharashtra districts facing water contamination: Report 29 Apr 2018 17:51 MUMBAI: Water samples collected from over 30 districts of Maharashtra were found to have contaminants, a report by the state's Public Health Laboratory has stated. The Maharashtra Public Health Laboratory has found that water taken from various sources …
  • Why Maharashtra farmers walked 170 km and how their strike played out 14 Apr 2018 19:10 In the hilly terrain at the northern tip of Western Ghats, bordering Maharashtra and Gujarat, lies Surgana, an erstwhile princely state ruled by tribal chieftains of the Mahadev Koli tribe. Surgana joined the instrument of accession to be part of the …
  • Bombay High Court rejects plea for medical termination of pregnancy by ‘rape victim’ 29 Mar 2018 00:53 Bombay High Court (Express Photo by Pradeep Kocharekar/Files) The Nagpur bench of the Bombay High Court has rejected the plea for medical termination of pregnancy (MTP) of a 32-year-old woman from Buldana district, who had claimed she had conceived the …
  • Maharashtra: State government to purchase 30 vehicles for VVIPs worth Rs 5.84 crore 16 Mar 2018 10:11 — By PTI | Mar 16, 2018 01:32 pm Mumbai: The Maharashtra government has decided to purchase 30 vehicles collectively worth Rs 5.84 crore for VVIPs for 15 district collectorate office. The state administration issued a government resolution (GR) to this …
  • Bombay high court advances to today order on DSK, wife’s pre-arrest bail plea 17 Feb 2018 09:28 PUNE: The Bombay high court on Thursday advanced its much-anticipated final order on the anticipatory bail application of prominent developer D S Kulkarni and his wife Hemanti in a cheating case to Friday instead of the earlier February 22. Justice Sadhana …
  • Bombay High Court revokes relief from arrest granted to D S Kulkarni, wife 17 Feb 2018 01:35 Bombay High Court said the investigating agency was at liberty to arrest the accused booked on charges of cheating thousands of investors of Kulkarni’s DSK Group. (File Photo) The Bombay High Court on Friday vacated the interim relief from arrest granted …
  • Bombay HC revokes relief from arrest granted to DSK Group owner and wife 17 Feb 2018 00:06 Bombay High Court said the investigating agency was at liberty to arrest the accused booked on charges of cheating thousands of investors of Kulkarni’s DSK Group. (File Photo) The Bombay High Court on Friday vacated the interim relief from arrest granted …
  • Bombay High Court withdraws interim protection given to Pune builder 16 Feb 2018 09:22 MUMBAI: The Bombay High Court today withdrew the interim protection from arrest that it had earlier granted to a Pune-based builder and his wife in an alleged cheating case. D S Kulkarni and wife Hemanti have been booked by the Pune police on charges of …
  • HC advances to today order on DSK, wife’s pre-arrest bail plea 15 Feb 2018 18:56 Pune: The Bombay high court on Thursday advanced its much-anticipated final order on the anticipatory bail application of prominent developer D S Kulkarni and his wife Hemanti in a cheating case to Friday instead of the earlier February 22. Justice Sadhana …
  • Can't wait for you to deposit money any longer: HC to DS Kulkarni 14 Feb 2018 12:54 The Bombay High Court yesterday observed that Pune-based builder D S Kulkarni, who is facing cases for allegedly cheating investors, has failed to keep his promise to deposit at least Rs 50 crore with the court. Kulkarni, a prominent builder, and his wife …
  • Hailstorm in Maharashtra damages 1.25 lakh hectare of crops 12 Feb 2018 16:40 MUMBAI: The hailstorm that hit several parts of the state yesterday damaged crops over an area of 1.25 lakh hectare across 11 districts, Maharashtra Agriculture Minister Pandurang Fundkar said today. "A primary damage assessment report has stated that …
  • Hailstorm kills 4, ruins crops 12 Feb 2018 06:20 Panchanama ordered, Opp. seeks compensation for Marathwada, Vidarbha. Mumbai: On Sunday, four people died in hailstorm that affected three districts of Vidarbha and four districts of Marathwada damaging crops like cotton and pulses. The state government …
  • Bombay High Court asks Maharashtra govt to come clear on Ajit Pawar’s role in irrigation scam 09 Feb 2018 16:23 Nationalist Congress Party leader Ajit Pawar (File) The Nagpur Bench of Bombay High Court on Thursday asked the Maharashtra government to come clear on the the role of former deputy chief minister Ajit Pawar in the multi-crore irrigation scam, an enquiry …
  • AAP relaunches itself in Maharashtra, Kejriwal accuses BJP of adopting 'divide and rule' 12 Jan 2018 16:32 Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. (Express file photo) With less than 16 months left for the 2019 general elections, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) re-launched itself in Maharashtra with party chief Arvind Kejriwal addressing a rally at Sindkhed Raja in Buldana …
  • Mumbai blasts: Maha ATS claims good leads, rules out suicide bomber 10 Jan 2018 22:30 Investigators on Saturday claimed they have obtained "good leads" in the triple explosions in Mumbai Investigators on Saturday claimed they have obtained "good leads" in the triple explosions in Mumbai, ruled out involvement of a …
  • Maharashtra: Aide of ASDC scam kingpin arrested 27 Dec 2017 18:55 Image used for representational purpose. MUMBAI: Principal aide of kingpin in multi-crore fraud and embezzlement case in the state government-run Lokshahir Annabhau Sathe Development Corporation (ASDC) has been arrested from Rajkot in Gujarat, police have …
  • Has BJP’s secret romance with NCP has come to an end? 13 Dec 2017 20:08 MUMBAI/NAGPUR: If a senior BJP leader in Maharashtra is to be believed, the Congress-NCP combined rally on Tuesday has marked the end of BJP’s secret romance with the NCP. This in turn may result in a better cooperation and coordination between the …
  • Fadnavis government tables supplementary demand for loan waiver even as opposition accuses of failure in Maharashtra 11 Dec 2017 17:09 Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis (File | PTI) MUMBAI: Devendra Fadnavis led Maharashtra government tabled supplementary demands for crop loan waiver scheme on the first day of the winter session of the state legislature at Nagpur on Monday even …
  • DAY after Patole resignation: Carve out Vidarbha state, BJP MLA writes to CM Devendra Fadnavis 09 Dec 2017 21:59 A DAY after Bhandara-Gondia BJP MP Nana Patole resigned from the BJP, party MLA from Saoner in Nagpur district, Ashish Deshmukh, has written a seven-page letter to Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis reminding him of his commitment to carve out a separate …
  • Yashwant Sinha ends stir in Akola 06 Dec 2017 22:17 Claims CM Devendra Fadnavis promised to fulfill farmers’ demands. Mumbai: After having a telephonic conversation with Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis on Wednesday, senior BJP leader and former finance minister Yashwant Sinha called off his …
  • Mother Dairy expands farmers' support 16 Oct 2017 19:26 Mother Dairy, a subsidiary of National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) today said it has expanded its network of milk procurement operations in the areas of drought affected Marathwada & Vidarbha in Maharashtra. Today, over 15,000 farmers from 970 …
  • Government should pay difference if market price less than minimum support price: Maharashtra farmers 15 Oct 2017 07:09 'Usually in the festive season, the prices of the pulses increase and the trend starts ahead of the festive season. But this year, the trend has reversed,' said Vijay Niwal (not pictured) from Yavatmal. (Image used for representational purpose only …
  • Give us the difference between MSP, market price: Maha farmers 15 Oct 2017 03:27 MUMBAI: Let private players purchase the farm produce at market rate and the government pay the difference if the market price is less than Minimum Support Price (MSP) urged Maharashtra farmers in view of the distress state is facing due to declining …
  • Pesticide deaths stalk Yavatmal fields: 18 dead, over 800 farmers in hospital 07 Oct 2017 22:49 The family of a farmer who died. Deepak Dawre Devidas Madavi, 57, a farm hand from Kalamb town in Yavatmal district, took up the job of spraying pesticides for the first time this year. By August 19, 12 days after he had used a can to spray pesticides in …
  • Seven farmers die, hundreds admitted to hospital in Yavatmal district after inhaling insecticide spray 29 Sep 2017 04:51 Ashok Rathod, dean of the Yavatmal GMC, confirmed large-scale admission of patients affected by the spraying. “Over the past three months, over 300 patients have been admitted, 231 of them this month alone,” he said. Hundreds of farmers in Yavatmal …
  • Insecticide spray: Seven farmers die, hundreds admitted to hospital in Yavatmal district 29 Sep 2017 00:11 HUNDREDS OF farmers in Yavatmal district have taken ill after inhaling insecticide spray and the Government Medical College (GMC) at Yavatmal has confirmed seven deaths from fumigation over the past two months. “Excessive fumigation due to widespread …
  • Relocated tribals protest at Melghat reserve, return 12 Sep 2017 00:52 At the Carron tea estate, tribals observe Asur puja twice a year; women later participate in a dance. (Express Photo by Subham Dutta) OVER 1,200 tribals from eight villages rehabilitated out of Melghat Tiger Reserve (MTR) about five years ago were cajoled …
  • Mother Dairy, Maharashtra tie-up for processing plant 11 Sep 2017 16:52 Ahmedabad, September 11:   The Maharashtra government and Mother Dairy Fruit and Vegetable Pvt Ltd, a subsidiary of National Dairy Development Board (NDDB), on Monday announced the signing of a lease agreement to set up plant for the processing of milk and …
  • Mother Dairy, Maha Govt tie up for processing plant 11 Sep 2017 15:54 Ahmedabad, Sept 11:   The Maharashtra Government and Mother Dairy Fruit and Vegetable Pvt. Ltd, a subsidiary of National Dairy Development Board (NDDB), on Monday, announced signing of a lease agreement to set up a state-of-the-art milk and milk products …
  • Maharashtra govt pushes for inclusion of 3 more projects in PM agriculture scheme 09 Sep 2017 23:27 Maharashtra government has urged the Centre to include three new irrigation projects worth Rs 11,234 crore. (Represetational Image) The state government has urged the Centre to include three new irrigation projects worth Rs 11,234 crore — Jigaon in …
  • Now what exactly did BJP leader Khadse mean by boasting about his mangoes? 06 Sep 2017 15:40 MUMBAI: Former Maharashtra revenue minister Eknath Khadse, no stranger to controversy, is the latest political leader fighting off allegations of misogyny with activist Anjali Damania filing a case against him for allegedly making sexually suggestive …
  • BJP focuses on Shiv Sena, NCP seats to go solo in 2019 21 Aug 2017 22:33 Senior Congress leader Narayan Rane is set to join BJP soon. BJP is likely to ask Mr Rane to contest himself. Mumbai: BJP's aim to win a minimum of 28 Lok Sabha seats in Maharashtra has sent signals that the party is set to break its alliance with Shiv …
  • Nagpur division: Deficit rain hits sowing of paddy 17 Aug 2017 23:32 DEFFICIENT rain has brought paddy farmers in Nagpur division under stress with only 53 per cent transplantation (sowing) complete till date. “We have only 60 per cent of the normal rainfall till this time. Only 53 per cent of transplantation has become …
  • Mega rally paints Mumbai saffron 09 Aug 2017 21:23 Around 7 lakh attend silent march in sea of humanity, demanding reservations in jobs, education. Mumbai: Around seven lakh people participated in the Maratha silent march on Wednesday, which began at around 11 am from Jijamata Udyan, Byculla and concluded …
  • Maharashtra opens up its hinterland 27 Jul 2017 03:42 In many ways, one could draw parallels between India’s Golden Quadrilateral (GQ) and Maharashtra’s biggest roadway project. Christened as the Nagpur-Mumbai Expressway (NMEW) or the Samruddhi Mahamarg, this 701 km highway could actually transform the state …
  • What ails the farm sector part-3: Safest bet for farmers, cotton’s success stymied by low yields, lack of irrigation 25 Jul 2017 23:06 Cotton remains the most popular choice for farmers in Vidarbha, Marathwada and parts of middle Maharashtra. (Express Archive) IN April 2010, raw cotton prices had zoomed close to Rs 7,000 per quintal, its highest peak till date. As a result, the cotton …
  • Maharashtra loan waiver has 813 beneficiaries in Mumbai, which has no farmland at all 04 Jul 2017 17:27 MUMBAI: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis was caught on the backfoot on Tuesday after questions were raised over 813 beneficiaries of crop loan waiver in Mumbai which has no farmland at all. Fadnavis, however, said the government will verify the …
  • Monsoon steps up tempo in state 20 Jun 2017 22:47 Caught in the Tuesday downpour, an elderly man desperately tries to save himself from getting wet on Mahatma Gandhi Road in Ranchi. Picture by Prashant Mitra Jamshedpur, June 20: The meteorological department has, for the second consecutive day, issued a …
  • Banks: Unable to pay Rs 10,000 to each of 34L farmers 15 Jun 2017 23:34 A total of 34 lakh farmers, who have defaulted on loans since 2012, are eligible for this loan. Mumbai: The Maharashtra government’s move to provide immediate loans of Rs 10,000 to every farmer who defaulted in the last four years, has backfired. Sixteen …
  • Maharashtra to disburse crop credit through public sector banks in 16 districts 12 Jun 2017 16:07 Mumbai: A day after agreeing in principle to waive loans of farmers with certain riders, the Maharashtra government on Monday decided to disburse the crop credit through public sector banks in 16 districts where district central cooperative banks are in …
  • Vidarbha farmers also oppose Samriddhi project 07 Jun 2017 08:28 AMARAWATI: Contrary to popular perception that opposition to the Samruddhi Corridor is limited only to Thane, Nashik and Ahmednagar districts in Maharashtra, farmers from Marathwada and Vidarbha too are opposing it. “The very first voices against the …
  • Maharashtra: Dalit woman beaten and stripped on theft allegation 06 Jun 2017 15:58 By: PTI | Mumbai | Published:June 6, 2017 9:01 pm The incident occurred at Ruikhed Mayanba village under the jurisdiction of Dhad police station. A 50-year-old Dalit woman was beaten up and stripped in public for allegedly trying to steal a pair of …
  • Farmers from Marathwada and Vidarbha too oppose Samriddhi Corridor 05 Jun 2017 13:08 AMARAVATI: Contrary to popular perception that the opposition to the Samruddhi Corridor is limited only to certain areas in Thane, Nashik and Ahmednagar districts, farmers from Marathwada and Vidarbha too are opposing it. "The very first voices …
  • Dead of night collision on highway claims seven lives 25 May 2017 04:08 PUNE: Seven pilgrims from the district were killed when a speeding truck knocked down the sports utility vehicle (SUV) in which they were travelling. The accident occurred close to Dhangarwadi on AhmednagarAurangabad highway at 2am on Wednesday. Mubarak …
  • Only 2,450 solar pumps installedb till March this year 23 May 2017 21:13 Also, the farmers were apprehensive about the functioning of the pumps. Mumbai: Almost two and a half years since the state government approved the installation of 10,000 solar pumps for farmers, only 2,450 solar pumps have been installed till March.  The …
  • District banks to be part of state co-op bank? 29 Apr 2017 01:56 CM hints at merger, says it would strengthen network of financial institutions for 30L farmers. Mumbai: Chief minister Devendra Fadnavis on Friday hinted that the government is mulling over merging loss-making district co-operative banks with the state co- …
  • On yatra against goverment Opposition is welcomed by BJP, Shiv Sena leaders 16 Apr 2017 22:21 The opposition parties’ second phase of the Sangharsha Yatra commenced from Buldana, on April 15. Mumbai: Senior leaders of the ruling Shiv Sena and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Jalgaon surprisingly welcomed leaders of all opposition parties, who are on …
  • Heat wave continues in Vidarbha 31 Mar 2017 00:13 The city’s highest March temperature of 45 degrees was recorded on March 28, 1892. THE entire Vidarbha region is experiencing unprecedented heat wave that has not been a common phenomenon in the month of March, at least for the past 10 years. “Resulted by …
  • BJP wins 10 out of 25 Zilla Parishad Chairman's posts against Sena-Cong-NCP alliance 22 Mar 2017 01:24 MUMBAI: The Maharashtra BJP emerged victorious once again on Tuesday by bagging Chairman’s posts in 10 out of 25 Zilla Parishads. With this the party has emerged the biggest party in Zilla Parishads. Earlier the party had emerged numero uno in Municipal …
  • Sena may prefer joining hands with the Congress-NCP combine to keep BJP away from Zilla Parishads 20 Mar 2017 20:58 MUMBAI: The Shiv Sena is likely to join hands with the Congress-NCP combine to keep the BJP out of power in majority of the Zilla Parishads paving way for new power equations in the state. Elections for the post of Chairmen of these district councils are …
  • Congress, NCP woo Shiv Sena 13 Mar 2017 20:07 The parties mull joining hands for panchayat polls to counter BJP. Mumbai: Election scheduled across Maharashtra for the Taluka Panchayat Samiti Chairman on Tuesday is likely to see many cross alliances in a bid to keep the Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) out …
  • BJP surges in rural Vidarbha, takes tally to 140 24 Feb 2017 01:39 THE BJP has made a huge surge in rural parts of Vidarbha in the six Zilla Parishad elections. The party has improved upon its last time’s tally of 64 to 140, winning Chandrapur and Wardha, emerging as the single largest party in Buldana and Gadchiroli. In …
  • The dying tongues of Telangana and Andhra 21 Feb 2017 02:06 Kolami, Koya, Gondi, Kuvi, Kui, Yerukala, Savara, Parji, Kupia. Do these names ring a bell? No, right? They are all native tribal tongues that have immensely contributed to enrich the language and culture of Telugu people. But these languages are dying due …
  • Show opponents of development their place, says Devendra Fadnavis 16 Jan 2017 14:29 By: PTI | Amravati | Published:January 16, 2017 7:53 pm Chief Minister of Maharastra Devendra Fadnavis. (File. Express Photo by Deepak Joshi) Stressing that Maharashtra has started changing under the BJP, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today appealed to …
  • Nagpur: Koradi school cook held for ‘sexual misconduct’ with tribal students 07 Jan 2017 22:00 So far, his misconduct with seven of the girls, up to 12 years of age, had come to the notice of the authorities. (Photo for representational purpose) AFTER similar incidents at tribal ashram schools in Buldana and Nagpur districts over the past two months …
  • Number of suicides by farmers goes down from 2015 in Vidarbha 06 Jan 2017 20:58 Year 2016 was a good monsoon year and saw the numbers drop to 1193. (File Photo) The number of farmers committing suicide in the six suicide-prone districts of Vidarbha— Amravati, Akola, Buldana, Washim, Yavatmal and Wardha — declined by 155 in 2016 …
  • Pune: Man falls into river, clings on to tree branch for four hours, rescued by NDRF 15 Sep 2019 20:31 Suresh Dhabadgaon A 39-year-old man, who had fallen into the swollen Indrayani river near Chakan, clung on to a tree branch in 15-foot-deep water for four hours before being rescued by a National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) team on Saturday evening. …
  • Marathwada may get some rain this month, but will still be deficient 04 Sep 2019 01:10 The week-wise rainfall analysis of the districts, since June, suggests that rainfall recorded over Parbhani, Latur and Beed has remained below normal during the entire season. (Representational Image) As southwest monsoon enters its final month, there are …
  • Marathwada may get some rain this month, but will still remain deficient 04 Sep 2019 00:31 Pune recorded 78 mm rain within 24 hours till 8.30 am on July 26, its wettest July day since 2014. (File Photo) As southwest monsoon enters its final month, there are chances that Marathwada may not receive the season’s normal rainfall this year. And if …
  • Noakhali schoolboy gang-raped before murder 03 Sep 2019 18:56 Eight-year-old Imran, whose body was recovered in Begumganj upazila of Noakhali on August 25, was gang-raped by four youths before the murder, police said today. The four youths, who are friends, took Imran to an abandoned tin-shed room near Chhoyani bazar …
  • Accused confesses raping, killing schoolboy 03 Sep 2019 18:53 An eight-year-old boy, whose body was recovered from Noakhali’s Begumganj upazila on August 25, was gang raped by four young men before he was murdered, police said yesterday. The victim was identified as Imran Haque, a first grader of Chhoyani Government …
  • Aaditya Thackeray set to begin third phase of statewide tour, to cover 9 districts in Vidarbha, Marathwada 25 Aug 2019 20:13 According to Sena leaders, the Yuva Sena chief will cover Nagpur, Ramtek, Wardha, Amravati, Yavatmal, Washim, Akola and Buldhana in Vidarbha region, and Aurangabad and Jalna in Marathwada region. (File) AFTER COMPLETING two phases of his statewide tour, ‘ …
  • Pune: Back home in Washim during strike, HEF worker found dead, suicide suspected 25 Aug 2019 04:37 Police said Kad had come home, to Sawargaon Barde village in Washim district, on Thursday, two days after the nationwide strike of the ordnance factories, including the HEF, started. (Representational Image/File) In a suspected case of suicide, a 24- …
  • Maharashtra: 17 districts still rain-deficit 24 Aug 2019 22:58 According to data from the state government, all eight districts of the arid Marathwada region have received deficit rainfall, with Beed district facing the worst of the skewed rainfall distribution with a deficit of 43 per cent. (Representational Image) …
  • Yatras of CM, Sena show Maha govt's 'failure': Ajit Pawar 20 Aug 2019 07:53 Washim: NCP leader Ajit Pawar on Tuesday attacked the ruling allies BJP and Shiv Sena over their respective pre-poll yatras, saying they undertook the mass outreach initiatives as their government "failed" to perform. He also alleged that …
  • Maharashtra wettest state in country but rainfall heavily skewed this monsoon: IMD 18 Aug 2019 21:37 While floods wreaked havoc across five districts of the state killing over 50 people in the last 10 days, eight districts have recorded heavy deficiency in rainfall. (Express Photo) The unprecedented rainfall in Maharashtra has made it the wettest state in …
  • ARO Nagpur releases notice for Army Recruitment Rally, apply here 12 Aug 2019 08:28 NEW DELHI: The Army Recruiting Office, Nagpur is organising Army Recruitment Rally (for men) at district sports stadium, Chandrapur (Maharashtra) from October 12 to 23, 2019. The Army Recruitment Rally will be held for eligible candidates of districts …
  • Mumbai: NCP flags off Shiv Swarajya yatra 07 Aug 2019 00:40 Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis during a roadshow in Washim district on Tuesday. Express The NCP on Tuesday began its ‘Shiv Swarajya’ yatra from Shivneri, the birthplace of Maratha warrior king Chhatrapati Shivaji, at Junnar in Pune district. The party …
  • Cong-NCP drunk on power, utter disregard for mandate: Fadnavis 07 Aug 2019 00:39 On the sixth day of his Mahajanadesh yatra from Yavatmal to Akola on Tuesday, Fadnavis said this was an “utter disregard” for the public mandate, describing the Congress-NCP as “power-drunk”. People will teach the Congress-NCP the “lesson of their lives” …
  • 4 drown as rains pound Mumbai for 2nd straight week (Roundup) 03 Aug 2019 14:38 Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) Four college girls drowned in a raging waterfall in Navi Mumbai on Saturday as entire coastal Maharashtra experienced torrential rains and the region went on a high alert for the next 72 hours, officials said. Three teenaged students — …
  • Heavy rain over Pune, neighbouring areas till early next week: IMD 03 Aug 2019 07:41 The swollen Mula river at Sangamwadi bridge area after water was released from Mulshi dam due to continuous rain in the catchment area, on Friday. (Express photo/Ashish Kale) THE MET department has predicted “heavy to very heavy rainfall” on August 4 …
  • Maharashtra: Decrease in OBC quota in Zilla Parishad, panchayat rankles Oppn 02 Aug 2019 23:31 Under the previous arrangement, many a times, the total reservation had crossed the 50 per cent limit mark. THE STATE government’s recent move to reduce the quota for OBCs in bodies like the zilla parishad and the panchayat has resulted in protests from …
  • Maharashtra: Vidarbha gets Rs 5,000-crore project to tackle drought 02 Aug 2019 23:31 The cotton growing belt has registered maximum number of farmer suicides in the last three decades. (Representational Image) THE GOVERNMENT on Friday announced a Rs 5,000-crore irrigation project to tackle drought in eight Vidarbha districts. The surplus …
  • IMD warns about 'extremely heavy rainfall' in 5 districts of Maharashtra on August 4 31 Jul 2019 14:05 Maharashtra generally receives seasonal rainfall between June to September and at times till mid-October. Mumbai: The Met department has issued a warning of "extremely heavy rains" at isolated places in Palghar, Raigad, Pune, Kolhapur and Satara …
  • Maharashtra: 16 Marathwada, Vidarbha districts face 20 to 59 per cent rain deficit 24 Jul 2019 01:18 Economist and former member of the state’s planing commission, Prof H M Desarda has urged the state government to prepare a master plan to prevent droughts in the state. “It has to be a well-planned, properly budgeted, participatory and transparent …
  • Monsoon revival in Maharashtra likely this week: IMD 21 Jul 2019 21:42 Marathwada and Vidarbha, which continue to reel under severe shortage of rainfall, might receive some rain. After a brief break since the first week of July, the Southwest monsoon is likely to revive over Maharashtra later this week . Heavy to very heavy …
  • Maharashtra couple goes to Delhi to escape floods, daughter gets abducted 16 Jul 2019 15:02 Image for representation When they decided to go to Delhi to escape floods back home, little did a couple from Maharashtra think that their daughter will be abducted. But that's  what happened exactly. After their two-year-old daughter went missing …
  • Vidarbha reels under agrarian crisis due to delayed and deficient rains 11 Jul 2019 17:53 Till date, Amravati has received 74 per cent rainfall whereas Nagpur division got 77 per cent. (File photo) Delayed and deficient rains this season, coupled with a drinking water and agrarian crisis have left Maharashtra’s Vidarbha region in the lurch. The …
  • Maharasthra: 2,800 SHGs to train women from minority communities 10 Jul 2019 00:38 The women would be trained for a minimum three months. Emphasise will be also be given on making the women self-reliant within six months. (Representational) To empower women from minorities communities by providing them skill development training, the …
  • Marathwada still faces 34% rainfall deficit, kharif sowing affected 10 Jul 2019 00:36 Across the country, the deficient monsoon has until now led to a nearly 27 per cent drop in sowing of kharif crops. (Representative Image) While the statewide monsoon deficit shrunk to three per cent following rain over the weekend in various parts, large …
  • Cricket World Cup: Why England’s stars have got a blind spot for trademarks 08 Jul 2019 20:08 Cricket has evolved hugely in recent years both on and off the field and yet there is still one area in which it lags behind other sports. Trademarks may not seem an obvious priority, but given the commercial opportunities attached to sport’s biggest …
  • Two school children swept off in flood 03 Jul 2019 07:00 Image Source : PTI Two school children swept off in flood Representational image Four school children were swept off in floodwaters in Maharashtra's Washim district on Tuesday afternoon and two of them were still missing, police aid. The incident took …
  • Kolkata: Three held for ‘assaulting’ woman boxer 28 Jun 2019 22:52 The arrests were made after the woman shared her ordeal in a Facebook post and alleged that despite requests, a policeman who was at the spot “ignored the incident” and asked her to approach the local police station.(Representational) THREE PERSONS were …
  • Maharashtra Farmer Comes To Mumbai With Loan Waiver Complaint, Detained 26 Jun 2019 23:21 Ashok Manwar said he was not getting the full extent of the loan waiver he was entitled to. Mumbai: A farmer who had come to meet Dhananjay Munde, Leader of the Opposition in the Maharashtra Legislative Council, was detained by Mumbai police today for …
  • One man show 20 Jun 2019 23:16 Not only are most of the BJP candidates selected by Modi and Amit Shah, but they depend upon the duo after becoming MPs. (ANI) The just-concluded Lok Sabha elections were won by Narendra Modi, not the BJP. This is evident from the exit poll conducted by …
  • In pre-poll Budget, OBCs, Dhangars get special mention 19 Jun 2019 05:37 In what it described as an inclusive, progressive and employment-oriented Budget, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led State government ensured special attention to its core vote bank of OBCs and the Dhangar community, with a proposed outlay of ₹1,000 …
  • Maharashtra records 115 MT of food production despite drought: Fadnavis 17 Jun 2019 02:28 Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday said the state recorded 115.70 lakh metric tonnes of food production despite drought and deficient rainfall, thanks to various water conservation methods adopted by it. He was here to attend the NITI …
  • Maharashtra recorded 115 MT of food production despite drought, deficient rain: Devendra Fadnavis 16 Jun 2019 07:50 Image Source : PTI Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis  Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis Saturday said the state recorded 115.70 lakh metric tonnes of food production despite drought and deficient rainfall, thanks to various water …
  • Arvind Sawant inducted, Sena MPs from rural areas complain about being ‘ignored again’ 30 May 2019 22:48 There are indications that the Sena might get one more cabinet berth in the near future. The induction of two-time Shiv Sena MP Arvind Sawant into the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led Union cabinet has set off rumblings in the party with MPs from rural …
  • Navneet Kaur only actress to be MP from Maharashtra 30 May 2019 03:18 New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) Navneet Kaur R. Rana, who has worked in Telugu and Punjabi films, is the only actress to be elected MP from Maharashtra in the May 2019 elections. She won from the Amravati constituency as a Yuva Swabhiman Party (YSP) candidate, …
  • Allies and performers will be rewarded in Modi 2.0 Cabinet 28 May 2019 11:46 Even as the count down to the PM's swearing in has begun for May 30, several names for prominent ministries are doing the rounds in the capital. Sources close to developments reveal that the architect of Bengal's victory Mukul Roy, once Trinamool …
  • Maharashtra accounts for 10% of women force in Lok Sabha 25 May 2019 22:24 BJP leader Vijaya Rahatkar urged the state leadership to consider greater women representation in the forthcoming Assembly elections in Maharashtra. OUT OF the 12 women fielded by all parties, Maharashtra has elected eight women parliamentarians to the …
  • Maharashtra Lok Sabha Results 2019: Full list of winners 25 May 2019 08:11 Image Source : PTI BJP President Amit Shah wih Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, was on Thursday set to retain power for another five years after making a sweep of the Lok Sabha battle …
  • Maharashtra sends 8 women MPs to 17th Lok Sabha 25 May 2019 04:33 Prominent political parties had fielded only 11 women, of which, eight won. Mumbai: Eight women, more than half of them from the BJP, have made it to the 17th Lok Sabha from the state, which sends 48 MPs to Parliament, the second highest after Uttar …
  • VBA hurt Congress-NCP in at least 8 constituencies 24 May 2019 21:31 The saffron alliance won 41 out of the 48 Lok Sabha seats in Maharashtra. While the Congress won only one seat, NCP won four. Mumbai: The victory margins of Shiv Sena-BJP candidates indicate that the Vanchit Bahujan Aghadi (VBA) of dalit leader Prakash …
  • Record 8 women from Maharashtra to grace 17th Lok Sabha 24 May 2019 16:12 Mumbai, May 24 (IANS) For the first time, the 17th Lok Sabha will have a record 8 lady members from various parties in Maharashtra, in an indicator of growing women’s empowerment. Among the 71 women MPs elected from all over India, the Maharashtra …
  • Eight women make it to 17th Lok Sabha from Maharashtra 24 May 2019 15:24 MUMBAI: Eight women, more than half of them from the BJP, have made it to the 17th Lok Sabha from Maharashtra, which sends 48 MPs to the Lower House of Parliament, the second highest after Uttar Pradesh. The women candidates who emerged victorious in the …
  • Maharashtra: List of Lok Sabha poll winners, losers with votes polled 24 May 2019 09:15 The list of Lok Sabha poll winners and runners-up in Maharashtra with votes secured and winning margin is as follows: Ahmednagar-Sujay Vikhe Patil (BJP) 704660, Sangram Jagtap (NCP) 423186, margin 281474 votes Akola-Sanjay Dhotre (BJP) 554444, Prakash …
  • Maharashtra: BJP wins 23, Sena 18; 2 Union ministers, 2 former CMs lose 24 May 2019 07:36 Mumbai: The BJP-Shiv Sena combine won 41 of the 48 Lok Sabha seats in Maharashtra, while the Congress won one and NCP 4 seats. Two Union ministers and two former chief ministers tasted defeat in the election, which saw the Sharad Pawar-led NCP managing to …
  • Lok Sabha Election Results 2019: Full list of winners 23 May 2019 19:06 State Constituencies Leading/Winning Candidates Party Andaman and Nicobar Andaman and Nicobar Islands VISHAL JOLLY BJP Andhra Pradesh Araku GODDETI MADHAVI YSRCP   Srikakulam Kinjarapu Ram Mohan Naidu     Vizianagaram       Visakhapatnam       …
  • General election results 2019 live 23 May 2019 12:04 Constituencies A - Z A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A Adilabad 2019 GODAM NAGESH Leading TRS 2014 GODAM NAGESH TRS Agra 2019 SATYAPAL SINGH BAGHEL Leading BJP 2014 DR. RAM SHANKAR KATHERIA BJP Ahmadnagar 2019 SUJAY RADHAKRISHNA VIKHE …
  • India general election results 2019 live 23 May 2019 02:20 Constituencies A - Z A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A Adilabad 2014 GODAM NAGESH TRS Agra 2014 DR. RAM SHANKAR KATHERIA BJP Ahmadnagar 2014 GANDHI DILIPKUMAR MANSUKHLAL BJP Ahmedabad East 2014 PARESH RAWAL BJP Ahmedabad West 2014 DR. …
  • Maharashtra CM calls for silt removal from water bodies 16 May 2019 02:50 The government has taken several mitigation measures in order to provide relief to drought-affected people. Mumbai: Chief minister Devendra Fadnavis on Tuesday directed the Nagpur district administration to remove silt from rivers, ponds and drains. He has …
  • Maharashtra: Heatwave warning for Vidarbha, Marathwada till May 5 01 May 2019 21:13 Several areas of Maharashtra recorded a spike in the maximum temperature with areas in Vidarbha and Marathwada around 44 degrees Celsius. (Representational Image) THE MET department issued a heatwave warning for some parts of Maharashtra till May 5. …
  • Red alert issued for heat wave in central India 30 Apr 2019 10:16 Nagpur (Maharashtra), April 30 (IANS) The India Meteorological Department (IMD) here on Tuesday issued a Red Alert — the highest warning level — as temperatures soared to up to 47 degrees Celsius in some parts of Maharashtra’s Vidarbha region and central …
  • Phasephardhis and the lesser florican (commentary) 27 Apr 2019 22:54 Across India, grasslands are highly degraded and mismanaged ecosystems. Often considered wastelands, they face the constant threats of being turned into tree plantations by the Forest Department, devoured by urban expansion and industrial development, or …
  • UPSC toppers’ common link: No social media, many engineers 15 Apr 2019 11:35 Kanishak Kataria (Rank 1), Srushti Deshmukh (Rank 5) WHERE DO you find information about a bunch of young professionals in their twenties? On social media platforms like Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, right? Wrong. Most of the toppers of the UPSC …
  • Big turnout in 1st phase of Indian general polls 11 Apr 2019 21:56 Indians voted enthusiastically yesterday at the start of a mammoth general election, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking a second term after campaigning fervently on a plank of national security, following tension with neighbouring Pakistan. People …
  • Maharashtra averages 56% voting in 7 LS seats (2nd Lead) 11 Apr 2019 16:34 Nagpur, April 11 (IANS) Maharashtra recorded a provisional average voting of around 56 percent in the seven Lok Sabha constituencies that voted on Thursday in the first phase of the Lok Sabha polls, an official said. Surprisingly, the highest voter turnout …
  • Indian Elections 2019: Oldest ... 11 Apr 2019 14:21 Almost 900 million of India's 1.3 billion people are eligible to vote. At least people were killed on the first day of polling in India's general elections, which are seen as a referendum on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bharatiya Janata …
  • Lok Sabha polls: EVM glitches, heat don't deter voters 11 Apr 2019 14:14 An elderly Indian voter shows her ink-marked finger after casting her vote at a polling station at Umsning under Ri-Bhoi district, in the northeastern Indian state of Meghalaya. India's gargantuan election, the biggest in history, kicked off on April …
  • Indian Elections 2019: Oldest woman, aged 107,... 11 Apr 2019 13:32 Almost 900 million of India's 1.3 billion people are eligible to vote. At least people were killed on the first day of polling in India's general elections, which are seen as a referendum on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bharatiya Janata …
  • Voting is our duty, everyone should vote: Bhagwat opposes NOTA 11 Apr 2019 10:23 RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat Thursday said voters should exercise their franchise for any candidate, instead of opting for the None of the Above (NOTA) option available on the electronic voting machines (EVMs). Bhagwat was talking to reporters after casting his …
  • Polls Live: Sonia arrives in Rae Bareli 11 Apr 2019 10:23 Congress has alleged that a laser, possibly from a sniper gun, was aimed at Rahul Gandhi. MHA says it was a 'green light' from a camera. !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates We are receiving info from various polling stations that BSP voters …
  • Maharashtra: 30.19 per cent voting by 1 p.m. 11 Apr 2019 10:06 Nagpur, April 11 (IANS) A robust average of 30.19 per cent voting was recorded at half-way mark till 1 p.m. in Maharashtra’s seven Lok Sabha constituencies on Thursday, an official said. Surprisingly, the highest voting — 41.87 per cent — was notched in …
  • India elections live: Two dead in clashes, EVM... 11 Apr 2019 09:00 Almost 900 million of India's 1.3 billion people are eligible to vote. Voting began on Thursday across 91 Lok Sabha constituencies spread over 20 states and Union Territories as the first phase of the mega seven-phase electoral exercise kicked off. …
  • India elections live: EVM errors, clashes... 11 Apr 2019 08:25 Almost 900 million of India's 1.3 billion people are eligible to vote. Voting began on Thursday across 91 Lok Sabha constituencies spread over 20 states and Union Territories as the first phase of the mega seven-phase electoral exercise kicked off. …
  • Live: Voters turn up in large numbers for first... 11 Apr 2019 07:50 Voting began on Thursday across 91 Lok Sabha constituencies spread over 20 states and Union Territories as the first phase of the mega seven-phase electoral exercise kicked off. Voting for electing Assemblies in Andhra Pradesh, Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh …
  • Live: Big numbers turn out for first day of... 11 Apr 2019 07:34 Voting began on Thursday across 91 Lok Sabha constituencies spread over 20 states and Union Territories as the first phase of the mega seven-phase electoral exercise kicked off. Voting for electing Assemblies in Andhra Pradesh, Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh …
  • EVM glitches mar voting in Maharashtra 11 Apr 2019 07:18 Nagpur, April 11 (IANS) Glitches in VVPAT-EVMs marred voting in some polling stations, resulting in long queues of voters in the blistering heat on Thursday. The problems, were found in Booth No. 127 (Gadchiroli-Chimur constituency), booth No. 147 ( …
  • Maharashtra: 13.70 per cent voting by 11 a.m. 11 Apr 2019 07:17 Nagpur, April 11 (IANS) A healthy 13.70 per cent average voting was recorded till 11 a.m. in Maharashtra’s seven Lok Sabha constituencies on Wednesday, an official said. The highest voting – 18.01 per cent – was notched in Gadchiroli-Chimur and the lowest …
  • Live: Big numbers turn out for first day of India's election 11 Apr 2019 07:15 There are 543 seats at stake in phase one. Voting began on Thursday across 91 Lok Sabha constituencies spread over 20 states and Union Territories as the first phase of the mega seven-phase electoral exercise kicked off. Voting for electing Assemblies in …
  • Live: Brisk voting, long queues as voting begins... 11 Apr 2019 05:22 There are 543 seats at stake in phase one. Voting began on Thursday across 91 Lok Sabha constituencies spread over 20 states and Union Territories as the first phase of the mega seven-phase electoral exercise kicked off. Voting for electing Assemblies in …
  • Maharashtra polling on, RSS top brass vote 11 Apr 2019 04:52 Nagpur, April 11 (IANS) Voting was on in seven Lok Sabha constituencies of Maharashtra on Thursday, officials said. Of the total 1.30 crore electorate, the early voters included RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat at a school in Nagpur. Urging people to vote for …
  • Live: Polls open in 1st phase of India's general... 11 Apr 2019 04:22 The election is being held in seven phases. Voting began on Thursday across 91 Lok Sabha constituencies spread over 20 states and Union Territories as the first phase of the mega seven-phase electoral exercise kicked off. Voting for electing Assemblies in …
  • Live: Polls open in 1st phase of India's general election 11 Apr 2019 04:02 The election is being held in seven phases. Voting began on Thursday across 91 Lok Sabha constituencies spread over 20 states and Union Territories as the first phase of the mega seven-phase electoral exercise kicked off. Voting for electing Assemblies in …
  • India elections 2019 live: Voting begins in 91... 11 Apr 2019 03:20 The election is being held in seven phases. Voting began on Thursday across 91 Lok Sabha constituencies spread over 20 states and Union Territories as the first phase of the mega seven-phase electoral exercise kicked off. Voting for electing Assemblies in …
  • Maharashtra polling starts, RSS top brass vote 11 Apr 2019 02:51 Nagpur, April 11 (IANS) Voting started at 7 am for the seven Lok Sabha constituencies in Maharashtra on Thursday amidst tight security, officials said. Among the early bird voters were RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat and General Secretary Suresh Bhaiayyaji Joshi …
  • 1965 war hero's village: Vikas meets caste midway 10 Apr 2019 03:59 DHAMUPUR: Embedded deep in the heart of Ghazipur district, it isn’t easy finding your way to Dhamupur, especially if your driver is a rookie and the GPS isn’t working. But mention Abdul Hamid’s village and there’s instant recall. Many in these parts of the …
  • All you need to know about the first phase of polling 10 Apr 2019 03:35 91 seats. 21 states and Union territories. Aslam Hunani/Rediff.com gives the lowdown on the constituencies going to polls in the first phase on April 11. Photograph: PTI Photo Elections to the 17th Lok Sabha kick off on April 11 with the first phase of …
  • MYSUN expands presence in 7 states in its pan-India Solar push for SMEs 08 Apr 2019 08:22 These projects will result in significant energy bill savings for industries and small & medium enterprises. New Delhi: MYSUN, providing high yield rooftop solar solutions and innovative financing to Industrial and Retail clients and operating India’s …
  • Rift in Sena keeps 3 Vidarbha seats edgy 05 Apr 2019 04:21 CHANDRAPUR | AMRAVATI | YUVATMAL-WASHIM: Pre-poll political migrations, internal squabbles and incumbency burdens of multi-term MPs make the electoral fights in three Vidarbha constituencies intriguing. These seats also appear to be reflecting the internal …
  • Maharashtra poll battle: ​Chandrapur, Yavatmal-Washim & Amravati reflect the uneasy Sena-BJP patch-up​ 05 Apr 2019 03:38 CHANDRAPUR | AMRAVATI | YUVATMAL-WASHIM: Pre-poll political migrations, internal squabbles and incumbency burdens of multi-term MPs make the electoral fights in three Vidarbha constituencies intriguing. These seats also appear to be reflecting the internal …
  • Fired by Modi, Vidarbha campaign hots up 04 Apr 2019 11:10 Nagpur (Maharashtra), April 4 (IANS) With the fiery speech by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at his maiden poll rally in Wardha on Monday, the poll campaign has hotted up for the 10 Lok Sabha seats in eastern Maharashtra’s crucial Vidarbha region. Two union …
  • Maharashtra Lok Sabha poll: 114 candidates file nominations for third phase 02 Apr 2019 18:51 Mumbai: As many as 114 candidates have filed nomination papers till now, including 42 on Tuesday, for the third phase of the Lok Sabha elections. Among the prominent candidates who filed nominations Tuesday included Maharashtra BJP chief Raosaheb Danve ( …
  • Battle for Maharashtra: Bread and butter at the heart of the political discourse in Vidarbha 02 Apr 2019 02:56 Ten Lok Sabha seats are up for grabs in Vidarbha. In 2014, the BJP-Shiv Sena combine delivered a body blow to this Congress base (with NCP fighting separately then) by sweeping all the 10 seats. The BJP won 44 of the 62 assembly segments of the region …
  • LS polls: In Vidarbha, Cong-NCP hope to recover lost ground 31 Mar 2019 14:42 MUMBAI: In the seven Lok Sabha seats in Vidarbha region of Maharashtra, where polling will be held in the first phase on April 11, the Congress and NCP are hoping to recover the ground they had lost in the 2014 elections. In the previous Lok Sabha polls, …
  • Political parties tap into apps for campaign blitz 31 Mar 2019 07:06 HYDERABAD: It’s not just big global investors who are showing interest in homegrown apps, political parties are tapping into apps to reach out to voters ahead of polls, especially to target rural audience. While WhatsApp and Twitter continue to be most …
  • Prahar Janshakti kicks off poll campaign, distributes milk in front of liquor shop 29 Mar 2019 19:53 [India], Mar 29 (ANI): In a unique way to appease voters, Prahar Janshakti candidate Vaishali Yeddy on Friday started a campaign by distributing milk in front of the liquor shop here. In fact, she is seeking people's votes by promoting 'liquor ban…
  • Nagpur BJP Candidate List 29 Mar 2019 08:00 NAGPUR: After deadline for withdrawal for the first phase of Lok Sabha polls, 31 out of 147 candidates, whose nomination papers were found valid in seven constituencies of Vidarbha, have withdrew their papers. Now, 116 candidates are in the election fray, …
  • Poll choice: How farmers vote 28 Mar 2019 00:23 Chana is selling below MSP at Akola. (Express photo by Partha Sarathi Biswas) Amidst all the hustle and bustle of elections, the only topic of conversation amongst Dahigaon’s residents is the price of chana (chickpea) and tur (pigeon-pea) at the wholesale …
  • 147 candidates in fray for first phase of polling in Maha 27 Mar 2019 14:48 MUMBAI: As many as 147 candidates are left in the fray for the seven Lok Sabha seats in Maharashtra which go to the polls in the first phase on April 11, as the nomination papers of 37 candidates were rejected during the scrutiny, an Election Commission …
  • Maharashtra Lok Sabha Constituencies 27 Mar 2019 11:00 MUMBAI: Maharashtra, which has 48 parliamentary constituencies, will go to polls in four phases, starting April 11. In 2009 and 2014, Lok Sabha elections were held in three phases in Maharashtra On April 11, seven constituencies in Maharashtra’s Vidarbha …
  • UZ polls: Cop, 4 others shot in Chattogram, Cox’s Bazar polls clash 24 Mar 2019 12:01 Five people including a policeman suffered bullet injuries in separate clashes centering upazila parishad elections in Chattogram and Cox’s Bazar districts. In Chattogram, a constable was injured by shotgun pellets in a clash between supporters of Awami …
  • Shiv Sena MP who hit AI staffer over seat doesn’t get Lok Sabha ticket 24 Mar 2019 10:46 MUMBAI: The Shiv Sena renominated 17 of its 18 sitting MPs in the first list of 21 Lok Sabha candidates it released on Friday, leaving out only controversial Osmanabad MP Ravindra Gaikwad who had hit an Air India staffer with his slippers two years ago …
  • No chance for young blood? Shiv Sena has bet on ageing war horses, say analysts 24 Mar 2019 10:45 MUMBAI: Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray’s decision to field 17 sitting MPs for the Lok Sabha elections means a lost opportunity for the party to shed the flab and reach out to the next generation, said political analysts. Renominations for leaders …
  • 'Considering to quit': Ashok Chavan allegedly heard in viral audio clip 23 Mar 2019 17:27 NEW DELHI: A day after Jitin Prasada scare in Uttar Pradesh + , the Congress on Saturday was again on the back foot, this time in Maharashtra. The party, which has lost quite a few leaders ahead of the Lok Sabha polls, was troubled by reports of a viral …
  • Shiv Sena drops lawmaker who assaulted AI crew 22 Mar 2019 23:40 Retains 17 MPs in its first list of 21 LS candidates. Mumbai: The Shiv Sena on Friday declared a list of candidates for 21 of the 23 Lok Sabha constituencies it will be contesting in the state. Interestingly, the party has repeated 17 of its 18 sitting …
  • Shiv Sena snubs MP Ravindra Gaikwad who slapped Air India cabin crew member 22 Mar 2019 23:23 Mumbai: The Shiv Sena on Friday declared a list of candidates for 21 of the 23 Lok Sabha constituencies it will be contesting in the state. Interestingly, the party has repeated 17 of its 18 sitting Members of Parliament (MP). The Uddhav Thackeray-led …
  • Prahar party gives farmer's widow Lok Sabha ticket 22 Mar 2019 16:01 -Washim (Maharashtra) [India], Mar 22 (ANI): In a bid to take farm crisis to Parliament, widow of a farmer has decided to contest the upcoming Lok Sabha election from Yavatmal-Washim in Maharashtra. A resident of Kambal tehsil, Vaishali Sudhakar Yeddy will …
  • Shiv Sena lok sabha candidates 22 Mar 2019 13:46 Mumbai: The Shiv Sena Friday declared its first list of 21 candidates in Maharashtra for next month's Lok Sabha polls, retaining 17 sitting MPs and denying ticket to the lawmaker who had allegedly slapped an Air India employee in 2017. Ravindra Gaikwad …
  • Sena announces 21 candidates, drops MP who slapped AI employee 22 Mar 2019 13:01 Mumbai: The Shiv Sena Friday declared its first list of 21 candidates in Maharashtra for next month's Lok Sabha polls, retaining 17 sitting MPs and denying ticket to the lawmaker who had allegedly slapped an Air India employee in 2017. Ravindra Gaikwad …
  • Shiv Sena announces candidates for 21 Lok Sabha seats in Maharashtra 22 Mar 2019 12:12 MUMBAI: The Shiv Sena on Friday announced its first list of 21 candidates for the Lok Sabha elections from its quota of 23 seats, retaining most of the outgoing members. In Mumbai, the party will field Arvind Sawant (Mumbai South), Rahul Shewale (Mumbai …
  • Mumbaikar's heart saves Washim man 01 Aug 2017 09:49
  • Govt doctor beaten up by nurse over pending salary in Washim 16 Jul 2017 13:27 Press Trust of India, Mumbai, Jul 16 2017, 18:25 IST The doctor was beaten up for aleegedly not paying salary and has lodged a complaing against the nurse. representative image. A doctor working with a rural hospital at Manora in Washim district of …
  • Mumbai, Hingoli, Washim, Raigad, Jalna, Latur worst performers in state: Centre to evaluate midday meal scheme 12 May 2017 00:27 Written by Dipti Singh | Mumbai | Published:May 12, 2017 4:31 am The Union Human Resource Development (HRD) ministry will conduct an evaluation study of the Midday Meal Scheme (MDMS) in schools across all states to monitor and assess it. The ministry will …