• This tiger becomes India's 'first' ever to have walked 1,700 km 28 Dec 2019 14:04 (Representative photo) Photo courtesy WII. The radio-collared sub-adult tiger, TWLS-T1-C1, from Tipeshwar Wildlife Sanctuary in Yavatmal district of Vidarbha, continues to evoke awe and curiosity about his seemingly unstoppable journey. Now, into the …
  • Home invaders and hijackers arrested, Durban 15 Dec 2019 12:44 South African Police Service Police officers from the Umlazi Highway Patrol and K9 Unit arrested five suspects for a house robbery in the Wentworth area. The suspects were arrested whilst fleeing from the crime scene. On 11 December 2019, at 14:30, the …
  • 55-year-old disabled woman raped, murdered in Maharashtra’s Buldana district 07 Dec 2019 21:56 The accused apparently entered the house some time in the night and raped the woman under the influence of alcohol. A 55-YEAR-old disabled woman was raped and murdered in Maharashtra’s Buldana district on Friday night, police said. A 28-year-old man, who …
  • Tipeshwar Tiger Travels 1300 Km In Search Of New Territory, Mate 03 Dec 2019 04:19 A male sub-adult tiger from Tipeshwar reached Dnyanganga on Monday. A male sub-adult tiger (TWLS-T1-C1) on Monday reached Dnyanganga Sanctuary in Buldana district covering a distance of 1,300 kilometers across Maharashtra and Telangana in a span of about …
  • Maharashtra: Dy CM Ajit Pawar was BJP target in irrigation, other ‘scams’ 23 Nov 2019 23:27 NCP Ajit Pawar reaches Y.B.Chavan hall in Mumbai for NCP meeting on Tuesday. Express Photo by Amit Chakravarty 12-11-19, Mumbai Ajit Pawar, who took oath as deputy chief minister in a BJP-led government on Saturday morning, has been linked to cases in the …
  • BJP-Sena on a high, leads in 149 seats in Maha (2nd Lead) 24 Oct 2019 06:18 Mumbai, Oct 24 (IANS) The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party-Shiv Sena combine on Thursday raced ahead in its bid to retain power in Maharashtra by notching leads in 149 constituencies out of 288 — more than the half-way mark of 144. The opposition Congress- …
  • Maharashtra Poll Results 24 Oct 2019 05:02 MUMBAI: Maharashtra's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-Shiv Sena's dream run continued with their candidates leading in over 125 constituencies while the opposition Congress-Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) nominees were ahead in around 75 seats …
  • Cong. attacks BJP-ruled States over farmer suicides 15 Oct 2019 02:16 The Congress on Monday said while farmer suicides in the BJP-ruled States like Maharashtra and Uttar Pradesh continued unabated, leaders of the ruling party including Chief Ministers of these States refused to acknowledge them. “How shameful! When farmers …
  • Maharashtra polls: BJP takes selective action against rebels 11 Oct 2019 14:54 Express News Service MUMBAI: BJP has acted against some of the dissidents. However, the action is selective. Only four dissidents have faced action, according to party insiders. Condition in Congress, NCP and Shiv Sena is not much different. The BJP on …
  • Maharashtra: Bodies of woman, 4 daughters found floating in Buldana well 23 Sep 2019 10:45 Buldana:  Bodies of a woman and four of her daughters were found floating in a well in Buldana's Malegaon here on Monday, police said. The police have reached the spot and an investigation underway.   According to locals the deceased had left home for …
  • ‘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 …
  • Shiv Bhojan scheme launched: Patients’ relatives at Mumbai hospitals hail Rs 10 thali 28 Jan 2020 01:13 Written by Iram Siddique | Mumbai | Published: January 28, 2020 4:21:22 am The canteens have a small area for seating 25 people at once in a corner, where about 100 thalis will be distributed daily between noon and 2 pm on a first come, first served basis. …
  • ICC's CEO Manu Sawhney winds up positive meeting with PCB 24 Jan 2020 18:10 Lahore [Pakistan], Jan 23 (ANI): International Cricket Council (ICC) Chief Executive Officer Manu Sawhney wound up positive and constructive meetings on his two-day tour to Pakistan. The meetings were held in Lahore and Islamabad. Pakistan Federal Minister …
  • 'Three-wheeler' government is functioning properly: CM Uddhav Thackeray 13 Jan 2020 15:08 By PTI MUMBAI: Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Monday said his three-party ruling coalition is functioning properly after taking charge more than a month ago. His statement came in the wake of his predecessor Devendra Fadnaviss description …
  • Touch cow, end negativity: Yashomati Thakur 12 Jan 2020 22:24 Mumbai: Days after she faced flak for stating that newly-sworn in ministers in the Maharashtra government had not yet started making money, Congress leader and state minister Yashomati Thakur on Sunday courted controversy again by claiming that touching a …
  • Uddhav Thackeray Appoints 36 District Guardian Ministers, Aaditya Gets Mumbai Suburban 11 Jan 2020 20:52 Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Wednesday appointed guardian ministers for all 36 districts with his son Aaditya getting the charge of Mumbai Suburban district. Deputy Chief minister Ajit Pawar will be guardian minister for Pune. …
  • Maha Vikas Aghadi allies emerge as big winners in Maharashtra local bodies polls 11 Jan 2020 11:40 By PTI MUMBAI: Shiv Sena, NCP and Congress, which are part of the Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government in the state have emerged as big winners in the recently-held municipal council and nagar panchayat elections in three districts. Of the total 51 …
  • BJP’s rout in Nagpur ZP polls shocking: Saamana 11 Jan 2020 03:32 The Shiv Sena on Friday termed the poll result in Nagpur Zilla Parishad (ZP), where the BJP was ousted from power by the Congress, as “sensational and shocking”. Polling for six ZPs (332 seats) in Maharashtra — Nagpur, Akola, Washim, Dhule, Nandurbar and …
  • ‘Calling of the Roots’ underway at Zainul Gallery 10 Jan 2020 22:32 The art forms that showcase Bangladesh and India’s shared legacy deserve celebration. Bearing that in mind, Prachi Protichi, an Indo-Bangla cultural organisation, has arranged the group art exhibition, Calling of the Roots, at Zainul Gallery, Faculty of …
  • Maharashtra local body polls: Political realignment leads to BJP’s isolation 09 Jan 2020 22:30 Polling for six zilla parishads — Nagpur, Akola, Washim, Dhule, Nandurbar and Palghar (332 seats) — and the panchayat samitis (664 seats) falling in their jurisdiction were held on Tuesday and the counting of votes was taken up on Wednesday. ( …
  • After loss of Nagpur zilla parishad, BJP points to Sena alliance, but concern within 09 Jan 2020 22:30 Former Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis. (File) THE SETBACK for the BJP in the zilla parishad and panchayat samiti polls, despite winning the maximum number of seats, is a pointer to the political challenge it faces from the new three-party alliance of the …
  • BJP suffers rout in Nagpur Zilla Parishad elections 09 Jan 2020 10:12 NET Bureau The BJP suffered a rout in its bastion of Nagpur in the Zilla Parishad elections on Wednesday. In the 57-seat ZP, which the party had controlled till now, it was reduced to 15 while the Congress-NCP alliance bagged 40 seats. The BJP reversed the …
  • Local body polls: BJP loses Nagpur, wins most seats 08 Jan 2020 22:10 Nagpur is the home district of party stalwarts Devendra Fadnavis and Nitin Gadkari. (Express photo by Prashant Nadkar) THE BJP on Wednesday suffered a setback in the zilla parishad (ZP) polls in Nagpur, the home district of party stalwarts Devendra …
  • Cong wins 30 seats in Zila Parishad elections in Nagpur 08 Jan 2020 21:44 Nagpur: The Congress”>Congress has emerged as the single largest party after winning 30 seats in the Zila Parishad election here while the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) could win only 15 seats. The BJP has also faced defeat in Union Minister Nitin …
  • BJP loses RSS bastion Nagpur, four other Zilla Parishads 08 Jan 2020 16:51 Nagpur (Maharashtra), Jan 8 (IANS) The Congress-Nationalist Congress Party combine handed a humiliating defeat to the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party in the elections to the prestigious Nagpur Zilla Parishad — the home turf of Leader of Opposition Devendra …
  • BJP routed in RSS bastion, Nagpur Zilla Parishad 08 Jan 2020 15:12 Nagpur (Maharashtra), Jan 8 (IANS) The Congress-Nationalist Congress Party combine handed a humiliating defeat to the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party in the elections to the prestigious Nagpur Zilla Parishad — the home turf of Leader of Opposition Devendra …
  • Excluded from Maha cabinet, upset MLAs voice discontent, smaller parties allege ‘humiliation’ 02 Jan 2020 06:36 Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray with NCP leader Sharad Pawar and Congress Balasaheb Thorat Tuesday. (Express photo) THE expansion of the Uddhav Thackeray-led Maharashtra cabinet seems to have upset not only the smaller parties in the Maha Vikas Aghadi, …
  • Maharashtra: No consensus on portfolio allocation yet 01 Jan 2020 22:10 Deputy CM Ajit Pawar at Koregaon Bhima. (PTI) Allocation of portfolios to ministers in the newly formed Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress government in Maharashtra got delayed again Wednesday, and Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar’s statement to the media at the end …
  • Unrest within Shiv Sena as MLAs threaten to quit after failing to land cabinet berths 01 Jan 2020 15:16 Express News Service MUMBAI: There is major unrest within the Shiv Sena with at least 12 MLAs contemplating to quit the party over non-inclusion of certain leaders in the cabinet. There is also a question mark over the stand of its Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay …
  • Maharashtra cabinet expansion: Ajit Pawar, other NCP leaders placate Majalgaon MLA who threatened to quit 01 Jan 2020 02:17 On Tuesday, senior NCP leaders, including state president Jayant Patil, Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar and Dhananjay Munde, met Solanke and pacified him. (File/Express Photo By Ganesh Shirsekar) The NCP on Tuesday managed to placate Prakash Solanke, …
  • Not all happy with Maharashtra Cabinet expansion 01 Jan 2020 00:54 Mumbai: The denial of ministerial berths to certain Shiv Sena leaders in Monday’s Cabinet expansion has triggered a considerable amount of discontent and resentment. Five-term Sena MP Bhavana Gawali on Tuesday told the media that she was unhappy over an …
  • Tipeshwar tiger continues journey, returns to Dnyanganga 29 Dec 2019 04:04 Written by Vivek Deshpande | Nagpur | Published: December 29, 2019 8:31:28 am The tiger has walked around 1,600 km so far. It was in June when a sub-adult tiger started his journey from Tipeshwar Wildlife Sanctuary in Yavatmal district. Six months later, …
  • Vodafone Idea expands TurboNet 4G service to Nashik 23 Dec 2019 15:00 Indian mobile operator Vodafone Idea has launched the TurboNet 4G in Nashik where it has integrated the Vodafone and Idea networks. The launch of the TurboNet 4G service follows the consolidation of the operator’s radio network integration and the …
  • Ajit Pawar again emerges shining clean in irrigation scam 20 Dec 2019 16:09 Image Source : FILE Ajit Pawar again emerges shining clean in irrigation scam The Maharashtra Anti-Corruption Bureau has filed a fresh affidavit in the Bombay High Court's Nagpur Bench, giving a "clean chit" to senior NCP leader Ajit Pawar in …
  • Assam hints at a dialogue; Net may be restored today 17 Dec 2019 03:10 Sarma said the government would review the situation again on Tuesday to decide on restoring the Internet services in Guwahati. Guwahati: The Assam government on Monday said they are not going to disturb the ongoing peaceful agitation but didn’t rule out …
  • Congress will welcome disgruntled BJP leader Khadse, says Thorat 14 Dec 2019 06:54 Congress will welcome disgruntled BJP leader Khadse, says Thorat The Congress will welcome disgruntled BJP leader Eknath Khadse if he takes a call on quitting the saffron party, the grand old party's Maharashtra unit chief Balasaheb Thorat said on …
  • Quest for new territory, mates? tiger travels 1,300 km 05 Dec 2019 20:05 A sub-adult tiger travelled more than 1,300 km spanning six districts in Maharashtra and Telangana before reaching Dnyanganga sanctuary in Buldhana district of the State, a forest official said on December 1. It took nearly 150 days for the radio-collared …
  • Tiger’s 1,300-km walk over six months strains population theory 01 Dec 2019 23:33 T1C1 travelled between two Maharashtra sanctuaries. File In what may be the longest trek by a tiger in India, a sub-adult of the species reached Dnyanganga Wildlife Sanctuary in Buldhana district of Maharashtra on Sunday, walking 1,300 km over six months, …
  • Light rain likely this week, maximum temp may reduce 01 Dec 2019 23:13 TNN | Updated: Dec 2, 2019, 4:05 IST Pune: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Sunday forecast light rains in some parts of the city during the next four days. “From Monday, the cloud cover will increase and will remain so till Wednesday. Chances …
  • Wait for winter chill in Maharashtra to continue till December 11: IMD 01 Dec 2019 22:16 This week, Pune will experience overcast sky conditions with chances of very light rain on Tuesday and Thursday. (Representational Image) ne The wait for winter chill over the state has just got longer, with officials of the India Meteorological Department …
  • Vidarbha leaders in Oppn: Will new govt give nod for separate state? 01 Dec 2019 21:54 Devendra Fadnavis was the fourth Vidarbha leader to occupy the chief minister’s post The formation of a new state government led by Uddhav Thackeray has stirred an interesting debate in Vidarbha. After a five-year-term when the region had the maximum …
  • Clean chit for Ajit Pawar in irrigation scam cases after joining hands with BJP? 25 Nov 2019 14:32 MAHA power twist | Fadnavis is CM, Ajit Pawar his deputy CM Did Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) in Maharashtra give a clean chit to Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar? Several news reports, which surfaced on Monday, November 25, said so but the state's ACB …
  • Clean chit for Ajit Pawar in irrigation scam cases? 25 Nov 2019 13:26 Mumbai, Nov 25 (IANS) Maharashtra’s Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) on Monday gave a clean chit in some of the around 10-year-old irrigation scam cases allegedly involving new Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar, officials said here. The ACB has closed the …
  • Congress slams BJP on closing cases against Ajit Pawar 25 Nov 2019 13:26 New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) The Congress has slammed the BJP for closing cases against Maharashtra’s newly-sworn in Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar. Congress spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said this is a blot on democracy and closing corruption cases was a …
  • 9 Maharashtra irrigation scam probes closed, partial relief for Ajit Pawar 25 Nov 2019 12:02 MUMBAI: In what could viewed as partial relief for incumbent Deputy chief minister, Ajit Pawar, Maharashtra Police’s Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) has closed nine complaints over alleged irregularities in awarding of irrigation contracts when Pawar was the …
  • Ajit Pawar gets clean chit in irrigation scam cases 25 Nov 2019 11:35 Mumbai, Nov 25 (IANS) The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) on Monday gave a clean chit in some of cases allegedly involving Maharstra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar, official sources said here. The ACB has closed the investigations into at least nine cases …
  • Upset over formation of BJP govt in Maharashtra, man attempts suicide 24 Nov 2019 19:13 Yavatmal: A 45-year-old Shiv Sena supporter allegedly attempted suicide here apparently upset over the formation of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in the state. Police said Ramesh Balu Jadhav was in an inebriated condition and could have taken the …
  • Shiv Sena supporter attempts suicide amid Maharashtra political crisis 24 Nov 2019 15:35 Shiv Sena supporter attempts suicide amid Maharashtra political crisis (Representational Image) A Shiv Sena supporter allegedly tried to commit suicide in Maharashtra's Washim district apparently after being upset over party chief Uddhav Thackeray not …
  • Nagpur Soybean, Soyoil, Soymeal Open- November 20, 2019 20 Nov 2019 11:18 Nagpur, Nov 20 (Reuters) – Soyabean oil prices recovered strongly in Vidarbha region of Western Maharashtra on increased offtake by vanaspati millers amid a firming trend in producing regions. Buying activity in edible oils picked up as Malaysian palm oil …
  • Nagpur Soybean, Soyoil, Soymeal Open- November 18, 2019 18 Nov 2019 08:31 Nagpur, Nov 18 (Reuters) – Soyabean oil today declined in Vidarbha region of Western Maharashtra on stockists selling, driven by higher imports amid downward trend on NCDEX. Fall in demand from millers and retailers also put pressure on soyabean oil. …
  • Pune: Wait for winter gets longer, light rain predicted over the weekend 15 Nov 2019 23:14 Winter is yet to arrive in Pune as moisture levels are high at present, as per the IMD. (File) WINTER MAY have set in across Maharashtra but Pune and its neighbouring areas may have to wait slightly longer to feel the chill. According to the India …
  • More than 50,000 suffer from diabetes, nearly a lakh from hypertension 12 Nov 2019 21:25 The screening is being done as part of the Centre’s project on population-based screening for five common Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) which includes diabetes, hypertension and cancers of oral cavity, breast and cervix, Dr Sadhana Tayade, Director of …
  • Spread of education confined to a few regions in Maharashtra: Survey 11 Nov 2019 23:05 GER is the number of people enrolling in higher education out of every 100 people in the eligible age group of 18-23 years. Maharashtra’s Gross Enrollment Ratio (GER) is better than the national average, but spread of education in the state is confined to …
  • Maharashtra Polls: ‘Jai Meem, Jai Bheem’ spill the saffron beans 04 Nov 2019 18:39 By Zahed Farooqui As much as 38 seats where the Dalit-Muslim vote appears to have switched from the Congress, NCP. VBA kept Dalits ‘vanchit’ from forming secular government? Religious polarization by co-called Muslim leaders work in favour of BJP/ …
  • Tiger travels 200 km from Yavatmal, on prowl in Hingoli farms 01 Nov 2019 10:26 Image Source : PTI Tiger travels 200 km from Yavatmal, on prowl in Hingoli farms A tiger housed in Tipeshwar Wildlife Sanctuary in Maharashtra's Yavatmal district has travelled almost 200 km to enter Hingoli in the the northern part of Marathwada …
  • Rural farmers hugely voted for BJP-Sena: Activist 28 Oct 2019 07:02 Nagpur (Maharashtra), Oct 28 (IANS) Farmers in the suicide-prone rural Vidarbha and Marathwada regions have apparently voted overwhelmingly for the Bharatiya Janata Party-Shiv Sena combine, a top farm activist said here on Monday. According to a post-poll …
  • Maharashtra election results: Full list of winners from BJP, Shiv Sena, Congress, NCP 25 Oct 2019 08:23 Shiv Sena party chief Uddhav Thackeray with prime minister Narendra ModiINDRANIL MUKHERJEE/AFP/Getty Images The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is sure to make a comeback in Maharashtra with the help of its ally Shiv Sena. The BJP-Shiv Sena alliance …
  • Election results 2019, live updates | UPA leads in drought-hit Marathwada 24 Oct 2019 20:46 Counting of votes for Maharashtra assembly polls began at 8 a.m. The BJP-Shiv Sena alliance looks poised to win for a second consecutive term, but with fewer seats than expected. The all-important halfway mark of 145 seats has been crossed by the alliance. …
  • Voters wowed by Maha all-women polling booth (Assembly poll 2019) 21 Oct 2019 05:24 Washim (Maharashtra), Oct 21 (IANS) The Sakhi Matdaan Kendra, a gaily-decorated polling station in Washim managed by an all-women staff, including security, was seen drawing hordes of voters as polling started for the Maharashtra Assembly elections on …
  • IMD: Monsoon withdrawal begins in Maharashtra 15 Oct 2019 05:49 On Monday, the monsoon also withdrew from Madhya Pradesh and some parts of Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, West Bengal, Bihar and Odisha. (Representational) As the southwest monsoon withdrew from nearly half of Maharashtra on Monday, districts along north Konkan, …
  • Maharashtra mental health plan holds hands through rural distress 13 Oct 2019 00:07 The Health Department has been running a scheme in 14 drought-hit districts including Latur, above, since 2016. (File Photo) AS RURAL distress emerges as one of the issues in the coming Maharashtra elections, figures from a state Health Department scheme …
  • Kashmir integral to India: Shah in Maharashtra 11 Oct 2019 08:13 Buldhana (Maharashtra), Oct 11 (IANS) Union Home Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party President Amit Shah on Friday here in Maharashtra again emphasized that Jammu and Kashmir are an integral part of India even as Prime Minister Narendra Modi was set to …
  • Jailed during Emergency: Maha govt identifies 3,452 beneficiaries across 36 districts for pension scheme 08 Oct 2019 00:27 In a government resolution on September 30, the state government said it took a policy decision to provide a monthly honorarium to the beneficiaries. The state government has finally identified 3,452 beneficiaries across 36 districts for the pension scheme …
  • State nearing monsoon withdrawal phase 29 Sep 2019 22:55 For Mumbai, the IMD has predicted one or two spells of heavy rainfall/thunderstorm at night for next 48 hours. Mumbai: After late arrival of monsoon, the state is nearing the monsoon withdrawal phase of this year. In southwest region, the withdrawal of …
  • State responsible for criminal reforms, not court, says HC 26 Sep 2019 01:02 The Bombay High Court in a recent order said the State government is a vital stakeholder in the criminal justice delivery system and should carry out necessary reforms and modifications on its own, and should not expect the court to supervise everything as …
  • CBN wins 33rd edition of financial institutions football competition 22 Sep 2019 08:28     The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Saturday won the 33rd edition of the Financial Institutions football competition by defeating the Unity Bank team 1-0 in the final. CBN wins 33rd edition of financial institutions football competition The match …
  • 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 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 …
  • 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 …