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Marathwada: 89 farmers commit suicide in January, Task Force says ‘collective failure’ of officials
Mon, Feb 08, 2016

Over 1,100 farmers had committed suicide in eight districts of Marathwada in 2015.

Shani Shingapur temple Row: Talks fail, ball in CM’s court now
Sun, Feb 07, 2016

Won’t allow dilution of age-old tradition at any cost even if CM rules in favour of women, say villagers.

Murud beach tragedy: Teachers weren’t at the beach when students were drowning
Wed, Feb 03, 2016

Management says will look into student’s allegation, set up committee soon.

Raigad: 13 Pune college students drown during picnic at Murud beach
Tue, Feb 02, 2016

Raigad district police said that those feared drowned are students from Computer Science department of the Abeda Inamdar College in Pune, from where a group of over 120 students had gone for a picnic.

Beach tragedy: My brother met a hero’s death, he tried to save others
Tue, Feb 02, 2016

As soon as the list was displayed on the campus, shrieks of parents rent the air. Relatives and friends accompanying them felt helpless as there was no way that the parents could be pacified.

Pune: PCMC deals a body blow to man who lost leg in its hospital
Sun, Jan 31, 2016

Goes back on its promise to help the man whose left leg was amputated after a botched-up surgery

Shani Shingnapur temple: CM Fadnavis makes no concrete promise of ending the age-old custom
Thu, Jan 28, 2016

"CM Fadnavis did extend support to our agitation to break the barrier at Shani temple, but he made no concrete promise that we will not be stopped from offering worship in core shrine area," said Prinyaka Jagtap.

Shani Shingnapur mandir: 400 years on, no temple for women
Wed, Jan 27, 2016

Several women activists, a large number of them housewives and students led by the Bhumata Ranragini Brigade were detained at Supa, 70 km from the Shani Shingnapur temple.

Sabnis to Fadnavis: Don’t ignore people living in disputed border areas
Wed, Jan 20, 2016

Author presses for central rule in Belgaum and other disputed areas.

Pune literary meet: Fadnavis bats for ‘tolerant India’, skips Sabnis speech
Sun, Jan 17, 2016

Speaker after speaker spoke less about literature and more about farmer suicides in Maharashtra and “rising intolerance” in the country.

Author ‘regrets’ his comments on Modi, but won’t ‘apologise’
Wed, Jan 13, 2016

Shripal Sabnis, president of the 89th Akhil Bharatiya Marathi Sahitya Sammelan, now hopes the meet will be ‘congenial’.

Literary meet: Marathi Sahitya Sammelan to raise voice against bid to muzzle freedom of speech
Tue, Jan 12, 2016

Sabnis plans to rake up the issue of ‘growing intolerance’ in the country.

BJP-Sabnis slanging match rages ahead of literary meet
Mon, Jan 11, 2016

Author ready for a dialogue, but BJP dismisses it saying he has no option but to apologise for alleged remarks against Prime Minister.

Civic polls 2017: Devendra Fadnavis’s panel formula baffles aspirants
Sat, Jan 09, 2016

Government favours panel system but has told the Bombay High Court that it prefers ward-wise poll; aspirants seek quick clarity.

Pune author cites death threat again, this time by Sanatan’s lawyer
Thu, Jan 07, 2016

‘Go for a morning walk...’ says the lawyer’s tweet. The Sanatan Sanstha played down the tweet, calling it the lawyer’s personal view.

State govts not acting tough against hoarders: Food Minister Ramvilas Paswan
Tue, Jan 05, 2016

'Consumer Act amendment will cut delays in getting justice, its scope being widened'

Marathi literary meet president gets ‘death threat’ over remarks against PM Modi
Mon, Jan 04, 2016

In fact, Sabnis, who has authored 29 books, filed a complaint with Umarga police in Marathwada after receiving alleged death threats from two BJP members.

Author claims death threat after PM Modi remarks
Sun, Jan 03, 2016

Shripal Sabnis, president of the 18th Akhil Bharatiya Marathi Sammelan, files police complaint, says won’t apologise.

112 distressed farmers commit suicide in a month in drought-hit Marathwada
Tue, Dec 29, 2015

Since January 1, this year, every week between 20-30 suicides have been reported in eight districts of Marathwada.

Injured senior citizen lies near public toilet for 20 days
Mon, Dec 28, 2015

After a corporator’s intervention, process of shifting him to hospital is underway.

Power shocker: A Rs 14 lakh bill exposes MSEDCL functioning
Sat, Dec 26, 2015

Meter-reading agency, MSEDCL officials under scanner.

Shani shingnapur Temple: Another bid to break barricade, this time by 4 women
Mon, Dec 21, 2015

Entry to the platform is prohibited by a barricade and the women were prevented by security guards from landing on to the platform.

Smart city plan d-day: Corporators to seal Pune’s fate at special PMC meet
Mon, Dec 14, 2015

NCP says it will be approved with amendments, Cong too shows green signal; PMC administration says will allay all fears, confident of winning corporators’ nod.

At YCMH, negligent doc leaves bandage thread behind during Caesarean section
Mon, Dec 14, 2015

Management says probe is on; doctor may be fined.

PCMC finally starts replacing ‘deadly’ speed-breakers with rumble strips
Sun, Dec 13, 2015

The civic administration last week started laying the rumble strips, marking them in white to ensure they are easily visible.

Marathwada: 27 farmer suicides in a week, takes annual toll over 1,000
Wed, Dec 09, 2015

Officials pegged the total number of suicides in Marathwada at 1,024 on Tuesday evening, up by 27 since December 1, when the toll for the year stood at 997 suicides.

Health matters: YCMH in poor light as erring doc ‘gets away’; patients made to sit on floor
Mon, Dec 07, 2015

Hospital authorities red-faced over torn mattresses, cushions; PCMC chief says will take up matter urgently.

Shani Temple row: No ‘purification’ carried out, women not discriminated against, say villagers
Thu, Dec 03, 2015

The village and temple administration attacked television channels “for presenting a distorted image” of the village. They also denied that women were barred from the shrine.

PM Modi to honour Hoshangabad district today for empowering the differently-abled
Thu, Dec 03, 2015

Of the 650 districts in the country, Hoshangabad shows the way

This Hajare too is a fighter, despite a ‘body blow’ a decade ago
Sun, Nov 29, 2015

Immobilised by rheutomoid arthiritis, shunned by family later, 37-year-old living alone hasn’t seen sunlight in last six years, but is still fighting against graft.

PCMC confirms alternative route from Pimple Saudagar to Aundh
Tue, Nov 24, 2015

Commuters to take a two-km stretch instead of 5-km detour around defence land.

Pune schools in a mess, PCMC chief draws fire for ‘apathy’
Mon, Nov 23, 2015

PCMC’s education department has accused him of bunking at least four meetings in the last one month without assigning any concrete reasons.

Nearly a fortnight after strike ended, Chauhan still awaiting ministry nod to take charge
Wed, Nov 11, 2015

Actor says no official word from I&B ministry asking him to take charge.

Despite govt’s indecisiveness, PCMC gears up for ward-wise polls
Tue, Nov 10, 2015

The move has spread jubilation among aspirants who are of the view that it is their best chance to throw their hats into the ring. However, corporators expressed mixed reactions.”

PCMC official attacked with chopper, suffers head injury
Mon, Oct 19, 2015

Though the incident took place late on Tuesday, it remained unreported as the victim, Sachin Jadhav, was in a state of shock and was unable to communicate or recall the incident properly.

PMPML shame: School girls board wrong bus, conductor asks them to touch his feet
Mon, Oct 19, 2015

PMPML promises strict action after parents agitate.