Over 1,100 farmers had committed suicide in eight districts of Marathwada in 2015.
Won’t allow dilution of age-old tradition at any cost even if CM rules in favour of women, say villagers.
Management says will look into student’s allegation, set up committee soon.
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.
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.
Goes back on its promise to help the man whose left leg was amputated after a botched-up surgery
"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.
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.
Author presses for central rule in Belgaum and other disputed areas.
Speaker after speaker spoke less about literature and more about farmer suicides in Maharashtra and “rising intolerance” in the country.
Shripal Sabnis, president of the 89th Akhil Bharatiya Marathi Sahitya Sammelan, now hopes the meet will be ‘congenial’.
Sabnis plans to rake up the issue of ‘growing intolerance’ in the country.
Author ready for a dialogue, but BJP dismisses it saying he has no option but to apologise for alleged remarks against Prime Minister.
Government favours panel system but has told the Bombay High Court that it prefers ward-wise poll; aspirants seek quick clarity.
‘Go for a morning walk...’ says the lawyer’s tweet. The Sanatan Sanstha played down the tweet, calling it the lawyer’s personal view.
'Consumer Act amendment will cut delays in getting justice, its scope being widened'
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.
Shripal Sabnis, president of the 18th Akhil Bharatiya Marathi Sammelan, files police complaint, says won’t apologise.
Since January 1, this year, every week between 20-30 suicides have been reported in eight districts of Marathwada.
After a corporator’s intervention, process of shifting him to hospital is underway.
Meter-reading agency, MSEDCL officials under scanner.
Entry to the platform is prohibited by a barricade and the women were prevented by security guards from landing on to the platform.
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.
Management says probe is on; doctor may be fined.
The civic administration last week started laying the rumble strips, marking them in white to ensure they are easily visible.
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.
Hospital authorities red-faced over torn mattresses, cushions; PCMC chief says will take up matter urgently.
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.
Of the 650 districts in the country, Hoshangabad shows the way
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.
Commuters to take a two-km stretch instead of 5-km detour around defence land.
PCMC’s education department has accused him of bunking at least four meetings in the last one month without assigning any concrete reasons.
Actor says no official word from I&B ministry asking him to take charge.
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.”
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 promises strict action after parents agitate.
The autobiography of KM Mathew, who turned Malayala Manorama from a stagnant newspaper to a formidable media house, is a local tale, the like of which we seldom come across in English.