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Key architects of BJP victory in PCMC at odds, Chinchwad vs Bhosari battle underway
Sun, Feb 26, 2017

Jagtap, Landge camps raise pitch for a place in state cabinet; mayor, civic panel posts.

PCMC elections 2017: BJP promises time-bound progress, denies rift
Sat, Feb 25, 2017

Most of the BJP leaders and newly-elected corporators, smiling and patting each other over the grand show in the polls, gathered in Pimpri on Friday.

PMC, PCMC poll results: Among BJP’s winners, 38 ‘imports’
Sat, Feb 25, 2017

The party managed to attract sitting corporators from NCP, MNS and Congress.

In Pimpri, NCP remained clueless, failed to take on BJP’s challenge
Sat, Feb 25, 2017

NCP leaders argued that despite all the development that has taken place over the years under NCP rule, it was difficult to believe that the party could lose, and by such a margin.

PCMC Elections 2017: In Pimpri, big guns fall silent, newcomers make winning starts
Fri, Feb 24, 2017

The election saw some close finishes and several uneven fights.

PCMC Elections 2017: BJP crosses ‘Laxman’ rekha, Ajit Pawar’s team caves in sans a fight
Fri, Feb 24, 2017

The BJP captured power by pocketing 78 seats.

PCMC Elections 2017: Will NCP keep bastion intact or will the BJP race to glory in high-stakes battle?
Thu, Feb 23, 2017

Counting of votes, to decide the fate of 773 candidates from 32 panels, will take place on Thursday.

A ‘historic’ high at Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Corporation’s elections
Wed, Feb 22, 2017

PCMC poll officials said in the last six civic elections, PCMC voting percentage has always hovered between 50-60 per cent, and had never reached close to 70 per cent.

Pune civic polls: Rumblings turn into strident shouts as sidelined BJP leaders fume
Sat, Feb 11, 2017

Raju Durge, Amar Moolchandani, Babu Nair, Prakash Dhavale upset after being denied tickets.

Budget 2017: Investors cheer as Long-Term Capital Gains Tax untouched
Thu, Feb 02, 2017

Those who profit from financial markets must make a fair contribution to nation-building through taxes,” said Modi, which had hugely impacted the market last year.

Congress, NCP leaders hint at slim chances of pre-poll alliance
Wed, Feb 01, 2017

Pimpri mayor, who was heading for BJP, files paper from NCP.

Railway Budget today: Commuters hope frequency of long-distance trains may go up
Wed, Feb 01, 2017

‘More trains for Rajasthan, UP, Bihar, J&K and Assam; better services at station’

Latur: ‘Will there be another drought? Can government tackle it?’
Sun, Jan 01, 2017

Umarfarukh Mainoddin Patel: Class 12 student in Latur wants to become a judge

Pune techie murder: Jolted police spring into action, activate non-functional help centre
Thu, Dec 29, 2016

It has taken the loss of an innocent life for Pune Rural Police to realise the safety concerns faced by people, especially women, in the IT park area.

Bengaluru youth arrested for techie’s murder
Thu, Dec 29, 2016

He ‘stalked’ 23-year-old Antara Das, told police he paid someone else to kill her.

In two years, over 2,000 farmer suicides in Marathwada region
Wed, Dec 21, 2016

According Aurangabad Divisional Commissionerate, which keeps a track of suicides in eight districts of Marathwada, from January 1 to December 12 this year, 1,003 farmer suicides have been recorded.

‘Before work starts on Pune Metro, parties clamour for credit, blame each other for delay’
Fri, Dec 09, 2016

BJP workers and leaders kicked off their celebrations by bursting crackers at the party office on Shirole Road and by thanking PM Modi, the Chief Minister and senior party leaders for turning the Metro project into a reality.

Take airport plan to Khed: Purandar villagers to govt; Adhalrao hails move
Tue, Nov 08, 2016

Purandar villagers fear mass displacement, say will not part with an inch of farm land.

Around 900 farmer suicides in drought-hit Marathwada this year
Mon, Nov 07, 2016

Compare this with 2013 and 2014, when a total of 600 suicides were reported in Marathwada. And between 2006 and 2012, less than 400 farmer suicides were reported on a yearly basis.

Kopardi rape-murder of 14 year old: Charges filed, trio will find it tough to escape death, says police
Sat, Oct 08, 2016

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has said that his government would press for death penalty for the trio.

Maratha Protest: I’m not part of any Maharahstra govt panel, says Radhakrishna Vikhe-Patil
Thu, Sep 29, 2016

Vikhe-Patil said, “Kranti Maratha Morcha has submitted its demands to the district collectors wherever the rallies were held. So, where is the question of any more dialogue."

Pune Police chief ‘shocked’ by viral video of man assaulting girl, her mom
Thu, Sep 29, 2016

The accused, Milind Kale (45), was granted bail on Tuesday after a one-day police custody.

Marathas pay in kind, back Muslims’ demand for quota
Thu, Sep 29, 2016

Thank Muslims for support to their ongoing morchas across the state.

Rape victim village hopes Maratha anger doesn’t split them
Fri, Sep 23, 2016

The accused men, all Dalits, are behind bars, but a chargesheet is yet to be filed.

Sairat actress Rinku Rajguru quits school, to pursue film career
Thu, Sep 15, 2016

"We are keen on Rinku pursuing her education besides being involved with movies,” says her father.

Into thin air
Sun, Sep 04, 2016

Constables Tarkeshwari and Dinesh Rathod’s ‘Everest conquest’ has now been certified a Himalayan hoax, prompting a relook at rules from Pune police to Nepal Tourism Ministry. What lies behind is a long quest for fame

No helmet, no petrol policy: Have shown death figures to CM, now he will take a call, says Maharashtra Transport Minister
Tue, Aug 02, 2016

Decision likely to be announced on August 5, petrol dealers’ association keeps fingers crossed

Pune: New helmet norm from August  1, government harps on age-old counselling mode
Sun, Jul 24, 2016

Transport Minister had announced in the state Assembly that both the rider and pillion rider on two-wheelers would have to wear helmets or they would not get petrol at any petrol pump in Maharashtra.

No helmets, no petrol: Maharashtra Govt
Fri, Jul 22, 2016

While Maharashtra government takes a strong stand, petrol dealers, activists and political parties call it ‘impractical’ and ‘difficult to implement’

Pune’s famed ‘gold man’ bludgeoned to death
Sat, Jul 16, 2016

Phuge’s son Shubham, the eyewitness, lodged a complaint with the Dighi police.

‘Gold Man’ Dattatray Phuge’s assailants had financial disputes with him, suspect police
Sat, Jul 16, 2016

Police say financial dispute led to the murder, son says his father was called to a fake birthday bash and murdered.

Fadnavis govt lying on MoUs: Prithviraj Chavan
Tue, Jun 28, 2016

The former CM said he had raised the issue in the state legislature, seeking details of the MoUs signed, but had got no reply from the government.

Where is achche din, kids ask PM Modi
Sat, Jun 25, 2016

As many as 100 students, mostly from Shree Bhairavnath Vidya Mandir, cross the Indrayani river to reach their school in Varale village located in Maval taluka of Pune district on a dilapidated wooden boat.

Why is Prime Minister silent on a violent outfit? asks Narendra Dabholkar’s son
Sun, Jun 19, 2016

Dabholkar family, which has been seeking a meeting with Modi for a year, says Centre is ‘indecisive’

Sairat star Rinku Rajguru misses school on Day 1 of new session, classmates disappointed
Thu, Jun 16, 2016

Her classmates, who had planned a grand welcome, were left disappointed as Rinku failed to turn up.

PM Modi, Rahul Gandhi don’t care for distressed farmers, says Yogendra Yadav
Fri, Jun 10, 2016

He said the situation in Marathwada was worsened by the fact that water was being diverted for profiteering.