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Pune: Village sarpanch’s husband murdered, Baramati village tense

January 16, 2020 4:00 am

Police have identified the deceased as Yuvraj Abasaheb Thorat (50). His wife Jayshree Thorat is the sarpanch of Songaon gram panchyat.

Ajit Pawar wins Baramati with 1.65 lakh vote margin —highest in state

October 25, 2019 3:46 am

In his seventh successive win, Ajit Pawar notched up 1,90,362 votes. Padalkar, a Dhangar community leader who was roped in by the BJP just before nomination papers were filed, was bundled out for just 29,397 votes.

No rain, no water: voters in drought-hit Baramati ‘angry’ with Pawar family

October 16, 2019 11:01 am

Though there is anger against the Pawar family, villagers do not seem to have a choice other than to vote for Ajit Pawar. Shinde says, “We still believe it is only the Pawar family which will change our fortunes. That’s why we will continue to vote for them. But the Pawar family should take our plight seriously.”

No rain, no water: Voters in drought-hit Maharashtra's Baramati ‘angry’ with Pawar family

October 16, 2019 3:45 am

It’s a straight fight between NCP leader Ajit Pawar and Dhangar leader Gopichand Padalkar, who notched up an impressive 3.5 lakh votes in Sangli in the Lok Sabha election.

Weather today HIGHLIGHTS: Schools, colleges to remain shut in Varanasi, Prayagraj due to heavy rainfall

September 28, 2019 8:10 am

Weather forecast Today HIGHLIGHTS: Follow the latest news on weather, temperature and rains in Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Pune, Kolkata, Bangalore, Chennai and other parts of India.

Charged campaign brings out voters in Baramati, areas partial to BJP-Sena see higher turnout

April 25, 2019 10:20 am

In the Congress bastion of Indapur assembly segment, the total polling was 1,94,572, which is 29,000 more than the number of votes polled in 2014 Lok Sabha elections.

Baramati: Sharad Pawar dares BJP to uproot NCP

April 22, 2019 8:08 am

The constituency goes to polls on April 23, the third of the four-phase elections in the state.

In their last election outing, NCP candidates Nikam and Sule spent the most on campaign trail

March 20, 2019 7:34 am

In Baramati, Sule’s political opponents spent considerably less than her — Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) candidate Suresh Khopade spent Rs 33.55 lakh while Mahadeo Jankar of Rashtriya Samaj Paksha (RSP), who contested with support from the Shiv Sena-BJP combine, spent Rs 22 lakh.

Seat watch, Baramati: Why NCP, Sharad Pawar bastion is crucial to BJP’s Mission 45

March 01, 2019 6:48 am

So, why is Baramati, a seat that is considered NCP chief Sharad Pawar’s pocket borough, so crucial to the BJP’s plans in Maharashtra?

After PM’s paeans, it’s FM music for Pawar’s ears in his Baramati bastion

October 18, 2015 12:10 am

"Pawar saheb has literally for the last 40 to 50 years, developed the area. The economy (of this area) has transformed," Jaitley said