Kolhapur News

Road connectivity to 28 Sangli villages restored, three in Kolhapur still cut off

As per the surveys conducted so far, 3,853 homes in Sangli district have been damaged in the floods, with 625 completely destroyed. In Kolhapur, the number of damaged homes has been pegged at 12,512, of which 747 have been completely destroyed.

Flood in Sangli, Kolhapur: Water receding fast, officials shift focus to health

Pune Divisional Commissioner Deepak Mhaisekar on Sunday said the administration will now focus on providing health facilities and conducting cleanliness drives in the flood-affected areas as soon as the water recedes.


Kolhapur and Sangli floods: Toll rises to 27 as rescue boat capsizes

Teams of the National Disaster Response Force, Indian Army and Navy continued evacuating people to safer locations in boats in coordination with the local administration.

Pune: 35-year-old woman, son killed in road mishap; husband among six injured

The woman, identified as Vasanti Maruti Nandavdekar, and her son, Soham, were travelling with their family to their native place in Gadhinglaj, Kolhapur, to attend the funeral of the woman’s mother-in-law.

Crisis resolved in Kolhapur, sugar mills to start crushing cane

The cane crushing season in the state had started on October 20, but only 65 mills had started their operations. Mills in Western Maharashtra had ceased their operations after members of the Sanghatana and other farmer bodies resorted to violent protests.

Ready to take on Raju Shetti, says Sadashiv Khot

Political analyst Chandrakant Bhujbal said that Khot standing from Hathkhanagale might restrict Shetti to his area only. “That will help the BJP in other constituencies as he will not be free to campaign across the state,” he said.


Kolhapuri chappal eyes foreign shores, set for a makeover; Paris designer roped in for training

The Kolhapuri chappals are handmade and the tradition of making it has been passed on to the younger generation for long.

Pansare murder: SIT releases sketches of suspects

Two-motorcycle borne assailants followed Govind Pansare and his wife Uma Pansare while they were on a morning walk in Kolhapur and shot them.

Senior CPI leader Govind Pansare, wife shot at by assailants

He was also known to make statements and speeches against right-wing groups.

Government set up committee to scrap toll in Kolhapur

The toll collection in Kolhapur by IRB for the ongoing road works has led to a massive political protest.