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Maharashtra: At 36%, hysterectomies in Beed district ‘unusually’ higher compared to state, India

Many health organisations came together on Wednesday to demand an inquiry into the alleged illegal hysterectomies of woman labourers in Beed district, known for sugarcane farming.

Wholesale markets in Maharashtra to stay shut on Nov 27

The state government, by means of an ordinance, has practically denuded the APMCs of their control over trade in agricultural commodities and limited their sphere of influence.


Man serving kulfi for nearly 4 decades; With quality & freebies, he keeps clientele intact

For more than 35 years, Singh has been unloading two large aluminium crates, a weight scale, piles of leaves and a stool sharp at 7 pm.

Maharashtra: Pankaja Munde calls herself ‘tigress’, attacks rivals within, outside party

BJP insiders said that with Thursday’s rally, Pankaja has once again established her credential as a leader with mass following, especially among supporters belonging to her own Vanjari community.

Maharashtra: NGO drive to collect, recycle, reuse plastic

The NGO plans to recycle and reuse the collected plastic for creating a special art installations as well as making benches for senior citizens and waste bins.

Maharashtra: 52% students in PG courses are women

At least 45 per cent of the students in Maharashtra are women, according to the survey. However, the representation is skewed in favour of women among postgraduate students.


Ashwini Bidre case: Accused’s name on list for promotion; victim’s family says will intensify protest

Family members of missing assistant police inspector Ashwini Bidre have threatened to step up their protest after the name of Abhay Kurundkar, the accused in the case, allegedly appeared on a list of officers to be considered for promotion.

Construction rights: Maharashtra govt makes U-turn on mill land directive

Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Friday cancelled a directive issued to the Mumbai municipality just two days before sanctioning Mumbai’s new development plan.

Maharashtra: Water regulatory body plans to make sewage treatment viable

The Maharashtra Water Resources Regulatory Authority (MWRRA) is considering a proposal through which Viability Gap Funding (VGF) can be provided to private players for sewage treatment.

Will try to prevent ‘communal elements’ from dividing votes of farmers in 2019 election: Raju Shetti

Farmer leaders from Maharashtra will try to prevent “communal elements” from dividing the votes of farmers in the 2019 Lok Sabha election, Swabhimani Paksha MP Raju Shetti said on Wednesday.