NCP chief Sharad Pawar won Madha in 2009 after shifting from his traditional Baramati seat. Vijaysinh Mohite-Patil won it in 2014. In February this year, the NCP decided to field Pawar again from Madha, after leaders and workers put pressure on him to contest.
A final-year BSc student at Dadapatil Rajale Arts and Science College at Kasar Pimpalgaon, near the village where the farm has come up, Sharad’s efforts to help farmers began last year, when the Sanghatana made him the Pathardi taluka president.
Even as the MNS’s ties with the BJP have been strained, Thackeray and Modi have shared good personal equations. The attacks seem dictated by the MNS chief’s need to keep himself relevant at a time when his party’s political fortunes are dwindling.
Grape growers had reported a bumper crop this year due to the absence of unseasonal rains and hailstorms. The long dry and extended winter has ensured more availability and more produce for export markets.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi was campaigning in Vidarbha's Gondia for party nominee for the Bhandara-Gondia constituency Sunil Mendhe. This was his second election rally in Vidarbha in a span of three days — on Monday, he was in Wardha.
While independents who are namesakes of major parties’ official candidates are an old election ploy, 28-year-old Ashok Shankarrao Chavan shares former CM and sitting Nanded MP Ashok Chavan’s middle name too.
Locals informed the fire brigade control room at 10.08 am that some persons fell into the septic tank located at Vashi Naka in Chembur, the official from the civic body's disaster management cell said.
This week we look at the importance of the Kartarpur corridor between India and Pakistan, why you should pay attention to the revelations from Implant Files and what the Maratha reservation could lead to.
The video showing a tigress chasing a tourist vehicle in the buffer zone of Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve( TATR) in Chandrapur district set alarm bells ringing in TATR administration. The road where it happened has been closed for safari rides.
The Marathas, a third of the population of Maharashtra, began to agitate for their demands a little less than two years ago. While the current phase of renewed protests ended, the agitation is far from over.
Palghar (Maharashtra), Feb 26 (ANI): Over 100 students fell ill after consuming mid-day meal at a government-run school in Palghar district of Maharashtra. An official of the district education department Prakash Mokashi said action will be taken against the guilty. Jyoti Jadav, a student of the same school, said her stomach started aching after consuming the meal. 17 of the Kasa village primary school students are still critical.The police have sent food samples for tests to a laboratory in Mumbai.
Mumbai, Feb 17 (ANI): The body of a girl who died in a fire incident in Russia arrived in Mumbai on Wednesday. In the shocking tragedy, two medical students from Maharashtra died of suffocation after a fire broke out in their institute in Russia on Sunday morning. The deceased were identified as Karishma Bhosale (20) from Pune and Pooja Kallur (22) from Nerul. BJP leader Kirit Somaiya was seen condoling the family members of the girl.
Mumbai, Feb 15 (ANI): Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has ordered a probe into a fire that engulfed the venue of a cultural event at the opening of a ‘Make in India’ week in Mumbai. The fire broke out around 8.15p.m. on the stage during a dance performance. Fanned by high winds, the fire quickly spread, licking the sides of a scaffolding rig. Thousands of spectators and dignitaries, including Fadnavis, were evacuated safely. The event was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to drum up foreign investment.