nashik News

Maharashtra: Demand for tankers at all-time high, over 3,000 supplying water to 2,485 villages

Pune district, which generally does not face acute water shortage like Marathwada, this summer is reeling under one of the worst dry spells. Currently, water stock in the five main dams supplying water to Pune and Pimpri-Chinchwad is between 40 and 60 per cent.

Dissatisfied by Maharashtra govt's assurances, sea of farmers converge in Nashik for protest march

The protesting farmers have reached Nashik to take part in the march, even as the police refused to grant permission to them. The 'long march' to Mumbai called by AIKS will now take place on Thursday morning.


Maharashtra: Low temperature not conducive for crop, cold wave worries grape growers

Nashik, the main grape growing region of the state, has reported temperatures below 3 degrees Celsius. Other grape-growing regions such as Pune, Solapur and Sangli have not reported extreme temperatures.

Centre seeks report on plight of onion farmer who sent paltry earnings to PM

Sanjay Sathe, a farmer from Niphad tehsil in Nashik district, had claimed on Sunday that he fetched only Rs 1,064 for his produce of 750 kg onion this season.

Maharashtra: Lover stabs woman to death for refusing to marry him

Enraged over the woman turning down his proposal, the Nashik man rushed over to her house and allegedly attacked her with a sharp weapon.

Maharashtra: Four killed as car hits auto-rickshaw in Nashik

Four passengers of the auto-rickshaw died on the spot in the mishap, he said. The car driver fled and a search was on to nab him, police said.


Conviction in murder of three dalits: Casteism in civil society is a disease, says Nashik court

On Saturday, the court sentenced Popat Darandale, Ramesh Darandale, Prakash Darandale, Ganesh Darandale, Sandip Kurhe and Ashok Navghire on charges including murder, destruction of evidence, criminal conspiracy and under the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe (Prevention of Atrocities) Act.

Extortion case registered against father of accused in Nashik arms haul case

According to a source, the Nashik police were studying the case to see if the stringent Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) could be invoked against Badshah.

Three arrested in Nashik for robbing gun showroom, huge cache of arms recovered

The police team has recovered 25 rifles, 17 revolvers, two country-made pistols and 4,146 rounds of bullets from the trio.

Nashik: 300 tribals admitted in hospital for loose motion; most discharged

The tribals complained of loose motions and uneasiness on drinking contaminated water in Devalikarad village