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Day after EC freezes 'whistle' in Palghar, Independents allege they had to wait till midnight at RO’s office to get symbols allotted

The Independent candidates in Palghar claimed that they had to wait till midnight on Friday to be allotted their symbols. A few of them have written to the Delhi office of the EC seeking an explanation.

Pune: Alphonso term ‘used rampantly’, mango growers from state seek to protect exclusivity of product

Alphonso or Hapus is called the ‘king of mangoes’ because of its unique taste and texture. Originally, mangoes grown in the Konkan region of the state were known by this name but over the years, other states such as Karnataka and Kerala have also started growing this fruit.


Lok Sabha polls 2019: BVA loses fight for ‘whistle’ as EC freezes poll symbol

The issue of the election symbol had cropped up after the BMP nominated candidates on the Palghar seat. The BVA, led by Vasai MLA Hitendra Thakur, reportedly had held talks with BMP’s national president, Taslimunissa Khan, urging her to change the party’s decision.

Palghar district: Officials adopt undernourished children, govt data shows fall in malnutrition cases

Last week, at a meeting of Ministry of Health and Family Welfare officials in Assam, the Maharashtra government presented a poster about the pilot project attempted in Palghar.

Mumbai-Ahmedabad Highway: Three killed, two children injured as bikes collide

The deceased have been identified as Swapnil (28) and Sharmila Shingada (25) and Manoj Guhe (28).

Palghar bypolls: Absence of a north Indian leader may have cost Sena polls

“It is true that we don’t have a prominent North Indian face in the party. But, we fight elections with party president Uddhav Thackeray as our only face and all of us as Sainiks,” said Vinay Shukla, Sena coordinator who campaigned in the north Indian belt of the constituency.


Politicians gather in Palghar to oppose bullet train project

The bullet train project, planned after discussions between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe, is being built with a Rs 88,000-crore soft loan from Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).

Bypoll blues continue to haunt BJP in Uttar Pradesh

Lok Sabha bypoll results 2018: While the Lok Sabha bypoll results appeared equally split between BJP and opposition parties, figures for the 10 assembly bypolls came as a big setback for the ruling party as it could manage just one (in Uttarakhand).

Lok Sabha Bypoll Results 2018 highlights: BJP wins Palghar, bites the dust in Kairana

Lok Sabha Bye-Election Results 2018 Live Updates: Voting was held in Kairana, Bhandara-Gondiya, Nagaland and Palghar Lok Sabha seats.

After Palghar loss, Shiv Sena writes to Election Commission for recounting of votes

In the letter to the CEC, Shiv Sena leader Ketan Chandrakant Patil alleged that during the counting process, there were huge anomalies in round numbers 20-26 and asked the election watchdog for a recount of votes.

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17 students critical after consuming mid-day meal in Palghar

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.