Solapur News

Maharashtra: One killed, 19 injured after roof of building collapses in Solapur

The incident took place around 12.30 pm at the Karmala branch of Bank of Maharashtra when some staff and customers were inside the building.

Beaten on his home turf, Sushil Kumar Shinde looks to reinvent himself

When Shinde speaks, he says too would have raised his voice but for bad throat. Shinde keeps his speech short but touches the same topics which he did at other rallies. The crowd, like elsewhere, hears him out with rapt attention.


Decision 2019: CPI(M) set to back Prakash Ambedkar in Solapur

The CPI(M) has a strong base in Solapur. BJP’s Jaisiddheshwar Mahaswamiji, Congress’s Sushil Kumar Shinde and Ambedkar are in the fray from the constituency. Ambedkar has tied up with the AIMIM to float the BVA, which will contest all the 48 seats in the state.

In Solapur, 30,000 houses in beedi workers’ colony set to come up by 2020

Under the project, the government will provide financial subsidy up to Rs 1.5 lakh to a family, which owns a land, for building a house. In case of landless families, the government will provide a financial aid of Rs 50,000 and help the family find a suitable land to build the house.

Udan: Flights to link Solapur with Bangalore and Hyderabad

On Wednesday, Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Raju announced that the airports would be connected under phase-II of the RCS.

61 sugar factories told to extend EPF benefits to cane labourers

"In response to a query from the Solapur EPF office, the Delhi office again clarified that EPF is indeed applicable and asked us to start enrolling these employees to avail the benefits,” said a senior EPFO official.


14-yr-old goes missing from Solapur, traced to Bhigwan hours later

A 14-year-old boy from Solapur, who went missing in the early hours of Wednesday, was found by the Pune Rural Police a few hours later. The teenager was found in a state transport bus in Bhigwan and handed over to his family.

In Solapur beedi colonies, palpable signs of gradual change

Priyanka has already learnt to stitch towels, uniforms and caps in the last few weeks.

Solapur: 12,000 wells and ponds to be used only for drinking water purposes

No commercial, agricultural activity allowed; decision hopes to tackle water scarcity.

Sugarcane area down in state, Solapur worst hit

With mills running into cane arrears, drought and uncertainty hovering over the sugar sector, farmers are now not too keen on sugarcane cultivation.