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Yashomati Thakur


Remark taken out of context, says minister Thakur as 'praise' for Pawar draws Sena's ire

April 12, 2022 8:45 am

The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief was in Amravati on Sunday for a programme which was also attended by Thakur, the Women and Child Development Minister and Guardian Minister of the district.

'Amravati violence was planned; there was carelessness on part of officers'

November 20, 2021 7:50 am

In an interview with The Indian Express, Yashomati Thakur termed the happenings in Amravati “intelligence failure”, adding the situation in the district is peaceful now.

Maharashtra govt launches ‘search operation’ to identify, treat nearly 6 lakh malnourished children in state

August 25, 2021 8:31 am

A ‘search operation’ is being conducted till August 31 to identify the children in the category of moderate acute malnutrition (MAM) and severe acute malnutrition (SAM).

Spike in Covid cases: Weeklong lockdown imposed in Vidarbha city areas

February 21, 2021 10:50 pm

On Sunday, Amravati Divisional Commissioner Piyush Singh said the municipal areas of Amravati and Achalpur cities in Amravati district, Akola, Akot and Murtizapur in Akola district and Buldana and Chikhli in Buldana district have been declared containment zones and will be under lockdown from 5 am on February 23 to 5 am on March 1.

Mumbai Confidential: Home run

February 08, 2021 2:19 am

Eyeing a ministerial berth, Nana Patole has requested that he be allowed to retain the bungalow’s occupation for now.

‘Pandemic affected children & women most... complaints of domestic violence saw rise’: Yashomati Thakur

December 14, 2020 1:35 am

The pandemic has affected children and women the most. Men can still step out of their home in evenings. But most women don’t have that option. It has been a difficult time for them. Tolerance levels have gone down during the pandemic

Convicted for 'assaulting constable': Nagpur bench of Bombay HC asks minister about 'irreversible consequences' of not staying her conviction

October 28, 2020 10:31 am

A hearing was held on Tuesday on Thakur's petition, challenging her conviction along with that of two others by an Amravati court for allegedly assaulting a traffic constable in 2012, when he had stopped them as their car was driving on the wrong side on a one-way road.

Cong minister sentenced to 3 months in jail in policeman assault case

October 16, 2020 12:23 am

The court also convicted three others in the case, including Thakur's driver and two party workers. They were also awarded three months of rigorous imprisonment and fined Rs 15,500 each.

‘We educate women and girls as to what to eat and do to protect their health’

September 17, 2020 10:18 pm

Maharashtra is one state where the government has proactively intervened to ensure a good nutritious diet for children, especially girls. We spoke to Maharashtra Women and Child Development Minister Yashomati Thakur on what the state has done and what else is being planned.