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Parthasarathi Biswas


Partha Sarathi Biswas, is an Assistant Editor with The Indian Express, Pune. He writes on agriculture, commodities, business and politics

As hometown bids farewell, Munde supporters protest, seek CBI probe
Wed, Jun 04, 2014

Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray too said a CBI inquiry should be conducted into Munde's accident.

15 months on, Rupee bank merger hangs in balance
Tue, Jun 03, 2014

A special audit ordered by commissioner of cooperatives will take into account transactions from 1970 to 2013.

RTI: Water lifelines pose a flood threat
Sun, Jun 01, 2014

The condition of canals was discussed during the New Mutha Right Canal committee meeting on October 14, 2013.

Maharashtra temple breaks barriers, invites non-Brahmin and women priests
Sun, May 25, 2014

Breaking centuries-old barriers, a Maharashtra temple opens its doors to non-Brahmin and women priests.

AAP redraws strategy, to hold ‘chintan shivirs’
Thu, May 22, 2014

Both Ware and Mittal said the result was not expected, given the response they had got during campaigning.

Of 382 ashram schools okayed for tribals, only 66 come up in 10 years
Wed, May 21, 2014

Aimed to provide education to tribal children, these residential schools are provided with hostel facilities for boys and girls.

The 26-yr-old doctor who ousted Manikrao from Congress stronghold after nearly 5 decades
Mon, May 19, 2014

She said tribals who migrate to Gujarat have seen for themselves the development in the state.

Hat-trick for Shivajirao Adhalrao-Patil in Shirur
Sat, May 17, 2014

Shiv Sena MP from Shirur Shivajirao Adhalrao-Patil scored a hat-trick as he won by a record margin of over three lakh votes.

Now, a web portal to track production of fruits and vegetables
Mon, May 12, 2014

Agriculture dept says the ‘first-of-its-kind’ portal will have real-time information on area under fruits, vegetables, flowers and spices.

Crop-change plan to tide over late monsoon
Wed, May 07, 2014

Deshmukh said seed corporations and fertiliser companies have to be ready to meet the demand.

Pandharpur temple may get non-Brahmin, women priests
Wed, May 07, 2014

Located in Solapur district, the Pandharpur temple is the nerve center of the Varkari community.

First time in 900 yrs, Vitthal Rukmini temple may get non-Brahmin priests
Tue, May 06, 2014

The Vitthal Rukmini temple committee has invited applications from all castes, and also from women.

Pune lies low as heat packs a ‘mean’ punch
Mon, May 05, 2014

2% rise in April-May mean temperature; expect rain after Wednesday, says IMD.

Lucky escape for 6 families who decided to skip the day’s work
Sun, May 04, 2014

The contraption which met with the accident had a tractor pulling both the trolleys.

EU doors shut, export quality Alphonso finds way to Pune homes
Wed, Apr 30, 2014

Farmers in the districts of Ratnagiri, Sindhudurg and Raigad that are the major mango producing zones are trying to come to terms with the ban.

Pending cases mount at state human rights panel
Tue, Apr 29, 2014

The number of cases disposed of has taken a plunge from 2011-12.

BPO sector sets sights on ‘image makeover’
Sun, Apr 27, 2014

K S Viswanathan, vice president (industry initiatives), NASSCOM, said the decision was taken after a detailed study on the industry conducted by AC Nielsen.

Monsoon will be below normal this yr: experts
Thu, Apr 24, 2014

This monsoon, the country is not likely to receive above normal rainfall in any region.

Pune AAP volunteers all set to hit campaign trail in Varanasi
Wed, Apr 23, 2014

Other than door-to-door campaign, the volunteers will also work as booth-level agents.

RTI reveals ‘flaws’ in preparation of poll rolls
Sun, Apr 20, 2014

Lawyer Saraph pointed out how section 60 of this rule makes it mandatory that the rolls are arranged according to house numbers, but this was not done in Pune.

They have not voted for 10 years
Fri, Apr 18, 2014

This was the second Lok Sabha election that the Sonawane family missed as they were away from their hometown.

Bajaj workers’ union to go on indefinite strike from April 28
Thu, Apr 17, 2014

Zanzari accused the union of putting pressure on workers and not allowing them to sign the new wage agreement.

Pawar gone, his ‘legacy’ contests
Tue, Apr 15, 2014

Mohite-Patil is seen as close to Pawar; he was, in fact, handpicked as candidate by the agriculture minister.

In The Mood for Change: The Money Manager
Sun, Apr 13, 2014

From actors to doctors and army majors—the outsiders who have stepped out of their day jobs and stepped in to run Campaign 2014.

Cap and broom in place, Ware walks a tight rope
Fri, Apr 11, 2014

The AAP topi is an instant hit with the children and the youngsters who come out to ask for it from the volunteers.