Pune News

At 41.1 degrees, Pune sees hottest April day since 2013

Both the day and night temperatures recorded in most parts of Maharashtra on Wednesday were above normal by 3 degrees to 5 degrees Celsius, with Marathwada and Vidarbha remaining the hottest regions.

Soldiers turned farmers: Punjab’s tryst with India’s southernmost tip completes 50 years

Located more than 140 km away from the Sabang island in Indonesia and 640 km away from Myanmar, the Campbell Bay is a strategically important island located at least 1,250 km from the Indian mainland.

Second year in a row, Maharashtra crosses highest sugar production mark

Maharashtra has never seen two consecutive seasons of record sugar production in the last 10 years. Thus, 2017-18 and 2018-19 seasons will mark a major deviation from the state’s sugar production trend.

‘People disgruntled with parties because they make false promises’

"I am glad I am contesting but more women filing nominations would have been symbolic of our progress. I hope to see as many women as there are men in the next elections."

Maharashtra: Missing from campaign trail in sugar belt, any mention of cane dues worth crores

Most of the candidates, including Swabhimani Paksha chief Raju Shetti, have avoided addressing the issue of cane dues, which has plunged the state’s otherwise thriving sugar sector in an unprecedented crisis.

In five years of rule, BJP-Sena govt failed to restart work on stalled Maval pipeline project

BJP says no consensus on issue, NCP says ‘BJP, Sena too busy fighting each other’.

AAP criticises Sadhvi Pragya for remarks on Hemant Karkare

Sadhvi Pragya had said Karkare died because she had cursed him. “Pragya Singh is an accused in the Malegaon bomb blast case. It is the first time in the history of independent India that the BJP is fielding a potential terrorist and a terror accused,” said Kirdat.

Indian circus companies struggling to survive: ‘Neither recognised nor respected’

The Rambo Circus is among the handful of circus companies in India that have survived over the years, says Sujit Dilip, owner of Rambo Circus, who feels that it is high time the government recognise circus and its artistes.

Former Bank of Baroda manager, 10 others convicted in Rs 79 lakh loan fraud case

According to the CBI-ACB, the incident took place between January 31, 2015, and June 29, 2015, when Tanaji Shrirang Borkar, the then BoB branch manager, allegedly entered into a conspiracy with the other accused.

There is so much to be purified in religious, political and civil society: Pune Bishop on Good Friday

The Bishop said the course of human history was directed by visionaries who were sought to be finished by obstinate and blinded mercenaries of death. He added that “there is so much to be purified and changed in religious, political and civil society”.

Politics is not everyone’s cup of tea, but democracy is everyone’s right: Congress leader Madhusudan Mistry

“Civil societies focus on issues related to law, social welfare and all. Through these interactions, we are trying to make them part of a bigger conversation. Not everyone can be a politician but they should have a say in issues that matter,” Mistry said.

In three months, dengue cases nearly double in Maharashtra, Pune among worst hit regions

Last year, there were 234 cases of dengue in the same three-month period, while the number has almost doubled this year. Maharashtra has recorded 452 cases of dengue in the same period this year.