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10.7 lakh first-time voters in Maharashtra

Last Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014, 12:26

An estimated 10.7 lakh out of the 7.89 crore voters in Maharashtra are in the age group of 18-19.

Kill those who have done injustice to you, Raj Thackeray tells farmers

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014, 02:09

Targeting Congress and NCP over the suicide of farmers in the state, MNS chief Raj Thackeray today appealed to them not to take the extreme step and instead kill those who have done injustice to them.

17 farmers from Vidarbha ended life in last 5 days, claims NGO

Last Updated: Monday, March 24, 2014, 17:02

As many as 17 farmers have allegedly committed suicide in the agrarian crisis hit Vidarbha region of Maharashtra in the last five days, a NGO working for their cause claimed on Monday.

Lok Sabha polls to be boycotted for separate Vidarbha state

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 19:24

Villagers from as many as 47 villages in the Etapalli taluka of the district have decided to boycott Lok Sabha elections to press for a separate state of Vidarbha, sources said here today.

Modi to hold `Chai Pe Charcha` on farmers issues on March 20

Last Updated: Monday, March 17, 2014, 00:13

Narendra Modi will answer queries on farmers` issues by people across the country and abroad through BJP`s `Chai Pe Charcha with NaMo` programme on March 20.

Assam thrash Vidarbha 7-1 in Nationals

Last Updated: Saturday, March 15, 2014, 19:13

Assam continued their winning run as they defeated Vidarbha Hockey Association 7-1 in a Pool A match to qualify for the semifinal of the fourth Senior Women`s National Championship here.

If no aid, then NOTA: Vidarbha farmers

Last Updated: Saturday, March 15, 2014, 17:44

Lakhs of distressed farmers in Vidarbha region have threatened to press the None Of The Above (NOTA) button on voting machines next month if they are not disbursed aid for farm losses immediately, an activist said here Saturday.

`Ill` Kejriwal to skip Vidarbha rallies but attend Nagpur fund-raising

Last Updated: Thursday, March 13, 2014, 09:18

Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal is unwell and has cancelled all his planned rallies in Maharashtra`s Vidarbha on Thursday.

Central team to assess damage caused by hailstorms: Maharashtra CM

Last Updated: Monday, March 10, 2014, 16:08

Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan said a team of experts from the Centre would arrive soon in the state to assess the crop damage caused by hailstorms in various parts.

Lok Sabha polls: Congress` list to clear picture in Vidarbha region

Last Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014, 16:59

Even as the BJP and NCP have declared their first list of candidates for Lok Sabha elections, the poll scenario is still unclear as Congress has yet to come out with candidates` list for the 10 seats in Vidarbha region.

Jairam Ramesh wants four states carved out of Uttar Pradesh

Last Updated: Monday, February 24, 2014, 23:21

Even as Telangana cauldron simmers, Union Minister Jairam Ramesh has said that he supports formation of a separate Vidarbha state, but is opposed to the idea of carving out Gorkhaland and Bodoland.

Necessary for `Mahayuti` to keep Vidarbha statehood demand aside: Sena

Last Updated: Friday, February 21, 2014, 22:58

Demand by BJP for statehood for Vidarbha region drew sharp reaction from its ally Shiv Sena which said it was necessary for the health of the partnership that such contentious issues were kept aside.