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BJP leader Yashwant Sinha detained during protest march, later released

BJP leader Yashwant Sinha detained during protest march, later released

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Yashwant Sinha was detained on Monday in Maharashtra's Akola village. He was later released

Dec 05, 2017, 14:08 PM IST
Rahul Gandhi not 'Pappu' anymore, should marry a Dalit, advises Ramdas Athawale

Rahul Gandhi not 'Pappu' anymore, should marry a Dalit, advises Ramdas Athawale

Union minister Ramdas Athawale on Sunday suggested that Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi marry a Dalit woman, saying casteism cannot be removed merely by having meals with the community.

Oct 29, 2017, 19:37 PM IST
Caught on cam: Maharashtra minister Ranjit Patil's father slaps, abuses school staff, threatens to derecognise branch

Caught on cam: Maharashtra minister Ranjit Patil's father slaps, abuses school staff, threatens to derecognise branch

Maharashtra minister of state for home Ranjit Patil's father Vitthalrao Patil allegedly roughed up a school staff for filming his visit to a school. 

Jul 04, 2017, 23:08 PM IST

Shocking! Maharashtra minister's father slaps, abuses school peon

A video purportedly showing Maharashtra Minister of State for Home Ranjit Patil's father V N Patil abusing and slapping a school employee today went viral on social media.

Jul 03, 2017, 12:49 PM IST

Maharashtra verdict: Has Modi's demonetisation gamble paid off?

Earlier, too, the BJP had come out on top in a series of civic elections across the country and returned more recently as a major contender in Odisha.
 

Feb 27, 2017, 16:17 PM IST

Maharashtra Civic Poll Results 2017: As it happened on Thursday

Prime Minister Narendra Modi thanks people of Maharashtra for reposing their faith in BJP and in politics of development and good governance.

Feb 23, 2017, 23:09 PM IST
Maharashtra Civic Poll Results: Key takeaways

Maharashtra Civic Poll Results: Key takeaways

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) emerged victorious in the Maharashtra civic polls.

Feb 23, 2017, 20:28 PM IST
BJP scores big in Akola Municipal Corporation

BJP scores big in Akola Municipal Corporation

BJP on Wednesday swept Akola Municipal Corporation polls by bagging 48 seats.

Feb 23, 2017, 10:34 AM IST

Heavy fire destroys chemical factory in Maharashtra's Akola

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Dec 31, 2016, 17:22 PM IST
Maharashtra Legislative Council Election Results 2015: Shiv Sena, Congress win seats in Mumbai

Maharashtra Legislative Council Election Results 2015: Shiv Sena, Congress win seats in Mumbai

In Mumbai, Shiv Sena and Congress have won one seat each.

Dec 30, 2015, 10:35 AM IST

Solapur seat may be sticking point for Congress-NCP alliance

The Solapur local bodies seat is likely to become a bone of contention between Congress and NCP as the two parties discuss a tie-up for the elections next month to eight seats in the Maharashtra Legislative Council.

Nov 28, 2015, 19:59 PM IST

Youth ends life in Akola

 A 21-year-old youth allegedly committed suicide in Malkapur village of the district by hanging himself from a tree, police said on Monday.

Sep 28, 2015, 14:58 PM IST

Minor girl commits suicide over eve teasing in Akola

 A minor girl, who was distressed over repeated eve teasing by some youths, allegedly committed suicide by jumping in a well in Barshi Takli taluka in the district.

Sep 07, 2015, 16:57 PM IST

Devendra Fadnavis plans to visit residence of farmer who committed suicide

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Monday said that he plans to visit the kin of a 27-year-old Akola-based farmer Mangesh Umale, who committed suicide on Sunday.

Aug 10, 2015, 20:27 PM IST

Two elderly men booked for sodomising youth for 7 years

 Two elderly men have been booked for allegedly sodomising a youth for past seven years on pretext of promising a job here, police said on Wednesday.

Jul 08, 2015, 20:40 PM IST

One more held in alleged sexual harassment case in Maharashtra

Police have arrested one more person in connection with the alleged sexual harassment of girl students at Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya here by their teacher.

Apr 07, 2015, 00:37 AM IST

School begins probe into molestation charges against teachers in Maharashtra

The Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, where at least 49 girl students had last week complained of sexual harassment by their teachers, has launched an internal probe into the alleged offence.

Apr 05, 2015, 19:07 PM IST

JNV molestation case: Three absconding teachers nabbed

The Akola Police nabbed three absconding teachers in connection with the molestation of 55 teenaged schoolgirls of the centrally-managed Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Akola, an official said here on Saturday.

Apr 04, 2015, 12:11 PM IST

49 school girls allege sexual harassment; two teachers booked

 Two teachers of a government school here were booked on charges of outraging the modesty of a woman, after as many as 49 girl students accused the duo of sexually harassing them, police said on Thursday.

Apr 02, 2015, 18:22 PM IST

Mumbai Dabbawalas on week-long annual leave

Thousands of office-goers in Mumbai will have to patronise the restaurants or lug their tiffin boxes themselves in the first week of April, as Mumbai's famed dabbawalas would be taking their annual leave.

Mar 31, 2015, 19:11 PM IST