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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Distressed over crop failure, farmer lights own funeral pyre

Nagpur: A 75-year-old farmer, distressed over crop failure, allegedly ended his life by lighting his own funeral pyre at a village in Maharashtra's Akola district, police said Monday.

Man found dead in Akola

A 32-year-old man was found dead at Telhara in the district, police said on Wednesday.

Eknath Khadse says 'if farmers can pay mobile bills, why can't for power', stokes controversy

Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader and state revenue minister Eknath Khadse stirred up a controversy by stating that if farmers can afford to pay their mobile bills, why can’t they pay their electricity bills.

35-yr-old man commits suicide in Akola

A 35-year-old man allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself at a village here.

35-yr-old man commits suicide in Akola

A 35-year-old man allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself at a village here.

Man burnt by in-laws in Akola

A 35-year-old man was allegedly set afire by his in-laws following a dispute, police said.

Seven sentenced to life for murdering 5-yr-old boy in Akola

Seven persons have been sentenced to life imprisonment by a sessions court at Akot tehsil town here for conspiring and murdering a five-year-old boy in 2010.

Akola sizzles at 44.5 degree Celsius

Akola on Tuesday recorded the highest temperature in Vidarbha at 44.5 degrees Celsius as the region in Maharashtra continued to reel under heat-wave conditions.

Three youths tried for murder acquitted as `victim` returns alive

A local court has acquitted three youths accused of murder after it was found that the case pertains to mistaken identity and the "victim" is alive.

Woman killed for dowry; husband, mother-in-law held

A young woman was allegedly strangulated to death by her husband and in-laws after their dowry demand was not met by her family, police said.

Maharashtra teacher makes students massage her feet

In a shocking incident, a video has emerged showing a teacher from a school in Maharashtra getting her feet massaged by her students.

Ragging case: Nursing student accuses seniors of assault in Akola

A third-year student of Government Nursing College here has filed a complaint against her seniors, accusing them of assault.

Teacher held for molesting 13-year-old girl student

A teacher attached to a Zilla Parishad school in the district was on Saturday arrested for allegedly outraging modesty of a 13-year-old girl student on the school premises, police said.

Man, friend arrested for selling wife

A man and his friend have been arrested in Akola for allegedly selling the wife.

18 years on, man held guilty of niece`s rape; sent to jail

A 47-year-old man has been sentenced to ten-year rigorous imprisonment by a local court for raping his minor niece 18 years ago.