Nagpur on Monday experienced a brief respite from scorching heat with mercury dipping to 46.2 degree Celsius from 47.2 degree Celsius even as entire Vidarbha region is reeling under intense heat wave.
A 20-year-old tribal girl hailing from adjoining Amravati district has alleged she was allegedly gang-raped by three youths here, but a senior police officer gave a different version of the episode.
Seven members of a family, including two children, were charred to death in a fire at a cloth store in Paratwada town near Maharashtra`s Amravati in the wee hours on Sunday.
Seven members of a family were charred to death as they slept when fire engulfed their shop cum residence in Paratwada village in this Maharashtra district early Sunday, police said.
Having finalised the 26:22 seat sharing formula, Congress and NCP in Maharashtra are likely to swap Raigad and Amravati Lok Sabha constituencies in the coming general elections.
Demanding implementation of the revised payscale and other benefits assured by the central government, thousands of anganwadi workers courted arrest here, sources said.
Ahead of the Lok Sabha polls scheduled next year, a week-long national `Manthan Shibir` of the Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) began here Tuesday.
Two Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) officials were among six killed when the vehicle they were travelling in met with an accident at Amravati.
A passenger in a state transport bus set himself on fire, even as the bus continued to ply.
The Mumbai Police is reported to have arrested five Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) workers for allegedly vandalising the Dadar office of Indiabulls.
Three students of nursery class were killed and 14 others sustained injuries when their school bus collided with another bus at Navsari here this morning, police said.
After the controversy over her post retirement home in Pune, former president Pratibha Patil is facing flak over a museum - dedicated to her - being set up in her hometown Amravati.
A joint team comprising sleuths of the district Food and Administration (FDA) and Crime Branch raided a godown here and seized gutkha and pan masala worth Rs 5 lakh.
Congress-NCP alliance retained power at the Amravati Municipal Corporation by winning the mayoral polls.
A 35-year-old woman was shot
dead allegedly by her civil engineer lover who later attempted suicide here in Eastern Maharashtra.
Unable to repay the loans, a 50-year-old farmer ended his life by hanging self in Sonori village of Chandur Bazar tehsil in the district on Wednesday, police said.
Apparently frustrated over a debt
of Rs 16,000, a farmer allegedly committed suicide by
consuming poison in Malipura locality of Chandur Railway town
here, police said today.
Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS)
today took out a morcha to the Collectorate here to oppose the
proposed Sophiya power project in the district.
As many as 61 Pakistani Hindu nationals were staying illegally in Amravati city for the last four to five years, the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly was told on Friday.
Minister of state for power Vijay
Wadettiwar today said that Maharashtra Government would buy
power from other sources to meet the demand of electricity in
the state if its power projects fail to generate enough
Day in Pics: 28th August
August 28, 2014
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