Mercury drops to 46.2 in Nagpur, Vidarbha sizzles

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.

Tribal girl alleges rape; three youths held

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 of family charred to death in fire

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 charred to death in Maharashtra

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.

Congress, NCP may swap Raigad and Amravati seats in Maharashtra

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.

Anganwadi workers court arrest demanding revised payscale

Demanding implementation of the revised payscale and other benefits assured by the central government, thousands of anganwadi workers courted arrest here, sources said.

RSS` national `Manthan Shibir` begins in Amravati

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 ACB officials, 4 constables killed in road accident

Two Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) officials were among six killed when the vehicle they were travelling in met with an accident at Amravati.

Man immolates self in bus over ticket fare tiff

A passenger in a state transport bus set himself on fire, even as the bus continued to ply.

Five MNS workers held for attacking Indiabulls office

The Mumbai Police is reported to have arrested five Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) workers for allegedly vandalising the Dadar office of Indiabulls.

Three children killed in road mishap, 14 injured

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.

Pratibha Patil wants to take Prez ‘gifts’ to Amravati

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.

FDA seizes gutkha, pan masala worth Rs 5 lakh

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.

Cong-NCP candidates win mayoral polls in Amravati

Congress-NCP alliance retained power at the Amravati Municipal Corporation by winning the mayoral polls.

Engineer kills woman over love affair

A 35-year-old woman was shot
dead allegedly by her civil engineer lover who later attempted suicide here in Eastern Maharashtra.

Farmer commits suicide in Amravati

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.

Farmer commits suicide over Rs 16,000 debt in Amravati

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.

MNS organises morcha against power project in Amravati

Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS)
today took out a morcha to the Collectorate here to oppose the
proposed Sophiya power project in the district.

61 Pak-Hindu nationals staying illegally in Amravati

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.

Amravati, Nagpur may face power cuts in summer

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