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Mercury drops to 46.2 in Nagpur, Vidarbha sizzles

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 10, 2014, 00:33

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

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 08:50

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

Last Updated: Sunday, March 30, 2014, 15:32

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

Last Updated: Sunday, March 30, 2014, 14:34

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.

Anti-Navneet Kaur Rana campaign; NCP expels ex-MLA`s hubby

Last Updated: Saturday, March 29, 2014, 23:09

The NCP on Saturday expelled Sanjay Khodke, husband of former party MLA Sulabha Khodke, for "indulging in anti-party activities and lowering women`s dignity".

Congress, NCP may swap Raigad and Amravati seats in Maharashtra

Last Updated: Monday, February 17, 2014, 20:12

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

Last Updated: Thursday, January 16, 2014, 14:30

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

Dinosaur remains found in Maharashtra

Last Updated: Saturday, October 19, 2013, 19:28

Fossilised dinosaur bones and eggs, measuring around 18-20 metres and weighing 10-13 tonnes, have been discovered from the Salbardi area, around 60 km from here in eastern Maharashtra, a geologist said here Saturday.

RSS` national `Manthan Shibir` begins in Amravati

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 09, 2013, 16:00

Ahead of the Lok Sabha polls scheduled next year, a week-long national `Manthan Shibir` of the Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) began here Tuesday.

Six ACB sleuths killed in Maharashtra, three injured in road accident

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 01, 2013, 20:40

Six ACB sleuths were killed when their jeep rammed into a tree near Kamargaon on Karanja-Amravati road in wee hours on Wednesday, police said.

Two ACB officials, 4 constables killed in road accident

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 01, 2013, 10:04

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

Last Updated: Saturday, April 13, 2013, 12:23

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