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Farmers' suicide: Shiv Sena criticises Maharashtra government

The Shiv Sena on Friday came out in support of the state`s farming community amid the shocking report of eight farmers committing suicide in Vidarbha, including four a couple of days ago.

New medical college in Chandrapur to begin in current session

 The new government Medical College being set up here will start in the current academic session, Maharashtra Finance and Planning minster Sudhir Mungantiwar said.

Chandrapur is third Maharashtra district to go dry

The Maharashtra government Tuesday declared total prohibition in Chandrapur district from April 1, making it the third in the Viddarbha region to go dry.

Leopardess found electrocuted in Maharashtra

A leopardess was found electrocuted in Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve (TATR) here this morning, forest officials said.

Hansraj Gangaram Ahir wields broom at Maharashtra's Chandrapur area

Union Minister Hansaraj Gangaram Ahir wielded the broom at Maharashtra's Chandrapur area on the occasion of Good Governance Day.

Devendra Fadnavis' team a mix of old and new

The 10-member Devendra Fadnavis ministry sworn in here on Friday in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi is a blend of youth and experience.

Maharashtra polls: Modi urges youth to give up violence

Asking youngsters who have been radicalised to give up violence, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday said they should shun guns and get a plough in its place to transform their lives.

Major fire at a mine in Chandrapur; over 70 miners rescued

A major fire broke out at Sinhala Mines in Western Coalfields Ltd (WCL) here on Saturday morning and around 70 miners trapped inside were rescued by firefighters, a senior official said.

Science garden mooted at 'Ramala Talao' in Chandrapur

In a bid to restore the glory of the 600-year-old 'Ramala Talao' here, district authorities have drawn an ambitious plan to develop a 'Science Garden' at the historic lake on the lines of popular Kankaria lake at Ahmedabad in Gujarat after de-silting it.

Navroze low key for lone Parsi family in 2 east Maharashtra districts

Even as their community members celebrated `Navroze` in Mumbai on Monday with fervour, the new year was not that boisterous for `Gundevias`, the only Parsi family residing in Chandrapur and Gadchiroli districts in East Maharashtra.

BJP leader against Kanhalgaon wildlife sanctuary in Chandrapur

BJP leader Shobhatai Fadnavis recently opposed Maharashtra government`s move to set up a wildlife sanctuary at Kanhalgaon near Chandrapur in Maharashtra.

Chandrapur scorches at 46 degree Celsius

Chandrapur town on Sunday recorded a maximum temperature of 46 degree Celsius, the highest in Vidarbha this summer, as the region reeled under heatwave conditions.

Intense heat wave sweeps Jharkhand, Vidarbha

Jharkhand is in the grip of intense heat wave with several districts recording between up to 45 degrees Celsius on Friday while Chandrapur in Vidarbha recorded a maximum temperature of 45.6 degrees Celsius.

Those who create ruckus in Parliament are not heroes: APJ Abdul Kalam

Former President APJ Abdul Kalam on Friday said here that those who disrupt proceedings in the Parliament are not "heroes", but the "real heroes" are those who get their things done silently.

Incessant rains, flash floods leave at least 20 dead in Maharashtra

Incessant rains and flash floods have left at least 20 people dead in Chandrapur district in Maharashtra.

Incessant rains lead to floods in Chandrapur

Incessant rains that lashed the district along with other adjoining areas of the region, has resulted in a flood-like situation here on Wednesday.

At 47.6, Chandrapur hottest city in Vidarbha

Chandrapur recorded the maximum temperature of 47.6 degree Celsius, becoming the hottest city in Vidarbha region on Sunday.

Modi a good PM candidate, but there are many contenders: Maneka

Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi is a good prime ministerial candidate but there are many other contenders for the post in the party, BJP MP Maneka Gandhi said here on Saturday.

Fire inside WCL coal mine in Ballarpur, Maharashtra

A massive fire has started in one of the mine blocks of Ballarpur Collieries of WCL in WCL-Ballarpur area of Chandrapur district, company sources said on Thursday.

Civic officials booked for road construction irreg

The Zilla Parishad had approved Rs 5 lakh to construct roads and a contract was awarded to a gram panchayat.