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Setting aside their political differences, NCP supremo Sharad Pawar and Maharashtra minister Pankaja Munde invoked Bollywood icons to compliment each other during the unveiling of late Vilasrao Deshmukh's statue in his hometown Latur Saturday.

Maharashtra mulling plan to supply water via railway wagons

 The Maharashtra government is mulling a plan to provide drinking water to drought-affected Latur in the Marathwada region through railway wagons.

120 children at govt school in Latur suffer food-poisoning

 As many as 120 children at a Zilla Parishad school at Dhaswadi village in Latur district of Maharashtra on Friday suffered food poisoning, government sources said.

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Maharashtra: Donkey wedding staged to bring rain in Latur

Villagers of Latur district of Maharashtra married off two donkeys to bring rain.

Woman gang-raped, set on fire in Maharashtra

A 25-year-old woman was allegedly gang-raped and set ablaze in Latur district, a senior police official said on Friday.

Earthquake survivors of Latur send relief material to Nepal

In a noble gesture, survivors of the 1993 earthquake that claimed over 8,000 lives in Latur in Maharashtra on Thursday joined hands to lend support to the victims of the devastating temblor that shook Nepal recently by sending relief kits that contain essentials and provisions.

Hotel shook like a leaf in the wind: Nepal quake survivor from Latur

For a 43-year-old doctor from Maharashtra, the sight of a shaking hotel in Kathmandu where he stayed when the killer quake stuck Nepal, brought back memories of the massive quake in his native place in 1993, which had claimed around 8,000 lives.

Woman's burnt body found at husband's pyre in Maharashtra

The body of a 50-year-old woman was found at her husband's pyre giving rise to suspicion that she performed 'sati', a practice banned in India.

Three held for thrashing teenage couple in Latur

Three people were arrested on Friday after a video surfaced purportedly showing a group of men thrashing a teenage couple in Latur district, objecting to them "cavorting" in public.

Watch: Couple thrashed in Maharashtra for ‘indecent behaviour’

A 3-month-old video of a couple being thrashed in Maharashtra for ‘indecent behaviour’ has gone viral on social networking sites.

Modi has nothing to stop Pak shelling: Rahul Gandhi

With shelling and firing by Pakistani troops continuing to claim civilian lives in Jammu and Kashmir, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi Wednesday targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying he has done nothing to stop it despite "many provocations".

Feeling humiliated by a prank, girl kills self in Maharastra

A prank allegedly prompted a 16 years old girl to end her life at Pandepokhri village in Partur tehsil of Jalna district on Monday, police said.

Gopinath Munde cremated - As it happened on Wednesday...

Pankaja Munde, the daughter of late Gopinath Munde, has denied that her father`s supporters resorted to vandalism post his funeral Wednesday afternoon.

Rahul Gandhi calls Gujarat `toffee model`, says it benefited only one industrialist

In a blistering attack on Narendra Modi, Rahul Gandhi on Monday dubbed the Gujarat model propagated by Narendra Modi as a "toffee model", saying it has benefited only one industrialist in the state, ignoring the interests of the farmers and the poor.

Narendra Modi rakes up Youth Congress leader`s murder; attacks Sonia over women`s security

BJP`s prime ministerial nominee Narendra Modi raked up the `murder` of local Youth Congress leader Kalpana Giri, allegedly by a senior office-bearer, to criticise Congress president Sonia Gandhi.

59% of women in Mumbai feel work environment is safe

Amid questions being raised about the safety and security of women, 59 per cent of women here felt that work environment in the metropolis is safe for them, a recent survey report said.

Latur MLA alleges "harassment" by Assembly cops

Congress MLA from Latur, Vaijnath Shinde, Thursday staged a protest against the alleged "high-handed" attitude of policemen on security duty at the Assembly premises here.

Latur, Ahmedpur, Kej region emerging as `kidney stone belt`

Areas adjoining Latur, Ahmedpur, Kej, Kalamb and Ambajogai in Marathwada are fast becoming the "kideny stone belt" region, a leading urologist has said.

Maha civic polls: Congress sweeps Latur

Cong on Monday swept the Latur municipal corporation and emerged as the single largest party in three of the four other civic bodies in Maharashtra.