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Lakhs of devotees throng Pandharpur for 'Ashadhi Ekadashi'

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and his wife Amruta performed a maha puja (grand prayer) at the Lord Vitthal temple in Pandharpur on 'Ashadhi Ekadashi' early Friday.

Pilgrimage town Pandharpur gets world's largest toilet facility

Maharashtra's temple town Pandharpur is all set to get the world's biggest toilet facility to serve to the needs of over three lakh pilgrims who throng the shrine to seek the blessings of Lord Vitthal, the state's presiding deity, here.

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.

NCP's corruption will surge if again voted to power: Modi

NCP's corruption will surge if again voted to power: Modi

Making a scathing attack on NCP, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that if the Sharad Pawar-led party is voted to power again, it will further increase its "corrupt activities."

Andhra to airlift victims of bus accident in Maharashtra

Andhra Pradesh government is making arrangements to airlift bodies of eight people and 13 others injured in a road accident in Maharashtra early Tuesday.

Bombay HC forms panel to check pollution, sanitation during festival

The Bombay High Court today formed a high-powered committee to provide proper sanitation and monitor pollution in Chandrabhaga river in the holy town of Pandharpur for the Asadi Ekadashi festival on July 9 amidst reports of manual scavenging prevailing there.

Shocked that manual scavenging is practiced in these times: Bombay HC

Expressing anguish over Maharashtra government`s apathy towards manual scavengers in the pilgrimage city of Pandharpur in Solapur district, the Bombay High Court today said it will shock the conscience of anybody to know that this inhuman practice continues unabated till date.

BJP slams police commissioner`s order to police stations

BJP`s Maharashtra leader Eknath Khadse demanded roll back of Mumbai Police Commissioner Satypal Singh`s order asking police stations to remove photographs and idols of deities from premises.

A `spiritual` water conservation expedition

Carrying a palanquin of famous saint Dnyaneshwar with a message of water conservation, about a dozen boats have sailed off to Indrayani on a unique river
expedition to the pilgrim town of Pandharpur.

Devotees pour in to temple town Pandharpur

More than eight lakh devotees reached the temple town of Pandharpur in the district,
to witness the `maha-puja` of Lord Vitthal and his consort
Rukhmini, on the occasion of `Ashadhi Ekadashi`.

Week-long Ashadai Ekadashi in Pandharpur from July 21

The week-long Ashadai Ekadashi
festival at Lord Vitthala temple at Pandharpur will get under
way on July 21 with the Chief Minister Ashok Chavan performing
the `Mahapooja.`

Religious harmony icon Muslim Warkari dies en route Pandharpur

Hundreds of grief stricken `Warkari`
pilgrims paid their last respects to an 82-year-old Muslim woman who had been a fellow traveller to Pandharpur, when she died here today on the way to the temple town.