Dubai dreams turn Goa horrors for 11-year-old

He dreamt of flying to Dubai but 11-year-old Sameer Bagoda`s parents abandoned him at the Goa airport, gave him Rs 500 and told him to head back to his hometown of Satara in neighbouring Maharashtra.

Ten killed as bus falls into gorge in Maharashtra`s Satara district

Ten persons were killed and about 30 injured when a Mumbai-bound private luxury bus turned turtle and fell into a gorge in Khandala taluka of the district, police said on Tuesday.

Missing advertising professional found dead, 3 others untraced

Police recovered the body of an advertising professional, who went missing along with three others while on their way to Goa on November 1.

Raj Thackeray gets bail in rioting cases

MNS chief Raj Thackeray on Thursday surrendered before the magistrate`s court here in four cases of rioting registered against him in 2008, and was granted bail.

Youth commits suicide in police custody in Maha

A 21-year-old youth, who was held on charges of damaging a state-owned bus, allegedly committed suicide in police custody in the district on Tuesday.

Wang-Marathwadi dam: Villagers on `jal satyagraha`

Residents of several villages in Maharashtra CM Prithviraj Chavan`s home district Satara are on a `jal satyagraha`, demanding rehabilitation of those affected by Wang-Marathwadi dam project.

Rahul Gandhi visits drought-hit Maharashtra district

Last month, Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan had visited the drought-hit areas and taken stock of the grim situation in Satara, which is his home district.

Maharashtra shocker: Dalit woman paraded naked

A Dalit widow was assaulted and reportedly paraded naked at Mulgaon
village of Patan tehsil in Satara district.

Three electrocuted during Muharram procession

Three persons were
electrocuted and six others injured on Tuesday during a Muharram
procession at Patan village here, police said.

End `Nakusha` campaign: Girls no more unwanted

As many as 280 girls were renamed in Satara district as part of the campaign to end the practice to name a girl child as `Nakusha` (unwanted).