Vidarbha region

Hottest March day in Delhi since 2011, Vidarbha sizzles

The five hottest places in the country fell under Maharashtra's Vidarbha region even as other states including Delhi, which experienced the hottest March day since 2011, also reeled under searing heat on Friday.

Mar 31, 2017, 23:13 PM IST
Separate statehood for Vidarbha not financially viable: Chavan

Separate statehood for Vidarbha not financially viable: Chavan

Former Maharashtra CM Prithviraj Chavan has said that separate statehood for the Vidarbha region is not economically viable.

Dec 29, 2015, 11:18 AM IST
Debt-ridden Maharashtra farmers feel abandoned, govt ignoring their woes: Rahul

Debt-ridden Maharashtra farmers feel abandoned, govt ignoring their woes: Rahul

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday described his interaction with the debt-ridden farmers of Maharashtra as "disturbing" and said there was a strong sense of abandonment among them because the government was ignoring their woes.

Apr 30, 2015, 23:23 PM IST

Panel discussion on Rahul Gandhi's 'kisan padyatra'- Part II

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday undertook a 15-kilometre day-long padyatra in Amravati district of Maharashtra's Vidarbha region.

Apr 30, 2015, 19:20 PM IST

Panel discussion on Rahul Gandhi's 'kisan padyatra'

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday undertook a 15-kilometre day-long padyatra in Amravati district of Maharashtra's Vidarbha region.

Apr 30, 2015, 19:20 PM IST

Despite support in Vidarbha, Cong suffered upsets in '09 polls

Though the Congress has enjoyed handsome support from the people of Vidarbha region in almost all Maharashtra Assembly polls, by electing the maximum number of party legislators, year 2009 saw two ministers and several prominent leaders suffering shocking defeats.

Sep 23, 2014, 11:35 AM IST

Next generation of Vidarbha leaders awaiting political debut

With a host of politicians from the state`s Vidarbha region on the verge of retirement from active politics due to advancing age or demitting their offices in Assembly and Parliament, their children are eager to step into their shoes, sources said.

Jun 03, 2014, 12:42 PM IST

Youth leader Ashish Deshmukh launches fast for separate Vidarbha

Youth leader Ashish Deshmukh on Friday launched an indefinite fast demanding statehood for Vidarbha region of Maharashtra, a day after Union Cabinet gave nod to bifurcate Andhra Pradesh and carve out separate Telangana.

Dec 06, 2013, 20:49 PM IST

Maharashtra expects farmer suicide cases to drop by 70 percent in FY14

Maha govt said it is taking steps to insulate farmers from adverse market and weather conditions by helping them to have a regular income.

Oct 02, 2013, 22:14 PM IST

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.

Apr 28, 2013, 23:13 PM IST

Widespread rains in Vidarbha region, three killed

Three persons were killed due to heavy rains in the Vidarbha region of Maharashtra in the last 24 hours, official sources said Tuesday.

Jul 24, 2012, 14:48 PM IST

Separate Vidarbha region struggle has people support: Maha BJP

MLA and Maharashtra general
secretary of BJP, Chainsukh Sancheti today said that people
are in favour of separate Vidarbha state and credibility of
leaders who are in front of the agitation cannot be suspected.

Jan 19, 2010, 00:23 AM IST