Congress will revive from Vidarbha in Maharashtra polls: Gehlot

Despite fairing badly in Lok Sabha polls, the Congress will revive itself from Maharashtra's Vidarbha region which has stood behind the party even in hours of crises earlier, former Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot said on Tuesday.

Rebel leaders looking to reclaim lost territory in Vidarbha

Denied tickets for Assembly polls, Cultural Affairs Minister Sanjay Deotale in the erstwhile Congress-led Maharashtra government, sitting Nagpur-South MLA Dinanath Padole of the Congress and Shiv Sena district chief Shekhar Sawarbandhe are leading the pack of rebels in Vidarbha region.

Maharashtra Assembly Elections: Congress puts best poll show in Vidarbha seat

With Maharashtra Assembly Elections round the corner, the NCP-Congress combine will now once again try to retain Vidarbha, which has mostly remained a Congress stronghold since 1990.

Maharashtra Assembly polls: Amit Shah to launch campaign on September 19

BJP President Amit Shah will launch his party's campaign in Vidarbha region on September 19 for the Maharashtra Assembly elections.

Demand to include separate Vidarbha promise in Cong manifesto

Maharashtra Minister Nitin Raut has urged Congress Manifesto Committee to include the separate Vidarbha promise in its election manifesto ahead of the next month's state Assembly elections.

Demand to include separate Vidarbha promise in Congress manifesto

Maharashtra Minister Nitin Raut has urged Congress Manifesto Committee to include the separate Vidarbha promise in its election manifesto ahead of the next month's state Assembly elections.

Won't allow division of Maharashtra: Shiv Sena

Staunchly opposing the demand for a separate state for the Vidarbha region, the Shiv Sena Wednesday said it will not allow division of Maharashtra, even if it is sought by its alliance partner BJP or any other party.

Vidarbha`s development impossible without separate state: Maharashtra minister

Maharashtra`s Minister for Employment Guarantee Scheme (EGS) and Water Conservation Nitin Raut, openly advocated creation of a separate Vidarbha state here on Monday.

Pune metro project to be cleared in four days: Venkaiah Naidu

Union Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu said the proposed Pune Metro project would be cleared within four days.

Over 300 Vidarbha region farmers protest over long pending demands

More than 300 farmers of the draught-affected areas of Vidarbha region staged a protest in Yavatmal district demanding the state government to take steps to provide relief to farmers.

PM Modi may visit Wardha, Nagpur on August 21

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to visit Nagpur and the neighbouring district of Wardha on August 21 on his maiden visit to the Vidarbha region for a couple of events here, sources said here on Wednesday night.

Court grants police custodial remand of 16 alleged rioters

The Pusad court has granted the police, custodial remand of 16 alleged rioters, out of 27 people, against whom FIRs were registered on Wednesday evening by the police.

Heavy rainfall predicted in Vidarbha by Met department

The Regional Meteorological Department here has predicted heavy rainfall in the entire Vidarbha region from 8:30 am till Wednesday, a special bulletin issued by Met office said Tuesday.

Address Vidarbha before Maharashtra polls, Muttemwar urges Sonia

Congress MP and ex-Union minister Vilas Muttemwar has urged party president Sonia Gandhi to take up the issue of separate Vidarbha with the Narendra Modi government at the Centre to revive its electoral chances in the impending Maharashtra Assembly Elections.

Vidarbha farmers, widows to fast tomorrow on delayed rain woes

Farmers and widows of suicide affected families in Vidarbha would be observing a day-long fast tomorrow at Pandharkawada in Yavatmal district, to draw the attention of authorities to the distress due to delayed rains in the region.

Will take up Vidarbha farmers` issues with PM, says Uddhav

Slamming the ruling combine of Congress-NCP over farmers` suicide in Vidarbha region, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray today said he would take up their issues with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Darda calls for separate Vidarbha state

Rajya Sabha MP Vijay Darda has demanded separate statehood for Vidarbha citing problems faced by people of the region.

Mercury drops to 46.2 in Nagpur, Vidarbha sizzles

Nagpur on Monday experienced a brief respite from scorching heat with mercury dipping to 46.2 degree Celsius from 47.2 degree Celsius even as entire Vidarbha region is reeling under intense heat wave.

Maharashtra Congress jolted as senior leader joins BJP

Maharashtra Congress suffered a rude post-election jolt Monday when senior leader and four-time member of parliament Datta Meghe announced he was quitting to join the Bharatiya Janata Party along with his two sons.

Vidarbha farmers demand Rs 30,000 cr package from budget

Farmers in the Maharashtra`s Vidarbha region have demanded a Rs 30,000 crore development package from the upcoming Union Budget.