3000 pending disputes over Rs 12-cr settled in Maha Lok Adalat

The Maha Lok Adalat held on April 9 in Yavatmal district of Maharashtra settled over 3,000 long pending legal disputes involving over Rs 12 crore

Farmer suicides decline in Yavatmal: Official

Farmer suicides decline in Yavatmal: Official

The farmer suicides in first three months of the year in the district have reduced as compared to corresponding period last year, a senior official said.

Kolkata flyover builder IVRCL was blacklisted in Jharkhand

Kolkata flyover builder IVRCL was blacklisted in Jharkhand

Infrastructure major IVRCL, which has come under the fire after one of its flyover came crushing down several people on Thursday, is facing a CBI probe in Jharkhand.

Woman Sarpanch, gram sevak in ACB trap for accepting bribe in Maharashtra

A woman Sarpanch and a gram sevak from Chahand village in Ralegaon tehsil were caught by ACB sleuths for accepting a bribe of Rs 4,000.

Maha govt is run on CMP: BJP's Danve on differences with Sena

With Shiv Sena openly criticising policies of the BJP-led NDA government in which it is a junior partner, Maharashtra BJP president Raosaheb Danve on Wednesday said the government is run on a common minimum programme (CMP) wherein difference of opinion between two parties on various issues are bound to happen.

Maharashtra farmer suicides: Yavatmal collector summoned

The Maharashtra State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) has summoned the Yavatmal collector over the spate of suicides reported among Kolam tribal farmers of this district in the past few months, an activist said here on Saturday.

More than 627 kids struggling for lives due to malnutrition

More than 627 kids across the district are struggling for their lives due to malnutrition, despite sustained efforts by the Maharashtra state government and tall claims of the District Health Department, as per official data released here today.

Congress warns of disrupting session for agricultural loan waiver

Former Maharashtra chief minister and state Congress chief Ashok Chavan on Saturday warned that the party would not allow the state legislature to function if farmers' loans were not waived entirely.

Maharashtra lowers calamity-hit crop loss percentage to 33 percent

Maharashtra lowers calamity-hit crop loss percentage to 33 percent

Maharashtra government on Tuesday decided to bring down the crop loss percentage, which is crucial in awarding compensation to farmers whose crop is hit by natural calamities, to 33 per cent from existing 50 per cent.

Pilot project in two Maharashtra districts to combat agrarian crisis: Fadnavis

A pilot project would be undertaken in Maharashtra's Yavatmal and Osmanabad districts with Israeli cooperation to combat agrarian crisis, which has led to several farmers' suicide, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said on Thursday.

Nepal earthquake: Maximum people from Maharashtra are safe, tweets Fadnavis

Maximum people from Maharashtra who were stranded in Nepal following a massive earthquake are safe, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said on Sunday.

Maharashtra to do "vulnerability mapping" to help farmers

To keep a check on farmer suicides, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Friday unveiled a project for "vulnerability mapping" of agriculturists in the worst-hit Yavatmal and Osmanabad districts.

Women to take out anti-liquor rally in Yavatmal

Scores of women from various villages of the district will take out an anti-liquor rally here from Azad Maidan to the collectorate on April 20, activist Sangeeta Pawar said on Wednesday.

Fadnavis has dinner at farmer's house; spends the night there

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis spent Tuesday night at a farmer's house in a village in Vidarbha's Yavatmal district.

Farmers' suicides won't stop unless irrigation is improved: Devendra Fadanvis

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadanvis on Tuesday said that improving the irrigation facilities was the only solution to curb farmers' suicides in the state.

Leopard found dead in Maharashtra

A full-grown leopard was found dead in Darwha forest region of Yavatmal district, forest officials said here Wednesday.

Yavatmal villages to be developed under Centre's scheme

 The micro planning pilot project under Centre's Rajiv Gandhi Panchayat Shaktikaran Abhiyan was launched here in Maharashtra's Yavatmal district, officials said today.

Agriculture officer trapped by ACB for taking Rs 20,000 bribe

 Sleuths of the Anti Corruption Bureau today caught an Agriculture Officer red-handed while accepting a bribe of Rs 20,000 from a farmer in front of his office here.

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.

Yavatmal: Local Cong leaders unhappy as new faces pitched in

Even as a quadrangular fight is likely in the seven assembly segments of Maharashtra's Yavatmal district, some local Congress leaders are irked at being sidelined with new faces being given tickets.