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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.