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.

No mass support for Vidarbha: Sena on Gadkari`s comment

Shiv Sena on Sunday disapproved of the view expressed by senior BJP leader and Union Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari on carving out separate Vidarbha state from Maharashtra.

Wardha sizzles at 47.8 degrees, hot spell on in Vidarbha

Wardha in Vidarbha region was on Friday the hottest city in Central India, recording a maximum temperature of 47.8 degrees Celsius.

Intense heat wave sweeps Jharkhand, Vidarbha

Jharkhand is in the grip of intense heat wave with several districts recording between up to 45 degrees Celsius on Friday while Chandrapur in Vidarbha recorded a maximum temperature of 45.6 degrees Celsius.

Non-Congress, Non-BJP Dalit leaders fare poorly in Vidarbha

Several non-Congress and non-BJP Dalit leaders, who chose to contest this Lok Sabha election individually or from various factions of Republican Party of India in Vidarbha region, had to bite the dust with most of them faring very poorly in the hustings.

Vidarbha: stalwarts of Cong-NCP swept away in saffron wave

Union Heavy Industries Minister and senior NCP leader Praful Patel, seven-time Congress MP Vilas Muttemwar and Congress general secretary Mukul Wasnik are among those who have bitten the dust in Vidarbha region of Maharashtra in the Lok Sabha election.

Wildlife enthusiasts gear up for `Waterhole Census` in Vidarbha

Wildlife enthusiasts from across the country have thronged Vidarbha region to witness the `Waterhole Census` of animals in forests and tiger reserves tomorrow when a full moon will light up the night sky

Vidarbha: Wildlife enthusiasts gear up for `Waterhole Census`

Wildlife enthusiasts from across the country have thronged Vidarbha region to witness the `Waterhole Census` of animals in forests and tiger reserves tomorrow when a full moon will light up the night sky