Akola

Doob maro: PM Narendra Modi slams those not linking Centre's Kashmir move with Maharashtra assembly polls

Prime Minister Modi said these while addressing a rally in Akola of the poll-bound state of Maharashtra on Wednesday.

Oct 16, 2019, 14:17 PM IST

Maharashtra: Two brothers killed in motorcycle-truck collision

Two brothers were killed and their cousin was injured when a truck hit their motorcycle in Akola district of Maharashtra on Sunday morning, police said.

Jun 16, 2019, 13:11 PM IST

Akola Lok Sabha Constituency of Maharashtra: Full list of candidates, polling dates

Here is the full list of candidates from Akola Lok Sabha Constituency of Maharashtra. 

Apr 08, 2019, 14:12 PM IST

Akola Lok Sabha Constituency

Akola constituency covers six assembly segments –  Akot, Balapur, Akola West, Akola East, Murtizapur and Risod.

Apr 08, 2019, 13:44 PM IST

BJP leader Yashwant Sinha detained during protest march, later released

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Yashwant Sinha was detained on Monday in Maharashtra's Akola village. He was later released

Dec 05, 2017, 14:08 PM IST

Rahul Gandhi not 'Pappu' anymore, should marry a Dalit, advises Ramdas Athawale

Union minister Ramdas Athawale on Sunday suggested that Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi marry a Dalit woman, saying casteism cannot be removed merely by having meals with the community.

Oct 29, 2017, 19:37 PM IST

Caught on cam: Maharashtra minister Ranjit Patil's father slaps, abuses school staff, threatens to derecognise branch

Maharashtra minister of state for home Ranjit Patil's father Vitthalrao Patil allegedly roughed up a school staff for filming his visit to a school. 

Jul 04, 2017, 23:08 PM IST

Shocking! Maharashtra minister's father slaps, abuses school peon

A video purportedly showing Maharashtra Minister of State for Home Ranjit Patil's father V N Patil abusing and slapping a school employee today went viral on social media.

Jul 03, 2017, 12:49 PM IST

Maharashtra verdict: Has Modi's demonetisation gamble paid off?

Earlier, too, the BJP had come out on top in a series of civic elections across the country and returned more recently as a major contender in Odisha.
 

Feb 27, 2017, 16:17 PM IST

Maharashtra Civic Poll Results 2017: As it happened on Thursday

Prime Minister Narendra Modi thanks people of Maharashtra for reposing their faith in BJP and in politics of development and good governance.

Feb 23, 2017, 23:09 PM IST

Maharashtra Civic Poll Results: Key takeaways

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) emerged victorious in the Maharashtra civic polls.

Feb 23, 2017, 20:28 PM IST

BJP scores big in Akola Municipal Corporation

BJP on Wednesday swept Akola Municipal Corporation polls by bagging 48 seats.

Feb 23, 2017, 10:34 AM IST

Heavy fire destroys chemical factory in Maharashtra's Akola

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Dec 31, 2016, 17:22 PM IST

Maharashtra Legislative Council Election Results 2015: Shiv Sena, Congress win seats in Mumbai

In Mumbai, Shiv Sena and Congress have won one seat each.

Dec 30, 2015, 10:35 AM IST

Solapur seat may be sticking point for Congress-NCP alliance

The Solapur local bodies seat is likely to become a bone of contention between Congress and NCP as the two parties discuss a tie-up for the elections next month to eight seats in the Maharashtra Legislative Council.

Nov 28, 2015, 19:59 PM IST

Youth ends life in Akola

 A 21-year-old youth allegedly committed suicide in Malkapur village of the district by hanging himself from a tree, police said on Monday.

Sep 28, 2015, 14:58 PM IST

Minor girl commits suicide over eve teasing in Akola

 A minor girl, who was distressed over repeated eve teasing by some youths, allegedly committed suicide by jumping in a well in Barshi Takli taluka in the district.

Sep 07, 2015, 16:57 PM IST

Devendra Fadnavis plans to visit residence of farmer who committed suicide

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Monday said that he plans to visit the kin of a 27-year-old Akola-based farmer Mangesh Umale, who committed suicide on Sunday.

Aug 10, 2015, 20:27 PM IST

Two elderly men booked for sodomising youth for 7 years

 Two elderly men have been booked for allegedly sodomising a youth for past seven years on pretext of promising a job here, police said on Wednesday.

Jul 08, 2015, 20:40 PM IST

One more held in alleged sexual harassment case in Maharashtra

Police have arrested one more person in connection with the alleged sexual harassment of girl students at Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya here by their teacher.

Apr 07, 2015, 00:37 AM IST