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Earthquake jolts Maharashtra, tremors felt in Yavatmal, Nanded, Kinwat, Mahur, Karanjkhed

There were no reports of damage to property or injury to people.

Jun 22, 2019, 00:21 AM IST

Maharashtra Forest Ministry forms inquiry committee to look into killing of tigress Avni

The committee will look into if all norms and directives were followed or not when she was killed. 

Nov 09, 2018, 21:02 PM IST

Maharashtra: Two held for gang-rape of school girl in Yavatmal district

A 20-year-old man has been arrested at Arni in Yavatmal district of Maharashtra for allegedly raping a minor girl.

Oct 11, 2018, 23:37 PM IST

Debt-ridden farmer allegedly commits suicide, names PM Narendra Modi in note

 The loss of cotton crop due to a pest attack is suspected to be the prime reason behind the farmer taking the extreme step. 

Apr 11, 2018, 09:10 AM IST

Daughter returns from Sweden to see ailing mother in India

Nilakshi (44), who was adopted by a Swedish couple when she was three-year-old, had managed to trace her biological mother. 

Jun 14, 2017, 00:09 AM IST

Former Nagpur MP Jambuwantrao Dhote passes away after suffering cardiac arrest

Former Member of Parliament from Nagpur Jambuwantrao Dhote passed away on Saturday morning following a cardiac arrest.

Feb 18, 2017, 10:42 AM IST

Massive public outrage against sexual harassment of school girls in Yavatmal, Maharashtra

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Jul 04, 2016, 16:54 PM IST

Yavatmal school molestation case: Parents clash with cops, 40 injured

The protesting parents were demanding arrest of Kishor Darda, Chairman of YPS School Committee, which runs Yavatmal Public School.

Jul 04, 2016, 11:22 AM IST

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

Apr 14, 2016, 13:44 PM IST

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.

Apr 09, 2016, 13:11 PM IST

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.

Apr 02, 2016, 10:24 AM IST

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.

Oct 28, 2015, 15:38 PM IST

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.

Jul 15, 2015, 21:29 PM IST

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.

Jul 04, 2015, 12:20 PM IST

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.

Jul 02, 2015, 23:30 PM IST

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.

Jun 27, 2015, 19:43 PM IST

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.

May 05, 2015, 21:58 PM IST

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.

Apr 30, 2015, 23:45 PM IST

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.

Apr 26, 2015, 22:26 PM IST

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.

Apr 24, 2015, 23:24 PM IST