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    Maharashtra: Stone-pelting at function attended by Speaker Mahajan

    Mumbai: Protesters demanding reservations for the Dhangar community indulged in stone-pelting at a function in Ahmednagar district on Thursday where Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan was also present, police said. While the Speaker was not harmed in the incident, a police constable was injured.

  • Maharashtra: WhatsApp group admin assaulted after member’s removal

    Mumbai: The ‘administrator’ of a group on the popular messaging platform WhatsApp was assaulted at the behest of a member who was incensed by his removal from the group, the police have said. Ahmednagar-based Chaitanya Shivaji Bhor, 18, was attacked by three persons with a sharp weapon, a senior police official told PTI. The incident occurred at a mess on the night of May 17 on the Ahmednagar-Manmad road.

  • Activist Suhani Jalota: This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity

    Mumbai : Mumbai activist Suhani Jalota on Saturday said she is “super-excited” to attend the royal wedding of Prince Harry and American actress Meghan Markle, calling it a dream come true and an once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.

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    Maharashtra: After double murder, Shiv Sena-BJP alliance on sticky wicket

    Mumbai: The saffron alliance in the State is on a sticky wicket after the brutal killing of two Shiv Sena activists in Ahmednagar on April 7. Political observers are voicing doubts whether the Sena will accept the BJP offer to contest the 2019 Assembly and Lok Sabha polls together. to sources, the BJP has offered 110 to 115 seats to the Sena. This seat sharing formula is close to what Sena would

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    Maharashtra: Anna Hazare’s villagers protest in ‘Sholay’ style

    Mumbai: As the most famous resident of their village continued his indefinite hunger strike in Delhi, people in Anna Hazare’s Ralegan Siddhi today replicated actor Dharmendra’s protest atop a water tank in the iconic film ‘Sholay’, to support the social activist’s demands.

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    Bhayandar: Ahmednagar’s fake Facebook friend held for harassing city girls

    Bhayandar: Less than 48 hours after he started sending obscene and vulgar material to a city resident and her female friends on their Facebook accounts, Mangesh Tambe (22) landed into the cop net. A police team led by PSI -Jagdish Bangar under the guidance of SP- Dr. Mahesh Patil and ASP Atul Kulkarni, nabbed Tambe from his hometown in Ahmednagar late on Saturday night. Investigations revealed that Tambe had created a fake

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    Maharashtra: Man attempts to immolate himself at Mantralaya

    Mumbai: Avinash Vitthal Shete (33), a native of Ahmednagar attempted to self-immolate outside the Mantralaya Secretariat office on Wednesday morning since he was disappointed that he had not cleared his exam for the post of an agricultural assistant.

  • Death sentence for six accused Sonai triple murder

    Nashik : All six accused in the Sonai triple case were sentenced to death by hanging by the Nashik additional sessions judge R R Vaishnav on Saturday. The six convicted persons have been charged with the pre-planned and cold-blooded murder of 3 Dalit men, one of whom was in love with one of the convict’s daughter.

  • Maharashtra: Track fracture hits rail traffic

    Mumbai: The rail traffic was affected on Thursday after a fracture was detected on the track connecting Pune and Manmad in Ahmednagar’s Ghargaon in Maharashtra.

  • Maharashtra Dalit youth’s murder: Trial court acquits all nine accused

    Ahmednagar: A trial court at Ahmednagar in Maharashtra has acquitted all nine accused in the Dalit youth Nitin Aage murder case, reports PTI. The murder, which took place in April 2014, had rocked the state due to its honour killing and caste conflict angle as well as the brutality involved.

  • Kopardi rape-murder case: Convicts seek ‘leniency’ in punishment

    Mumbai: The defence advocates have pleaded leniency for the three convicts in the sensational Kopardi rape and murder case, wherein a14-year-old girl from Kopardi village in Karjat Taluka, Ahmednagar district was brutally killed. The lawyers pleaded for leniency on the grounds that their clients do not have criminal antecedents. They also argued that the case does not fall under the ‘rarest of rare’ category.

  • Maharashtra: Court awards death sentence to three accused involved in the 2014 Loni Mawala gangrape case

    Ahmednagar: A court in Ahmednagar awarded the death sentence to three accused involved in the 2014 Loni Mawala gangrape and murder case. Public Prosecutor Ujjwal Nikam had demanded the death sentence for Santosh Lonkar (35), Mangesh Lonkar (30) and Dattatreya Shinde (27). The court termed it as a rarest of rare case and awarded the capital punishment.