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    Fuel Price Hike: Modi government in nervous 90s

    Mumbai: Petrol and, by default, the Modi government are in the nervous 90s. Just 500 km from Mumbai city is a small town Parbhani, which, on Tuesday, had the dubious distinction of hawking petrol at Rs 90.05 per litre. Mumbai can take heart; it too, is inching towards the danger zone with petrol being quoted at Rs 88.26 per litre in the city.

  • Maharashtra: Four farmers from Parbhani district attempt to commit suicide

    Mumbai: Disappointed with the district administration, which had ignored the demand of villagers to probe corruption in 22 cement dams and water supply schemes, four farmers residing in Manoli and Manwat tehsil of Parbhani district on Thursday attempted to commit suicide. They have been admitted at the government hospital in Parbhani. The incident took place when CM Devendra Fadnavis and Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister for Road Transport, were on a tour of

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    Maharashtra state soldier from Parbhani cremated with full military honours

    Parbhani: The last rites of a 21-year-old army jawan, killed in shelling by Pakistan, were performed at his village in Maharashtra on Thursday with full military honours. Sepoy Shubham Suryakant Mustapure was killed after Pakistani troops fired mortar bombs at forward posts along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday. The soldier’s mortal remains reached his village Konerwadi in Parbhani district early Thursday from Aurangabad. The flight carrying the

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    Maharashtra: Parbhani based soldier killed in Pakistan shelling

    Parbhani: The 20-year-old army jawan had told his parents that he will be coming home in two days. Today, they will receive the body of Sepoy Shubham Suryakant Mustapure at his village Konerwadi in Parbhani district of Maharashtra, for last rites. Mustapure, who joined the Army two years ago, was killed as Pakistani troops fired mortar bombs at forward posts along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu and

  • Maharashtra: Congress slams BJP minister Babanrao Lonikar over call to burn effigies of Rahul Gandhi

    Mumbai: The Congress has condemned Babanrao Lonikar, minister for water supply department for his controversial statement against Rahul Gandhi, the Congress vice president, in which Lonikar instructed his party workers to burn the effigy of Gandhi, disrupt rallies and events of the Congress party. Gandhi in his speech at Parbhani, home district of Lonikar had criticised Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

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    Dhananjay Munde seeks joint probe into sugar factory crop loan scam

    Mumbai: Leader of Opposition in Maharashtra Legislative Council Dhananjay Munde on Friday demanded an ED and a CBI probe into an alleged crop loan scam in the sugar factory of Gangakhed in Parbhani district. “Ratnakar Gatte’s sugar factory in Gangakhed, with the connivance of some banks, has duped farmers to the tune of more than Rs 650 crore. This whole scam should be investigated by the ED and the CBI,” Munde told

  • Maharashtra: Heat forces SEC to extend polling time for 3 civic bodies

    Mumbai: In view of severe heat across Maharashtra, the State Election Commission has extended the poll timing by one hour for municipal corporation elections at three places scheduled tomorrow. “Voters can exercise their franchise for Latur, Chandrapur and Parbhani corporations between 7.30 AM and 6.30 PM tomorrow,” the State Election Commissioner J S Saharia said

  • State to set up ITIs along Nagpur-Mum expressway

    Mumbai : In line with Government of India’s ‘Skill India’ initiative, the Maharashtra government has decided to give a push to setting up of additional Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs) in the state. The state government has decided to set up ITIs on the Nagpur-Mumbai Super Communications Expressway. Senior government officials say the move is aimed to skill the people in the backward areas of the state through which the 706-km expressway will pass.

  • Marijuana wort Rs 3.75 lakh seized during ATS raid in Selu

    Aurangabad : The Aurangabad unit of the Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) on Tuesday raided a house in Selu in Parbhani district and arrested two men on the charge of illegally stocking and selling marijuana in their house. The entire stock of the banned narcotic, weighing 47 kg and valued at Rs 3.76 lakh, has been seized from them.

  • Tanishq gets top seeding

    Mumbai : Mumbai Suburbs Tanishq Saxena, winner of the Under-13 title in the final of the Maharashtra state sub-junior badminton tournament last week at Parbhani, has been top seeded in both Under-15 and Under-13 singles events in the Bliss Pharma-Maharashtra State Sub-junior week-end badminton tournament, which gets underway at North Indian courts at King’s Circle today.

  • Strict action against schools who deny admissions under RTE

    Mumbai : On Monday, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis directed education authorities to take stringent action against the education institutes who are not abiding by the Right to Education Act and denying admission to socially and economically disadvantaged students.

  • Marathwada Boiling @ 40 Degree Centigrade

    Aurangabad : A heat wave has been unleashed across Marathwada region following unseasonal rainfalls and hailstorm wreaked havoc earlier this month. In most districts of the region the temperature is recorded between 38 and 40 degree centigrade.

  • Petitioners contest quota for ‘dominant’ Marathas

    Mumbai : Two petitioners, who have opposed reservations for the Marathas and Muslims in Maharashtra, argued before the Bombay High Court on Thursday that these communities were not backward adding Marathas were dominant in many sectors, PTI reports.