Sangli

 Still standing: 400-year-old banyan tree in Sangli escapes the axe

Still standing: 400-year-old banyan tree in Sangli escapes the axe

After State Environment Minister Aaditya Thackeray's plea, NHAI decides to change the alignment of NH166

Maharashtra farmers launch agitation over demand for hike in milk prices

Maharashtra farmers launch agitation over demand for hike in milk prices

Pune: Farmers started an agitation in Sangli and Kolhapur districts of western Maharashtra on Tuesday over their various demands, includi...Read More

NCP leader hacked to death by unknown men in Maharashtra's Sangli; investigation underway

NCP leader hacked to death by unknown men in Maharashtra's Sangli; investigation underway

Chased by unknown assailants in broad daylight, an NCP leader from Maharashtra was hacked to death on Friday afternoon. The shocking inci...Read More

Slippery slope: 'Flaunting' snakes can recoil on you

Slippery slope: 'Flaunting' snakes can recoil on you

Sometimes, these stunts end badly, as it happened with sarpa mitra Somnath Mhatre in February 2017, when he tried to kiss its head and wa...Read More

Flood in Western Maharashtra not due to Almatti Dam

Flood in Western Maharashtra not due to Almatti Dam

Wadnere Committee gives clean chit to Karnataka; suggests removal of encroachment

Activist alleges BJP MLC defied social distancing norms

Activist alleges BJP MLC defied social distancing norms

A social activist on Thursday alleged that newly-elected BJP MLC Gopichand Padalkar violated social distancing norms while attending some...Read More

Coronavirus in Maharashtra: Three-day 100% lockdown in Islampur from April 15

Coronavirus in Maharashtra: Three-day 100% lockdown in Islampur from April 15

This move comes after one person was detected positive for CoVID-19

Minister Jayant Patil claims Sangli is Coronavirus free

Minister Jayant Patil claims Sangli is Coronavirus free

Of 26 cases, 24 have now have tested negative

Coronavirus in Mumbai: 12 of Sangli family test positive for virus

Coronavirus in Mumbai: 12 of Sangli family test positive for virus

What is worrying is that 12 people, who were confirmed to have contacted the virus on Friday, are from a single extended family.

When the CM stood and a tehsildar sat on the chair

When the CM stood and a tehsildar sat on the chair

Sitting on the tehsildar's chair for a while, Thackeray suddenly got up and grabbed the hand of Tehsildar Ravindra Sabnis, who was standi...Read More

Unprecedented rains caused mayhem in western Maharashtra

Unprecedented rains caused mayhem in western Maharashtra

Pune: While the monsoon season is always welcomed for bringing respite from the summer heat and replenishing parched reservoirs, this yea...Read More

If they kill one soldier, we will kill 10: Amit Shah

If they kill one soldier, we will kill 10: Amit Shah

Solapur: Issuing a strong warning to Pakistan, Union Home Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah on Thursday warne...Read More

In Sangli, CM's convoy greeted with eggs, Kadaknath chickens

In Sangli, CM's convoy greeted with eggs, Kadaknath chickens

Sangli: Eggs and hens were sent flying in the air by party workers of the Swabhimani Shetkari Sanghatana, who were protesting on the rout...Read More

HC refuses to order Maha govt to provide compensation to victims

HC refuses to order Maha govt to provide compensation to victims

Mumbai: Observing that flooding is inevitable when rainfall is intense, the Bombay High Court refused to issue any directions to the Maha...Read More

Activist casts doubt over ‘redefining’ of Kolhapur’s river flood lines

Activist casts doubt over ‘redefining’ of Kolhapur’s river flood lines

Hundreds of villages in Kolhapur and neighbouring Sangli were flooded after heavy rains earlier this month.

2005 floods are no more benchmark, need new measures: Pawar

2005 floods are no more benchmark, need new measures: Pawar

On a tour of the flood-stricken areas in Sangli and Kolhapur, the Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar has said it is time for t...Read More

Flood-affected students spared uniform rule

Flood-affected students spared uniform rule

Residents of Sangli and Kolhapur from the flood affected villages and towns have witnessed their homes and belongings being washed away

Dam authorities responsible for massive floods: Madhav Gadgil

Dam authorities responsible for massive floods: Madhav Gadgil

It is slowly becoming evident that the underlying cause of the grim flood situation in Sangli and Kolhapur was because of the huge dams a...Read More

BMC chief Praveen Pardeshi on ground zero, supervising flood relief

BMC chief Praveen Pardeshi on ground zero, supervising flood relief

Today, Pardeshi, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) Commissioner, is back to ground zero, this time in Sangli to supervise the ...Read More

Sangli irrigation official admits to delay in inspection of Almatti dam

Sangli irrigation official admits to delay in inspection of Almatti dam

However, irrigation department officials believe, had more water been released at higher speeds earlier, flooding could have been averted.

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