Ahmednagar

  • Maharashtra: Dalit boy hanged to death for allegedly meeting an upper caste girl April 29, 2014

    New Delhi: In a shocking incident, a 17-year-old Dalit boy was hanged to death from a tree in Ahmednagar, Maharashtra for allegedly meeting an upper caste girl. The Dalit boy was hanged from a tree by three people for meeting one of the alleged culprit's sister at Ahmednagar. The incident took...
  • Maharashtra: Repolling at four booths in three LS seats held April 28, 2014

    Mumbai: As many as 1,232 voters out of a total of 2,517 cast their votes today in the re-poll at three booths in two Lok Sabha constituencies in Mumbai. The re-polling was ordered by Election Commission due to technical reasons. Suburban District Collector Shekhar Channe said a voter turnout of...
  • Maharashtra: State transport bus falls in a valley, 27 dead January 2, 2014

    Thane: At least 27 people have been killed when a state transport bus plying on the Vithalwadi-Ahmednagar route with around 30-40 passengers fell in a valley near Malshej Ghat, Thane. Rescue workers are carrying out the relief work at the accident site which is in a valley almost 250 metres...
  • Four unidentified men gangrape mentally challenged woman September 6, 2013

    A 32-year-old mentally challenged woman was allegedly gangraped by four unidentified men at a village in Shirdi police said. The victim, a resident of Jevur Patoda village in Kopargaon taluka of Maharashtra's Ahmednagar district, used to live with her sister. On Thursday morning, when she went out of her house, the accused forcibly took her a little away...
  • Maharashtra: Three Dalit youths found murdered January 31, 2013

    Ahmednagar: The bodies of three Dalit youths from the Mehtar community were found in a mutilated condition in the Ahmednagar district of Maharashtra in what activists claim is a case of honour killing. One of the young men was in a relationship with a girl belonging to the upper Maratha...
  • Maharashtra: 3 Dalit youths found murdered, mutilated January 31, 2013

    Mumbai: The bodies of three Dalit youth from the Mehtar community were found in a mutilated condition in the Ahmednagar district of Maharashtra in what activists claim is a case of honour killing. Sachin Dharu, who was in a relationship with an upper caste girl, was found dead along with...
  • Patiala: 10 soldiers flee during physical exercise test November 2, 2012

    New Delhi: Around 10 soldiers of the 56 Armoured Regiment in Patiala reportedly left the regiment after an alleged altercation, in yet another indication of alleged indiscipline and insubordination in the Army. Sources say that the soldiers who did not turn up for a weapons cleaning exercise were put through a...
  • Minor boy falls into borewell in Ahmednagar, rescued July 9, 2012

    Ahmednagar (Maha): A three-year-old boy fell into a borewell in Kanadgaon village in the district on Monday afternoon but was rescued within four hours with the help of a parallel tunnel, police said. The incident took place when Manoj Anshabapu Ghorpade, who was playing near the open borewell on his family...
  • Real Hero Girish educates children of sex workers February 22, 2012

    Ahmednagar: Girish Kulkarni has changed the face of the brothels of Ahmednagar. Through his tireless efforts he has ensured that no minors girls are bought and sold in Ahmednagar. He has also set up schools for the children of sex workers. Richa's eyes don't betray the life she led earlier that...
  • Civic polls: Cong wins in Anna's home district December 15, 2011

    Mumbai: People in Anna Hazare's home district voted largely in favour of the Congress and Nationalist Congress Party in the civic body elections, the final results of which were declared on Wednesday. In Hazare's Ahmednagar district, of the total 173 seats spread across eight civic bodies, the Congress has bagged 80...
  • Hazare weak but well, to address rally on Friday September 2, 2011

    Ahmednagar: Anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare is still feeling 'a little weak' after his hunger strike but is set to address a rally later on Friday. DG Pote, who examined Hazare at his home in Ralegan-Siddhi village on Friday morning, said his blood pressure and other vital parameters were normal though he...