Amravati

  • LS polls: Modi slams Sharad Pawar for farmers' suicides in Amravati 30-03-2014 04:20 PM

    Targeting Maratha strongman Sharad Pawar in the farmers' suicide belt of Amravati, Narendra Modi on Sunday said the Agriculture Minister has time to talk on cricket but has been "unable to save" farmers. He said Pawar has done little to save the farmers in the belt, which has seen a...
  • LS polls: Shiv Sena, AAP candidates file nominations for Amravati seat 20-03-2014 03:40 PM

    Sitting Shiv Sena MP Anandrao Adsul and AAP candidate Bhavana Bhavesh Wasnik on Thursday filed their nomination papers from Amravati Lok Sabha constituency. Adsul, who was embroiled in a controversy with NCP rival and actor Navneet Kaur Rana, took out a rally from Irwin square where he garlanded the statue...
  • LS polls: Congress, NCP may swap Raigad and Amravati seats in Maharashtra 17-02-2014 07:09 PM

    Having finalised the 26:22 seat sharing formula, Congress and NCP in Maharashtra are likely to swap Raigad and Amravati Lok Sabha constituencies in the coming general elections. NCP will most probably field Water Resources Minister Sunil Tatkare, a close aide of Ajit Pawar, from Raigad, while PWD minister Chhagan Bhujbal...
  • Pratibha Patil returns all 155 official gifts to Rashtrapati Bhavan 01-12-2013 02:32 PM

    New Delhi: Former President Pratibha Patil has returned all the gifts received by her in official capacity after they were displayed at a school owned by her family in Amravati in Maharashtra. "155 gifts received by the former President Pratibha Devisingh Patil in her official capacity were loaned to Vidya...
  • Maharashtra made free from loadshedding in 2012, says Ajit Pawar 10-08-2013 01:52 AM

    Maharashtra has been made free of load-shedding from 2012 to speed up the pace of development works, Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar said in Nashik on Friday. "Presently, there is no load-shedding in areas under particular group feeders (in A,B,C ~~amp; D categories). However, loadshedding in some other (E,F,G) groups,...
  • Maharashtra drought: The worst man-made disaster in years 06-05-2013 11:08 PM

    The usual dusty small-town India greets us as a small group of people associated with the NGO Caring Friends travel over two-and-a-half days through Aurangabad and Jalna to understand the problems in the region and what help could be given. On the face of it, people seem to be going...
  • Indiabulls attack reflects common man's anger: MNS 26-03-2013 07:33 AM

    Mumbai: After attacking two offices of private company Indiabulls, Raj Thackeray's Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) justified its violence, saying the party was just reflecting the anger and the anxiety of the common man in the face of the government's inability to deal with the drought. On Monday, suspected MNS workers...
  • Maharashtra: Farmer attempts suicide at CM's rally 04-12-2011 03:57 PM

    New Delhi: A farmer attempted suicide at Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan's rally in Amravati on Saturday, sources said. Sources allege that Arun Devidas Sabhane, a farmer, consumed poison at Chavan's rally. Sabhane was rushed to the nearby the rural hospital immediately. According to reports the incident took place at...
  • Actress marries MLA at mass wedding ceremony 02-02-2011 07:24 PM

    Amravati: South Indian actress Navneet Kaur and local MLA Ravi Rana exchanged wedding vows at a mass wedding ceremony in which 3611 other couples also tied the nuptial knot in this town in Vidarbha region on Wednesday. Ravi Rana chose to tie the knot to his actress bride at this...
  • Rajendra Shekhawat on mother Patil, Maharashtra polls 23-10-2009 11:47 PM

    Rajendra Shekhawat has won from Amravati in the Maharashtra elections. ...
  • President 's son beats Sunil Deshmukh in Amravati 22-10-2009 11:58 PM

    Rajendra Shekhawat is now claiming his own identity as a Maharashtra MLA. ...
  • Dynasty over propriety: Prez son gets ticket 24-09-2009 12:27 AM

    The decision sets a precedent for others with dynastic ambitions. ...
  • Prez perks: Rs 400-cr airport for Patil's hometown 09-12-2007 10:09 AM

    Colombo: Ajantha Mendis and Thisara Perera shared seven wickets as Sri Lanka won the third one-day international against the West Indies by 26 runs to clinch the series 2-0 on Sunday. West Indies captain Darren Sammy won the toss and sent the hosts in to bat first at Sinhalese Sports...