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  • Pritam Munde breaks Modi's Lok Sabha record, secures highest winning margin October 19, 2014

    Mumbai: Bharatiya Janata Party leader and daughter of late union minister Gopinath Munde polled a staggering 9,22,416 votes in the Beed Lok Sabha by-poll, surpassing the record set by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Pritam trounced her nearest Congress rival Ashok S. Patil by a margin of over 6,96,321 votes which is...
  • Maharashtra polls: Gopinath Munde's daughters retain family turf in Beed October 19, 2014

    Mumbai: Daughters of the late BJP leader Gopinath Munde, Pankaja and Pritam, on Sunday won Parli Assembly and Beed Lok Sabha seats respectively, retaining their father's political legacy. Pankaja, Munde's eldest daughter and sitting BJP MLA, defeated her estranged cousin Dhananjay Munde, a Nationalist Congress Party...
  • Maharashtra polls: Modi slams Congress, NCP, says they aren't 'rashtravadi' but 'bhrashtacharvadi' October 4, 2014

    Beed (Maharashtra): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday started his Maharashtra campaign trail in Beed, the bastion of late BJP leader Gopinath Munde. While addressing an election rally, he slammed the former Congress-NCP government and accused them of corruption and ignoring the interests of the people of the state. Modi said,...
  • NCP won't field nominee against Munde family for LS bypoll: Sharad Pawar June 21, 2014

    Mumbai: NCP will not field any candidate for Beed Lok Sabha bypoll if BJP were to field a member of Gopinath Munde's family, Sharad Pawar said on Saturday. He was speaking at an all party condolence meeting for Munde, former Union minister, who passed away after a road accident on...
  • Watch: Munde supporters turn violent, torch and damage vehicles June 4, 2014

    In a surprising turn of events, the supporters of Union Minister Gopinath Munde who had gathered for his funeral in Beed, Maharashtra turned violent and torched vehicles soon after he was cremated on Wednesday afternoon. Alleging conspiracy, the zealous supporters demanded CBI inquiry into the BJP leader's death. ...
  • Munde supporters turn violent in Beed, demand CBI probe into his death June 4, 2014

    Beed: In a surprising turn of events, the supporters of Union Minister Gopinath Munde who had gathered for his funeral in Beed, Maharashtra turned violent and torched vehicles soon after he was cremated on Wednesday afternoon. Alleging conspiracy, the zealous supporters demanded CBI inquiry into the BJP leader's death. They also gheraoed...
  • Union Minister Gopinath Munde cremated at his native village June 4, 2014

    Beed: Union Minister Gopinath Munde who died in a road accident was cremated at his native village Parli, Maharashtra on Wednesday amidst chanting by hundreds of his supporters. The mortal remains of Munde were consigned to flames by his eldest daughter and BJP MLA Pankaja. A sea of humanity converged at his...
  • Live: Mortal remains of Gopinath Munde consigned to flames June 4, 2014

    Union Minister and BJP's most prominent grassrootlevel leader Gopinath Munde died in New Delhi on Tuesday morning after he met with an accident. Munde's body will be flown to his ancestral village on Wednesday for his last rites. ...
  • State funeral to be accorded to Munde on Wednesday in Beed June 3, 2014

    A state funeral will be accorded to Union Rural Development Minister Gopinath Munde, who died in a road accident in New Delhi on Tuesday morning, at his native Parli in Maharashtra on Wednesday. "Government has decided that state funeral would be accorded to late Gopinath Munde. Funeral will take place at...
  • What next for BJP in Maharashtra after Gopinath Munde's death? June 3, 2014

    A pall of gloom descended on the Parli Vaijnath town in the Beed district of Marathwada region in Maharashtra as the news of the demise of its most illustrious son Gopinath Munde trickled on Tuesday morning. People came on to the streets in small groups as the news of the...
  • Jitan Ram Manjhi condoles Gopinath Munde's demise, says it's an irreparable loss June 3, 2014

    Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi expressed grief over the death of Union Rural Development Minister Gopinath Munde following an accident in New Delhi on Tuesday. Condoling the death of the 64yearold parliamentarian from Beed Lok Sabha Constituency in Maharashtra, Manjhi said that he was a veteran politician and a social...
  • Gopinath Munde: The man who was BJP's mass leader in Maharashtra June 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Union Minister Gopinath Munde's sudden death is a huge loss to the Bharatiya Janata Party. Munde, who was the Minister of Rural Development in the Narendra Modi government, was considered to be the rural face of the party and was even one of the frontrunners to be the...
  • Pall of gloom in Gopinath Munde's home town in Beed June 3, 2014

    Parli Vaijnath: A pall of gloom descended on the Parli Vaijnath town in the Beed district of Marathwada region as the news of the demise of its most illustrious son Gopinath Munde trickled on Tuesday morning. People came on to the streets in small groups as the news of the...
  • Bad weather forces emergency landing of Sharad Pawar's chopper March 9, 2014

    Mumbai: Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar's helicopter on Sunday made an emergency landing in Beed district because of bad weather, police said. The chopper made emergency landing at 3.11 pm, police said, adding that later the NCP chief left for Parbhani, where he was to attend a political meeting, by car. "Pawar...
  • Beed woman among passengers of missing Malaysian flight March 9, 2014

    Beed: A 44-year-old woman, hailing from Beed district of Maharashtra, was among the 239 people onboard the Beijing-bound Malaysia Airlines flight that is presumed to have crashed into sea off Vietnamese coast. Kranti Shirsat was one of the five Indians onboard. The Boeing 777-200 Flight MH370 disappeared last night at...
  • Maharashtra: Allegations of siphoning off drought relief funds surface March 14, 2013

    Beed: As the drought situation in Maharashtra worsens, allegations of siphoning off of relief funds have surfaced. The leader of the opposition in the state Assembly on Wednesday claimed bogus beneficiaries of fodder schemes. This came as the Centre granted Rs 1,200 crore as a drought relief package. Suresh Dass,...
  • After drought, police worried about water riots in Maharashtra March 8, 2013

    Mumbai: Perturbed by the looming water crises in several parts of the state, Maharashtra Police has directed its personnel to remain prepared and handle possible water riots with "sensitivity", the state police chief said on Thursday. "I have issued a circular asking police not only to be ready for such contingencies...
  • Maharashtra: Friend rapes teenage student February 16, 2013

    Beed: A man raped a 19yearold nursing college student on the false pretext of marrying her, police said. The accused Vivek Bhaskarrao Khedkar (24) sexually abused the girl twice in December 2012 and January 2013. He also made obscene MMS clips of her and circulated it among his friends and relatives,...
  • Maharashtra: Fatherinlaw arrested for raping woman February 6, 2013

    Beed: An elderly man was on Wednesday arrested for allegedly raping his daughterinlaw for about three years at a village in Maharashtra's Beed, police said. The wife of the accused, Bhamabai Thorve, was also arrested for allowing her husband to rape their daughterinlaw. 55yearold Sampat Baburao Thorve, a resident of Solapurwadi...
  • Pune doctor stops charging fees for delivering girl child January 22, 2013

    Pune: A unique initiative has been undertaken by a Pune Doctor. Following the Beed female infanticide cases, Dr Ganesh Rakh of Pune's Medicare multispeciality hospital has stopped charging any fees to deliver a girl child. The birth of a girl child is celebrated in the hospital by distributing sweets and...
  • Boy arrested for bomb blast threat in IndoPak match December 26, 2012

    Beed: A boy from Ashti tehsil in Beed was on Wednesday arrested after he threatened to bomb the Bangalore stadium, which hosted the IndiaPakistan match in the first Twenty20 international series, police said. According to police, Amit alias Akshay Bhandari, a B Sc student from Kada village in the district...
  • Beed transistor blast: Police blame it on personal enmity December 3, 2012

    Beed: The police claim they have cracked the transistor explosion case in Maharashtra's Beed district. They say there is no terror angle involved and have blamed it on personal enmity. Days ago, a bus conductor and his family were injured in a blast triggered from a radio he found abandoned....
  • Beed radio blast: Police arrest 1, rule out terror angle December 2, 2012

    Beed: The police on Sunday evening claimed to have cracked the Beed transistor explosion case, arresting one person in connection with the incident. Speaking to reporters, IG Aurangabad, Ritesh Kumar said that personal enmity was the motive behind the blast and ruled out a terror angle. Four members of a family...
  • Beed: Police tightlipped about nature of radio blast December 2, 2012

    Mumbai: Two days after the transistor blast shook a tiny village in Maharashtra's Beed district, investigating agencies are tightlipped about the exact nature of the explosion. A case has been registered against unknown persons under sections of the IPC and the Explosives Act. Teams of NIA and ATS have joined...
  • Beed radio blast: Cases filed against unknown people December 2, 2012

    Beed: The Maharashtra police on Sunday registered cases against unknown people in connection with the Beed transistor blast case. The cases were registered under the Explosives Act. The police are still awaiting the forensic report on the blast. Ritesh Kumar, IG Aurangabad, said that secrecy would be maintained over the investigations....
  • Beed blast: Forensic report of transistor to be out today December 2, 2012

    Beed: The forensic report of the transistor, which exploded in Beed on Friday leaving four persons injured, is likely to be out on Sunday. An NIA team and three antiterror squad teams from Nanded, Pune and Aurangabad reached Beed on Saturday to assess the situation. Police said that the abandoned...
  • Beed: NIA, ATS to probe radio blast December 1, 2012

    Mumbai: An NIA team and three antiterror squad teams from Nanded, Pune and Aurangabad have reached Beed, where a a transistor exploded on Friday, to assess the situation. Four members of a family were injured on Friday evening in the incident. Police said that the abandoned radio was picked up...
  • Maharashtra: 4 family members injured in a radio blast December 1, 2012

    Mumbai: A family of four was injured when a transistor exploded in Maharashtra's Beed district. Reports said a bus driver found an abandoned radio at a bus stop and took it home which exploded when he tried to put in batteries. Police is yet to confirm if there were any...
  • Four of a family seriously injured as radio explodes November 30, 2012

    Aurangabad: Four members of a family, including a minor boy, were seriously injured when a radio set exploded at their residence in Koregaon village of Kaij tehsil of Beed district this afternoon, police said. Bus conductor AR Nimbalkar (35), his wife Usha (30), mother Kusum (53) and twoyearson old Kunal...
  • Jundal's close aide picked up for questioning August 12, 2012

    Beed: The Mumbai crime branch has picked up for questioning, Abdul Rafe, a close aide of suspected LeT operative Abu Jundal, in connection with the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks. Rafe was held three days ago and taken to Mumbai for questioning after Jundal told his interrogators that he had told the...