JALGAON

  • Maharashtra: Irked residents dump garbage in civic body's compound October 6, 2014

    Jalgaon: Irked over civic officials not picking up garbage from their locality, a group of people in Bhusawal town collected the trash and dumped it into the compound of local Municipal Council on Monday. According to eyewitnesses, residents of Jam Mohalla, including women, collected the garbage lying on streets, loaded...
  • Maharashtra: Woman dies after TC pushes her off a moving train May 29, 2014

    Jalgaon: A Ticket Collector in the Janata Express has been arrested for allegedly pushing a woman out of a moving train in Jalgaon. The lady succumbed to her injuries and died on the spot. A case has been registered against the Ticket Collector. The relatives of the woman have alleged...
  • Maharashtra: Two farmers commit suicide after hailstorm destroys crops March 17, 2014

    Jalgaon: Two farmers committed suicide in Maharashtra's Jalgaon district on Saturday after their standing crops were destroyed due to the unseasonal rainfall and hailstorm in the state earlier this month. While one farmer committed suicide along with his wife by jumping into a well, another farmer hanged himself to death. An estimated...
  • Maharashtra: BJP MLA's son who shot himself dies May 1, 2013

    Mumbai: Son of Maharashtra leader of Opposition Eknath Khadse who shot himself died on Wednesday. Nikhil Khadse was moved to Jalgaon City Hospital from the village where the incident occurred and the doctors declared him dead. Jalgaon SP Jai Kumar said, "The doctors have declared him dead. It was around...
  • Drought worsens in Maharashtra; 7,075 villages hit March 12, 2013

    Mumbai: The drought situation in Maharashtra has worsened with more villages being supplied water through tankers, an official said on Monday. The number of villages and hamlets depending on water tankers for survival went up to 7,075 from 6,488 last Monday. Also, the number of tankers supplying water daily increased to 2,408...
  • Maharashtra: Sand mafia tries to lynch tehsildar October 15, 2012

    Mumbai: The sand mafia has struck again, this time in Maharashtra's Jalgaon district. A village tehsildar reportedly bore the brunt of attack by the goons of a local sand mafia after he intercepted three of their vehicles that was carrying illegally quarried sand from the Bori river. The incident happened at...
  • Housing scam: SC relief for NCP leader Deokar August 7, 2012

    New Delhi: In a major relief for Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader and Maharashtra Transport Minister Gulabrao Deokar, the Supreme Court on Tuesday stayed the Bombay High Court order cancelling his bail plea in connection with a housing scam. Deokar had been named in the Jalgaon Housing Society scam. Following the HC...
  • Housing scam: HC rejects NCP leader's bail plea August 7, 2012

    New Delhi: The Aurangabad bench of the Bombay High Court on Monday rejected the bail of NCP leader and Minister of State for Transport Gulabrao Deokar. He was arrested in connection with the Jalgaon housing society scam. NCP Maharshtra chief Madhukar Pichad has said that the party has sought Gulabrao's...
  • Housing scam: Maharashtra Transport Minister arrested May 21, 2012

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Minister of State for Transport and senior NCP leader Gulabrao Deokar was on Sunday arrested for alleged involvement in a 1997 housing scam related to construction of 11,000 lowcost houses in Jalgaon, north Maharashtra. Deokar, who was a member of Jalgaon Municipal Council between 1995 and 2000, was summoned...
  • Girl killed for having intercaste affair April 9, 2012

    Jalgaon: In a suspected case of honour killing, a 19yearold girl was allegedly strangled to death by her father, uncle and grandmother, in Jalgaon, Maharashtra, for reportedly having a relationship with a neighbour who, the family says, belonged to a different caste. Manisha, the victim, was strangled to death on the...
  • Snapshot: Pratibha Patil plays table tennis March 26, 2012

    Jalgaon: President Pratibha Patil plays table tennis during a visit to MJ College in Jalgaon. President Patil attended a function organised by College of Engineering and Technology of Shram Sadhana Bombay Trust, the President noted that India has about 3,500 engineering colleges with over 4.5 lakh students graduating every year, but...
  • NCP MLA sent to police custody till March 3 February 27, 2011

    Nashik: Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) MLA from Jalgaon Dilip Wagh, accused of rape, has been sent to police custody till March 3. His PA Mahesh Mali, coaccused of raping a woman in Nashik, has also been sent to police custody. Earlier on Saturday, Dilip Wagh was arrested in Bandra and his...
  • Maharashtra: Jalgaon MLA arrested for rape February 27, 2011

    Mumbai: Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) MLA from Jalgaon Dilip Wagh's PA Mahesh Mali, coaccused of raping a woman in Nashik, was arrested in on Sunday. Earlier on Saturday, Dilip Wagh was arrested in Bandra. Wagh and his personal secretary Mahesh Mali have been charged for the rape which allegedly took place after...
  • Rape accused Jalgaon NCP MLA arrested February 26, 2011

    Mumbai: Jalgaon MLA Dilip Wagh, accused of rape has been arrested by crime branch from Pali Hills in Bandra in Mumbai. An FIR was filed against him and his secretary Mahesh Mali for allegedly raping a lady in Nashik on Monday. According to the FIR, the lady said Wagh asked her...
  • Rape accused Jalgaon NCP MLA absconding February 26, 2011

    Mumbai: NCP MLA from Jalgaon Dilip Wagh, accused of raping a woman in Nasik, is now on the run. There is a growing outcry for his and personal secretary Mahesh Mali's arrest after they were charged with raping a woman in Nasik after they meet her on the pretext of...
  • Banda repeat in Nashik: NCP suspends rapist MLA February 26, 2011

    Mumbai: Jalgaon MLA Dilip Wagh, accused of rape, after an FIR has been filed against him and his secretary Mahesh Mali for allegedly raping a lady in Nashik on Monday. According to the FIR, the lady said Wagh asked her to meet him on the pretext of offering her a...
  • Shantigiri Maharaj to contest from three constituencies March 26, 2009

    Nashik: Mahamandaleshwar Shri Shantigiri Maharaj, who is contesting the Lok Sabha as an Independent candidate, will be filing his nomination papers from Jalgaon, Aurangabad and Nashik Lok Sabha seat on March 31, April 1 and 4 respectively. The announcement was made at a rally held by his followers at Vihitgaon on...
  • 4 murders in 3 days, Maharashtra town on the edge May 27, 2008

    New Delhi: Police in Maharashtra are on the lookout for a possible serial killer after four murders were reported in the small town of Jalgaon. The murders took place over the last three days. On Monday night, a pavement dweller was killed near a temple, his head crushed with...
  • For some farmers, loan waiver is a bittersweet deal March 15, 2008

    Jalgaon, Maharashtra: "All agricultural loans disbursed by scheduled commercial banks, regional rural banks and cooperative credit institutions up to March 31, 2007 and overdue as on December 31, 2007 will be waived off under a scheme of debt waiver and debt relief for farmers." These words of Union Finance Minister...
  • Jalgaon 'rape' victim cooked up story for money January 9, 2008

    Jalgaon, Maharashtra: The gangrape case in a village near here took a Uturn on Wednesday with the presumed victim telling the police that she had cooked up the story at the behest of her motherinlaw in order to get cash compensation from the government. Meerabai Ramjisingh Dawre, 30, had complained to...
  • Teacher gives electric shock to kids, out on bail December 20, 2007

    Jalgaon (Maharashtra): Handcuffed and shamed Sumant Mishra, a teacher, lost his job after he was accused of giving electric shock, using a laboratory instrument, to 16 students of eighth and ninth standards in Central Railway English School because they were not paying attention in class. We have received the complaint about...
  • Maharashtra town celebrates Pratibha's win July 22, 2007

    Jalgaon is Maharashtra is still celebrating the victory of their daughter Pratibha Patil in the Presidential polls. ...
  • CBI rapped for sleeping on plea against Pratibha July 17, 2007

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Tuesday pulled up the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for not investigating allegations made by a woman who claims that the brother of UPA Presidential candidate Pratibha Patil murdered her husband. Rajni Patil alleges that Pratibhas brother G N Patil was involved in the murder...
  • Pratibha's kin default on loans June 28, 2007

    Jalgaon, Maharashtra: UPA Presidential candidate Pratibha Patils elder brother is being investigated for his role in the collapse of a womens cooperative bank which gave loans to the politicians relatives. Pratibha founded the Pratibha Mahila Sahakari Bank in 1973 and has no connection with it now but a CNNIBN investigation found...
  • Pratibha, kin in loandefault row June 23, 2007

    New Delhi: The family of Pratibha Patil, the ruling UPA's Presidential candidate, could face legal action in a loan default case. Documents available with CNNIBN show that a cooperative sugar factory, of which Pratibha is the founderpresident, has been declared a defaulter for failing to return a Rs 17. 5crore bank...