NASHIK

  • Maharashtra: Three booked for allegedly slaughtering two calves in Nashik 17 hours 38 minutes ago

    Nashik: Three people have been booked for allegedly slaughtering two calves in Nashik in Maharashtra. Meat was seized by the Malegaon Police and a case has been registered at Azadnagar Police in Malegaon. The police is on the lookout for the three accused who are currently on the run. If...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob 3 days ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: VK Singh, Kashmiri separatist leaders attend Pakistan National Day celebrations 3 days ago

    Minister of State for External Affairs Minister VK Singh on Monday attended Pakistan National Day reception at the High Commission in New Delhi amidst the controversy sparked by Pakistani envoy Abdul Basit's comments that India was not against his interactions with Kashmiri separatist leaders. ...
  • Bearing the brunt of unseasonal rains, Nashik farmers sell onions at minimal prices 3 days ago

    Farmers across the country are bearing the brunt of unseasonal rains that have destroyed their produce. The losses are staggering pushing cultivators beyond the edge of desperation. Over 25,000 hectares of onion crop in Nashik has been damaged since last October. Farmers can no longer stock the onions to sell...
  • Nashik: Farmers face a crisis as rains damage major crops 6 days ago

    Unseasonal rains have destroyed acres and acres of grape field and over 60,000 hectares of major crop in the last 6 months in Nashik. ...
  • 18-year-old youngster paraded naked on donkey in Maharashtra village March 15, 2015

    Nashik: An 18-year-old youngster was allegedly stripped naked and paraded on a donkey on Sunday apparently as a punishment for having an affair with a girl who was not of his caste, police sources said. His family members were also allegedly beaten up by locals, they said. The shocking incident took...
  • Caught on camera: Mumbai Police constable's son, 5 others beat youth to death February 18, 2015

    Mumbai: Mumbai Police arrested a constable's son and five others for beating a youth to death. The gruesome murder was caught on CCTV cameras. Amol, constable Suresh Ghuge's son, is the prime accused. He and his five accomplices were arrested from Nashik where they had fled after committing the offence. The...
  • Watch: Police booth vandalised in Nashik January 14, 2015

    Around 150 entry level Army officers gathered outside a police booth in Nashik and allegedly vandalised it. According to the Nashik police, the Army men even manhandled a lady officer. ...
  • Nashik: Angry villagers find files rotting in Tribal Development office, take on officials December 11, 2014

    Nashik: A row has broken out after files relating to tribal land claims were found rotting in a the Tribal Development office in Nandurbar. Angry tribals who found these files rotting and half eaten by termites, carried them to the Tribal Development office in Nashik. They barged into Adivasi Commissioner Sanjeev...
  • Maharashtra polls: BJP wrests all three seats from MNS in Nashik city October 19, 2014

    Nashik: The BJP has wrested all the three seats from MNS in Nashik city. Nashik-Central's sitting MNS legislator Vasant Gite was defeated by BJP's Devyani Pharande by a margin of 28,272 votes. Gite polled 33,276 votes while Pharande won by securing 61,548 votes. In Nashik-West, BJP's state unit general secretary...
  • Maharashtra elections: Prithviraj Chavan asks people to vote for development October 6, 2014

    Nashik: Crediting the Congress with bringing stability to Maharashtra's economy, former state Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan urged the people to vote for development during the October 15 Assembly polls. "Congress took over the reins of power 15 years back when there was an unstable economy and it transformed the state...
  • Maharashtra elections: Rainstorm washes out PM Modi's Nashik rally October 5, 2014

    Nashik: Heavy rains accompanied by thunder and lightning washed out Prime Minister Narendra Modi's scheduled election rally on Sunday in this Maharashtra pilgrimage centre. Modi was expected to reach late on Sunday evening, but the sudden stormy weather created a lot of mud and waterlogging on approach roads to the open...
  • Sharad Pawar to seek creation of new Malegaon district in Maharashtra September 24, 2014

    Malegaon: Former Union Minister Sharad Pawar has stressed on the need to carve a new minority district of Malegaon out of Nashik for proper development of the powerloom town. "The bifurcation of Nashik district has been delayed for past many years, but now we will try our best to create a...
  • Heavy rainfall continues in Nashik July 30, 2014

    Nashik: Normal life was hit as incessant rains continued to lash the city for the third consecutive day, with the district recording 862.70 mm rainfall in last 24hours. Nashik recorded 70.2 mm rain during last 30hours ended on Tuesday evening, while 58 mm rain was recorded in catchment areas of Gangapur...
  • Maharashtra :Fear of drought looms over Marathwada, Nashik regions July 23, 2014

    Mumbai: With monsoon playing truant in Marathwada and Nashik, a drought like situation looms over these regions of the state. Water stock in Ujani and Jaikwadi reservoirs in Marathwada region was low, state administration officials said. Maharashtra Cabinet today took stock of situation in view of scanty rainfall. The state has so far...
  • Sales tax officer commits suicide in Nashik June 6, 2014

    Nashik: A 56yearold senior government official allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself from a ceiling fan at his residence in Pathardi, police said on Friday. Avinash Suryabhan Jangale, a deputy sales tax commissioner, ended his life on Thursday, they said. Jangale, who was recently transferred to Nashik was staying alone...
  • Man drowns in Godavari river June 6, 2014

    Nashik: A 23yearold devotee from Mumbai drowned in Godavari river here after he entered the waters for a holy dip, police said on Friday. The incident took place on Wednesday night when Bhavik Ashok Jain, a resident of Mazgaon in Mumbai could not judge the water level and was swept away...
  • Nashik Divisional Board declares HSC results June 2, 2014

    Nashik: Nashik Divisional Board of Maharashtra State Secondary and Higher Secondary Board's Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) results were declared on Monday at 1 pm by Nashik Divisional Board Secretary R R Marwadi. Nashik division's HSC results are 88.71 per cent, Marwadi said. A total 1,33,140 students were enrolled for HSC exams as...
  • Young athlete may miss Bangkok event due to delay in passport issuance May 8, 2014

    Nashik: Nashikbased 16yearold athlete Kisan Tadvi, who recently won a gold medal in 3,000 metres running event at the 11th Youth National Athletic Championship in Goa, is struggling to get his passport ready to participate in an international championship in Thailand this month. Tadvi, a student of Bhonsala Military School, told...
  • Sonam Kapoor gets mobbed in Nashik on the sets of 'Dolly Ki Doli' April 5, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress Sonam Kapoor attracted many fans in Nashik when she came to the city to shoot 'Dolly Ki Doli'. She loved the experience. The shooting of 'Dolly Ki Doli', Arbaaz Khan's new production, began on the auspicious occasion of Gudi Padwa, a New Year festival celebrated in Maharashtra. A source from...
  • Maharashtra: Unseasonal rainfall damages crops; 2 farmers allegedly commit suicide March 9, 2014

    Mumbai: After Madhya Pradesh, it seems it is Maharashtra's turn to bear the brunt of hailstorms and unseasonal rainfall leading to widespread crop damage. So far, eight people have lost their lives and price rise is feared due to the crop damage. Officials said that standing crops in at least...
  • Mumbai techie murder: Main suspect arrested, police claim breakthrough March 4, 2014

    The Mumbai Crime Branch has finally made a breakthrough in the murder case of a 23-year-old software professional as it arrested one person from Nashik on Monday morning. The suspect was produced before magistrate court in Mumbai in the afternoon and sent to police custody till March 15. ...
  • Mumbai techie murder: One suspect arrested, sent to police custody till March 15 March 3, 2014

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Crime Branch has finally made a breakthrough in the murder case of a 23-year-old software professional as it arrested one person from Nashik on Monday morning. The suspect was produced before magistrate court in Mumbai in the afternoon and sent to police custody till March 15. Mumbai CP...
  • Man cooks up story about wife's death; held for her murder February 3, 2014

    Nashik: A 35yearold man, who allegedly murdered his wife, but cooked up a fake story that she was gangraped and killed by robbers, was arrested by police. The accused has been identified as Bharat Ramdas Dhokrat, a resident of Malegaon in Sinnar taluka of Nashik district. According to Praveen Padwal, District...
  • Nashik: Explosives found in Devlali Camp January 18, 2014

    Nashik: A cache of explosives, including two live handgrenades, 28 cartridges, and five empty cases of firearms was found dumped in a garbagecarrying vehicle in the vicinity of Army Centre in Devlali Camp area near Nashik on Saturday, police said. The explosives were packed in a polythene bag which...
  • Nashik: Wholesale onion price crashes to Rs 7 per kg, farmers protest December 19, 2013

    Mumbai: The wholesale price of onion has fallen to as low as Rs 700 per quintal in the Nashik market of Maharashtra. Even though retail price is still higher, the sudden price crash has angered and shocked the farmers. They are now getting a mere Rs 7 per kilo of...
  • Damaged crops found in Nashik as onion prices continue to soar October 27, 2013

    At a time when the entire country is sweating over the skyrocketing onion prices, hectares of the damaged vegetable have been found in Lasalgaon in Nashik. Lasalgaon is the epicentre of onion production. While the traders in Nashik have made windfall profits, the farmers in the onion belt have struggled to...
  • No need to ban onion exports, says Prithviraj Chavan October 24, 2013

    Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Thursday said that he doesn't think it was necessary to put a ban on export of onions. "Fresh arrivals of onions, plenty of arrivals, new crops will come in another 15 days, so there will be no shortage at all," asserted Chavan. He added...
  • Nashik: Sena MLA who abused toll plaza women staff arrested, released August 27, 2013

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena MLA Anil Kadam, who allegedly abused the women staff at the Pimpalgaon toll plaza in Nashik was arrested on Monday and released on bail. The Sena MLA had sent his resignation to party chief Uddhav Thackeray on Saturday evening. Kadam had gone to the police station...
  • Watch: Shiv Sena MLA vandalise toll booth in Nashik August 22, 2013

    Anil Kadam, the Shiv Sena MLA who went on rampage at a toll booth for being asked to pay, has claimed that there was no violence or vandalism at the Pimpalgaon toll plaza in Nashik. ...