Vidharbha

  • Vidarbha emerge victorious by 1 run via VJD method February 15, 2013

    Indore: Opener Amit Paunikar's big hundred for Railways went in vain as Vidarbha prevailed by one run via VJD method (Jayadevan system) in the raininterrupted Vijay Hazare Trophy Central Zone cricket match, on Friday. After being sent into bat, Railways scored a decent 242 for six, built around Paunikar's 150run...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group B, Round 6: Karnataka thrash Delhi by 159 runs December 11, 2012

    Bangalore: Karnataka downed Delhi by 159 runs at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium for their first outright win of the Ranji Trophy season to earn six points as they moved to sixth position in the points tally. Chasing a target of 410 to win, Delhi were bundled out for 250 in...
  • Rahul urges Maharashtra youth to join politics January 27, 2011

    Buldhana (Maharashtra): All India Congres Committee (AICC) General Secretary Rahul Gandhi on Thursday asked youth to join politics and the Youth Congress in large numbers to develop the region and make administration corruptionfree. "The doors of Youth Congress are open and anyone irrespective of caste, creed and religion can join, provided...
  • Vidharbha: Another farmer commits suicide December 27, 2010

    Buldhana, Maharashtra: A week after the Supreme Court pulled up former Maharashtra Chief Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh for shielding money lenders, yet another debt ridden farmer in Vidharbha committed suicide. The supreme courts backing has given a new hope to 5500 farmers in the area who are still struggling under debts taken...
  • Has 'Peepli Live' put rural India back into public mind? August 20, 2010

    The hit Bollywood film at the moment is 'Peepli Live' and it is a film about media coverage of rural India. ...
  • Criminal waste: wheat rots in Maharashtra July 22, 2010

    4000 metric tonnes of wheat have gone to waste at the warehouse at Gondia in Vidharbha. ...
  • Monsooon finally hits Vidharbha June 29, 2009

    Punjab: Rain god finally smiled at droughthit Vidharbha region of Maharastra. MET department reported Vidharbha region recieved 70mm rainfall, around 23mm rainfall has been recorded in Nagpur, while Yavatmal has received the highest of 70mm rainfall. The lowest was 5.50 mm in Buldahana district. Agriculture activities has picked up...
  • Compensation scares farmers May 20, 2007

    Yavatmal (Vidarbha): Old farmers in Vidarbha affected by the agricultural crisis now have another cause for concern, linked to the government's compensation package for suicides. Gulabji Rao, 74, and hasn't been able to sleep for many nights now. He lives in rural Vidarbha, where the agricultural crisis has spawned a...
  • The helping hands of Bollywood February 24, 2007

    Mumbai: A film celebrating 100 days is always good news, but when that celebration also includes a pledge to earmark part of the profits to charity, it makes the success all that sweeter. The producer of the hit Marathi film Restaurant has taken on the responsibility for completing the education of...
  • Two more farmers end lives in Vidharbha June 18, 2007

    New Delhi: The number of suicide cases continue to pile up in the Vidarbha region of Maharashtra as reeling under agrarian crisis, two more debtridden farmers ended their life on Monday. Thirtyfive year old Vijay Pawar, resident of village Rohna in Manora taluka of Washim district in Maharashtra killed himself after...