Yavatmal

  • Poll: Yavatmal district in east Maharashtra has 20 lakh eligible voters September 13, 2014

    Yavatmal: Over 20,05,583 voters are found eligible in Yavatmal district in east Maharashtra to cast their vote in the Assembly poll scheduled on October 15 in the state. "The district administration is fully prepared to hold a fair and peaceful election in all the seven Assembly segments in the district with...
  • Coal scam: CBI recommends closure report in two cases April 21, 2014

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation on Monday recommended closure report in the FIR against JLD Yavatmal Energy and Jas Infrastructure Capital Pvt. Ltd lodged in September 2012 in the coal blocks alloaction case. The CBI said that there is lack of prosecutable evidence against the two companies. The companies...
  • FIR against Raj Thackeray for making provocative statement April 13, 2014

    Yavatmal: An FIR was registered against MNS chief Raj Thackeray for allegedly making a provocative statement at an election rally held in Yavatmal in support of his party candidate, police said on Saturday. While addressing a rally in support of Raju Raje Patil on April 7, ahead of the April 10...
  • Kill those who've ignored you: Raj Thackeray tells farmers in Vidarbha April 8, 2014

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray is in the eye of another storm. Speaking at a rally in Yavatmal on Monday, he urged farmers to refrain from committing suicide and instead kill the political leaders who have ignored them. "Don't commit suicide. It is not a solution to your...
  • 26 candidates in election fray from Yavatmal LS constituency March 26, 2014

    With the withdrawal of 14 candidates from the fray, 26 candidates are left in the poll fray from the Yavatmal-Washim Lok Sabha constituency for which voting would be held on April 10. Prominent candidates in the fray are Bhavana Pundlikrao Gawali (Shiv Sena), Shivajirao Moghe (Indian National Congress), Bharatraje Patil (Maharashtra...
  • Modi in Wardha on March 20, to hold Chai Pe Charcha in Yavatmal March 18, 2014

    BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi will address a public rally in Wardha city on March 20 and hold a 'Chai Pe Charcha' with villagers in Yavatmal where the recent untimely rains and hailstorm have damaged crops. "Modi will be arriving in Wardha on March 20 to address his first election...
  • Coal scam: CBI to file status report in SC tomorrow March 9, 2014

    CBI will be submitting a status report on Monday informing Supreme Court about the progress made in the coal scam probe and on filing charge sheet in one of the cases registered by the probe agency in 2012. Sources in the investigating agency said that a charge sheet was likely to...
  • Maharashtra: 3yearold found dead, police struggling to solve case December 3, 2013

    Maharashtra Police is struggling to solve the mysterious death of a 3yearold girl in Yavatmal district. Her parents alleged that she was killed for superstitious beliefs and have strictest of punishment. ...
  • Maharashtra: 3yearold found dead, parents allege human sacrifice December 3, 2013

    Mumbai: A 3yearold girl was mysteriously found dead at an under construction building in the Yavatmal district in Maharshtra. Her parents and relatives have said that the girl had become a victim of human sacrifice. "My daughter went missing. When we found her, her body had several wounds. I want...
  • Maharashtra: Dismal turnout in Yavatmal bypoll June 2, 2013

    Yavatmal: Only 37.5 per cent of the voters turned out at the polling booths during the byelection to Yavatmal Assembly constituency in Maharashtra on Sunday. The polling, however, was completely peaceful, District Collector Ashwin Mudgal said. He said the voting percentage might go up a little after the final figures came...
  • Maharashtra: Journalist arrested for attempt to rape minor April 29, 2013

    Yavatmal (Maha): A 50yearold journalist of a local vernacular daily was arrested for his alleged attempt to rape a sixyearold girl here, police said on Monday. The accused, Pradeep Laxman Deshmukh, was caught on Sunday by a youth from an isolated spot near Arni state transport bus stand while he...
  • Budget yatra: 22 farmers commit suicide in 2 months in Yavatmal February 14, 2013

    Yavatmal: Travelling through areas where economic policies have made a huge impact, both positive and negative, CNNIBN's Budget Yatra moves to Yavatmal in Maharashtra. This year alone, within just two months, over 22 farmers have committed suicide following a dismal harvest. Six killed themselves within the space of 48 hours...
  • 165 people seek President's goahead to end life January 5, 2013

    Yavatmal: As many as 165 physically challenged and old persons, who have not received their pension for two years under government schemes, have sought permission from President Pranab Mukherjee for killing themselves on January 26 if their grievances are not addressed by then. On Friday, they submitted a signed memorandum,...
  • BJPNCP nexus exposed in Penganga irrigation scam October 10, 2012

    Mumbai: Weeks before he resigned as Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister, Ajit Pawar made public his efforts to get national status accorded to the lower Penganga irrigation project in Yavatmal. What Pawar did not dwell on, was how, the project in limbo since 97 was revived by him hurriedly, just ahead...
  • Coal scam: CBI shortlists people to be questioned September 10, 2012

    New Delhi: The CBI has shortlisted the people who are likely to be called for recording their statements in connection with five cases registered by it for alleged irregularities in allocation of captive coal blocks. Agency sources said in the first batch, the accused named in the FIRs against JLD Yavatmal...
  • Coalgate: CBI to grill Dardas, raids Jayaswal September 8, 2012

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Saturday carried out searches of mining baron Manoj Jayaswal's residence in connection with the coal blocks allocations row. Jayaswal is a senior executive of the Abhijeet Group. Sources said that the 57-year-old was being examined in his hometown of Nagpur. The CBI first...
  • Coalgate: CBI to question Dardas, Manoj Jayaswal September 8, 2012

    New Delhi: Sources said on Saturday that the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) would likely question Congress MP Vijay Darda, his brother Rajendra and mining baron Manoj Jayaswal of the Abhijeet Group, in connection with the coal blocks allocations next week. Sources said that the 57-year-old Jayaswal was being examined in...
  • Coalgate: CBI names Congress MP Vijay Darda in FIR September 5, 2012

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday named Congress MP Vijay Darda in one of the FIRs filed in the alleged coal scam. The investigating agency carried out raids at 30 locations across the country and filed cases against five companies for alleged criminal conspiracy to get...
  • Coalgate: Mining firms with Cong, BJP links raided September 4, 2012

    New Delhi: Three days before the end of the monsoon session of Parliament, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has registered cases against five private firms. These companies are Vinni Iron and Steel, Nav Bharat Steel, JLD Yavatmal, JAS infrastructure and power and AMR Iron and Steel. The CBI is...
  • Coalgate: CBI files FIR against five companies September 4, 2012

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has filed FIRs against five companies in connection with coal blocks allocation. The companies include Vinni Iron and Steel, Nav Bharat Steel, JLD Yavatmal, JAS Infrastructure and Power and AMR Iron and Steel. Cases have been registered under cheating, criminal conspiracy against the...
  • Maharashtra: Judge faces rape charge, HC informed April 19, 2012

    Yavatmal: The Wadgaon Road Police in the district, who have filed a criminal case for rape against a sitting judge of the District Labour Court, on Thursday sent a report to the High Court and the Maharashtra government. Police officer in-charge Sarjerao Gaikwad said a preliminary report was sent to the...
  • Land scam: FIR against Ashok Chavan, 15 others August 28, 2011

    Yavatmal: City police on Sunday lodged an FIR against 16 persons, including former Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan, state Education minister Rajendra Darda, and MP Vijay Darda, besides other government officials, in connection with an alleged land scam. The offence has been registered on last week's directive of Judicial Magistrate First...
  • Fearing AIDS, granny abandons two-year-old September 5, 2007

    Yavatmal (maharashtra): Two-year-old Gaushiya Ibrahim has had it tough. Her troubles started when her parents died and her grandmother abandoned her at Vasantrao Naik Hospital in Yavatmal, fearing the child had AIDS. “The grandmother came and told us that the father of the girl had acquired AIDS and both her...
  • Curfew reimposed in Yavatmal December 11, 2006

    Maharashtra: In Maharashtra, curfew is to be reimposed in Wani, in Yavatmal district after it was briefly lifted on Monday morning. Wani witnessed protests over the death of a farmer in police firing on Friday at a cotton procurement centre. Maharashtra Home Minister, R R Patil, defended the state...