Nashik

  • Sonam Kapoor gets mobbed in Nashik on the sets of 'Dolly Ki Doli' 05-04-2014 11:39 AM

    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...
  • Maharashtra: Unseasonal rainfall damages crops; 2 farmers allegedly commit suicide 09-03-2014 08:23 AM

    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 04-03-2014 08:34 AM

    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 03-03-2014 09:27 AM

    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...
  • Man cooks up story about wife's death; held for her murder 03-02-2014 11:56 PM

    Nashik: A 35-year-old 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,...
  • Nashik: Explosives found in Devlali Camp 18-01-2014 11:45 PM

    Nashik: A cache of explosives, including two live hand-grenades, 28 cartridges, and five empty cases of firearms was found dumped in a garbage-carrying 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 was...
  • Nashik: Wholesale onion price crashes to Rs 7 per kg, farmers protest 19-12-2013 01:08 PM

    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 27-10-2013 10:46 AM

    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...
  • No need to ban onion exports, says Prithviraj Chavan 24-10-2013 07:17 PM

    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 27-08-2013 11:45 AM

    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 himself...
  • Watch: Shiv Sena MLA vandalise toll booth in Nashik 22-08-2013 09:31 PM

    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. ...
  • Maharashtra: Onion prices drop by Rs 10 in wholesale market 19-08-2013 10:32 PM

    Nashik: After weeks of rising onion prices in the Indian market, the wholesale price in Lasalgaon in Nashik has come down by Rs 10, holding at about Rs 33-36 per kg. Lasalgaon in Nashik is one of the major centres of onion production in India. It is believed that a...
  • Wholesale onion prices fall in Nashik, likely to make consumers happy 19-08-2013 02:00 PM

    New Delhi: The wholesale rate of onion on Monday fell by over Rs 10 in Nashik. The rate has come down to Rs 36-33 per kg from 47-45 per kg last week. The wholesale market in Nashik is the largest market in India. The fall in onion prices in Nashik...
  • Onion price touches Rs 70 per kg, trying times for household budgets 13-08-2013 01:35 PM

    New Delhi: In trying times for household budgets, onion prices have skyrocketed sending budgets out of control. The average wholesale price of onion has more than doubled since the beginning of this month. It's selling between Rs 70 and Rs 80 rupees per kg. Hoarding has led to a 25...
  • Two women deliver in autorickshaws due to poke-marked roads in Nashik 12-08-2013 06:28 PM

    Two women delivered in autorickshaws in separate incidents in the district today apparently due to pothole-ridden roads, authorities said. Sangita Nirbhavne, a resident of a tribal hamlet, was going to a primary health centre (PHC) in an auto when she went into labour due to pockmarked Lasalgaon-Nimgaon road. She gave...
  • Onion prices shot up across the country, BJP slams govt 11-08-2013 01:37 PM

    Onion prices across the country have gone up adding to the burden on households. Even in Maharashtra's Nashik which has Asia's biggest wholesale onion market, the prices have shot up due to a slump in production. Meanwhile, the BJP has slammed the Congress over price hike of onion. ...
  • Nashik: Miffed over inter-caste marriage, man kills pregnant daughter 29-06-2013 11:24 AM

    Nashik: Miffed over her marriage to a person outside their cast, a man in Maharashtra's Nashik district strangulated his 20-year old pregnant daughter to death. Police said the 40-year old Eknath Kumbharkar has confessed to the killing. He killed the woman after persuading her to visit her maternal home on...
  • Maharashtra: Harassed by female constable friend, youth commits suicide 02-06-2013 01:52 PM

    Nashik: A 25-year-old youth, who was scheduled to get married on Sunday, allegedly committed suicide after a woman with whom he had friendship, pressurised him to either tie the knot with her or pay her Rs three lakh, police said. Deepak Savkar Barve, from Bortembhe village, ended his life on...
  • IPL betting: Five bookies remanded in police custody 24-05-2013 01:00 PM

    Nashik: A local court has remanded five bookies, arrested in connection with alleged betting on IPL matches, in police custody till May 25. The five bookies - Rajendra Savna, resident of Nashik Road, Sameer Mahindra Mantri, Praveen Bhutada, Ravindra Dhage and Pankaj Somani (all from Buldhana, Maharashtra) - were arrested...
  • Nashik: Five held for betting on IPL matches 23-05-2013 02:35 PM

    Nashik: Five persons were arrested for allegedly betting on the IPL matches during a raid at a bungalow in Nashik, the police said on Thursday. Acting on a tip-off, the police raided the Sai Palace bungalow in the city on Wednesday night and arrested the five bookies, Assistant Commissioner of...
  • Lockers of PWD engineer's wife yield Rs 57 lakh, gold 09-05-2013 04:51 PM

    Nashik: Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) on Thursday recovered cash worth Rs 57,69,000 and over 9 kg of gold from two bank lockers of Swati Chikhlikar, wife of suspended PWD executive engineer (Nashik north) Satish Chikhlikar, besides 5 kg of silver from another locker in her name. The seizure is collectively estimated...
  • Nashik: In-laws arrested for stomping on pregnant woman's stomach 16-04-2013 02:12 PM

    Nashik: In-laws of a 20-year-old pregnant woman in Nashik have been charged with murdering an unborn girl child after they allegedly stomped on her stomach and beat her, killing the two-month-old foetus, the police said on Tuesday. The incident took place in the Mhasrul locality where victim Suvarna Gaikwad was...
  • Terror suspect Abu Jundal alleges torture by police 13-04-2013 07:18 PM

    Nashik: Sayed Zabiuddin Ansari alias Abu Jundal, a 26/11 mastermind and prime accused in a conspiracy case of attack on Maharashtra Police Academy in Nashik, has complained to a local court that he was tortured with electric shocks by police, a charge denied by the prosecution. Jundal, who was produced...
  • A new political party named after Anna Hazare 22-11-2011 08:25 AM

    Nashik: A local resident of Nashik has formed a political party named after Anna Hazare. Dattaji Trimbak Wagh, a businessman who formed the 'Rashtriya Hazaro Anna Party' (RHAP), in an advertisement published in a local newspaper has urged those over 18 to join his outfit and claimed that it will...