Parbhani

  • Bad weather forces emergency landing of Sharad Pawar's chopper March 9, 2014

    Mumbai: Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar's helicopter on Sunday made an emergency landing in Beed district because of bad weather, police said. The chopper made emergency landing at 3.11 pm, police said, adding that later the NCP chief left for Parbhani, where he was to attend a political meeting, by car. "Pawar...
  • Maharashtra: Minor kills self after parents deny her Facebook access October 24, 2013

    Parbhani: A 17-year-old girl allegedly committed suicide in Parbhani district of Maharashtra on Thursday after her parents didn't allow her to use Facebook. Police said that the girl has blamed her parents in the suicide note. The police claim that in the note, the girl wrote that her parents did not allow...
  • Rs 70,000 cr spent on Maha irrigation project, but no results March 15, 2013

    Parbhani: After spending almost Rs 70,000 crore, the government's irrigation plan for Maharashtra seems to reaped no results. CNN-IBN's Smitha Nair travelled to the Nimna Dhudhna irrigation project site set up in 1979, which is still incomplete despite a 50 time cost jump. Much like leaking pipelines in water-scarce Marathwada, the...
  • After drought, police worried about water riots in Maharashtra March 8, 2013

    Mumbai: Perturbed by the looming water crises in several parts of the state, Maharashtra Police has directed its personnel to remain prepared and handle possible water riots with "sensitivity", the state police chief said on Thursday. "I have issued a circular asking police not only to be ready for such contingencies...
  • Maha Minorities panel wants NIA to probe Parbhani, Jalna blasts January 22, 2013

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra State Minorities Commission chief Munaf Hakim has reportedly written a letter to Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde asking for the Parbhani, Nanded and Jalna blast cases to be handed over to the National Investigation Agency (NIA). In the letter that Hakim wrote last week, he said that the...
  • Maharashtra: Minor immolates herself after rape, dies July 26, 2012

    Parbhani: In a sensational incident, a 14-year-old girl, who was allegedly raped, set herself on fire and died after sustaining 90 per cent burns, while undergoing treatment in the civil hospital in Parbhani on Wednesday. After immolating herself, the victim told the police on Wednesday that the accused, Balu Renge, threatened...
  • Deshmukh retains hold over Latur civic body April 16, 2012

    Mumbai: The Congress on Monday emerged as the dominant party in elections to five municipal corporations in Maharashtra, including Latur in Marathwada region. In Latur, Union minister Vilasrao Deshmukh retained his hold over the municipal corporation, with the Congress winning 49 of the 70 seats, fending off a challenge by the...