Sangli

  • Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit kickstarts Delhi's Food Security programme 01-09-2013 04:35 PM

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Shiela Dikshit kickstarted the distribution of subisidised food under Delhi's Food Security programe. Under the scheme, eligible families will receive wheat at Rs 2 per kg and rice at Rs 3 per kg. The programme was launched by UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi last month. Delhi...
  • Sangli civic polls: Congress wins 40 seats, setback for NCP 08-07-2013 03:45 PM

    Mumbai: The Congress has on Monday dented the Nationalist Congress Party's (NCP) stronghold in a big way by sweeping Sangli-Miraj-Kupwad Municipal Corporation in western Maharashtra, winning 40 of the 76 seats. The Pawar-led NCP, which controlled the corporation for the last five years -- in alliance with BJP for some...
  • Chemists shave their heads to protest against FDA rules 26-06-2013 02:10 AM

    Sangli: Nearly 325 chemists from the district shaved their heads to protest the stringent implementation of rules by the FDA. The chemists in Sangli on Tuesday got their heads tonsured and the protest will continue with more chemists to follow the same, Maharashtra Chemists and Druggists Association president (west zone)...
  • 'Gangnam Style' gets Psy the American Music Award 15-11-2012 11:44 AM

    Los Angeles: South Korean rapper Psy has been awarded an early 2012 American Music Awards, six days before the red carpet event here. The 34-year-old star, who shot to fame with his catchy tune 'Gangnam Style', has been awarded the New Media accolade for the most popular video in YouTube...
  • Maharashtra: Protests intensify as sugarcane farmers clash with police 15-11-2012 07:31 AM

    Sangli/Kolhapur: Protests by the sugarcane farmers in Maharashtra, who are demanding better price for their produce, intensified on Wednesday with farmers damaging police vehicles and state transport buses in Kolhapur. Additional companies of the State Reserve Police Force have been sent to Sangli, Kolhapur and Satara districts. When policemen tried...
  • Sugarcane protests: Police vehicle set ablaze in Kolhapur 14-11-2012 12:30 PM

    Mumbai: The agitation by farmers has taken an ugly turn in Kolhapur in Maharashtra. A police vehicle has been torched in the Karvir area. Policemen who were in the vehicle escaped as stones were pelted at them. State Transport buses, which had started plying on Wednesday morning, stood suspended. Additional...
  • No request from Kejriwal to meet Shetty: Yerawada jail 13-11-2012 08:16 PM

    Pune: Yerawada jail authorities on Tuesday said they had not received any request from activist Arvind Kejriwal to meet farmers' leader Raju Shetty at the prison. "Daily we get many requests from relatives of jail inmates (to meet them) but we have not received any such application from Arvind Kejriwal...
  • Sangli violence: Kejriwal, Anna, Shiv Sena jump into the battle 13-11-2012 07:46 PM

    Mumbai: A day after two farmers died and buses were torched following violence in the sugarcane belt of Maharashtra, a political slanging match is on. Anti-corruption campaigner Anna Hazare on Tuesday hit out at Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar, blaming him for provoking violence over the minimum support price for sugarcane...
  • Sangli violence: Sena flays Pawar for 'casteist' remark 13-11-2012 06:44 PM

    Mumbai: Condemning the firing incident in which a farmer was killed in Sangli district, the Shiv Sena on Tuesday flayed NCP president Sharad Pawar over his remarks about a prominent farmers' leader in Maharashtra. Senior Sena leader Diwakar Raote said, "Farmers anywhere do not have caste." Pawar's remarks are "a...
  • Sangli violence: Sharad Pawar to blame, says Anna Hazare 13-11-2012 05:46 PM

    Sangli in Maharashtra remains tense, a day after two sugarcane farmers were killed in clashes with the police. They were part of a group of farmers led by MP Raju Shetty, who were demanding the government's intervention to increase the minimum support price of sugarcane. Backing the farmers now are...
  • CM should intervene in the Sugarcane farmers issue: MPCC Chief 13-11-2012 01:30 PM

    Sangli in Maharashtra remains tense, a day after two sugarcane farmers were killed in clashes with police. ...
  • Maharashtra: Sangli remains tense as two farmers die 13-11-2012 09:12 AM

    Mumbai: Sangli in Maharashtra remains tense a day after two sugarcane farmer died. One died in police firing while the other was run over by a truck. Farmers are protesting against refusal of cooperative sugar factories in Sangli, Satara and Kolhapur districts of western Maharashtra to give Rs 3,000 per...
  • Suu Kyi's party seeks talks with US, EU 08-02-2011 01:52 PM

    Yangon, Myanmar: The party of pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi has voiced support for Western sanctions on Myanmar and requested meetings with the US and EU to discuss how the embargoes could be modified "in the interests of democracy." In a four-page report, the National League for Democracy said...
  • Maharashtra govt official attacked by sand mafia 29-01-2011 10:12 AM

    Sangli: There is no respite for honest government officials in Maharashtra who have been facing threats from different mafias operating in the state. Just days after Malegaon Additional District Collector Yashwant Sonawane was brutally burnt alive, another government servant has been allegedly attacked by the sand mafia in Maharashtra. The...
  • Infant lowered into a 50-feet deep well for long life 18-03-2010 02:38 PM

    The practice has reportedly been going on for years in Sangli. ...
  • Moderate quake in parts of Maharashtra 14-11-2009 08:05 PM

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  • Communal tension in Maharashtra's Sangli district 08-09-2009 01:47 AM

    BJP has called for a statewide agitation after Sangli's communal violence. ...
  • Marathon miracle: School makes children winners 03-11-2007 11:33 PM

    Mumbai: With just 100 days left, batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar has been named the brand ambassador for the 2011 cricket World Cup that would be co-hosted by India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. ICC chief executive Haroon Lorgat said: We are very lucky to have such an extraordinary player as Sachin...
  • Sangli in aid of HIV+ve people 28-03-2007 04:22 PM

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  • Storage dilemma hits turmeric trade 19-02-2007 09:42 PM

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