Yavatmal

  • FIR against Raj Thackeray for making provocative statement 13-04-2014 07:26 AM

    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...
  • Kill those who've ignored you: Raj Thackeray tells farmers in Vidarbha 08-04-2014 11:39 AM

    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 26-03-2014 11:17 PM

    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...
  • Modi in Wardha on March 20, to hold Chai Pe Charcha in Yavatmal 18-03-2014 01:34 PM

    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...
  • Coal scam: CBI to file status report in SC tomorrow 09-03-2014 06:24 PM

    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...
  • Maharashtra: 3-year-old found dead, police struggling to solve case 03-12-2013 09:06 PM

    Maharashtra Police is struggling to solve the mysterious death of a 3-year-old girl in Yavatmal district. Her parents alleged that she was killed for superstitious beliefs and have strictest of punishment. ...
  • Maharashtra: 3-year-old found dead, parents allege human sacrifice 03-12-2013 08:25 AM

    Mumbai: A 3-year-old 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 by-poll 02-06-2013 08:40 PM

    Yavatmal: Only 37.5 per cent of the voters turned out at the polling booths during the by-election 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...
  • Maharashtra: Journalist arrested for attempt to rape minor 29-04-2013 09:36 PM

    Yavatmal (Maha): A 50-year-old journalist of a local vernacular daily was arrested for his alleged attempt to rape a six-year-old 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...
  • Land scam: FIR against Ashok Chavan, 15 others 28-08-2011 11:13 PM

    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...
  • Curfew reimposed in Yavatmal 11-12-2006 02:22 PM

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