India News | Written by Tejas Mehta | Wednesday September 9, 2015
Shashikhant Mule, a farmer, committed suicide by hanging himself from a tree on his barren field last week in a village in Maharashtra's Latur district. He was only 26. His 19-year-old pregnant wife is too stunned to react, her elder sister is inconsolable and his 70-year-old father, who had to cremate his young son, is yet to come to terms with th...
India News | Written by Tejas Mehta | Sunday September 6, 2015
Even as actor Nana Patekar hits the screens once again in a comic role in Welcome Back, on the ground in Maharashtra' drought-hit Latur, it's his image of a serious, no-nonsense man that comes to the forefront.
Cities | Written by Saurabh Gupta | Friday January 16, 2015
For nearly five minutes, a woman in a village in Maharashtra is beaten relentlessly by a group of six men. They then turn to the young man who they found her with in a secluded area and beat him up.
Elections News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 23, 2015
In a blistering attack on Narendra Modi, Rahul Gandhi today dubbed the Gujarat model propagated by Mr Modi as a "toffee model", saying it has benefited only one industrialist in the state, ignoring the interests of the farmers and the poor.
Riya Chakravarty | Saturday November 2, 2013
Actor Riteish Deshmukh is back in his native place Babhalgaon village in Latur district in Maharashtra to celebrate Diwali. The actor took to Twitter to talk about the rituals which he follows during the auspicious festival.
Mumbai News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday August 14, 2013
Rich tributes were paid to former Union minister Vilasrao Deshmukh on his first death anniversary across Maharashtra today. In the former Chief Minister's native village Babhalagon in Latur district, his wife Vaishali was among the thousands who paid tributes at Prerna Sthal, where he was cremated.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday June 7, 2013
Over 83 per cent students today cleared the Secondary School Certificate (SSC) examination of Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education, with girls once again outshining the boys.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday May 30, 2013
The Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education today declared the XII exam results, which once again saw girls outshining boys.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Saturday May 11, 2013
Though the cause of Friday's explosion inside a state transport bus at Nalegav village in Latur district in Maharashtra was yet to be ascertained, preliminary investigations have ruled out any terror angle, said Maharashtra ATS.
India News | Edited by Sindhu Manjesh | Friday May 10, 2013
An explosion in a state transport bus has been reported at the bus stand in Nalegaon, 30 kms from Latur city in Maharashtra.
Cities | Written by Saurabh Gupta | Thursday March 7, 2013
It's been more than 48 hours since a mango orchard, owned by an NGO working for HIV positive children, was burnt down in Maharashtra but the police is yet to make any arrest. The orchard in Hasegaon village in Latur district was allegedly burnt down on Tuesday night by locals who, the NGO says, had opposed the project thinking that the disease woul...
Cities | Saurabh Gupta | Thursday March 7, 2013
In a setback to 32 HIV positive children in Hasegaon village in Latur district, locals here have allegedly burnt a mango orchard that used to finance an NGO working for these children.
India News | Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Wednesday August 15, 2012
Vilasrao Deshmukh's funeral was held at his village in Latur district of Maharashtra this evening. The Science and Technology Minister died in a hospital in Chennai on Tuesday. He had been diagnosed with liver cancer.
India News | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Wednesday August 15, 2012
Vilasrao Deshmukh's funeral today: Vilasrao Deshmukh's funeral will be held at his village in Latur district of Maharashtra this evening. The Science and Technology Minister died in a hospital in Chennai on Tuesday. He had been diagnosed with liver cancer.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 14, 2012
Union Science and Technology Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh, who died in Chennai this afternoon, will be cremated at his native Babhalgaon village in the Latur district of Maharashtra tomorrow, family sources said. Mr Deshmukh had been diagnosed with liver cancer and was flown to Chennai last week by air ambulance, where his family hoped to organize a...
India News | Saurabh Gupta | Tuesday June 26, 2012
Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh appeared before the two-member Adarsh Enquiry Commission on Tuesday. Vilasrao Deshmukh arrived at the Commission's office in the afternoon at 02:30pm. He was accompanied by his son Amit Deshmukh and Congress MLA Amin Patel. His deposition will continue on Wednesday. The 67-year-old Congress leader...
Cities | Press Trust of India | Monday April 16, 2012
Congress today 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 Congress winning 49 of the 70 seats, fending off a challenge by the National Congress Party (NCP), which man...
Cities | Press Trust of India | Thursday December 22, 2011
In a shocking incident, rodents ate away fingers of a deceased woman at the civil hospital here, police said on Wednesday. Sarjabai Hadude, who was staying in the hospital to attend to her pregnant daughter, died in her sleep on Tuesday night.
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India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday September 19, 2011
An earthquake measuring 3.9 on the Richter Scale shook Maharashtra on early Monday, barely 12 hours after a powerful quake jolted northern and eastern India, an official said. According to an official of the Seismological Monitoring Centre, the quake was felt at 6.22 am with the epicentre in Latur district.
Jeevan Prakash | Monday June 20, 2011
Emraan Hashmi and cast of Dibakar Banerjee's political thriller had to give up their starry requirements at the shoot in Latur.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Tuesday February 15, 2011
Four students studying in Class XII allegedly murdered their friend after kidnapping him over a money-related dispute here, police sources said.The deceased, Suraj Ram Gaikwad, was a Class IX student. His friend Yogesh Piple, studying in a local college, accompanied by Kishor Datar, Balaji Barkate and Vilas Adawade, took him to a nearby `dhaba' (ro...
Cities | Press Trust of India | Saturday February 12, 2011
A 19-year-old girl pursuing MBBS in a medical college in Latur allegedly committed suicide on Friday, police said.Ayesha Ameer Shaikh, a first year student at MIT Medical College, fatally shot herself using the licensed revolver of her father, who is a doctor, at her home.Deputy Superintendent of Police, Shirish Sardeshpande, said the girl reported...
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday July 13, 2009
Maharashtra Minister Dileep Deshmukh is thinking of making a separate provision for children affected with AIDS in Latur.