India News | Written by Saurabh Gupta | Monday August 17, 2015
A lawmaker of the Nationalist Congress Party has been arrested on corruption charges this morning. Ramesh Kadam, who represents the Mohol constituency in Maharashtra's Solapur district, has been accused of fraud and embezzlement of funds to the tune of Rs 300 crore from a state-run corporation. The case was registered last month.
India News | Written by Saurabh Gupta | Monday June 29, 2015
Nearly 500 sugarcane farmers, demanding that they be paid for their produce according to the Fair and Remunerative Price (FRP) set by the Centre, were lathi-charged by police in Solapur today as they tried to present a memorandum to Maharashtra minister Chandrakant Patil.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday June 26, 2015
Maharashtra government plans to upgrade airports in Solapur, Shirdi and Amravati as part of its efforts to encourage air connectivity.
India News | Written by Nikita Niraj Arora, Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian | Saturday January 3, 2015
Sixty students of the 'Chhatrapati Shivaji Vidyalaya', a government school in Maharashtra's Korti village fell ill on Saturday, after eating the mid-day meal, a meal programme by the Central Government aimed at offering nutritious food to school children. The condition of two students was serious. They're now out of danger but still under observati...
Assembly | mid-day.com | Thursday October 9, 2014
An election is a battle of sorts, for the candidate, as well as their entire family. Were Dhritarashtra (king of Hastinapur in the epic, Mahabharata) to step into the fray, he would have had a hundred sons and a daughter to back him, but a BJP candidate in Solapur has gone one better.
Monday September 1, 2014
IRB Infrastructure Developers Limited (IRB) on Monday said it has achieved financial closure for its Rs 1,492-crore highways project in Maharashtra.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday August 17, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday the government was planning to provide each village in India with 24-hour electricity through a national network of roads, power transmission, power and water grids.
Elections News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday April 8, 2014
Even though controversy has followed him since he took over as Union Home Minister for making some questionable statements, Sushil Kumar Shinde looks well set to romp home to a fourth Lok Sabha term from Solapur, a traditional Congress bastion where the BJP challenge appears insipid despite the perceived "Modi wave".
Elections News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday March 26, 2014
A tractor and a tempo are among the movable assets owned by Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde and his wife Ujwala who have agriculture and social work as their profession.
Elections News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday March 25, 2014
Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde today filed his nomination papers for the Solapur Lok Sabha constituency.
India News | Written by Tejas Mehta | Tuesday February 25, 2014
As the tirade against the media's election coverage continues, in a shocking admission, Union Home minister Sushil Kumar Shinde today claimed at a party function in Solapur that the government had learnt of a "nasty campaign" by a section of the electronic media and that these elements spreading false propaganda will be "crushed."
India News | Written by Saurabh Gupta | Friday January 3, 2014
The protest by nearly 4,000 resident doctors across Maharashtra, who were on an indefinite strike after an assault on their colleague - allegedly by three policemen - was called off this evening after orders from the Bombay High Court.
India News | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Thursday January 2, 2014
Nearly 4000 resident doctors from various hospitals across Maharashtra have threatened to go on an indefinite mass leave after CCTV footage from a hospital in Solapur showed a junior doctor being assaulted allegedly by two policemen.
India News | Saurabh Gupta | Saturday July 20, 2013
130 students were admitted to a hospital in Solapur district of Maharashtra after allegedly consuming folic acid and iron tablets administered at their school. The children complained of stomach ache, loose motion and diarrhoea after taking the medicines.
India News | Edited by Ashish Mukherjee | Sunday April 14, 2013
Days after the Bombay High Court ordered the Maharashtra government to release water to the Ujani dam in Solapur, Union Agriculture Minister and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar said the decision earlier to not release water was right.
India News | Saurabh Gupta, Tejas Mehta | Wednesday April 10, 2013
Maharashtra's Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar may have ridiculed Prabhakar Deshmukh, the farmer from Solapur district who had been protesting for two months demanding that the state government release water into the Ujani Dam, but the Bombay High Court seems to have agreed with him.
India News | Edited by Sabyasachi Dasgupta | Tuesday April 9, 2013
The farmer whose hunger strike provoked Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar to make a crass remark on drought-hit Maharashtra's water shortage, is shifting his protest today from Mumbai's Azad Maidan to outside the house of the Chief Minister, who is likely to make a statement in the Assembly on the incident today.
India News | Sreenivasan Jain | Thursday March 28, 2013
Drought has tightened its grip over Maharashtra. But ask the people of the drought hit village of Ropala, in Solapur district, the epicentre of Maharahstra's drought, and they will tell you it is a crisis created not by nature, but political clout.
India News | Edited by Mala Das | Wednesday February 27, 2013
Mumbai and other major cities in Maharashtra saw spasms of violence today provoked by two political parties at war - Sharad Pawar's Nationalist Congress Party or the NCP, and Raj Thackeray's Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS).
Cities | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Tuesday January 15, 2013
There are reports of an explosion in a garbage-based power plant in Maharashtra's Solapur district. One person was killed and four other injured in low intensity explosion.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Friday November 30, 2012
The sessions court in Solapur on Friday awarded death sentence to five persons for murdering a family by torching a hut in February 2010 on the suspicion that members of the family were police informers.
Cities | Written by Mala Das | Saturday October 13, 2012
The horror stories of rapes just keep getting worse. This time, it's a 13-month-old child who was raped by a teenage boy in Solapur in Maharashtra.
Cities | Written by Rashmi Rajput; edited by Shamik Ghosh | Monday September 24, 2012
A shoot at sight order has been passed by the divisional commercial manager of the railways after yesterday's Solapur heist. The order states that if dacoits, robbers or thugs enter a running train to rob the passengers, the deployed railway personnel could shoot them.
Pune News | mid-day.com | Thursday September 13, 2012
Arjun Jadhav, the state's last hangman, died after a brief illness at the civil hospital in Solapur on Monday night without fulfilling his last wish: to hang Ajmal Amir Kasab. In an exclusive interview to MiD DAY in May 2010, Jadhav, known as the 'Phasi Man', had expressed his desire to execute Kasab. His daughter Durga said Jadhav (77) was shifte...