India | 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.
Election 2014 | 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 ...
Election 2014 | 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.
Election 2014 | 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 | 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 elec...
India | 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 | 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 | 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 medic...
India | 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 ri...
India | 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 Co...
India | 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 li...
India | 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 | 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 personne...
Cities | 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 'P...
Monday April 9, 2012
"BGR Energy has received 'Letter of Award' from NTPC for supply of 2x660 MW super-critical boilers to be set up at Solapur in Maharashtra, " Chennai-headquartered BGR Energy said in a statement.
Cities | Mid-Day.com | Wednesday July 27, 2011
A matricidal rapist known for stealing from God, and his accomplice, were picked up by the Kandivli police. The notorious robbers, identified as Chandrakant Pawar (23) and his brother-in-law Samir Khan (30), had fled to the city from Solapur after ki...