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  • NCP Lawmaker Running From Law Arrested in Corruption Case

    NCP Lawmaker Running From Law Arrested in Corruption Case

    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.

  • Protesting Sugarcane Farmers Lathi-Charged in Maharashtra's Solapur

    Protesting Sugarcane Farmers Lathi-Charged in Maharashtra's Solapur

    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.

  • Maharashtra Government to Upgrade Airports at Shirdi, Solapur and Amravati

    Maharashtra Government to Upgrade Airports at Shirdi, Solapur and Amravati

    Maharashtra government plans to upgrade airports in Solapur, Shirdi and Amravati as part of its efforts to encourage air connectivity.

  • 60 Children Fall Ill After Mid-Day Meal in Maharashtra

    60 Children Fall Ill After Mid-Day Meal in Maharashtra

    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...

  • 4,000 'Daughters', 'Sons-in-Law' Campaign for This BJP Candidate

    4,000 'Daughters', 'Sons-in-Law' Campaign for This BJP Candidate

    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.

  • IRB Achieves Financial Closure for Rs 1,492-Crore Maharashtra Project

    IRB Achieves Financial Closure for Rs 1,492-Crore Maharashtra Project

    IRB Infrastructure Developers Limited (IRB) on Monday said it has achieved financial closure for its Rs 1,492-crore highways project in Maharashtra.

  • PM Modi Envisages 24x7 Power Supply For All Villages

    PM Modi Envisages 24x7 Power Supply For All Villages

    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.

  • For Sushil Kumar Shinde, the fourth term likely to be a cakewalk

    For Sushil Kumar Shinde, the fourth term likely to be a cakewalk

    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".

  • Home minister owns a tractor, his wife a tempo

    Home minister owns a tractor, his wife a tempo

    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.

  • Sushil Kumar Shinde files nomination for Lok Sabha poll

    Sushil Kumar Shinde files nomination for Lok Sabha poll

    Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde today filed his nomination papers for the Solapur Lok Sabha constituency.

  • Elements in electronic media spreading false propaganda will be crushed: Home Minister

    Elements in electronic media spreading false propaganda will be crushed: Home Minister

    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."

  • Strike by resident doctors in Maharashtra called off

    Strike by resident doctors in Maharashtra called off

    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.

  • Caught on CCTV: cops assault doctor at Solapur hospital

    Caught on CCTV: cops assault doctor at Solapur hospital

    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.

  • 130 children hospitalised after school administers folic acid, iron tablets

    130 children hospitalised after school administers folic acid, iron tablets

    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.

  • Sharad Pawar refutes allegations that politicians diverting dam water in Maharashtra

    Sharad Pawar refutes allegations that politicians diverting dam water in Maharashtra

    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.

  • Victory for Solapur farmer: court directs Maharashtra government to release water into dam

    Victory for Solapur farmer: court directs Maharashtra government to release water into dam

    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.

  • Ajit Pawar's shocking remark: Insulted farmer to protest outside chief minister's residence

    Ajit Pawar's shocking remark: Insulted farmer to protest outside chief minister's residence

    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.

  • Drought-hit farmers allege Sharad Pawar's partymen are stealing their water

    Drought-hit farmers allege Sharad Pawar's partymen are stealing their water

    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.

  • Threats, violence over Raj Thackeray's speeches in Sharad Pawar's strongholds

    Threats, violence over Raj Thackeray's speeches in Sharad Pawar's strongholds

    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).

  • 1 dead after explosion in Solapur power plant: reports

    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.

  • Death sentence to five for burning family alive

    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.

  • 13-month-old girl raped by teenager in Maharashtra

    13-month-old girl raped by teenager in Maharashtra

    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.

  • Shoot at sight order passed after Solapur train heist

    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.

  • Kasab outlives Maharashtra's last hangman

    Kasab outlives Maharashtra's last hangman

    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...

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