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  1. Songs for life: Here's how this bureaucrat fight farmer suicidesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Indian Express

    "Give life another chance. Nothing lasts for ever, not even your troubles," says Vijaykumar Phad, deputy commissioner from Aurangabad division as he talks to a village in the Marathwada region.


  2. Second time around, no water to drink in MarathwadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 27 | The Indian Express

    By early December, as the "retreating" monsoon departs, it will leave behind reservoir storage levels at an unprecedented low in central Maharashtra's most arid districts of Marathwada. Here, even after the last week's scattered thundershowers, total water storage in large, medium and small dams is a worrying 13 per cent.


  3. AIMIM dissolves Maharashtra district unitsRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 24 |

    Mumbai, Nov 24 : All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen president Asaduddin Owaisi has dissolved its district units in Maharashtra, barring Mumbai and Thane, with immediate effect to curb infighting, a party official said here on Tuesday. Hyderabad-based Owaisi appointed a nine-member core committee to tour all districts in Maharashtra and appoint new district committees in four months, besides expanding the party influence to non-Muslim pockets.


  4. Unseasonal rain, hailstorms predicted in MaharashtraRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 21 |

    Mumbai, Nov 21: As Mumbai city and the surrounding areas received brief showers this evening, the Met department has forecast unseasonal rains and hailstorms in the central Maharashtra and Marathwada over the next two days. The districts of Pune, Nashik, Ahmednagar, Jalgaon, Dhule, and Nandurbar in central Maharashtra and Aurangabad, Jalna, Beed, Nanded, Osmanabad, Latur, Parbhani and Hingoli in Marathwada will experience unseasonal rains and hailstorms, it said in a release.


  5. 5% drop in pass percentage in HSC supplementary examsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 17 | The Indian Express

    The results of the supplementary exams of HSC saw a drop of more than five per cent in the pass percentage compared to last year. The exams were held in September-October, and the results were declared on Tuesday.


  6. Dumadu bets big on India's eager e-gamersRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 8 |

    Ritwik Mukherjee Kolakta Dumadu Games, an upcoming e-sport and mobile game brand, is betting big on the Indian gaming industry which is estimated to be over Rs 2,000 crore now, and is expected to cross the Rs 4,000 crore mark by 2018. With established players such as Moon Frog and Nautilus Games already in the fray, Dumadu, which has introduced more than 90 games titles and 150 client games cross 2D and 3D games development platforms, aims to create a niche for itself in both the domestic as well as international markets.


  7. Centre hikes pulses MSP but experts say too little, too lateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 5 | The Indian Express

    In a bid to encourage farmers to grow more pulses amidst soaring dal rates, the Centre Thursday increased the procurement price of chana and masur planted in the current rabi season by around 10.5 per cent. The minimum support price for the two pulse crops has been raised by Rs 250 per quintal over their levels in the 2014-15 rabi season.


  8. Shiv Sena sacks partymen over ink attack on RTI activistRead the original story

    Saturday Oct 31 |

    Latur , Oct 31 : In a damage control exercise, the Shiv Sena on Saturday condemned the attack and blackening the face of RTI activist Mallikarjun Bhaikatti by its activists here on Friday. The Sena activists, led by one Abhay Salunkhe and others who attacked Bhaikatti for exposing a massive illegal construction activity, were dismissed from the party, party leader Aditya Thackeray said.


  9. Shiv Sena sacks partymen for ink attack on RTI activistRead the original story

    Saturday Oct 31 |

    Latur , Oct. 31 : The Shiv Sena on Saturday condemned the ink attack by their own party members on Right to Information activist RTI activist Mallikarjun Bhaikatti and sacked those involved in the assault. "Heard of the unfortunate incident in Latur.


  10. Sena workers assault, smear ink on RTI activistRead the original story

    Friday Oct 30 |

    Latur , Oct. 30 : Shiv Sena activists on Friday allegedly assaulted and blackened the face of a Right to information activist from Solapur after he exposed an "illegal" construction case. The victim, Mallikarjun Bhaikatti, had filed an RTI against Latur's Rajshree Shahu College, and also held a press conference recently in this regard.


  11. Despite being in power it is not our government, rues Shiv SenaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2015 |

    Mumbai, Oct 27: In what could further widen the chasm between allies Shiv Sena and BJP, Sena leader Sanjay Raut rued that though his party is in power, the government is not theirs and they are not part of the decision-making process.He also hit out at Devendra Fadnavis following the alleged suicide by a Latur girl over poverty, saying the Chief Minister should have a hold over the administration.Raut was speaking to media last evening after paying a visit to the family of 16-year old Swati Pitale, who committed suicide due to extreme poverty at a village in Latur. "This is the party's stand.


  12. CM Relief Fund Row: Sena Frowns at Govt's 'Unhealthy Mindset'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2015 | Outlook

    Taking a dim view of money sanctioned from CM's Relief Fund for a dance troupe's foreign tour at a time when a poor girl from Latur district committed suicide, the Shiv Sena has said it depicts "unhealthy mindset of the government". The Sena said those who feel the ink attack on Sudheendra Kulkarni brought "disrepute to the state, should now answer if this incident has brought repute".


  13. Farmer's daughter commits suicide, urges bank to not bother her father for moneyRead the original story

    Oct 26, 2015 |

    Mumbai, Oct 26 : With no money left with her parents to pay for her bus ride pass to school, a Class 11 student in Maharashtra's Latur has committed suicide, leaving a suicide note for a bank and private money lenders to not bother her father, reports said. On Oct 14, the 16-year-old girl went to her fathers dried up tomato farm with her friends and allegedly drank pesticide kept in a shed.


  14. From The Scrivener Of TempestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2015 | Outlook

    Bullet-riddled, grief-mad, dying and dead: Anita Pratap has seen people in all possible calamities and lived to tell the tales Some of the worst scenes I have witnessed in my life were during the eight years I reported for Time magazine. Scenes that are still etched sharply in my mind, refusing to fade away over the years.


  15. Maharashtra government declares drought in 14,708 villagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2015 | DNA India

    Keeping in mind the drought situation, the government has also declared that the fees of school and college for students in these villages will be waived off. Maharashtra government on Friday declared drought in 14,708 villages in the state.


  16. Farmer suicides: City's Civil Service aspirants raise over Rs 3 lakh for familiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2015 | The Indian Express

    For aspirants of civil services examinations, time happens to be the most precious commodity. Yet, at least 100 civil service students in the city took time-off from their studies over the last few days to coordinate help and relief for more than 200 people in the drought-affected Beed and Latur districts of the state.


  17. Yogendra Yadav wants Maharashtra government to resolve drought crisis soonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2015 |

    Mumbai, Oct 13: Former AAP leader Yogendra Yadav has urged the Maharashtra government to take immediate steps to resolve the drought crisis in the state. Yadav, in an 'open' letter to Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has raised doubts over implementation of MNREGA and "special favours being given to sugarcane lobby" in the state.


  18. Maharashtra to take back 5 airports from Anil Ambani firmRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2015 |

    Senior ministers, comprising Revenue Minister Eknath Khadse and Finance Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar, discussed the lack of progress in developing these airports with Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and have taken a decision in this regard. Reliance Airport Development was the highest bidder at Rs 63 crore for the five airports project, in an auction conducted by the previous Congress-Nationalist Congress Party government to promote air connectivity in Maharashtra.


  19. The Witch's Revenge Book ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2015 | BellaOnline

    In his debut novel, Danny Odato tells the story of an Indian couple, Mohan and Padma, who live a simple and happy life with their four children. Most of the people in the village are also happy, and life is pleasant.


  20. 41 killed due to lightning in MaharashtraRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2015 | The Indian Express

    Altogether 41 persons lost their lives due to lightning strike in various parts of Maharashtra during the last fortnight, an official said. "Altogether 19 persons died due to lightning strike in Marathwada region in the last fortnight," Aurangabad Divisional Commissioner Umakant Dangat told PTI over phone.