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'Protesting to protect our bread and butter': Farmers at Azad Maidan say MSP, mandis crucial to sustain families
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'Protesting to protect our bread and butter': Farmers at Azad Maidan say MSP, mandis crucial to sustain families

The farmers protest at Mumbai's Azad Maidan, who have been mobilised under the joint banner of the 'Samyukta Shetkari Kamgar Morcha', is the second of its kind; it comes almost three years after big and small farmers part of the Kisan Long March swept the city in a wave of red and white

Women, children among 33 injured after pick-up van carrying marriage party overturns in Maharashtra's Dahanu
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Women, children among 33 injured after pick-up van carrying marriage party overturns in Maharashtra's Dahanu

The incident occurred on Friday evening near Sarani Road in Dahanu tehsil in the Palghar district of Maharashtra, a Kasa police station officer said

Mild quake of 3.2 magnitude hits Maharashtra’s Palghar district; no loss of life or property
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Mild quake of 3.2 magnitude hits Maharashtra’s Palghar district; no loss of life or property

The district has been experiencing tremors since last Friday, including one measuring 4.0 on the Richter Scale on Saturday

Earthquake of 3.5 magnitude hits Palghar near Mumbai; no casualties or damage to property reported
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Earthquake of 3.5 magnitude hits Palghar near Mumbai; no casualties or damage to property reported

The earthquake was experienced at 8.07 am in Paraswadi area of Dahanu taluka, district disaster control cell chief Vivekanand Kadam said

Palghar lynching: Supreme Court seeks response from Maharashtra govt, Centre on pleas seeking CBI, NIA probes
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Palghar lynching: Supreme Court seeks response from Maharashtra govt, Centre on pleas seeking CBI, NIA probes

The Supreme Court on Thursday sought a response from the Maharashtra government on two petitions seeking separate probes by the CBI and the NIA into the alleged lynching of three people, including two seers, in the state's Palghar district in April.

Palghar lynching: 61 get judicial custody, 51 sent to police custody for murder of seers and driver, attack on police
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Palghar lynching: 61 get judicial custody, 51 sent to police custody for murder of seers and driver, attack on police

A local court on Wednesday remanded 61 of the over 130 accused, held in connection with the Palghar lynching case, in judicial custody and 51 others in police custody

Dahanu Election Result 2019 LIVE Updates | Assembly Elections; Constituency, Party, Candidate Name Wise Winner, Loser, Leading, Trailing
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Dahanu Election Result 2019 LIVE Updates | Assembly Elections; Constituency, Party, Candidate Name Wise Winner, Loser, Leading, Trailing

Dahanu Assembly Constituency Election Results 2019 Live Updates - Read Dahanu constituency vidhan sabha chunav latest news, party, constituency, candidate name wise winner, loser, leading, trailing live updates online at Firstpost.com.

Dahanu, a green zone in peril: Locals protest as taluka's environment protection authority faces the axe
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Dahanu, a green zone in peril: Locals protest as taluka's environment protection authority faces the axe

Dahanu taluka has enjoyed special protection since 1991, when the MoEF — at the behest of the Supreme Court — passed a notification declaring it as ecologically fragile and restricting hazardous industries, among other things.

Man dies as house collapses after earthquakes jolt Maharashtra's Palghar district; panic caused among residents
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Man dies as house collapses after earthquakes jolt Maharashtra's Palghar district; panic caused among residents

The series of tremors in Maharashtra's Palghar district caused panic among residents who expressed concern over such mishaps recurring in the district, Palghar disaster management cell chief Vivekanand Kadam said.

Heavy rains in Thane and Palghar: Five dead in separate incidents, 3 rescued from submerged car
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Heavy rains in Thane and Palghar: Five dead in separate incidents, 3 rescued from submerged car

Since Sunday, heavy rains has caused Surya, Vaitarna and Pinjal rivers in the Thane-Palghar region to swell, due to which residential clusters alongside are in danger of being submerged.

Bhiwandi Lok Sabha Election Result 2019 LIVE Updates: Party, Candidate, Constituency wise Winner, Loser, Leading, Trailing
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Bhiwandi Lok Sabha Election Result 2019 LIVE Updates: Party, Candidate, Constituency wise Winner, Loser, Leading, Trailing

Congress leader Suresh Taware won the Bhiwandi seat in 2009 but BJP’s Kapil Moreshwar Patil succeeded him in 2014.

Maharashtra dairy farmers' protests: Swabhimani Paksha MP Raju Shetti meets water resources minister, threatens state-wide strike
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Maharashtra dairy farmers' protests: Swabhimani Paksha MP Raju Shetti meets water resources minister, threatens state-wide strike

Raju Shetti will be negotiating with the state's Water Resources Management Minister Girish Mahajan about the protests of milk suppliers. He has called for a state-wide strike on Thursday if his demands are not met

Dahanu tragedy: Coast Guard officials call off search operations, confirm 32 of 35 students were rescued, rest drowned
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Dahanu tragedy: Coast Guard officials call off search operations, confirm 32 of 35 students were rescued, rest drowned

A day after a ferry capsized in the Dahanu creek in Maharashtra's Palghar district, the Coast Guard, which had resumed the search operations this morning, subsequently called them off.

Dahanu boat tragedy: Search operation to find missing students continues; Palghar Police arrests three
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Dahanu boat tragedy: Search operation to find missing students continues; Palghar Police arrests three

Search operations continued on Sunday to trace missing students, a day after a private boat carrying students on a school picnic capsized off the coast of Dahanu

Boat with 40 students aboard capsizes in Maharashtra's Dahanu; three dead, 32 rescued
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Boat with 40 students aboard capsizes in Maharashtra's Dahanu; three dead, 32 rescued

At least three school children died in Maharashtra on Saturday morning after a boat carrying over 30 students capsized off the coast of Dahanu in Palghar district

Dahanu boat capsize updates: Coast Guard official says weight imbalance may have caused incident
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Dahanu boat capsize updates: Coast Guard official says weight imbalance may have caused incident

A boat with 40 school children on board capsized two nautical miles off the sea shore in Dahanu, Maharashtra, leaving four students dead so far on Saturday.

Dahanu tragedy: At least three dead as boat carrying 40 students capsizes; boat owner and operator arrested
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Dahanu tragedy: At least three dead as boat carrying 40 students capsizes; boat owner and operator arrested

At least three girls drowned after a boat with 40 students, capsized on Saturday morning off the coast of Dahanu in Palghar district of Maharashtra.

IMD issues heavy rain alert as Maharashtra, Goa continue to experience extreme weather
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IMD issues heavy rain alert as Maharashtra, Goa continue to experience extreme weather

IMD has sounded an alert for extremely heavy to heavy rainfall in Maharashtra and the Konkan- Goa region as rains continued to lash Mumbai metropolitan region

Amarnath Yatra attack shows 'utter frustration' of terrorists, says Devendra Fadnavis
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Amarnath Yatra attack shows 'utter frustration' of terrorists, says Devendra Fadnavis

Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis on Tuesday condemned the terror attack on Amarnath pilgrims in Kashmir, saying the cowardly act showed the "utter frustration" of the terrorists.

Tribal schools of Maharashtra Part 2: Students stare at malnutrition due to poor food, filthy kitchens
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Tribal schools of Maharashtra Part 2: Students stare at malnutrition due to poor food, filthy kitchens

When food and clothing – two of the most fundamental requirements – are predicated on the whims and fancies of the state, it is a fair reflection on the holistic conditions the tribal students across the state are subjected to.