Driven by the understanding that people need moral and emotional support when a loved one dies, Appasso has often pitched in with his own funds for others' funerals.
In Kolhapur's Shirol taluka, a power loom worker ensures those in need gain hassle-free access to public healthcare
Arun Manjare makes navigating the labyrinthine rural public healthcare system easier for many in Shirol taluka
Railways accuses Maharashtra govt of politicising Shramik trains; claims despite trains being ready, passengers were not available
As the feud between the Maharashtra government and railways refuses to die down, the national transporter accused the state on Tuesday of politicising the migrants issue and alleged that despite trains being ready, passengers were not available.
Hundreds of migrant labourers gathered on Pune-Bengaluru Highway in Maharashtra's Kolhapur district on Thursday, demanding special trains to their hometowns in the northern states, police said
Maharashtra Congress arranges trains to facilitate return of 27,685 migrants; 24,000 more to to be sent back home, says Balasaheb Thorat
The Maharashtra Congress has borne the travel expenses of nearly 27,865 migrant workers and sent them back to their native places, state party president Balasaheb Thorat claimed
From 13 April, the education department of the Maharashtra State Government started rolling out e-learning content to students from both Government and aided schools for grades I to IX. It’s hosted on the DIKSHA app – an e-learning platform of the Ministry of Human Resource Development.
Coronavirus lockdown and lack of bank access in rural regions forcing people to take loans for grains, medicines
With a stricter lockdown and a complete ban on public transport, the farmers and agricultural labourers are unable to access the banks. With the village borders sealed, now they can’t access their savings.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Rural Maharashtra's ASHA workers toil despite lack of safety measures, limited pay
Accredited Social Health Activist (ASHA) workers, the foot soldiers of rural healthcare in India, earn about Rs 3000 per month. Tasked with surveying households and spreading awareness about the coronavirus pandemic, these workers find themselves exposed to risk due to a lack of adequate masks and no sanitisers
Recent floods force farmers at Maharashtra-Karnataka border to straddle two states, owing to compensation policies
Farmers living along the Maharashtra-Karnataka border with homes in one state and farmlands in the other were impacted by the 2019 floods in western Maharashtra and their situation was aggravated as their lives straddle two states.
Bus services from Maharashtra's Kolhapur district to Karnataka suspended as dispute over Belgaum escalates
Maharashtra claims Belgaum, part of the erstwhile Bombay Presidency, but currently a district of Karnataka, on linguistic grounds.
Over 80 dead, lakhs displaced after unprecedented downpour pounds several districts across Western Maharashtra
While the monsoon season is always welcomed for bringing respite from the summer heat and replenishing parched reservoirs, this year it wrecked havoc in parts of western Maharashtra where over 80 people lost their lives and lakhs got displaced after unprecedented rains
Maharashtra Assembly poll campaign heats up as Narendra Modi, Amit Shah and Rahul Gandhi address rallies
At Bhandara, Modi said in earlier days, schemes were worked out on caste and community considerations. 'However, for my government, only people matter,' he said.
'Man with 56-inch chest scrapped Article 370 at one go': Amit Shah lauds Narendra Modi during rally in Maharashtra's Kolhapur
Amit Shah on Sunday said the previous governments never had the courage shown by the "man with 56-inch chest" in integrating Jammu and Kashmir with India's mainstream.
Activists blame the Maharashtra government for the recent deluge in Kolhapur, alleging that flood lines of the Panchganga river were redefined to provide benefits to the builders.
Amid Kolhapur floods, everyday heroes battled danger to save thousands of lives in rural Maharashtra
As per the India Meteorological Department, it rained 2,389.5 mm rainfall in Kolhapur between 1 June and 28 August, which is 58 percent more than the normal average rainfall for the same period.
Kolhapur floods: Activist blames Maharashtra govt, claims areas along Panchganga river redefined as residential zone
Hundreds of villages in Kolhapur and neighbouring Sangli were flooded after heavy rains earlier this month
NCP's Ajit Pawar attacks BJP-Shiv Sena over pre-poll yatras, claims outreach initiatives shows govt's 'failure to perform'
NCP leader Ajit Pawar attacked the ruling allies BJP and Shiv Sena over their respective pre-poll yatras, saying they undertook the mass outreach initiatives as their government 'failed' to perform.
As Maharashtra floods yet again, residents of a village in Kolhapur gather what remains of their lives
Memories of the 2005 Maharashtra floods haunt the residents of Kavathesar village in Kolhapur district. While some await their return to their homes, others go back to starting their lives from scratch.
Maharashtra floods: 43 dead, three missing in Pune division following incessant rains; over four lakh evacuated from at least 584 villages
To cater the people who were rescued from Inundated Pune division, officials have set up 596 temporary shelter camps.
Maharashtra floods: Water recedes in Kolhapur; Mumbai-Bengaluru National Highway partially open for traffic, say authorities
The Mumbai-Bengaluru National Highway was partially opened for traffic in Maharashtra's Kolhapur district on Monday after the water receded, an official said.