Five years after return from Pakistan, hearing and speech impaired girl reunites with family in Maharashtra's Parbhani
The girl, identified as Geeta, was flown to India in 2015 following the intervention of the late External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj. The government authorities are yet to decide on when to conduct a DNA test
In locked-down Maharashtra, sugarcane field labourers' lives are upturned by rising debt, inability to access education
Countless young people in Maharashtra, whose families are engaged in cutting sugarcane, are faced with the reality of entering into an endless cycle of debt, labour in the fields, and eventually being forced to discontinue their education.
Oppressed for generations, women cane cutters in Maharashtra continue to work in inhuman conditions, shows study
Women cane cutters are required to work for 13 to 18 hours a day without any weekly rest day. They work even during illness, menstruation, pregnancy or delivery, which affects their health, the study said
Jadhav was reportedly upset that the APMC market in Jintur city of the Parbani district didn't have a Shiv Sena-led administrative body
Coronavirus Lockdown: Migrant labourer walking home to Maharashtra's Parbhani district dies of hunger, dehydration
Pawar, who worked as sugarcane cutter in cane fields, was native of Dhopte Pondul village. He was visiting his parents at his sister's house in Pune when lockdown was imposed, and got stuck there.
Over 2 lakh farmers in Maharashtra sit on piles of unsold cotton due to COVID-19 lockdown; stock worth Rs 5,500 crore yet to be procured
The farmers stuck in this quagmire, due to the COVID-19 lockdown, are mostly from Vidarbha, a huge cotton belt, and from districts like Parbhani, Aurangabad and Jalna in Marathwada. Being a labour intensive cash crop with an investment of Rs 25,000 per acre, the delay in procurement makes cotton farmers even more vulnerable.
Anti-CAA protests: 104 held, over 12,000 cases registered in Parbhani, Hingoli and Beed districts of Maharashtra as agitators resort to stone-pelting, vandalism
More than 100 people have been arrested and over 12,000 cases registered in three districts of Marathwada in connection with violence during protests against the amended Citizenship Act in the central Maharashtra region last week, officials said on Monday.
Maharashtra Assembly Election 2019, Parbhani profile: Shiv Sena retained seat since 1999; party MLA Dr Rahul V Patil faces Congress' Raviraj Deshmukh
Parbhani Assembly constituency is one of the 288 seats that will vote for the Maharashtra Assembly Election 2019 on 21 October
Maharashtra polls: Patchy delivery of farm loan waiver irks voters in Vidarbha and Marathwada, but impact on election remains in doubt
People in Vidarbha and Marathwada seem to have a positive view of the Narendra Modi govt at Centre, but offer mixed opinions on the BJP-led state government
Maharashtra polls: AIMIM declares 7 more candidates for 21 Oct elections; Anwar Farooq Shah to replace Shaikh Yusuf from Dhule
The All India Majalis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) on Monday announced another list of seven candidates for the 21 October Maharashtra Assembly polls, taking the total till now to 24
Petrol, diesel prices rise up to 31 paise per litre on Middle East tensions, records highest jump in 2019 so far
Petrol and diesel prices jumped up to Rs 1.90 a litre and diesel Rs 1.52 in after the multiple drone strikes on Saudi Arabian oil facilities on 14 September.
Sharad Pawar is setting out on a state-wide tour beginning 17 September to reach out to the party's rank and file ahead of assembly elections in the state.
Maharashtra to invest Rs 20,000 cr-Rs 25,000 cr for Marathwada water grid, Devendra Fadnavis informs Assembly
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said his government was planning to ensure piped drinking water supply in every village of the parched Marathwada region through a water grid
Prakash Ambedkar-led VBA split Opposition votes in Lok Sabha election, but vote share gives party hope ahead of Maharashtra Assembly polls
Even though the Prakash Ambedkar-led VBA failed to win any seats in the Lok Sabha polls, vote share shows party may hope to open its account in the Maharashtra Assembly election
Sharad Pawar to hold district-wise meets with local NCP leaders to identify candidates for Maharashtra Assembly polls
NCP (Nationalist Congress Party) chief Sharad Pawar will hold district-wise meetings with the party's local leaders starting 13 June to identify potential candidates for the Maharashtra Assembly polls, sources said on Tuesday.
Fuel price fluctuation: Petrol rate crosses Rs 80-mark in Maharashtra's Parbhani district, diesel declines by 11 paise
There are reports that petrol and diesel prices crossed Rs 80 and Rs 72 respectively in certain parts of Maharashtra.
The Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad is providing youths employment training programmes after helping them escape the clutches of the ISIS
A 38-year-old man committed suicide in Maharashtra's Parbhani district as he was allegedly fed up with a woman's persistent demand for illicit sex.
Petrol crosses Rs 90 per litre in Mumbai, stands much higher elsewhere in Maharashtra; diesel at Rs 80 in state
Petrol retail rates finally breached the Rs 90 mark in Mumbai by touching Rs 90.08 per litre on Monday, but stood much higher elsewhere in the state, industry officials said.
Fuel prices continue to soar: Petrol threatens to touch Rs 90-mark in Mumbai, diesel at Rs 78.42 per litre
Maharashtra has the highest fuel cost among all the states as it charges the highest VAT on the petrol and diesel at a little over 39 percent, including the Rs 9 surcharge on petrol and Re 1 on diesel.