Heavy rain causes flood in Maharashtra's east Vidarbha; over 53,000 people evacuated from 175 affected villages
Over 92,000 people have been affected by the flooding in Nagpur, Bhandara, Chandrapur and Gadchiroli districts in the last few day, officials said
Mumbai, Thane, Palghar likely to receive very heavy rainfall over 24 hours; IMD issues 'orange' alert for Vidarbha
The Colaba weather bureau, representative of south Mumbai recorded 63.2 mm rainfall, while the Santacruz observatory, representative of Mumbai's suburbs, reported 31.6 mm rainfall till Friday morning
He has been Virat Kohli's go-to bowler on unresponsive Indian tracks and seasoned pacer Umesh Yadav credits his "enormous mental strength" for keeping him in the game despite a stop-start international career for the past 10 years.
Agrarian distress, shoddy enforcement of MNREGA in Marathwada and Vidarbha leave migrant workers in Maharashtra little choice but to return to cities
With farming increasingly proving to be unprofitable due to various reasons in Maharashtra, migrant workers returning to villages will have to return to urban centres for livelihood as soon as lockdown eases.
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.
India's most successful journeyman domestic coach Chandrakant Pandit will now coach Madhya Pradesh in the next season after completing three eventful years with Vidarbha in which they won back-to-back Ranji Trophy and Irani Cup titles.
Ranji Trophy 2019-20 takeaways: Jaydev Unadkat inspires Saurashtra, campaign to forget for past champions and more
The bridesmaids have their own hour, at long last. Saurashtra – thrice runners-up in the previous seven seasons – were crowned Ranji Trophy champions for the first time in independent India.
Ranji Trophy 2019-20: Jaydev Unadkat's fearless captaincy, newcomers chipping in highlights of Saurashtra's title win
Saurashtra had become a force to reckon with over the past 10 years and the final that they won on Friday was their fourth in eight season
Ranji Trophy 2019-20: Jaydev Unadkat's seven-wicket haul helps Saurashtra beat Gujarat by 92 runs, set up final with Bengal
Saurashtra captain and lead pacer Jaydev Unadkat led from the front with a seven-wicket haul as Gujarat were bowled out for 234 in the final session on day five.
Ranji Trophy 2019-20: Karnataka captain Karun Nair says team eager for KL Rahul's inputs ahead of semi-final clash against Bengal
Rahul has been in sparkling form in the limited-overs series in New Zealand and was adjudged man-of-the-series in their 5-0 whitewash in the T20I series
Ranji Trophy 2019-20: Nitish Rana anchors 347-run chase to help Delhi beat Vidarbha; Sarfaraz Khan's triple ton allows Mumbai to collect three points against UP
Nitish Rana played the "best knock" of his first-class career as Delhi shocked defending champions Vidarbha by six wickets in an incredible final day run chase in the Ranji Trophy in New Delhi on Wednesday.
India fast bowler Umesh Yadav feels less workload with less game-time is worrying as he eyes prolonged county stint
A part of India's fearsome pace quartet, Umesh does not feature in the white-ball set-up now, and wants a bit of clarity from selectors as to how his game time can increase.
Ranji Trophy 2019-20: Shams Mulani, Aditya Tare power Mumbai to 284/6 against Tamil Nadu on Day 1; Vidarbha bundle out Bengal for 170
Shams Mulani (87) and Aditya Tare (69, batting) raised a 155-run partnership with fighting half-centuries to help Mumbai finish the opening day of their Ranji Trophy Group B match against Tamil Nadu at 284 for six.
A top source in the franchise confirmed his appointment and Jaffer's name also figured in the official support staff list posted on the team's website.
Ranji Trophy 2019-20: Vidarbha batsman Wasim Jaffer becomes first cricketer to make 150 appearances in tournament
Jaffer who has been an important part of the title-winning Vidarbha team in the last two years, achieved the rare distinction during their Group A opener against Andhra Pradesh.
Just when the umpires and the players were walking to the middle, a snake was spotted on the field and it resulted in a few minutes delay.
Ranji Trophy 2019-20 preview: Groups, format, players to watch out for and everything else you need to know about the domestic tournament
The 86th edition of Ranji Trophy gets underway on Monday, 9 December. Holders Vidarbha, who have won the last two titles would be looking to make it three titles on a trot.
Daily Bulletin: All four accused in Hyderabad rape, murder case killed in police encounter; Ajit Pawar gets clean chit in Vidarbha irrigation probe; day's top stories
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NCP leader Ajit Pawar gets clean chit from Maharashtra's Anti-Corruption Bureau in multi-crore Vidarbha irrigation scam
Maharashtra's anti-corruption bureau (ACB) has cleared National Conference Party's leader Ajit Pawar of allegations in an irrigation scam case in an affidavit submitted in the court
Congress fields BJP rebel Nana Patole for Maharashtra Assembly Speaker post; election to be held today
'Patole will be Congress candidate for the Maharashtra Speaker's election,' the senior Congress leader told PTI.