As Maharashtra sees renewed COVID-19 spike, local authorities impose weekend lockdowns, night curfews
The state government has also decided to approach the Centre for permission to begin the third phase of the vaccination drive earlier than the scheduled date
Two new COVID-19 mutations found in samples from Maharashtra's Amravati and Yavatmal, say researchers
Researchers at Pune's BJ Medical College and Sassoon General Hospital said the strains found in the two districts are able to 'escape neutralising antibodies'
The state had reported 5,229 infections on 4 December, after which it had been registering a gradual but steady drop in number of new cases
As COVID-19 cases surge, weekend lockdown in Maharashtra's Amaravati, 10-day restrictions in Yavatmal
In Amravati, the lockdown will be imposed from 8 pm on Saturday to 7 am on Monday while in Yavatmal, schools, colleges and coaching classes will remain shut till 28 February
Maharashtra: 12 children, administered sanitiser drops instead of polio doses in Yavatmal, stable now
Action is likely to be taken against two medical officers and three contractual employees, the district collector said
In landmark move, Yavatmal pesticide contact poisoning victims file case in Bern against agrochemical company Syngenta
In 2017, over 60 farmers died, and hundreds were affected reportedly by the increased use of pesticides sprayed without any protective gear, on the cotton crop in Yavatmal and other districts of Maharashtra.
Nine migrant workers killed, several injured in truck-bus collision in Bihar's Bhagalpur, day after 12 labourers were hurt in road accident in Uttar Pradesh
At least nine migrant workers were killed and several others were injured after a truck collided with a bus in Bihar's Bhagalpur on Tuesday
Coronavirus lockdown: Migrant labourers set out on long journey home; over 300 seen crammed in container trucks in Maharashtra
Hit by a sudden 21-day lockdown due to coronavirus and no transport, hundreds of migrant labourers are walking from the Delhi-NCR region and Gujarat to reach their homes, about 200 to 300 kilometres away, in Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan
Maharashtra's rural infrastructure ill-equipped to handle coronavirus; experts say next 15 days critical
Across Maharashtra, there are only three testing centres, in Pune, Mumbai and Nagpur, which are simply ill-equipped to handle a large volume of cases, if the coronavirus infections progress to stage 3 in state
BJP-Sena pitting rebel candidates, VBA hampering Congress-NCP chances in 23 seats: Maharashtra battle was a close one, but Opposition failed to sway voters
The Opposition in Maharashtra failed to convince voters that the contest is closer than it appears, largely because of its own limitations, and partly because of pliable regional media. When BJP started importing Opposition leaders ahead of the elections, not many asked why they needed to engineer these defections in the first place if the outcome was a forgone conclusion.
Ahead of Maharashtra poll results, state revenue minister Sanjay Rathod says farm loan waiver was counter-productive, blames nationalised banks
Shiv Sena leader and Minister Of State for Revenue Sanjay Rathod spoke about the manner in which farm loan waiver were imposed by the Maharashtra government, and its consequences. Rathod conceded that the implementation could have been better, and it might hamper the ruling alliance in the Assembly elections.
Maharashtra polls: Yavatmal's Adivasi farmers 'prepared to fight' as govt's promise to fix land rights issue falls flat
Around 30,000 farmers from various parts of the state, including Yavatmal in Vidarbha, covered a distance of 180 kilometres from Nashik to Mumbai on foot, with the aim to gherao the Legislative Assembly building and press their demand for the full implementation of FRA, and also of the loan waiver the government had promised in 2017
Maharashtra Assembly Election 2019, Yavatmal profile: BJP MLA Madan M Yerawar hopes to retain seat, faces Congress' Anil Mangulkar
Yavatmal Assembly constituency is one of the 288 seats that will vote for the Maharashtra Assembly Election 2019 on 21 October
'Narendra Modi speaks of moon mission, Article 370, but silent on farmers' plight, jobs,' says Rahul Gandhi at Vidarbha rally
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday called Prime Minister Narendra Modi a 'loudspeaker' of certain industrialists, and said his strategy was like that of a pickpocket who diverts attention to steal
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
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.
Yavatmal-Washim Lok Sabha Election Result 2019 LIVE Updates: Party, Candidate, Constituency wise Winner, Loser, Leading, Trailing
Shiv Sena has won the elections since 2009. Bhavana Gawali Patil has been the MP in 2009 in Yavatmal-Washim.
Chandrapur Lok Sabha Election Result 2019 LIVE Updates: Party, Candidate, Constituency wise Winner, Loser, Leading, Trailing
Chandrapur is a BJP stronghold as Hansraj Gangaram Ahir has been the MP since 2004.
Prakash Ambedkar says he will jail Election Commission if voted to power; case registered against Dalit leader in Yavatmal
A case was registered against Bharip Bahujan Mahasangh president Prakash Ambedkar on Thursday for allegedly making objectionable remarks against the Election Commission (EC)
Congress releases sixth list of candidates, reveals candidates for 7 seats in Maharashtra, and 2 from Kerala
The Congress has released its sixth list of nine candidates, seven from Maharashtra and two from Kerala, for the Lok Sabha election.