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Teacher crushed to death by police vehicle

A Police vehicle crushed a biker to death here in Eastern Maharashtra, police sources said on Saturday.

The vehicle was returning after dropping prisoners at the Bhandara Central Jail when the misha

Leopard strays into Nashik colony, attacks three

Panic gripped the city as a leopard strayed into a thickly populated residential area from the adjacent jungles on Monday and attacked three people, including a minor girl, police said.

According to

Woman burnt alive by landlady

A 45-year-old woman was on Saturday burnt to death allegedly by her landlady near here in North Maharashtra, police said.

Kamlabai Girage, a resident of Dhorade village, was set ablaze by Meena Koli

Former Maharashtra minister Suresh Jain arrested in housing scam

Local Shiv Sena MLA and former Maharashtra minister Suresh Jain has been arrested in connection with 2006 Gharkul Housing Scheme scam.

Jain, who was a Minister for Housing during the Shiv Sena-BJP r

President's son questioned in Amravati cash seizure case


President Pratibha Patil's son and Congress MLA Raosaheb Shekhawat was on Tuesday questioned by the Amravati Police in connection with the seizure of Rs one crore unaccounted cash here ahead of the ci

4 killed, 40 trapped as fire sweeps cracker factory

At least four women were burnt alive while another 40 were trapped as a fire broke out in a fire cracker factory in a village in this Maharashtra district on Monday, police said.

According to police

NASA ex-consultant Darade wins distrct poll in Vidarbha

Indian scientist-turned-politician and former NASA consultant in the US, Balasaheb S. Darade on Friday emerged the surprise winner in the Pangradole circle constituency in the Buldhana district counci

Rs.1 crore cash found in car

Police in Maharashtra's Amravati town on Sunday seized Rs.1 crore in cash from a car. Two people have been arrested, police said.

"Two people -- Ashish Bodhankar and Prakash Masram -- have been arres

Azad has a narrow escape as jet tyres burst in

Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad had a narrow escape today when the tyres of a small jet he was travelling in burst while landing in Maharashtra's Amravati district.

Azad, who was going to the

Saibaba temple coffers bulge on donations in cash and kind


The famous Shirdi Saibaba shrine in Maharashtra's Ahmednagar district has received 36 kg of gold and Rs 401 crore in cash towards donations in year 2011, a top official said on Wednesday.

The offeri

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