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Gorkhaland, Bodoland, Vidarbha, Bundelkhand to remain a dream only


New Delhi: Government has no plans to create new states like Bodoland, Gorkhaland, Vidarbha or Bundelkhand on the lines of the proposed Telangana state, Lok Sabha was informed today.
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Fighting Badani guides Vidarbha to 219


Veteran Hemang Badani scored a fighting unbeaten 84 while Shalabh Shrivastava made a sedate 63 to help Vidarbha post 219 for eight against Baroda on the opening day of their Ranji Trophy Group B match

Five more farmers commit suicides in Vidarbha

At least five ‘debt trapped’ farmers have committed suicide in the last 48 hours in Maharashtra's agrarian crisis hit Vidarbha region, taking the toll to 332 in the state in 2012, an activist said on

Debt drives three more Vidarbha farmers to suicide

Driven to desperation in the face of rising poverty and falling cotton prices, three more debt-ridden farmers in Maharashtra's Vidarbha region have ended their lives, an activist said on Friday.


Vidarbha farmer's widow writes to Sonia, seeks help

A woman hailing from Vidarbha region of Maharashtra, who recently became famous after appearing on quiz show Kaun Banega Crorepati, has written a letter to UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi threatening to

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