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  1. Vigilantes Filmed Beating Woman For Talking To ManRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Austrian Times

    Indian officials are pledging to crack down on self-styled vigilantes who have set up patrols to catch and punish women they suspect of behaving in an immoral way. The scandal erupted onto the public stage when a video showed several members of one of the vigilante groups as they spotted a young woman being walked home by a man from Ankoli village near the city of Latur in western India's Maharashtra State.

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  2. Moral policing: Couple brutally thrashed by hooligans in MaharashtraRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | The Times of India

    In a shocking incident of moral policing, a young couple was beaten brutally by Ganimi Kawa organisation in a park after being spotted by the group in Latur district of Maharashtra.

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  3. Three held for thrashing teenage couple in LaturRead the original story

    Friday Jan 16 | Mid-Day Mumbai

    Three people were arrested today after a video surfaced purportedly showing a group of men thrashing a teenage couple in Latur district, objecting to them "cavorting" in public. The Murud police in Latur district registered a case against the assailants after a mobile phone video clip of the incident surfaced.

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  4. Hooligans thrash couple, share video to shame themRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | The Times of India

    The assault, which allegedly took place in December, was filmed by the gang on a phone and circulated on WhatsApp to shame the victim in her village. LATUR: In a shocking incident of moral policing, a video has surfaced on social media showing a group of hooligans brutality thrashing a young couple in Latur, Maharashtra.

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  5. Guardian Ministers appointed in MaharashtraRead the original story

    Dec 26, 2014 | Mid-Day Mumbai

    Mumbai: Senior BJP leader Vinod Tawde and Maharashtra Industries Minister Subhash Desai of Shiv Sena were today appointed as Guardian Ministers of Mumbai. Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis named Guardian Ministers for all the 36 districts in the State, where Sena-BJP alliance is in power.

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  6. The deputy collector rank officers have been told to resume the office by December 26.Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2014 | The Indian Express

    The state government on Saturday transferred majority of the 16 deputy collector rank officers working in Pune, Mumbai to drought hit Marathwada region with a stern warning to resume the work before December 26. The decision comes a day after chief minister Devendra Fadnavis said, " All the key posts lying vacant in the backward regions of Vidarbha and Marathwada would be immediately filled to ensure long pending projects in the region would be expedited." Highly placed sources indicated that almost ten out of 16 officials who have been posted to drought hit Marathwada were serving in Mumbai and Pune.

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  7. Central teams visit to Maharashtra droughthit areas a farceRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Hindustan Times

    The visit by the Central team to drought-affected areas in Maharashtra has come under fire, with a leading farmers' activist Kishor Tiwari on Wednesday terming it a "farce" and claimed it was "undertaken in a tearing hurry". "Thousands of farmers were waiting for arrival of the Central team in Yavatmal since afternoon yesterday .

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  8. The ruling and opposition fail to strike a consensus on the most...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | The Indian Express

    The drought situation in Maharashtra which has adversely affected 40 lakh farmers failed to culminate into a healthy discussion as members of the ruling BJP-Shiv Sena and Congress-NCP engaged in the political battle to score brownie points. The pandemonium in the assembly and council lead to adjournment of both the houses by Tuesday afternoon.

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  9. German Bakery blast case: Baig shifted from Mumbai, lawyer claims threat to his life in Yerawada jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2014 | The Indian Express

    Following court orders, Mirza Himayat Inayat Baig , convicted in the German Bakery blast case was on Saturday shifted from Arthur Road jail in Mumbai to Yerawada Jail in Pune. Yerawada jail superintendent Yogesh Desai confirmed that Baig had been shifted.

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  10. CM Devendra Fadnavis gears up for cabinet expansion; Shiv Sena may join governmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2014 | The Indian Express

    Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis is all set to carry out the cabinet expansion ahead of the crucial winter session beginning in Nagpur on December 8. Highly placed sources in the BJP revealed to Indian Express, "The BJP intends to induct at least 10 more ministers including five cabinet rank to take its total tally from existing ten council of ministers to at least 20 ministers." Hoping Shiv Sena will sooner or later join the government, BJP are keeping sizeable berths vacant.

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  11. Farmer suicides: Farming akin to gambling in Maharashtra's MarathwadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | DNA India

    On the hazy morning of March 18, 15-year-old Sheetal Davatpure was nervous. Her SSC board exams had started and she was gearing up for a paper.

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  12. Another Maharashtra verdict: sugar goes privateRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | Express India

    For decades, sugar in Maharashtra has been synonymous with cooperatives. Not anymore.

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  13. Another Maharashtra verdict: Sugar goes privateRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | The Indian Express

    For decades, sugar in Maharashtra has been synonymous with cooperatives. Not anymore.

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  14. BJP rises while Congress wanes in MarathwadaRead the original story

    Oct 21, 2014 | The Indian Express

    The BJP has considerably improved its tally in Marathwada this time - from two seats in 2009 to 15 - registering victory in almost one-third of total 46 Assembly constituencies in eight districts under the region. Riding on the 'Modi wave', besides the sympathy generated after the untimely death of senior leader from the region Gopinath Munde, the party has won five out of the six Assembly seats in Beed district, Munde's hometown that had emerged as a Nationalist Congress Party bastion.

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  15. They keep the dynasty flag flyingRead the original story

    Oct 19, 2014 | The Indian Express

    Maharashtra's political dynasties will still be in play even after the loss or demise of veterans across parties as relatives of several top leaders have managed to make the cut in the assembly polls for the first time or retain their sway over family bastions. In Sindhudurg, Konkan strongman Narayan Rane's humiliating defeat after more than two decades as MLA, that followed his elder son and former MP Nilesh's rout in the Lok Sabha polls, was partially offset by his younger son Nitesh debuting as a MLA.

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  16. Maharashtra results: Winners and losers, all in the familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2014 | Mid-Day Mumbai

    At least two father-son pairs won in different parts of the state and in two instances, while fathers lost, their sons scored victories. Senior Congressman and former chief minister Narayan Rane lost from Kudal, while his son Nitesh Rane won from Kankavali, both in Sindhudurg district of coastal Konkan.

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  17. Prithviraj Chavan faces Congress leaders' flak over controversial remarksRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | Mid-Day Mumbai

    Mumbai: Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan has drawn flak from Congress leaders for his controversial remarks about his predecessors and the Adarsh Society scam. "Chavan should not have made those remarks," former chief minister Narayan Rane, who was the party's poll campaign in-charge, said.

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  18. Nitin Gadkari's bribe remark annoys Election CommissionRead the original story

    Oct 11, 2014 | Rediff.com

    NEW DELHI: The Election Commission on Saturday conveyed its displeasure to Union minister Nitin Gadkari over his statement allegedly inducing voters in Latur, Maharashtra, to accept bribes on offer before deciding how to vote, and rejected his ...

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  19. Gadkari's 'bribe' remark annoys Election CommissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2014 | The Times of India

    NEW DELHI: The Election Commission on Saturday conveyed its displeasure to Union minister Nitin Gadkari over his statement allegedly inducing voters in Latur, Maharashtra, to accept bribes on offer before deciding how to vote, and rejected his defence that the remark was made in jest. "Irrespective of whatever intentions you might have had, such statements clearly bring disrepute to the purity of our elections as well as the integrity of the democratic process," the Election Commission said in its order on the showcause notice served to Gadkari earlier this week.

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  20. EC conveys displeasure to Nitin Gadkari over 'accept bribes' remarkRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2014 | The Times of India

    EC on Saturday expressed displeasure over Nitin Gadkari's 'accept bribes' remark and warned him to be careful in future. NEW DELHI: The Election Commission on Saturday conveyed its displeasure to Union minister Nitin Gadkari over his statement inducing voters in Latur, Maharashtra, to accept bribes on offer before deciding how to vote, and rejected his defence that the remark was made in jest.

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