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

    Wednesday Dec 17 | 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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  2. The ruling and opposition fail to strike a consensus on the most...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | 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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  3. German Bakery blast case: Baig shifted from Mumbai, lawyer claims threat to his life in Yerawada jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 6 | 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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  4. CM Devendra Fadnavis gears up for cabinet expansion; Shiv Sena may join governmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. BJP working against poor: Rahul GandhiRead the original story

    Oct 10, 2014 | Newkerala.com

    In a blistering attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi Friday accused his government of working against the interests of the poor of the country for benefitting industrialists. Addressing huge rallies in Nashik and Pune districts, Gandhi charged Modi with making "closed door deals" with US companies to remove the cap on prices of essential medicines.

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  16. Modi Has Done Nothing to Stop Pak Shelling: RahulRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | Outlook

    With shelling and firing by Pakistani troops continuing to claim civilian lives in Jammu and Kashmir, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi today targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying he has done nothing to stop it despite "many provocations". "Before the Lok Sabha polls, Modi used to speak of adopting an aggressive approach towards China and Pakistan.

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  17. Why is PM soft on Pak China RahulRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | Hindustan Times

    Congress vice -president Rahul Gandhi continued his poll campaign in Maharashtra by launching a scathing attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the border standoff. Addressing rallies in Konkan and Marathwada, Gandhi accused the PM of not keeping his promise of teaching a lesson to Pakistan and China.

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  18. Rahul targets Modi in Maharashtra campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | The Peninsula

    Raigad/Latur, Maharashtra: Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi entered the Maharashtra poll campaign yesterday, targeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the BJP for their silence on China, Pakistan issues and anti-poor and anti-farmer stand. Addressing public rallies in Raigad and Latur districts, Gandhi lashed out at Modi for "sitting on swings" with Chinese President Xi Jingping when Chinese soldiers were invading the Indian borders.

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  19. Police seize cash stashed in Ajit Pawar's vehicleRead the original story

    Oct 8, 2014 | Newkerala.com

    Maharashtra Police have seized Rs.4.85 lakh from a car allegedly belonging to senior Nationalist Congress Party leader and former state deputy chief minister Ajit Pawar, an official said here Wednesday. The police also seized some visiting cards and clothes of Pawar from the intercepted vehicle along with the cash stashed in two bags, Parbhani Superintendent of Police Anant Rokde told the media.

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  20. Narendra Modi has done nothing to stop Pakistan shelling: Rahul GandhiRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | Mid-Day Mumbai

    Mahad: With shelling and firing by Pakistani troops continuing to claim civilian lives in Jammu and Kashmir, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi today targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying he has done nothing to stop it despite "many provocations". Now, despite so many provocations, the PM is not doing anything for the last three months," he said, addressing his first campaign rally for the October 15 Maharashtra Assembly elections at Mahad in Raigad district.

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