Kolhapur, Apr 15 : The hectic campaigning for three Lok Sabha constituencies in sugar and gur belt of the Western Maharashtra, including Kolhapur, Hatkanangale in Kolhapur district and Sangli in neighbouring Sangli district, for the April 17 Lok Sabha elections came to an end at 1700 hours today.
Thane, Apr 15 : The controversial issue of huge donations running into crores, made by the Naiks to various organisations, is gradually hotting up and this time the Rashtravadi Congress Party (RCP) candidate has levelled serious charges of corruption against them.
Nashik, Apr 15 : With the election to the Nashik Lok Sabha constituency becoming a prestige issue for the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) candidate Chhagan Bhujbal, every member of the family has been canvassing through various means for his victory.
Thane, Apr 15 : Sena leadership has made several attempts in a bid to snatch away the Thane Lok Sabha seat from the NCP and bring it back to the Shiv Sena fold, including bringing in the former bureaucrat Vijay Nahata.
Nagpur, April 15 : A leading NGO Tuesday urged the Election Commission (EC) to relax the model code of conduct in Vidarbha region, to enable the state government disburse aid to farmers affected by hailstorm.
Nashik, Apr 14 : Thousands of devotees from Uttar Maharashtra and Gujarat thronged the Saptashrungi Mata temple at Vani in Kalvan Taluk of the district today, on the occasion of Chaitra Poornima (full moon day), biggest day of the Chaitra festival.
Thane, Apr 14 : The Shiv Sena candidate from the Thane Lok Sabha constituency Rajan Vichare, today alleged that the Guardian Minister Ganesh Naik was misusing his position in the constituency in the elections and a free and fair polls was not not possible if he is not not checked.
Pune, Apr 14 : Leader of the Opposition in Maharashtra Legislative Council, Vinod Tawde, today made a frontal attack on Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi for his comment against BJP's prime ministerial candidate and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi that 'the Gujarat model of development is a toffee model'.
Kolhapur, Apr 14 : About four lakh devotees from Maharashtra, neighbouring Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Goa attended the annual Lord Jyotirling fair on 'Chaitra Purnima' today at Wadi-Ratnagiri in Panhala tehsil of the district, 20 km from here.
Aurangabad, Maharashtra, Apr 14 : The 123rd birth anniversary of Bharat Ratna Dr B R Ambedkar, Chairman of the Constitution drafting committee, was celebrated today with traditional fervour and enthusiasm in the city and across the Marathwada region.
Aurangabad, Maharashtra, Apr 14 : Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray will address his election campaign rallies at Marathwada Sanskrutik Mandal (MSG) ground here on April 16, for polls scheduled on April 24.
Aurangabad, Maharashtra, Apr 14 : With just a day left for campaigning in the backward Marathwada region's six Lok sabha constituencies, of which Nanded, Osmanabad, Parbhani, Hingoli, Latur and Beed will go to polls on April 17, all major political parties have taken to address rallies and campaign for their candidates.
Latur (Maharashtra), April 14 : In yet another sharp attack on BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi Monday said the Gujarat model is a toffee model due to land sold out to industrialists at cheap rates.
Thane, Apr 14 : A sessions court at Kalyan has convicted and sentenced to five years rigorous imprisonment (RI) a 33-year-old man from Chinchavali of Ambernath in the district for harassing his newly-wed wife for a sum of Rs 500 and driving her to commit suicide under duress.
Mumbai, Apr 14 : Defending Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on his marital status, ally Shiv Sena has said the Congress should get its vice president Rahul Gandhi married first before commenting on the issue.
Kolhapur, Apr 13 : State Chief Minister Prthviraj Chavan has said that both Congress and Nationalist Congress party (NCP) leaders and workers were strongly campaigning for their candidates with co-ordination,
Aurangabad, Maharashtra, Apr 13 : Water man Rajendra Singh and Ramon Magsaysay awardee today assured that if Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) candidate Subhash Lomte gets elected from Aurangabad in Lok Sabha elections, he would address and resolve all issues related to water in the region.
Thane, Apr 13 : The Thane police arrested an 18-year-old college student on the alleged charges of brutally killing his father over dispute in the family,the police said today. API D B Jadhav of the Manickpur police station told this correspondent that the arrested lived with his parents in the Ram Rahim Apartments of Om Nagar locality in Vasai West.
Osmanabad, Maharashtra, Apr 13 : Even as the Nehru-Gandhi family's fourth generation is seen becoming active at the national level, the fight in Maharashtra is left to the third generation of politicians.
Hingoli, Apr 13 : The Hingoli Lok Sabha constituency, carved out of three districts namely Hingoli, Nanded (both in Marathwada) and Yeotmal (Vidarbha) will witness a straight fight between sitting Shiv Sena MP Subhash Wankhede and Congress nominee Rajiv Satav in general elections to be held on April 17.
By Quaid Najmi, Mumbai, April 13 : This Lok Sabha election may well be an opportunity for Sharad Pawar, who once harboured prime ministerial ambitions, to bequeath his political legacy on either his soft-spoken daughter Supriya Sule or his brash nephew Ajit Pawar.
Kolhapur, Apr 12 : Shiv Sena Chief Uddhav Thackeray has said that he aims to fulfill his father and late Shiv Sena Chief Balasaheb Thackeray dream of bring a government led by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Shiv Sena at the Centre and a Shiv Sena-led government in the State.