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Torrential rains in Maharashtra


September 3rd, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 3 (IANS) After a lull of three days, Mumbai and large parts of Maharashtra experienced incessant torrential rains since early Monday, throwing normal life out of gear, even ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi begins three-day Maharashtra visit


January 27th, 2011 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Jan 27 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi arrived here Thursday on a three-day whirlwind tour of Maharashtra to boost the party's membership drive among backward castes, minorities and women.After ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi begins 3-day Maharashtra visit Thursday


January 24th, 2011 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 24 (IANS) Congress leader Rahul Gandhi will arrive in Maharashtra on a three-day whirlwind tour Thursday in which he will have a packed schedule meeting people from backward castes, ... Read more...

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Camel stuck on rail tracks disrupts Mumbai-Ahmedabad services


February 16th, 2010 - 1:22 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 15 (IANS) A stray camel which got stuck on the railway tracks near the Maharashtra-Gujarat border Monday evening caused a major disruption in train traffic on the Mumbai-Ahmedabd sector of ... Read more...

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Some prominent winners in Maharashtra


October 22nd, 2009 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Here's a list of important candidates who emerged victorious in the Maharashtra assembly polls as counting progressed Thursday. Chief Minister Ashok Chavan (Bhokre) led the Congress's victory while ... Read more...

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Muslim, Dalit candidates virtually wiped out in Maharashtra


May 16th, 2009 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 16 (IANS) In an unprecedented development, Muslim and Dalit candidates have been practically wiped out in the Lok Sabha elections from Maharashtra. In a setback to the minorities, not a ... Read more...

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Maharashtra voting over, turnout could touch 45 percent (Lead)


April 30th, 2009 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 30 (IANS) An estimated 45 percent voters exercised their franchise in 10 Lok Sabha constituencies in Maharashtra - spread across Mumbai and Thane - as voting concluded peacefully in the ... Read more...

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Celebrities aplenty but low turnout in Mumbai, Thane (Second Lead)


April 30th, 2009 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 30 (IANS) Film stars, industrialists and other celebrities may have turned up but the 10 parliamentary constituencies in Mumbai and Thane notched only 5.5 percent voting in the first ... Read more...

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Voting begins in Maharashtra


April 30th, 2009 - 9:26 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Apr 30 (IANS) Voting began amidst tight security in 10 parliamentary constituencies in Mumbai and Thane districts of Maharashtra for the final phase of elections in the state Thursday morning. Pollign booths ... Read more...

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Nominations close in Mumbai, Thane for the last phase


April 9th, 2009 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 9 (IANS) Nominations for the last 10 of Maharashtra's 48 Lok Sabha constituencies - six in Mumbai and four in neighbouring Thane that go to the polls April 30 ... Read more...

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Angry commuters block railway traffic in Mumbai


February 4th, 2009 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 4 (IANS) Protesting commuters demanding better train services blocked suburban railway traffic on the western sector in Mumbai Wednesday causing inconvenience to hundreds of thousands of daily travellers.Several trains were ... Read more...

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