Everything you need to know about Kolhapur: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Kolhapur: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Panaji, May 13 (IANS) Reaching out to transporters who have enforced a virtual indefinite embargo on Goa over a controversial "entry fee" from the wee hours of Monday, the government promised to issue concessional passes for regular goods carriers.
Mumbai, May 1 (IANS) Maharashtra will create two million new jobs under Industrial Policy-2013 and attract more investment to maintain its numero uno status among industrialised states in the country, Governor K. Sankaranarayanan said here Wednesday.
Panaji, April 22 (IANS) The ruling BJP in Goa Monday warned the media against publishing "biased" reports about a stand-off between the state government and transport operators over a controversial entry tax imposed last week.
Mumbai, March 28 (IANS) Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar is in good health and there is no need for concern, a party leader said Thursday and asked his colleagues to guard against rumours.
Pune, March 24 (IANS) Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar was rushed to Pune from Kolhapur Sunday morning after he experienced sudden weakness and exhaustion, a party official said.
Mumbai, March 9 (IANS) Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray Saturday said that his party would come to power in the state without allying with anyone - an indication that he would not tieup with his cousin and Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray.
Mumbai, Ma Mar 1 (IANS) Sandhya Desai-Kupekar, widow of former Maharashtra speaker Babasaheb Kupekar, has bagged the Chandgad assembly seat in Kolhapur district, an official here said.
Kolhapur (Maharashtra), Feb 11 (IANS) Shiv Sena legislator Rajesh Kshirsagar from this Maharashtra city Monday accepted full responsibility for burning down three toll booths in the district.
Nashik, Dec 30 (IANS) Five people, including a man and his daughter, were killed and 23 others injured in two separate accidents in Maharashtra, police said.
Kolhapur (Maharashtra), Dec 18 (IANS) The imposing Hotel Shalini Palace, a heritage structure steeped in debt, will soon go under an auctioneer's hammer, a top official said.
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) The Indian cricket board Wednesday condoled the death of famous Ranji cricketer B.B. Nimbalkar, who passed away Tuesday at age 93 due to age-related ailments in Kolhapur.
Sepang (Malaysia), Dec 8 (IANS) Parth Ghorpade became the first Indian to annex the Formula Pilota Asian Championship when he won Race 2 at the sixth round of the series here Saturday.
Kolhapur (Maharashtra)/Mumbai, Dec 3 (IANS) Shiv Sena executive president Uddhav Thackeray, who has been named the party's de facto chief, Monday took a public vow to fulfil the dreams of his late father and party chief Bal Thackeray.
Mumbai, Dec 2 (IANS) Shiv Sena executive president Uddhav Thackeray Sunday reiterated his resolve to fight for 'Marathi Manoos' and 'Hindutvavaad'. Uddhav will soon tour the state to meet party workers across the state.
Mumbai, Dec 1 (IANS) After mourning Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray's death, his son and party executive president Uddhav Thackeray will tour Maharashtra to interact with party activists, a party official said here Saturday.
Kolhapur (Maharashtra), Nov.15 (ANI): Protesting sugarcane farmers, who are demanding a better price for their crop, torched a police jeep and pelted stones during a fresh clash with police in Maharashtra's Kolhapur district.
Kolhapur (Maharashtra), Nov. 14 (ANI): Protesting sugarcane farmers who were demanding better price for their crop torched a police jeep and pelted stones in a fresh clash with cops in Kolhapur district of Maharashtra today.
Sangli (Maharashtra), Nov. 13 (ANI): Sangli and nearby districts like Kolhapur and Satara in Maharashtra remain tensed on Tuesday, a day after violent clash between protesting sugarcane farmers and police personnel.
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) With input prices having increased, sugarcane farmers, especially in the major producing states of Maharashtra and Uttar Pradesh, are hopeful of getting their demanded rate of Rs.300 per quintal for sugarcane, a farmers body official said Saturday.
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) After two successful editions of the Indian Grand Prix, it is probably the best time to raise the question: Has the arrival of Formula One helped the country's motor sports?
Mumbai/New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) The two-day-old political crisis in Maharashtra subsided Thursday with NCP chief Sharad Pawar indicating that the resignation of Ajit Pawar, state deputy chief minister and his nephew, is likely to be accepted.
Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) Senior Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader and former speaker Krishnarao R. Desai, alias Babasaheb Kupekar, passed away following prolonged illness in Jaslok Hospital here Wednesday morning, official sources said. He was 70.
Mumbai, Sep 13 (IANS) Actor-producer Akshay Kumar's quest for good stories and unique concepts is now taking him to Marathi plays. He has produced a film in the language.
Coimbatore, Aug 5 (IANS) Team Mohite's Racing Academy, Kolhapur, achieved a double as Pradyumn V. Danigond (Micro Max) and Krishnaraj Mahadik (Junior Max) won titles in their respective categories in the third round of the 9thJK Tyre Rotax Max National Karting Championship, here Sunday.
Kolhapur (Maharashtra), July 1 (IANS) Two people were killed and one critically injured as members of two mafia gangs exchanged fire at a village 50 km from here Sunday, police said.
Panaji, June 21 (IANS) A 58-year-old man was arrested Thursday for molesting a four-year-old girl in Goa's Calangute, 20 km from here, police said.
Kolhapur (Maharashtra), June 18 (IANS) More than 500 new cases of jaundice have been reported from the textile town of Ichalkaranji in Kolhapur district in the last four days and the disease has killed at least 12 people in the last one month, officials said Monday.
Shanghai, June 16 (IANS) India's Parth Ghorpade (Eurasia Motorsport) started his 2012 Formula Pilota Championship campaign on a bright note by finishing second in the opening race of Round 1 here Saturday while compatriot Raj Bharath (Meco Motorsport) finished eighth.
Kolhapur (Maharashtra), June 14 (IANS) Jaundice has claimed nine lives during the last month in a town in Maharashtra's Kolhapur district, a health official said Thursday.
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) Veteran lyricist Gulzar will turn narrator for "Bhindi Baazaar" producer Karan Arora's new film "Kya Dilli Kya Lahore".
Ghaziabad/Kolhapur/New Delhi, May 29 (ANI): Supreme Court lawyer and Team Anna member Prashant Bhushan criticized the Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Tuesday, saying that the ruling Congress Party had been using his honest credentials as a 'shield' while perpetrating corruption with brazen impunity.
Bangalore, May 29 (IANS) Parth Ghorpade, the 18-year old from Kolhapur, Tuesday confirmed his participation in the 2012 Formula Pilota Championship which will have races in China, Taiwan and Malaysia.
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) Vidya Balan has earned brownie points for performing Lavani in forthcoming film "Ferrari Ki Sawaari", but the actress says the act didn't come easy as she isn't really a dancer.
Mumbai, May 24 (IANS) People across Maharashtra Thursday protested against the sharp hike in petrol prices, burning effigies and blocking roads and highways in prominent cities of the state, including Mumbai and Nagpur. Congress ally NCP also demanded a roll-back.
Kolhapur, May 23 (IANS) Three people were crushed to death and three others injured in a stampede Wednesday during a religious rath yatra (chariot procession) in Turkewadi village of Maharashtra's Kolhapur district, 100 km from here, police said.
Pune, April 30 (IANS) Veer Patel of Baroda steered his Honda CRF 250 with much panache to clinch the title in the showpiece Foreign Open class ahead of defending champion Aravind KP in the 2012 National Supercross championship here.
Mumbai, April 14 (IANS) Two mild earthquakes in western and coastal Maharashtra and one in the Bhuj region of Gujarat shook large parts of the two western Indian states Saturday, officials said.
Kolhapur/Mumbai, March 31 (IANS) In a major relief to consumers in Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Goa and Maharashtra, transporters of cooking gas called off their eight-day-old strike Saturday and resumed supply of gas to bottling plants, an official said.
Kolhapur (Maharashtra), Nov 3 (ANI): Veteran Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Lal Krishna Advani has said the Congress-led UPA government has disgraced the democratic structure of the country.
Kolhapur, July 23(ANI): India's first woman world champion shooter Tejaswini Sawant, who has been recommended for the prestigious Arjuna award, has said that she was happy for the acknowledgement of her achievements.
Ratnagiri, Apr 19 (ANI): Shiv Sena today called a shutdown in Maharashtra's Ratnagiri district to protest the police firing in which one person was killed while opposing the 9,900 MW Jaitapur nuclear power project.
Kottayam (Kerala), Apr 17 (ANI): Expressing displeasure over permission granted to women in Maharashtra to enter the sanctum sanctorum of the Sri Mahalakshmi temple, residents of Kerala's Kottayam town said such the practice is a violation of traditional customs.
Kolhapur (Maharashtra), Sep.18 (ANI): Setting a unique example of brotherhood and communal amity, Hindus and Muslims gathered at mosques in Kolhapur region on the occasion of Ganesha festival on Friday.
Hyderabad, Sep.7 (ANI): The savoured Haleem dish, a mouth-watering delicacy of Hyderabad, has been awarded the coveted Geographical Indication (GI) status, clearing the way for a possible patent in the future.
New Delhi, Oct 11 (ANI): Campaigning for Tuesday's State Assembly elections in Maharashtra, Haryana and Arunachal Pradesh concluded on Sunday evening.
New Delhi, Oct 11 (ANI): Campaigning for Tuesday's Assembly elections in three states of Maharashtra, Haryana and Arunachal Pradesh will come to an end this evening.
Mumbai, Oct 10 (ANI): Congress Party President Sonia Gandhi will address three rallies in Maharashtra today.
Bangalore / Hyderabad Oct 4 (ANI): Incessant rains and the flood fury have wrecked havoc in four states of Southern and Western India.
Sangli, Sep 12 (ANI): The Maharashtra police arrested Imran Hassan Nadaf, a resident of Miraj, on charges of conspiracy and inciting riots in Sangli District on Saturday early hours.
Mumbai, July 15 (ANI): Mumbai and parts of its suburbs continued to receive heavy rainfall on Wednesday morning.
Mumbai, June 28 (ANI): Braving the rain and treacherous terrain, enthusiastic riders participated in the Gulf Monsoon Scooter Rally-2009 in Mumbai on Sunday.
Chennai, May 27 (IANS) H.K. Pradeep of Team TVS, Bangalore, was adjudged the best rider in the first round of the MRF Supercross for two-wheelers in Goa, according to a press release from the Federation of Motor Sports Clubs of India (FMSCI) Wednesday.
Chennai, May 15 (IANS) The JK Tyre Indian National Rotax Max Karting championship, comprising five rounds, will commence next month in Coimbatore, Federation of Motor Sports Clubs of India (FMSCI) said.
London, May 3 (IANS) Kolhapur in Maharashtra will host its first international film festival June 3-9 at the Sahuji Smarak auditorium.
Actress Padmini Kolhapure is 43, but she feels age is no bar to learn something new. She is now taking singing lessons from her father.
Bangalore, March 18 (IANS) An Indian Police Service (IPS) officer in Karnataka is under the scanner for alleged corruption, the state ombudsman said Wednesday.
Vidharbha (Maharashtra), March 4 (ANI): Congress General Secretary and party's youth icon Rahul Gandhi met farmers in the district during his brief visit to the city on Wednesday.
New Delhi, Feb 20 (ANI): Union Defence Minister A. K. Antony on Friday distributed the Republic Day 2009 awards and said that the country is proud of the Republic Day parade and the performance is always a moment of pride for the country.
New Delhi, Feb 17 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil unveiled the statue of prominent social reformer and educationist Rajarshi Chhatrapati Shahu Maharaj in Parliament on Tuesday.
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) You could call it India's answer to a Broadway musical, but a Marathi play that has bowled over people in the capital actually revives the glorious 130-year-old theatre tradition of Sangeet Natak.
Pune, Oct 13 (IANS) India opened their account with two golds in shooting and one in weightlifting in the Commonwealth Youth Games here Monday.
Kolhapur (Maharashtra), Oct 12 (IANS) A couple committed suicide after feeding poison to their two minor sons in Kalamwadi village of Maharashtra early Sunday, police said.
New Delhi, Aug 4 (ANI): Virdhawal Khade, the new teen sensation is the youngest hopeful to keep the Indian flag aloft in the Beijing Olympics. He has already won six gold medals in 2006 south Asian Games.