Tardy response by govt & cool weather allow the virus to spread rapidly

Never before in Pune has a sneeze in a crowded place triggered so much panic and anxiety. Reason: swine flu has caused 100 deaths so far in the city in just over three months since 14-year-old schoolgirl Reeda Shaikh became the country

Pune, Aug. 4 The Maharashtra Government has invoked the Epidemic Control Act in Pune and Satara districts to check the spread of the H1N1 virus that causes swine flu, which claimed its first victim in India, a 14-year-old schoolgirl, here on Monday.

Will Empower State Officials To Undertake Stringent Action

Aug. 4: A day after 14-year-old Pune schoolgirl Reeda Shaikh became the first person in India to die of the H1N1 flu, the Maharashtra government on Tuesday invoked the century-old Epidemic Diseases Act in Pune and Satara districts to arm itself with special powers to compel those suspected of having the disease to get themselves admitted to government hospitals for treatment.

Siddhesh Inamdar

Mumbai: Project-displaced people from Pune, Hingoli, Nandurbar, Satara and other districts of Maharashtra gathered at the Azad Maidan here on Thursday and announced the start of an indefinite demonstration, asking for justice. The agitation has been organised by the National Alliance of Peoples Movements and is being led by activist Medha Patkar.

Pune The Shramik Shetkari Vigyan Mandal, a farmers

Be it health, water, cleanliness or alcohol consumption, villages in rural Maharashtra are witnessing a silent movement in the last few years, thanks to the women sarpanches at the helm.

NEW DELHI: The Central government on Thursday approved a grant-in-aid assistance of 50 per cent of the project cost in general areas and 75 per cent in the north-eastern region and

A proposal to set up the 800 sq km Sahyadri tiger reserve in the Western Ghats of Maharashtra is getting finishing touches. Sahyadri will be the state's fourth tiger reserve. "The state will submit

This article chronicles the peaceful struggle and eventual success of the people of Alibag, Maharashtra, against the attempts by corporate bodies, with the help of the state government, to grab land f