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Vaishali Balajiwale

  • Maharashtra: Storm-hit farmers buy mangalsutra for sister who sold it to grow grapes

    They are dealing with their own grief and anxiety of losing their crops to a horrendous hailstorm, but a bunch of farmers from Niphad tehsil in Nashik didn't think twice before helping out a woman who sold off her mangalsutra to invest in her and husband's vineyard. Though in the same boat, farmers...

    Tuesday, 16 December 2014 - 6:50am
  • Nashik records lowest temp of season

    Meanwhile, Nashik recorded the lowest temperature in the state this season with the mercury dropping to 6.3 degrees Celsius on Monday. Nashik residents woke up to a gripping chill, which continued through the day and grew harsher in the evening. While people in the city were grappling with the cold...

    Tuesday, 16 December 2014 - 6:35am
  • Devendra Fadnavis assures help on visit to hailstorm-hit farmers in Nasik

    Fadnavis says government will announce a relief package on Monday; stops recovery of power dues and loans immediately

    Monday, 15 December 2014 - 7:04am
  • Incurring losses worth crores, Nashik farmers look to the government for respite

    Two days, 1202 mm rainfall, 306 affected villages, over 38,430 hectares of crops damaged, two houses completely blown away, 25 cattle, more than 20 sheep, poultry birds dead, 20 people injured and a losses worth crores. This is what Nashik has been reduced to after an unexpected 2-day hailstorm...

    Sunday, 14 December 2014 - 7:35am
  • Rain, hailstorm cause heavy crop damage in Nashik

    Hailstorm and unseasonal rain over the last two days have hit grapes, pomegranate, onion, onion saplings, maize, vegetables, wheat and other crops in parts of Satana, Niphad and Yeola in Nashik district. The weather became cloudy on December 11 and, in the evening, gave way to winds, unseasonal...

    Saturday, 13 December 2014 - 5:11am
  • Green Kumbh: Eknath Dawale seeks action against those who litter

    Strict action should be initiated against those hotels and restaurants who throw garbage in the open, said divisional revenue commissioner Eknath Dawale, who was addressing a Green Kumbhmela meeting in Nashik recently. The meeting was attended by municipal commissioner Dr Praveen Gedam, DCP Avinash...

    Friday, 28 November 2014 - 6:55am
  • Leader of opposition Eknath Shinde visits rain-hit Nashik farmers

    Leader of opposition Eknath Shinde visited farmers affected by unseasonal rains in Nashik district on Friday demanded commensurate compensation for their loss. Accompanied by Shiv Sena leader Ramdas Kadam, Nashik city chief Ajay Boraste and other party leaders, Shinde visited some farms in the area...

    Saturday, 22 November 2014 - 7:20am
  • Case against singer Suresh Wadkar for false documents in land deal

    Nashik police have filed a case against the famous singer, Suresh Wadkar, on the directive of the Nashik Road Court. Is only Wadkar involved? No. Case has been filed against three others too – Vinayak Vishnu Dhopavkar, Vijaya Nilkanth Karandikar and Vishnu Ramchandra Shinde. Why did court want case...

    Wednesday, 5 November 2014 - 6:05am
  • Is it the end for Raj Thackeray's MNS? Resignations in Nashik rock party

    The simmering discontent in the Raj Thackeray-led MNS has burst into the open following mass resignations by office-bearers, including former legislator Vasant Gite, in its former stronghold of Nashik. The mass resignations of the MNS office-bearers, including Gite, district chief of the party...

    Tuesday, 4 November 2014 - 7:00am
  • Nashik health officers issued show cause notice as dengue infections increase

    The incidence of dengue infections in Nashik is increasing and has also caused stress on the blood banks that face shortage of blood to supply platelets for transfusion. The officiating commissioner of Nashik Municipal Corporation (NMC) has thus issued show cause notices to the health officer and...

    Friday, 31 October 2014 - 4:49pm