Aurangabad: News

29 Oct 2022

Bihar

Bihar: Cylinder explodes while cooking Chhath puja prasad; 30 injured

The celebrations of the Chhath festival turned into a tragedy for a family in Aurangabad, Bihar, when a suspected short-circuit caused a cylinder blast, resulting in a massive fire.

Maharashtra: What prompted ASI to shut Aurangzeb's tomb in Aurangabad?

The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) on Thursday closed the tomb of the Mughal emperor, Aurangzeb, in Maharashtra's Aurangabad distinct for five days following a political tempest.

03 May 2022

Maharashtra

Raj Thackeray Aurangabad rally: Case filed against MNS chief, organizers

The Aurangabad Police has registered a case against the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) supremo Raj Thackeray and organizers of his Aurangabad rally, where he gave a controversial speech on Sunday.

02 May 2022

Maharashtra

Raj Thackeray's Aurangabad event violated 16 conditions; police action likely

Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray delivered a fiery, controversial speech in a packed Aurangabad venue on Maharashtra Day (Sunday).

20 Jul 2021

Maharashtra

COVID-19 effect: Number of pre-primary students falls in Aurangabad schools

The number of students in the pre-primary classes of civic-run schools in Aurangabad city in Maharashtra has come down, mainly because of the COVID-19 pandemic, officials said.

16 Apr 2021

Maharashtra

Aurangabad: People flouting curbs to undergo COVID-19 test

The civic body in Maharashtra's Aurangabad city has appointed 12 teams to take action against people roaming around in public without any valid reason despite the COVID-19 curbs, an official said on Friday.

Aurangabad man claims NIA-recovered number plate belongs to his vehicle

A resident of Aurangabad, Maharashtra has claimed one of the number plates recovered by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) from the Mithi river in Mumbai belonged to his van which was stolen last year.

04 Jan 2021

Maharashtra

Restore Aurangzeb-built fort Qila-e-Ark, make it tourist hub: Experts

Aurangabad's Qila-e-Ark, a palace built by Mughal ruler Aurangzeb, is lying in a dilapidated condition and cultural experts have demanded that it be conserved to make it a tourist attraction.

15 May 2020

Madhya Pradesh

Can't stop migrant workers from walking: SC on Aurangabad incident

The Supreme Court on Friday refused to entertain a petition seeking relief for migrant workers in view of the Aurangabad incident.

08 May 2020

Maharashtra

Maharashtra: Migrant workers run over by train, 16 die

At least 16 migrant workers were crushed to death by a goods train in Maharashtra's Aurangabad district this morning, confirmed the Railways.

11 Jul 2019

Narendra Modi

Kenya MP repays 30-year-old Rs. 200 debt to Aurangabad grocer

On Monday, Aurangabad-resident Kashinath Gawli (70) had an odd visitor: Kenya MP Richard Tong'i.

23 Jan 2019

Maharashtra

'Power'ful shock: For 178 units, man receives Rs. 23cr electricity-bill

A man in Uttar Pradesh received a huge shock after his electricity bill came out to be around Rs. 23 crore for his home connection of 2 kilowatts.

20 Jan 2019

Zomato

Maharashtra: Family finds plastic fiber in paneer dishes, Zomato apologizes

On Friday, a family in Aurangabad, Maharashtra ordered food from Zomato but were shocked to find that the paneer dishes had plastic fiber.

12 Jan 2019

Zareen Khan

Zareen Khan gets mobbed in Aurangabad, slaps harasser

Eve-teasing with women is, unfortunately, a casual thing in our society these days. And even celebrities can't escape this dark side of society.

13 Dec 2018

Maharashtra

Maharashtra: 21-year-old female medical student strangled to death in hostel

On Thursday, police in Aurangabad said that a 21-year-old female medical student was found dead in her college hostel room in the city.

17 Oct 2018

Smartphones

Man orders mobile phone from online site, gets brick instead

A man in Aurangabad, Maharashtra has filed a complaint against a leading online retailer for allegedly sending him a piece of brick instead of a mobile handset that he ordered.

23 Aug 2018

Maharashtra

Aurangabad: AIMIM-corporator, who opposed resolution for Vajpayee's tribute, jailed

AIMIM corporator Sayyed Mateen Rashid was arrested by Aurangabad police and sent to judicial custody for one year.

30 Jul 2018

Facebook

Maharashtra: Another man ends life over Maratha quota in Aurangabad

A 35-year-old man allegedly committed suicide by jumping in front of a moving train in Aurangabad in Maharashtra over the Maratha quota demand.

27 Jun 2018

Maharashtra

DCP booked for raping woman constable's daughter in Aurangabad

A senior police officer in Maharashtra's Aurangabad was booked today for allegedly raping a 23-year-old daughter of a woman constable on the pretext of providing her job, an official said.

16 Jun 2018

Maharashtra

Varsity official suspended for adding 'Maharaj' title to Ambedkar's name

Acting Registrar of Aurangabad's Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University Sadhna Pandey was this evening suspended by the Vice-Chancellor for adding the word "Maharaj" to the name of Dr. BR Ambedkar.

29 May 2018

Crime Branch

Arms bought illegally online seized from courier firm in Aurangabad

The Crime Branch of Aurangabad Police (Maharashtra) has seized weapons like swords and knives, which were purchased illegally through an online shopping site, and have arrested four employees of a courier firm in this connection, an official said today.

12 May 2018

Maharashtra

Aurangabad burns as communal clashes break out over water

Violence broke out in Aurangabad yesterday reportedly after water supply to a religious place was disconnected.

12 May 2018

Maharashtra

Vegetable seller gets Rs. 8 lakh electricity bill, commits suicide

An error by the Maharashtra State Electricity Board, allegedly, led to the suicide of a vegetable seller named Jagannath Nehaji Shelke in Aurangabad district.

11 Apr 2018

India

Aurangabad: BSc student jumps off college building; principal booked

A 19-year-old student, who allegedly jumped-off the fourth-floor of his college in Aurangabad yesterday apparently after he was found copying during BSc (Nutrition Biochemistry) examination, succumbed to his injuries today.

20 Jan 2018

India

Union Minister Satyapal Singh: Darwin's evolution theory is scientifically wrong

Minister of State, in the Human Resource Development (HRD), Satyapal Singh doesn't want Charles Darwin's "theory of evolution" to be taught in schools. But, why is that? Amusingly, he claims that since our ancestors haven't mentioned that they saw an ape turn into a man, the theory is scientifically wrong.

15 Nov 2017

Maharashtra

Sena MLA Harshvardhan Jadhav: BJP offered Rs. 5cr to defect

Shiv Sena MLA Harshvardhan Jadhav has accused the BJP of horse-trading. In a shocking claim, he said BJP was offering Rs. 5cr each to Sena's 25 MLAs.

06 Sep 2017

Mumbai

Ganpati Visarjan Maharashtra: Celebrations marred by death of 12 people

Hundreds of thousands of devotees in Maharashtra bid adieu to Lord Ganesh during the Visarjan rituals yesterday on the last day of the 12-day long Ganeshotsav, Anant Chaturdashi.

24 Jul 2017

Maharashtra

Build toilets or sell your wives? Aurangabad DM sparks controversy

Stirring up controversy, Aurangabad District Magistrate Kanwal Tanuj stated that those who cannot build toilets should sell their wives.