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Woman fails 'virginity test,' faces divorce order from 'jaat panchayat'

10 Apr 2021

Woman fails 'virginity test,' faces divorce order from 'jaat panchayat'

Two sisters were subjected to divorce orders by a local panchayat after one of them failed to clear a "virginity test" post their marriage late last year in Kolhapur, Maharashtra, reports said on Saturday.

Maharashtra: Kolhapur vendor caught mixing toilet water in pani puris

07 Nov 2020

Maharashtra: Kolhapur vendor caught mixing toilet water in pani puris

A street vendor serving fast food was caught on camera mixing toilet water with 'pani puris' in Kolhapur, Maharashtra.

Massive floods in Kerala, Karnataka, Maharashtra claim over 100 lives

11 Aug 2019

Massive floods in Kerala, Karnataka, Maharashtra claim over 100 lives

Over 100 people have lost their lives as heavy rains continue to batter the southern states of Kerala, Karnataka, and Maharashtra.

#MumbaiRains: All passengers rescued from Mumbai-Kolhapur Mahalaxmi Express

27 Jul 2019

#MumbaiRains: All passengers rescued from Mumbai-Kolhapur Mahalaxmi Express

The incessant rains in Mumbai and other parts of Maharashtra not just threw normal life out of gear, but also spelled insurmountable troubles for the 700 passengers who were aboard the Mumbai-Kolhapur Mahalaxmi Express.

This 71-year-old's invention reduces petrol consumption by 30% in two-wheelers

02 Jul 2019

This 71-year-old's invention reduces petrol consumption by 30% in two-wheelers

Arvind Khandke of Maharashtra's Kolhapur is the inventor of an innovative mechanical valve for two-wheeler engines that reduces fuel consumption by 30%.

Years after cop's murder, department 'transfers' her to another branch

22 Jan 2019

Years after cop's murder, department 'transfers' her to another branch

An Assistant Police Inspector recently got transferred from Thane to Wardha branch. Sounds normal, right?

Girl in iconic 'Glow of Hope' painting dies at 102

03 Oct 2018

Girl in iconic 'Glow of Hope' painting dies at 102

The girl holding the lamp in the celebrated painting 'Glow of Hope', also known as the Woman With the Lamp, has died. She was 102.

Maharashtra Congress launches 'Jan Sangharsh Yatra' against BJP govt

31 Aug 2018

Maharashtra Congress launches 'Jan Sangharsh Yatra' against BJP govt

The Congress party today launched its 'Jan Sangharsh Yatra' campaign in Kolhapur to highlight the "failures" of the BJP-led central and state governments in fulfilling the promises given to the people.

Kolhapur: 'Nirbhaya Squad' has booked 8,000+ eve-teasers, counseled many more

17 Aug 2018

Kolhapur: 'Nirbhaya Squad' has booked 8,000+ eve-teasers, counseled many more

In Kolhapur, the all-women "Nirbhaya Squad" has registered 8,846 cases of eve-teasing till July, reports TOI.

This disabled Maharashtra youth is a national-level athlete

03 May 2018

This disabled Maharashtra youth is a national-level athlete

Dreams and hopes are important drivers that steer our lives. For this 27-year-old, those are the only ones, because he's a sportsperson who doesn't have a single toe in his right leg and is 40% disabled.

Doctor who sold babies as "social service" arrested in Pune

09 Feb 2018

Doctor who sold babies as "social service" arrested in Pune

Two days ago, a doctor and his wife were nabbed in Kolhapur's Ichalkaranji for selling a baby, but officials suspect the racket goes deeper.

Maharashtra: Bus falls into Panchganga river in Kolhapur; 13 dead

27 Jan 2018

Maharashtra: Bus falls into Panchganga river in Kolhapur; 13 dead

In a tragic incident, a minibus with 17 passengers onboard fell into Panchganga River in Maharashtra's Kolhapur, killing at least 13 people.

'Padmavati' release delayed amid increasing controversies

19 Nov 2017

'Padmavati' release delayed amid increasing controversies

Viacom 18, the makers of the controversial 'Padmavati', today announced they are delaying the scheduled release of the movie "voluntarily".

MPs demand patent for Kolhapuri chappals

06 Apr 2017

MPs demand patent for Kolhapuri chappals

Speaking at the Lok Sabha, National Congress Party member Dhananjay Mahadik, along with other MPs, demanded that the famed Kolhapuri chappals be patented at the earliest.