Maharashtra - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Maharashtra


Security high in restive Kashmir as India votes again

May 06, 2019 - 7:17 PM

The world's biggest poll has been plagued by violence with militants throwing a grenade at a voting booth and shooting dead a local politician in south Kashmir

SECURITY. An Indian paramilitary trooper stands guard at an empty polling station during the fifth phase of India's general elections in Kashmir's Shopian district, south of Srinagar, on May 6, 2019. File photo by Tauseef Mustafa/AFP

Indian Maoists kill 16 in fresh election violence

May 01, 2019 - 6:36 PM

(UPDATED) The attack, the deadliest carried out by the Maoists since 2017, happened in the densely forested Gadchiroli region of Maharashtra, deep in the Indian interior

GUARD. Indian paramilitary trooper guards at a polling station during the fourth phase of India's general elections on April 29, 2019. Photo by Tauseef Mustafa/AFP

Mumbai bomb plotter Yakub Memon hanged in India

Jul 30, 2015 - 11:05 AM

Memon is executed for his role in a series of co ordinated attacks that killed hundreds of people in Mumbai in 1993

Indian activists of hardline organization, Hindu Sena, hold posters and shout slogans in support of the death sentence for Yakub Memon, convicted for involvement in 1993 Mumbai attack, in New Delhi, India, July 29, 2015. Harish Tyagi/EPA

India PM's party confident of victory in testing state polls

Oct 19, 2014 - 2:19 PM

Vote counting began in two Indian states on Sunday October 19 where Prime Minister Narendra Modi s right wing party was confident of snatching victory

Indian voters hold up their IDs as they wait patiently in a long queue to cast their votes at a polling station during the Assembly election of Maharashtra state, in Mumbai, India, 15 October 2014.Divyakant Solanki/EPA