(do͞o`lē), city (1991 pop. 278,317), Maharashtra state, W central India, on the Panjhra River. Dhule is a district administrative center. Cotton and woolen goods are manufactured; cigarette factories and oil mills are also important.
The BDTCL project includes single circuit lines from Vadodara-Dhule-Aurangabad and Indore-Bhopal-Jabalpur, along with two 765 KV substations at Dhule and Bhopal - another first for a private sector player.
PUNE: A mob of about 500 people that had held a protest rally against the communal riots in Dhule town in north Maharashtra last Sunday, yesterday indulged in heavy stone pelting opposite the office of the district collector and district superintendent of police and in some areas of Parbhani district in Marathwada region.
PUNE: Police reinforcements of the State Reserve Police Force (SRPF) were rushed to Dhule district in Vidarbha region yesterday from here, after communal riots broke out yesterday afternoon, after a digital banner of a Hindu militant organization was torn down by people suspected to be from the minority community, a reference to Muslims.