maharashtra drought

Government to reimburse fees of students from drought-hit areas

Government to reimburse fees of students from drought-hit areas

Maharashtra School Education Minister Ashish Shelar said the state government will prepare a robust system to reimburse fees directly int...Read More

Rs 1,507 crore paid to farmers in drought-affected areas of Maharashtra

Rs 1,507 crore paid to farmers in drought-affected areas of Maharashtra

Mumbai: Maharashtra Finance Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar said Wednesday that an aid of Rs 1,507 crorehas been creditedinto bank accounts o...Read More

Maharashtra  to draw Rs 2K cr from contingency fund to tackle drought

Maharashtra to draw Rs 2K cr from contingency fund to tackle drought

Mumbai: The Maharashtra government on Tuesday decided to draw Rs 2,000 crore from the state contingency fund for undertaking drought reli...Read More

Maharashtra: Winter session to start from Monday; Maratha reservation, drought likely to dominate

Maharashtra: Winter session to start from Monday; Maratha reservation, drought likely to dominate

Mumbai: The State Backward Class Commission report on Maratha reservations and the drought in 151 talukas are expected to dominate the tw...Read More

Maharashtra government declared drought but made no provisions for relief, says Ashok Chavan

Maharashtra government declared drought but made no provisions for relief, says Ashok Chavan

Mumbai: “In 2019, we will form our government — a farmer’s government, a people’s government,” said Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committe...Read More

Maharashtra government yet to start drought relief measures, claims Dhananjay Munde

Maharashtra government yet to start drought relief measures, claims Dhananjay Munde

Mumbai: Leader of Opposition in the Maharashtra Legislative Council Dhananjay Munde claimed Wednesday that the BJP-led state government h...Read More

Maharashtra Day 2018: Aamir Khan, Alia Bhatt and others join Shramdaan on labour day, check out pictures

Maharashtra Day 2018: Aamir Khan, Alia Bhatt and others join Shramdaan on labour day, check out pictures

It is May 1- Maharashtra Day/ Labour Day and several people from across Maharashtra be it celebs or common man, everyone came together to...Read More

China offers cloud-seeding tech to drought-hit Maharashtra

China offers cloud-seeding tech to drought-hit Maharashtra

Beijing: China is in talks with India to provide cloud-seeding technology to drought-hit Maharashtra to induce rain and train the staff o...Read More

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Coal power plants in drought-hit  districts results into revenue loss

Mumbai : Coal power plants in the drought hit districts in India has resulted in a revenue loss of Rs 2,400 crore in the first five month...Read More

BJP: From one electoral gimmick to another

BJP: From one electoral gimmick to another

Prime Minister Narendra Modi wants to rid the country of the menace of middlemen. In fact, his new slogan is “middleman mukt Bharat” and ...Read More

How water inequality governs drought-hit Maharashtra 

How water inequality governs drought-hit Maharashtra 

A resident of Pune, Maharashtra’s second-most developed city, uses five times as much water as her counterpart in Latur, the district mos...Read More

SpiceJet to supply water in 11 parched villages of Maharashtra

SpiceJet to supply water in 11 parched villages of Maharashtra

Mumbai: To commemorate its 11 years of operations, budget airline SpiceJet today said it has partnered with an NGO to supply nearly 71,50...Read More

Only 1 pc water remains in Marathwada dams

Only 1 pc water remains in Marathwada dams

Mumbai: The administration and people in drought-hit Marathwada are pinning their hopes on monsoon as only one per cent water is left in ...Read More

Only 2 pc water remains in Marathwada dams, 15 pc in Maha

Only 2 pc water remains in Marathwada dams, 15 pc in Maha

Mumbai:In more bad news for the drought-hit Marathwada, only two per cent water is left in dams in the parched region, while 15 per cent ...Read More

Ashok Chavan hits out at Modi, Maha CM over drought

Ashok Chavan hits out at Modi, Maha CM over drought

Osmanabad: Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) president Ashok Chavan, who is on a two-day visit to the district, today hit out...Read More

600 cusecs released to worst-hit Pune tehsils amid row on water sharing

600 cusecs released to worst-hit Pune tehsils amid row on water sharing

Pune: Amid stiff resistance from the MNS, the state irrigation department here today released 600 cusecs of water from city’s Khadakwasla...Read More

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Water woes: MNS activists vandalise irrigation office in Pune

Pune: MNS activists today allegedly vandalised state Irrigation Department’s office here protesting against the sharing of water in city ...Read More

Ganges drying up as summer intensifies across nation

Ganges drying up as summer intensifies across nation

Allahabad: The River Ganges is drying up in Allahabad as temperatures continue to rise across the country.

Central teams to monitor drought situation

Central teams to monitor drought situation

New Delhi: Central teams will study water situation in drought-affected areas in the country until June this year and prepare a long-term...Read More

Govt not releasing sufficient funds to tackle drought: Oppn

Govt not releasing sufficient funds to tackle drought: Oppn

New Delhi: Members in Rajya Sabha today expressed serious concern over the acute drinking water crisis and rising number of farmers’ suic...Read More

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