Thursday, Sep 29, 2022

Waterless in Marathwada


MPCC prez Ashok Chavan hits out at PM Modi, Maharashtra CM Fadnavis over drought

May 07, 2016 4:22 pm

The former state Chief Minister said that in wake of the water crisis prevalent in Osmanabad and other districts,people were migrating to metro cities, and problems like unemployment have become big.

Maharashtra: To save money for water, Latur residents postpone their surgeries

April 25, 2016 1:26 am

Private hospitals rubbished allegations that people were shying away from them as the cost of buying water was being passed on to patients.

From Plate to Plough -- The big thirst

April 25, 2016 12:00 am

It’s not that Maharashtra has spent less on irrigation. The real problem is its high cost.

Maharashtra to take drinking water scheme to remote villages in drought-hit areas

April 24, 2016 1:48 am

CM Devendra Fadnavis said the government has decided to mobilise and gather all resources across departments and ensure that the drought-hit villages get drinking water under the scheme for the next four years.

Railways offers water to Thane, Navi Mumbai for three months

April 24, 2016 1:07 am

At present, the satellite cities have been reeling under sharp water supply cuts

Marathwada dam levels drop to 3%

April 23, 2016 3:29 am

The maximum water capacity in all these projects is 5,142 million cubic metres

Marathwada: Drinking water priority, not breweries, says Maharashtra govt

April 18, 2016 5:51 am

Organises mass marriage for sons, daughters of farmers in drought-hit districts of Marathwada

Marathwada: Water Conservation Minister Pankaja Munde visits parched Latur

April 18, 2016 4:35 am

Munde arrived at Sia village and went to the site of desilting work on Manjara river, which has completely gone dry.

Why drought isn’t grabbing the headlines

March 31, 2016 5:06 pm

In the past, droughts invariably fuelled speculation and hoarding by unscrupulous traders. This time we’re hardly feeling it in the cities.

Waterless in Marathwada: Farm crisis is extra hard on women

March 26, 2016 4:06 am

In Marathwada’s worst-hit districts of Beed, Osmanabad and Latur, households now have an uncompromising priority list of expenses as an economy hit by years of near-total crop failure goes into a tailspin.