Water woes: MNS activists vandalise irrigation office in Pune

 MNS activists today allegedly vandalised state Irrigation Department's office here protesting against the sharing of water in city reservoirs with neighbouring towns reeling under water shortage, police said.

India will be 'Congress-free' if BJP keeps nation 'drought-free': Sanjay Raut

India will be 'Congress-free' if BJP keeps nation 'drought-free': Sanjay Raut

In a fresh piece of advice to its ally BJP, Shiv Sena has said that until BJP finds a solution to drought, floods, poverty its dream of keeping India free of Congress will not become a reality.

Maharashtra drought: SC upholds Bombay High Court’s order; no Indian Premier League matches in state after May 1

Maharashtra drought: SC upholds Bombay High Court’s order; no Indian Premier League matches in state after May 1

Mumbai, Pune and Nagpur were to host 13 IPL 2016 matches including final at Wankhede stadium in Mumbai on May 29.

Only 3 percent water left in drought-hit Marathwada dams

In more bad news for the drought-hit Marathwada region, only 3 per cent water is left in dams in the parched region, officials said today.

Maharashtra minister Pankaja Munde faces flak over 'drought selfie'

Maharashtra minister Pankaja Munde faces flak over 'drought selfie'

Munde's selfies went viral on the social media with netizens accusing her of being insensitive to the plight of poor farmers. 

IPL 2016: Defending champions Mumbai Indians choose Jaipur as their home ground

IPL 2016: Defending champions Mumbai Indians choose Jaipur as their home ground

The Mumbai-based franchise were given the option to choose from three alternative venues in Raipur, Kanpur and Jaipur.

Maharashtra drought: Rising Pune Supergiants prefer Visakhapatnam, Mumbai Indians to decide by April 17

Maharashtra drought: Rising Pune Supergiants prefer Visakhapatnam, Mumbai Indians to decide by April 17

The Bombay High Court on Wednesday ordered for shifting of 13 IPL matches from Maharashtra.

Maharashtra drought: Visakhapatnam, Raipur, Kanpur likely replacement IPL venues

Maharashtra drought: Visakhapatnam, Raipur, Kanpur likely replacement IPL venues

The Bombay HC on Wednesday ordered the organisers of IPL to hold no matches in Maharashtra after April 30. 

Moving IPL matches out of drought-hit Maharashtra! Rahul Dravid, Sunil Gavaskar beg to differ

Moving IPL matches out of drought-hit Maharashtra! Rahul Dravid, Sunil Gavaskar beg to differ

The Bombay High Court on Wednesday ordered that all IPL matches after April 30 be moved out of parched state.

Indian Premier League 2016 vs Maharashtra drought: Vinod Kambli takes a potshot at Sachin Tendulkar

Indian Premier League 2016 vs Maharashtra drought: Vinod Kambli takes a potshot at Sachin Tendulkar

Taking to social micro-blogging site, Kambli stated that the best person to voice opinion on this would be none other than Tendulkar.

 

IPL 2016: DDCA willing to host play-offs after Bombay HC orders to shift matches out of Maharashtra

IPL 2016: DDCA willing to host play-offs after Bombay HC orders to shift matches out of Maharashtra

The Bombay High Court has directed the BCCI to shift all IPL matches after April 30 -- adding up to 13 -- out of the drought-hit Maharashtra.
 

Didn't say no to IPL matches in Maharashtra: Devendra Fadnavis

Didn't say no to IPL matches in Maharashtra: Devendra Fadnavis

The Bombay High Court ordered shifting of all IPL matches scheduled in Maharashtra after April 30.

Indian Premier League: Rohit Sharma's brilliant knock powers Mumbai Indians to 6-wicket win over Kolkata Knight Riders

Indian Premier League: Rohit Sharma's brilliant knock powers Mumbai Indians to 6-wicket win over Kolkata Knight Riders

MI chased down KKR's 187/5 with 5 balls remaining to post their first win of the season.

Maharashtra drought: Kanpur, Ranchi, Indore reportedly emerge as alternate IPL venues

Maharashtra drought: Kanpur, Ranchi, Indore reportedly emerge as alternate IPL venues

The Bombay High Court, earlier on Wednesday, ordered the organisers IPL to hold no matches in Mharashtra after April 30.

Maharashtra drought: IPL being targeted, won't be easy to shift matches, says BCCI

Maharashtra drought: IPL being targeted, won't be easy to shift matches, says BCCI

Maharashtra -- home to Rising Pune Supergiants and Mumbai Indians -- was to host 13 games after April 30, including the final in Mumbai.

IPL 2016: List of remaining matches in drought hit Maharashtra

IPL 2016: List of remaining matches in drought hit Maharashtra

After the Bombay High Court order, 13 scheduled matches will be moved out of drought-hit state.

Maharashtra drought: Bombay HC orders BCCI to shift all IPL 2016 matches after April 30

Maharashtra drought: Bombay HC orders BCCI to shift all IPL 2016 matches after April 30

The High Court also stated the Maharashtra Government to monitor the promised water by BCCI, and see that its supplied to affected areas.

Key points stated by the BCCI to Bombay HC in relation to Maharashtra drought

Key points stated by the BCCI to Bombay HC in relation to Maharashtra drought

BCCI has also stated that the board will provide equivalent amount of water used for the Indian Premier League.

IPL 9: MCA willing to provide water to drought-hit areas in Maharashtra, says BCCI to Bombay HC

IPL 9: MCA willing to provide water to drought-hit areas in Maharashtra, says BCCI to Bombay HC

The Bombay High Court will take a final decision today in connection with shifting the Indian Premier League (IPL) matches out of drought-hit Maharashtra.

Maharashtra drought: HC to take final call on shifting IPL matches out of state today

Maharashtra drought: HC to take final call on shifting IPL matches out of state today

The BCCI insisted before the court that they would use recycled sewage water for maintaining pitches for the 17 IPL matches to be held in Mumbai and Pune.