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Maharashtra govt has taken adequate steps to tackle drought: Pawar

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 12, 2013, 21:13

Sharad Pawar said the Maharashtra govt has taken adequate steps, including rehabilitation of ten lakh cattle, to tackle the drought situation.

Pawar lauds Chavan`s handling of drought situation

Last Updated: Friday, June 07, 2013, 20:08

Lauding Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan, Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar said on Friday that the state government had handled the drought situation well.

Govt to spend Rs 60,000 cr for a drought-free Maha

Last Updated: Friday, June 07, 2013, 13:49

Severely hit by drought since the past few years, the Maharashtra government has outlined a Rs 60,000 crore programme which includes creating decentralised water storage to make the state drought free in three years.

Rahul Gandhi to visit Maharashtra today

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 28, 2013, 10:06

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi will Tuesday tour some of the drought-hit villages in Aurangabad district of the parched Marathwada region in Maharashtra, his office said Monday.

Maha drought: NABARD to combine its projects with rural plan

Last Updated: Saturday, April 27, 2013, 11:30

In an effort to aid drought relief measures in Maharashtra, NABARD will converge its watershed development projects with MNREGS.

Crop-loans to be restructured in drought-hit districts of Maharashtra

Last Updated: Monday, April 22, 2013, 19:09

Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Monday said that crop loans in the 15 drought-affected districts in the state would be restructured.

Maharashtra drought: CM says next two months very difficult

Last Updated: Thursday, April 18, 2013, 23:37

Describing the next two months as a very difficult period for the drought-affected areas of Maharashtra, Prithviraj Chavan said the state government was making all efforts to ensure adequate water supply to the affected areas.

Ajit Pawar fasts to repent his ‘urine remarks’, Opposition unimpressed

Last Updated: Sunday, April 14, 2013, 10:49

Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar on Sunday undertook a day-long fast to repent his derogatory comment on Maharashtra drought situation.

Urine remark biggest mistake of my life: Ajit Pawar

Last Updated: Monday, April 08, 2013, 19:03

Following the uproar over his controversial ‘urine’ remark, Maharashtra Deputy CM said on Monday that it was the biggest mistake of his life.

Maha Legislature adjourned amid uproar over Ajit Pawar`s remarks

Last Updated: Monday, April 08, 2013, 15:45

Pawar came under fire in the Legislative Assembly for his comments, with the Opposition demanding that he step down instead of just tendering an apology.

Sharad Pawar apologises for nephew Ajit Pawar`s remarks

Last Updated: Monday, April 08, 2013, 11:56

NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Monday apologised for the controversial comments made by Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar, terming them as "unwanted".

`Urine` remark: Opposition demands Ajit Pawar`s removal

Last Updated: Monday, April 08, 2013, 11:31

The main opposition parties, the BJP and the Shiv Sena, have demanded immediate resignation of Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar for his objectionable `urine` remark on the drought situation in Maharashtra.