Maharashtra draught

Vidarbha region farmers protest over long pending demands

More than 300 farmers of the draught-affected areas of Vidarbha region staged a protest in Yavatmal district demanding the state government to take steps to provide relief to farmers.

Oct 16, 2014, 19:05 PM IST

3,664 Maharashtra villages depend on tankers for water

As many as 3,664 villages and 9,095 hamlets in the state are being supplied water by tankers, the Maha cabinet was informed on Wednesday.

May 08, 2013, 21:13 PM IST

Govt policy prioritised allocation of water for drinking: Ajit Pawar

Maharashtra Deputy CM Ajit Pawar on Wednesday said the priority was given to allocation of water for drinking as per the government policy.

Apr 10, 2013, 22:20 PM IST

Should we urinate into dry dams to fill them, asks Ajit Pawar; apologises later

Ajit Pawar derided protest by a farmer who was demanding release of water for his dry field, saying that should people urinate in dams for fill it.

Apr 07, 2013, 19:11 PM IST