Maha drought: NABARD to combine its projects with rural plan

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

Maharashtra drought: CM says next two months very difficult

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.

Urine remark biggest mistake of my life: Ajit Pawar

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

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

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.

Saibaba temple trust to donate Rs 25 crore for drought relief

Saibaba Sansthan Trust will hand over a cheque of Rs 25 crore to the Maharashtra CM Prithviraj Chavan for Chief Minister`s relief fund on April 11.

Rajnath Singh seeks PM`s intervention in tackling Maha drought

BJP president Rajnath Singh on Monday appealed to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to intervene in tackling the severe drought in Maharashtra.

Hrithik Roshan to skip Holi celebrations for a cause

Actor Hrithik Roshan has decided to stay away from Holi celebrations in view of the prevailing water shortage in Maharashtra.

Oppositions takes on Maharashtra govt over drought

Maharashtra government Tuesday drew flak from opposition BJP and Shiv Sena over tackling of the drought situation.

BJP seeks Rs 9,000 crores package to tackle Maha drought

Leader of Opposition in Maharashtra Legislative Council Vinod Tawde today sought a relief package of Rs 9,000 crores to tackle drought in the state.

EGoM to discuss drought relief for Maharashtra on Wednesday

An Empowered Group of Ministers on Drought, headed by Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar, is scheduled to meet on Wednesday to decide on relief measures for Maharashtra.

Maha govt committed to tackling drought situation: Governor

The Maharashtra government is fully committed to taking additional measures for tackling water scarcity situation, Governor K Sankaranarayanan said today.

Sena MPs, legislators give month`s salary for drought relief

Shiv Sena`s elected public representatives have decided to contribute their one month`s salary towards drought relief work in Maharashtra.

In drought-hit Jalna, peak of summer arrived 2 months early

A grim picture unfolds as one travels through the drought-hit Jalna district of Marathwada region and the border areas of Ahmednagar district in western Maharashtra.

Maharashtra ministers to give 1-month salary for drought works

All ministers in Maharashtra will contribute one month`s salary towards drought relief in the State, where a dozen districts are reeling under acute water scarcity.

Shiv Sena lambasts govt for ignoring drought in Ko

Shiv Sena criticised the Maharashtra government for neglecting drought conditions in Konkan region.

Sena doing politics over drought, alleges Rane

Maharashtra Industries Minister and senior Congress leader Narayan Rane on Sunday lashed out at Shiv Sena executive president Uddhav Thackeray.

Sena doing politics over drought, alleges Rane

Maha Industries Minister lashed out at Shiv Sena executive prez Uddhav Thackeray for "doing politics over the issue of water crisis and drought."