Thursday, June 20, 2013
Maharashtra govt has taken adequate steps to tackle drought: Pawar
Sharad Pawar said the Maharashtra govt has taken adequate steps, including rehabilitation of ten lak...
Pawar lauds Chavan`s handling of drought situation
Lauding Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan, Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar said o...
Govt to spend Rs 60,000 cr for a drought-free Maha
Severely hit by drought since the past few years, the Maharashtra government has outlined a Rs 60,00...
Rahul Gandhi to visit Maharashtra today
Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi will Tuesday tour some of the drought-hit villages in Aurangaba...
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 devel...
Crop-loans to be restructured in drought-hit districts of Maharashtra
Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Monday said that crop loans in the 15 drought-affect...
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 Maharash...
Ajit Pawar fasts to repent his ‘urine remarks’, Opposition unimpressed
Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar on Sunday undertook a day-long fast to repent his derog...
Urine remark biggest mistake of my life: Ajit Pawar
Following the uproar over his controversial ‘urine’ remark, Maharashtra Deputy CM said on Monday tha...
Maha Legislature adjourned amid uproar over Ajit Pawar`s remarks
Pawar came under fire in the Legislative Assembly for his comments, with the Opposition demanding th...
Sharad Pawar apologises for nephew Ajit Pawar`s remarks
NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Monday apologised for the controversial comments made by Maharashtra Deput...
`Urine` remark: Opposition demands Ajit Pawar`s removal
The main opposition parties, the BJP and the Shiv Sena, have demanded immediate resignation of Mahar...
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 Chava...
Water going to be the most precious commodity in world: Maharashtra Governor
As several parts of Maharashtra are hit by drought, Governor K Sankaranarayanan appealed to private ...
Maharashtra drought: Rajnath Singh seeks PM`s intervention
BJP President Rajnath Singh has appealed to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to intervene in tackling t...
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 tack...
NGO concerned over girl trafficking from drought-hit Maharashtra
As people in drought-hit parts of Maharashtra face livelihood challenges, concerns have been raised ...
Drought, a prolonged agony for Maharashtra!
About one fifth of the state’s population received 50% deficient rainfall.
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...
Maharashtra drought is man-made: Anna Hazare
Alleging that drought in Maharashtra is "man-made", social activist Anna Hazare on Saturda...
Sharad Pawar, Maha CM hold talks over drought situation
Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar and Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan held discus...
In-coordination of ruling allies led to less Maha drought aid package
Lack of coordination between Congress and NCP -- the ruling coalition partners-- had resulted in ina...
EGoM approves Rs 1,207cr drought relief package to Maharashtra
An EGoM on drought headed by Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar on Wednesday approved Rs 1,207 crore ...
Oppositions takes on Maharashtra govt over drought
Maharashtra government Tuesday drew flak from opposition BJP and Shiv Sena over tackling of the drou...
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...
EGoM to discuss drought relief for Maharashtra on Wednesday
An Empowered Group of Ministers on Drought, headed by Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar, is schedule...
Maha govt committed to tackling drought situation: Governor
The Maharashtra government is fully committed to taking additional measures for tackling water scarc...
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 towar...
Jalna district seeks Rs 495 crore for drought-relief measures
The Jalna district administration has sought Rs 495 crore from the high-level Central committee to t...
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 an...
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,...
Drought situation in Maharashtra serious: Chavan
Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan said the focus of the state budget next month would pri...
Maharashtra drought: After RR Patil, Naseem Khan too donates salary
Maharashtra Textiles and Minorities minister Mohammed Arif Naseem Khan on Monday said he will donate...
Demand to declare Rahata taluka as drought-affecte
Shiv Sena and BJP activists Monday took out a rally demanding to declare Rahata taluka of Ahmednagar...
Shiv Sena lambasts govt for ignoring drought in Ko
Shiv Sena criticised the Maharashtra government for neglecting drought conditions in Konkan region.
Chavan asks PM for national fund for drought relief
Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan said the idea was suggested by the state during a meeti...
State minister calls drought as Maharashtra`s `worst`
Maharashtra Water Supplies and Sanitation Minister Laxmanrao Dhoble added that planning would have t...
Centre sanctions Rs 588 cr to Maha for drought-relief
Centre has sanctioned Rs 588 crore as part of the drought-relief package to Maharashtra.
Sena doing politics over drought, alleges Rane
Maharashtra Industries Minister and senior Congress leader Narayan Rane on Sunday lashed out at Shiv...
Sena doing politics over drought, alleges Rane
Maha Industries Minister lashed out at Shiv Sena executive prez Uddhav Thackeray for "doing pol...
Shiv Sena for spl package to drought-hit Maha
Shiv Sena sought a special financial package saying the state was heading towards a scenario where t...
Maha govt set up panels on drought relief measures
Maharashtra government has set up 4 committees to study scope of water conservation works in drought...
Maha govt announces drought relief measures
As over 12 districts struggle with drought in Maharashtra, the state government on Wednesday stepped...
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