Marathwada region

Youth arrested from Parbhani for suspected ISIS links

The Maharashtra Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) on Sunday arrested a 24-year-old youth from Parbhani district in Marathwada region for suspected ISIS links.

Jul 24, 2016, 19:13 PM IST

Concern in Lok Sabha over drought, Members demand loan waiver

Voicing concern over the worsening drought situation in the country, Lok Sabha members on Tuesday demanded that the government should waive the loans of farmers and work on war-footing to ensure that people do not suffer for want of drinking water.

May 10, 2016, 20:41 PM IST
Maharashtra drought: 10,000 litres of water used for helipad for Union Minister Radha Mohan Singh in Bhiwandi

Maharashtra drought: 10,000 litres of water used for helipad for Union Minister Radha Mohan Singh in Bhiwandi

A BJP activist Dayanand Nene had claimed that 10,000 litres of water was used for helipad for Union Min Radha Mohan Singh in Bhiwandi.

Apr 20, 2016, 16:31 PM IST

Good news! 25 lakh litres water sent to Latur, tweets Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis

 Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis said on Tuesday that 25 lakh litres of water had been dispatched to Latur.

Apr 19, 2016, 23:37 PM IST
Railways sends 'water train' to parched Latur in Maharashtra

Railways sends 'water train' to parched Latur in Maharashtra

The initiative was taken by Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu as many parts of his home state are reeling under a severe water crisis, especially villages in Latur district that has a population of around 2.45 crore.

Apr 11, 2016, 19:05 PM IST

BJP directs party leaders to support govt in tackling drought

Maharashtra BJP has directed all the party's MLAs, MLCs and MPs in the state to shoulder the responsibility for tackling drought in affected regions, particularly Marathwada.

Mar 08, 2016, 11:38 AM IST
Ink attack on RTI activist: Shiv Sena calls the act 'disgraceful', sacks partymen

Ink attack on RTI activist: Shiv Sena calls the act 'disgraceful', sacks partymen

Shiv Sena has sacked party workers who blackened the face of a Right to Information (RTI) activist in Latur in Marathwada region, Yuva Sena chief Aaditya Thackeray said here on Saturday.

Oct 31, 2015, 14:33 PM IST

Equitable water distribution mooted to overcome drought in Marathwada region

Experts suggested equitable water distribution to overcome the drought in the Marathwada region at a discussion here on Monday.

Sep 14, 2015, 22:57 PM IST

Shiv Sena joins Opposition demand of Rs 12,000 cr package for Marathwada

The Shiv Sena today joined the Opposition Congress and NCP in Maharashtra Legislative Assembly to demand a Rs 12,000 crore package to meet out the irrigation backlog in Marathwada region.

Jul 31, 2015, 13:36 PM IST

Three farmers commit suicide in draught-hit Marathwada region

Reeling under financial distress, three farmers on Tuesday allegedly committed suicide in different parts of Latur district in draught-hit Marathwada region of Maharashtra, police said.

Dec 02, 2014, 20:12 PM IST

NCP student wing to grab headmasters` lunch to feed kids

If Maharashtra NCP student wing has its way, starting Monday, there is a chance school headmasters in Marathwada region will go hungry.

Aug 18, 2013, 22:14 PM IST

Rahul Gandhi to visit Maharashtra on Tuesday

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.

May 27, 2013, 22:11 PM IST

Sena chief slams state government for neglecting Marathwada

Uddhav Thackeray lambasted Maharashtra`s ruling Congress-NCP coalition government for its failure to tackle drought in Marathwada region.

Feb 03, 2013, 22:49 PM IST

Jundal arrest: `Marathwada becoming Pakistan’

Marathwada region, from where the arrested LeT handler of 26/11 Mumbai terrorist attack, Abu Jundal hails, is fast becoming the "new Pakistan", Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray said.

Jun 27, 2012, 18:04 PM IST