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Maharashtra govt announces loan waiver for flood-affected farmers with 1-hectare land

Maharashtra govt announces loan waiver for flood-affected farmers with 1-hectare land

In a major relief to farmers affected by the floods that were triggered by incessant rainfall across the state, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Monday announced that the loans taken

Aug 19, 2019, 19:56 PM IST
13 dead after bus collides with truck in Maharashtra's Dhule

13 dead after bus collides with truck in Maharashtra's Dhule

Locals were the first to reach the spot and pulled some of the passengers off the bus. Authorities soon reached the site of the accident and took the injured to a nearby hospital.

Aug 19, 2019, 07:34 AM IST
Maharashtra floods: CM Devendra Fadnavis seeks Rs 6800 crore aid as death toll touches 43

Maharashtra floods: CM Devendra Fadnavis seeks Rs 6800 crore aid as death toll touches 43

The state is likely to demand Rs 2105 crore for flood-affected Konkan and Nashik districts and Rs 4700 crore for Kolhapur, Sangli and Satara districts.  

Aug 13, 2019, 14:48 PM IST
14 children injured after bus skids off road in Maharashtra's Palghar

14 children injured after bus skids off road in Maharashtra's Palghar

 Fourteen school children were injured after a bus they were travelling in skidded off the road in Vada of Palghar district in Maharashtra on Tuesday morning.

Aug 13, 2019, 12:45 PM IST
179 dead in flood-hit Kerala, Karnataka & Maharashtra; rains to continue lashing

179 dead in flood-hit Kerala, Karnataka & Maharashtra; rains to continue lashing

While the water has started receding in many flood-affected districts, the weather department has predicted moderate rains in these states over the next few days.

Aug 13, 2019, 12:15 PM IST
Maharashtra: Opposition slams prohibitory orders in flood-hit Kolhapur

Maharashtra: Opposition slams prohibitory orders in flood-hit Kolhapur

The order has been strongly criticised by the opposition Congress and Nationalist Congress Party, which have termed it as "draconian and reminiscent of General Dyer`s days."

Aug 12, 2019, 20:12 PM IST
Maharashtra floods: Water levels recede, 21 relief teams de-requistioned

Maharashtra floods: Water levels recede, 21 relief teams de-requistioned

In wake of incessant rains and flood wreaking havoc in Maharashtra, CM had on Sunday held a detailed review meeting with the chief secretary, senior officials from resettlement and rehabilitation (R

Aug 12, 2019, 19:11 PM IST
Maharashtra floods: 100 doctors, additional Navy teams arriving in Kolhapur and Sangli

Maharashtra floods: 100 doctors, additional Navy teams arriving in Kolhapur and Sangli

As many as 27 people have died due to floods in five districts of Pune division while more than two lakh people have been evacuated to safer places from three districts of Kolhapur, Sangli, and

Aug 10, 2019, 16:45 PM IST
Shirdi Saibaba Sansthan Trust donates Rs 10 crore to help flood-hit areas in Maharashtra

Shirdi Saibaba Sansthan Trust donates Rs 10 crore to help flood-hit areas in Maharashtra

An announcement in this regard was made by Shirdi Saibaba Sansthan Trust chairperson Suresh Kashinath Haware.

Aug 10, 2019, 14:46 PM IST
27 dead due to floods in Maharashtra, over 2 lakh people evacuated in Pune

27 dead due to floods in Maharashtra, over 2 lakh people evacuated in Pune

Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis conducted an aerial survey of the flood-affected districts of Sangli and Kolhapur to take the stock of the situation. 

Aug 08, 2019, 22:36 PM IST
Maharashtra floods claim 16 lives, over 1.4 lakh evacuated; NDRF, Army, Navy and Coast Guard deployed

Maharashtra floods claim 16 lives, over 1.4 lakh evacuated; NDRF, Army, Navy and Coast Guard deployed

All schools and colleges will remain closed in entire Kolhapur district, three tehsils of Pune district and five tehsils of Sangli district following the red alert for heavy rainfall issued by India

Aug 08, 2019, 06:59 AM IST
Heavy rains continue in three states; Maharashtra CM reviews situation, thousands affected

Heavy rains continue in three states; Maharashtra CM reviews situation, thousands affected

Schools and colleges in Sangli and Kolhapur have been closed as well as in Mulshi, Velha, Bhor and Maval tehsils of Pune.

Aug 07, 2019, 16:32 PM IST
Man drives auto on platform of Mumbai's Virar Railway Station to help pregnant woman

Man drives auto on platform of Mumbai's Virar Railway Station to help pregnant woman

The incident took place on Sunday when the driver took the step to pick up a pregnant woman and take her to the hospital.

Aug 06, 2019, 22:42 PM IST
BS Yediyurappa urges Devendra Fadnavis to regulate flood discharge from Koyna reservoir

BS Yediyurappa urges Devendra Fadnavis to regulate flood discharge from Koyna reservoir

"Coordination between officers of both the states (Karnataka and Maharashtra) is essential at this hour and the same need to be achieved forthwith so that any loss to the properties, human and

Aug 05, 2019, 22:32 PM IST
Mumbai braces for more rain, flood creates havoc in several states

Mumbai braces for more rain, flood creates havoc in several states

Schools and colleges will remain shut in Mumbai on Monday (August 5), its suburbs and smaller cities close to it as heavy showers are predicted to persist over the start of the new week.

Aug 04, 2019, 21:59 PM IST
Venezuelan man held for smuggling cocaine worth Rs 2.2 crore at Mumbai airport

Venezuelan man held for smuggling cocaine worth Rs 2.2 crore at Mumbai airport

A 26-year-old Venezuelan national has been arrested for smuggling cocaine worth Rs 2.2 crore at Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (CSMIA).

Aug 04, 2019, 14:43 PM IST
Mumbai rains: Western line, Central line, Harbour line local trains status

Mumbai rains: Western line, Central line, Harbour line local trains status

Several local trains on the three main lines--Western line, Central line, Harbour line -- were either delayed, diverted or cancelled due to severe waterlogging.

Aug 04, 2019, 07:31 AM IST
Season's highest tide leaves 15 metric ton of trash in Mumbai, 4 drowned

Season's highest tide leaves 15 metric ton of trash in Mumbai, 4 drowned

Season's highest tide of around 4.9 meters washed ashore around 15 metric ton of trash on the shores of Marine Line on Saturday.

Aug 03, 2019, 23:52 PM IST
Four college girls drown in Navi Mumbai waterfall

Four college girls drown in Navi Mumbai waterfall

The incident occurred around 11 a.m. when the girls skipped their classes to go to the picturesque waterfall along with six other friends.

Aug 03, 2019, 19:05 PM IST
Cabinet berth to Aditya Thackerey will be party's decision: Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis

Cabinet berth to Aditya Thackerey will be party's decision: Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis

Fadnavis also affirmed that his government started 90 irrigation projects for farmers in Vidarbha.

Aug 03, 2019, 18:58 PM IST