Keyword : Marathwada

Acute water shortage hits Marathwada, CM takes stock of monsoon failure

With many parts of Maharashtra witnessing drought like situation, chief minister Devendra Fadnavis embarked on tour of affected areas of Marathwada. He also visited Ahmednagar and Solapur districts

Maharashtra panel wants govt to set up agri risk fund

As the Marathwada region of Maharashtra reels under drought like conditions due to failure of monsoon, a panel constituted by state government has recommended moratorium on debt recovery and establ

What has gone wrong in Marathwada?

Marathwada of Maharashtra comprising eight districts (Aurangabad, Jalna, Parbhani, Nanded, Latur, Beed, Osmanabad and Hingoli) is traditionally a drought-prone region. The situation has worsened wi

Shrihari Aney clears his stand on separate statehood for Marathwada

Amidst the uproar in state legislature over demands for separate statehood for Marathwada region, Maharashtra advocate general Shrihari Aney who submitted his resignation to the governor on Tuesday

Maharashtra’s development pattern alien to Vidarbha and Marathwada: Shrihari Aney

There is conflict of duty and absolute absence of clarity on the powers of an advocate general’s post. Government has enough lawyers called government pleaders. Advocate general is a constitu

Maharashtra drought: Two children die in three days

In a span of just three days, two children were killed by the intense heat wave in Maharashtra’s drought-hit Marathwada region. A 12-year-old girl and an 11-year-old boy, both belonging to Be

Technical teams to visit drought-hit areas, suggest water management

Several states are facing water crisis, with Maharashtra being the worst hit. Now, the technical teams of Central Water Commission and Central Ground Water Board will now study water situation in d

Time for a water law

Fifty-two-year-old Shanti Devi from Sarkhadi village in Uttar Pradesh’s Bundelkhand region walks 12 km every day to fill two earthen pots with water, that lasts for two days. Then she fetches

Water scarcity: It’s the crop pattern

“The world has enough for everyone’s needs, but not everyone’s greed.”                

Scary scarcity of water

One billion people will be facing severe water shortage in India and neighbouring areas by 2050 thanks to climate change and expansion of economic growth, according to a projection made by the rese

There is a water emergency now: Rajendra Singh

Are you aware of the MIT study which projects acute water stress in India 35 years from now? Why wait for 35 years? Even now 11 states are facing a water eme

Take your kids out to Nainital lake this summer...

Here is no water but only rock, Rock and no water and the sandy road. The road winding above among the mountains, Which are mountains of rock without water.

Thirsty world stares at limp economy

India along with the rest of the world is facing an acute water scarcity, a crisis that is deepening with each passing year and now posing a threat to the world economy. A World Bank

Maharashtra staring at water famine: Yogendra Yadav

 “In Maharashtra the water scarcity has already turned into a water crisis and is fast progressing towards a water famine,” said Yogendra Yadav of Swaraj Abhiyan after completing 1

A calamity bigger than drought

For the past two months Ghaneshwar Yadav, a native of Bihar, has been working as a daily wage labourer in New Delhi’s Okhla area. With a few clothes tucked into a tattered plastic bag, Yadav

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