सूखाग्रस्त मराठवाड़ा के बच्चों ने पेड़ों को दिया जीवनदान, लौटाई हरियाली
मराठवाड़ा में पानी की किल्लत के बावजूद बच्चों ने अपने स्कूल परिसर में हरियाली लाने की मुहिम शुरू की और आज उनका स्कूल मिसाल ...
Irregularities mar irrigation projects in Maharashtra says CAG report
The report also says that fines have not been imposed on contractors despite delay
In rain-shadow Marathwada, everyone loves tankers
They form an essential part of the economy of the region
Unseasonal Maharashtra rains damage crops on 7 million hectares: Govt
Kharif crop in Marathwada, Konkan and western Maharashtra affected
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बारिश में उतार-चढ़ाव या अनिश्चितता किसानों के लिए डरावनी हकीकत में तब्दील होती जा रही है। बारिश में यह तब्दीली जलवायु परिवर्तन से जोड़कर देखी ...
Swachh Bharat Mission: Water shortage drives people in Marathwada to open fields
Maharashtra’s rain-shadow region has had so little rain in the last four years that residents don’t have enough water to flush …
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हर साल तकरीबन 2 लाख बच्चे अपने परिवारों के साथ पलायन करने को मजबूर हैं। जिनमें से 1 लाख 30 हजार बच्चे स्कूल नहीं ...
Marathwada in the grip of drought-like situation
With only 58 per cent rainfall this season, Maharashtra is likely to face one of the worst agrarian crises ever
Drought, but why: Several districts in peril every year
Despite 40 years of efforts and huge resource allocation, drought continues to hit the same districts over and again
More rainfall predicted in second half of monsoon
Some regions like Marathwada, Punjab and Haryana to remain parched
Another hailstorm in Maharashtra, claims lives of two
Ready-to-harvest crops damaged, farmers fear orchards may not regenerate
Drought but why: What happened to the promise of a drought-free Maharashtra?
Between October last year and February this year, the state government has declared 151 talukas and 268 revenue circle as drought-hit.
Half of Maharashtra’s villages lose 50% crop
Farmers want drought to be declared; government dilly-dallies
Why Marathwada is becoming a graveyard for farmers
Season after season of failed crops is pushing farmers to the brink of desperation, while the inaction of the Maharashtra government is allowing …
Budget 2015 gives drought-hit Marathwada a miss
Proposed PPP in irrigation may prove disastrous as control of water may pass into private hands
Marathwada's dry story
How poor policies pushed the region into one of its worst droughts ever
Maharashtra CM’s let-down for cotton growers
Pleads election code of conduct to postpone minimum support price decision
Large-scale germination failure in soybean, Maharashtra farmers hit hard
Could speed up decline of the crop in the region
Unprecedented floods hit Vidarbha’s drought-prone districts
Monsoon brings intense rainfall episodes; about 700,000 hectares agricultural land damaged
Persistent in folly
Rice and wheat fetch a secure price and subsidies on farm inputs. Coarse grains have no place in the public distribution system, although their …
Rice: the real cost
It is said the future wars would be fought over the issue of water, not land. Yet Indian government promotes rice, which consumes water, over …
By promotong rice over coarse grains, the government is promoting food scarcity and defeciency of micronutrients among India's most malnourished …
Grain of truth
India's public distribution system promotes rice and wheat. These water-intensive crops require more inputs and are less nutritious as compared …
Monsoon arrives in Maharashtra, but reservoir levels still low
Full only till 14 per cent of their capacity
Maharashtra farmers demand better price. Chief minister offers aid package
Considering the acreage of soybean, cotton and paddy, the aid would be a paltry Rs 941 per ha