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"This is Hell." Farmers in Marathwada Versus Year 3 of Drought

As Mr Ghamre catalogues his grievances, other farmers swarm in, communing in stories of immense hardship and the distance of government officials 400 kms away in Mumbai, the thrumming financial capital, constantly in motion, unlike here where ... NDTV, 1 week ago

Nearly 70 Farmers Are Killing Themselves Every Month in Maharashtra's Marathwada

Since June, an occasional drizzle is all that's added to the landscape. With less than 50 per cent rain this monsoon, the agrarian crisis in the drought-prone Marathwada region of Maharashtra has further deepened. At the heart of the crisis is a ...
 NDTV2 weeks ago
Afternoon Despatch & Courier

Sharad Pawar set to tour drought-hit Marathwada region from tomorrow

NCP chief will visit Osmanabad, Latur, Beed and Parbhani districts which are facing acute water shortage Sharad Pawar, the NCP president is all set to start his tour of parched Marathawada region on Friday from Osmanabad. The former Agriculture ...
 Afternoon Despatch & Courier2 weeks ago
Afternoon Despatch & Courier

Foes turn friends over backlog in Marathwada region

Sena, Cong-NCP join hands to demand Rs.12,000 cr package for Marathwada in Assembly The Shiv Sena, alliance partner of ruling BJP, yesterday joined hands with the opposition Congress-NCP combine in the Assembly over the issue of backlog in ...
 Afternoon Despatch & Courier1 month ago

Migration due to drought in Maharashtra

People in the drought-hit areas of Maharashtra, especially from Marathwada region, are migrating to Pune and Hyderabad, Congress MP Rajani Patil says. Marathwada, consisting of Aurangabad, Jalna, Parbhani, Nanded, Hingoli, Beed, Latur and Osmanabad districts, ...
 Asian Age1 month ago

Yield uncertain with monsoon deficit

With an average monsoon rainfall deficiency of 12 per cent and just a month left for the rainy season, the government is keeping its fingers crossed at the impact on the productions of the foodgrains. While the monsoon deficit is of 12 per cent as of now, ...
 Asian Age2 days ago

How Maharashtra Politics Fosters A Sugarcane Crop Even During A Drought

Sugarcane is very profitable as there is little manual labour that's needed; but it sucks a lot a of watre from the ground, farmers say. Beed: It's perhaps the irony of all ironies. Only 7 per cent of water remains in drought-hit Marathawada's ...
 NDTV1 week ago

Kharif output set to top 2014 level

India’s farm output from the monsoon-dependent kharif crops on the whole would be a tad better than last year due to timely and good spatial distribution of the monsoon rains, a top government official said. This has raised farmers’ hopes for a good ...
 The Financial Chronicle1 week ago
Hindustan Times

Maharashtra: 31 small projects to get water from irrigation project...

In Maharashtra, water supply clearly does not seem to be one of the prerequisites for building irrigation projects. In a fresh revelation, which once again highlights how water irrigation projects are planned and approved for handing out ...
 Hindustan Times1 week ago

Shiv Sena not identifying with local issues

The Shiv Sena’s grip on its support base is losing because of its “poor governance” in the local bodies in Maharashtra, outside Mumbai with the party sympathisers feeling that the Shiv Sena MPs, legislators, corporators either lack vision or will as for ...
 Asian Age2 months ago
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