08 Mar 2016
Mumbai: Maharashtra BJP directed all the party's MLAs, MLCs and MPs in the state to shoulder the responsibility for tackling drought in affected regions, particularly Marathwada.
30 Dec 2015
New Delhi: The Center yesterday sanctioned Rs 5,083 crore to Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra as central assistance for coping with the drought faced by them.
23 May 2016
Mumbai: The administration and people in drought-hit Marathwada are pinning their hopes on monsoon as only one percent water is left in the dams of the parched region.
13 Apr 2016
Mumbai: The Bombay High Court today ordered that 13 IPL matches scheduled after April 30 must be shifted outside Maharashtra due to water scarcity in the state.
14 Apr 2016
New Delhi: In a major blow to BCCI, the Bombay High Court yesterday ordered that 13 IPL matches scheduled after April 30 be shifted outside Maharashtra. This ruling comes in the wake of the acute water crisis in the state which forced more than 3000 farmers to end their lives in the year 2015.
14 Apr 2016
New Delhi: Stumped by Bombay High Court's order of shifting 13 IPL matches from drought-hit Maharashtra, the BCCI yesterday said the cash-rich league is being targetted unfairly and it won't be easy to move out games midway through the tournament.
01 Dec 2015
Mumbai: Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray today said drought-affected farmers were not getting the sanctioned financial assistance.
10 Jan 2015
Mumbai: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday assured Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis that the committee headed by him would soon consider the state's memorandum on the drought situation and release maximum-possible assistance, an official statement said.
09 Dec 2015
Nagpur: Both Houses of the Maharashtra Legislature were adjourned for the third consecutive day today with opposition Congress and NCP disrupting the proceedings demanding an assurance from the BJP government on complete loan waiver for farmers hit by drought-like situation.
14 Dec 2015
Mumbai: A debt-ridden BJP-led Maharashtra government is unwilling to announce any special financial package for farmers in drought prone areas despite its own ally Shiv Sena as well as opposition Congress and NCP taking an aggressive stand on the issue in the ongoing session of the state legislature.