16 Jun 2013
Against the backdrop of the severe drought in several parts of the state prior to this monsoon, Maharashtra Government is preparing a water policy on the lines of the National Water Policy.
21 Apr 2016
Mumbai: Cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar and PepsiCo will jointly help Maharashtra government tackle the drought in Marathwada.
16 Aug 2016
Mumbai: Bollywood actor Aamir Khan said it was his dream to make sure that the water crisis in Maharashtra was solved for good within the next five years. He was speaking at 'Satyamev Jayate Water Cup Awards 2016'. The competition judged water harvesting efforts of various villages.
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.
20 Jan 2017
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18 Apr 2016
Mumbai: Maharashtra Rural Development Minister Pankaja Munde has come under fire from ruling ally Shiv Sena as well as the opposition for clicking selfies while on a visit to drought-hit Marathwada.
18 Apr 2016
Mumbai: Maharashtra Minister Pankaja Munde today came under attack from ruling ally Shiv Sena as well as the opposition for clicking selfies while on a visit to drought-hit Marathwada, but she defended herself saying she took pictures out of elation on seeing water in a trench in the dried up river.
07 Apr 2016
New Delhi: As Maharashtra gears up to host some of the best cricketing talents from across the world, its farmers reel under the effect of the worst drought the state has witnessed in about 100 years. As it seems, the future of the 'Maharashtrian farmer' is as blank as the sky above his head, which most probably will lead him to find solace away from life, as has been the norm for many a years.
18 Feb 2016
Mumbai: Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan, whose comments on 'intolerance' sparked a row last year and invited the wrath of right-wing outfits, is partnering with the BJP-led government in Maharashtra for its flagship water conservation and drought-mitigation programme.
12 Apr 2016
Mumbai: With the Bombay High Court raising questions, the BCCI today said that it will procure treated sewage water for ground maintenance for IPL matches in drought-hit Maharashtra.