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Dec 12, 2017
Maharashtra ACB registers 4 FIRs against state officials in Gosikhurd irrigation project 'irregularities'The ACB on Tuesday registered four FIRs against irrigation department officials and contractors in connection with alleged irregularities in the Gosikhurd irrigation project in east Maharashtra.
Dec 10, 2017
Devendra Fadnavis warns Opposition leaders, says will reveal evidence against them at right timeMaharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis on Sunday warned the Opposition leaders that he had "evidence" against them and could bring it up "at the right time".
Nov 11, 2017
Nitin Gadkari announces Rs 6,000 crore, World Bank-backed project to improve irrigation, water accessibilityGadkari on Friday announced a World Bank-supported Rs 6,000 crore scheme to improve the irrigation facilities and water accessibility capacity in several states
Sep 20, 2017
Seven workers die in Telangana as roof of under-construction tunnel collapses in Rajanna SiricillaSeven construction workers were killed and one injured when the roof of an under-construction tunnel of an upcoming irrigation project collapsed in Telangana on Wednesday, officials said.
Sep 20, 2017
Sharad Yadav, Lalu Prasad slam Nitish Kumar over Bhagalpur canal wall collapse in BiharOnce friends, and now his arch foe — rebel JD-U leader Sharad Yadav and RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav— took pot shots at Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday, accusing his government of massive corruption after a portion of an irrigation canal in Bhagalpur district collapsed hours before its inauguration.
Sep 04, 2017
Cabinet reshuffle: Devendra Fadnavis hopes irrigation projects will be cleared fast after Nitin Gadkari gets additional chargeChief Minister Devendra Fadnavis Monday voiced hope that irrigation proposals worth Rs 24,000 crore submitted to the Centre by Maharashtra will be speedily cleared
Aug 20, 2017
West Bengal floods: Situation improves but Malda district inundated by increasing water of MahanandaThe flood situation in northern West Bengal showed an overall improvement, barring Malda district where nearly five blocks were still inundated by the increasing water level of Mahananda river, the state government said on Sunday.
Aug 15, 2017
Maharashtra's marginalised face discrimination even in death as state govt fails to offer burial, cremation groundsA lack of burial and cremation grounds in rural Maharashtra especially Marathwada region shows that there's no respite for Dalits, Muslims, and other marginalised communities even in death
Aug 01, 2017
Foodgrain output up 5-fold in 60 years, but behind this rosy picture lies India’s farm distressThough it is the largest producer of pulses in the world, India’s pulses crop yield (659 kg/ha) was the lowest among BRICS countries in 2014
Jul 07, 2017
Chhattisgarh's Kelo dam adds to woes of villagers in Raigarh district, authorities remain indifferentImagine your child having to wade through almost knee-deep water to reach school. This is a reality across villages on the banks of Kelo river in Chhattisgarh. A dam was constructed on the river in 2014. The water from the reservoir has started flooding the roads, particularly after monsoons.