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Marathwada drought: 65 farmer suicides reported in April, highest in Beed

Apr 28, 2016

Marathwada drought: 65 farmer suicides reported in April, highest in Beed

As many as 65 farmers in Marathwada have committed suicide in the first three weeks of April. The highest have been reported from Beed district #NewsTracker #Drought #Water Crisis #Beed #Osmanabad #Marathwada #Water shortage #Latur #Farmer suicides #MarathwadaDrought #water trains
IPL 2016: Why Bombay HC should have maintained earlier stand and not allowed Pune game on 1 May

Apr 21, 2016

IPL 2016: Why Bombay HC should have maintained earlier stand and not allowed Pune game on 1 May

Despite the High Court’s order, the politicians themselves seem to have no problem with water being wasted in their sake. At least three cases have emerged of water being used to spray make-shift helipads for ministers. #BJP #IPL #InMyOpinion #water #Akhilesh Yadav #Drought #Siddaramaiah #Bhiwandi #Latur #Eknath Khadse #Radha Mohan Singh #IPL 9 #IPL 2016
Marathwada's drought: History of state's sugarcane addiction long precedes the water crisis

Apr 20, 2016

Marathwada's drought: History of state's sugarcane addiction long precedes the water crisis

While the sugarcane crop might be at the centre of a debate at present with Marathwada reeling under an unprecedented drought, its history in Maharashtra goes way back. #ConnectTheDots #Maharashtra #Sugarcane #Beed #Water shortage #Latur #Amit Deshmukh #Agrarian crisis #MarathwadaDrought #drip irrigation
Marathwada drought: 'Jaldoot Express' carrying 25 lakh litres water reaches Latur

Apr 20, 2016

Marathwada drought: 'Jaldoot Express' carrying 25 lakh litres water reaches Latur

After nine trips by a 10-wagon water train, a 50-wagon water train carrying 25 lakh litre water reached parched Latur on Wednesday #NewsTracker #Water Crisis #Marathwada #Water shortage #Latur #CM Devendra Fadnavis #water train #Miraj #Jaldoot Express
Pankaja Munde hits back, claims she took drought selfies out of 'contentment'

Apr 18, 2016

Pankaja Munde hits back, claims she took drought selfies out of 'contentment'

Pankaja Munde said it was out of "contentment" of seeing water in the trench due to the desliting work that she took selfies. #Congress #BJP #NewsTracker #TheySaidIt #Shiv Sena #NCP #Latur #Pankaja Munde #drought selfie
Eknath Khadse: There goes the magnificent minister in his flying machine

Apr 18, 2016

Eknath Khadse: There goes the magnificent minister in his flying machine

The CWC teams should be able to to provide evidence of the truth behind Eknath Khadse’s not so magnificent sortie by helicopter and the accusation that he allowed the use of 10,000 litres of water in arid Latur to construct a helipad for his convenience. #InMyOpinion #Maharashtra #water #Helipad #Helicopter #Central Water Commission #Drought #Latur #Eknath Khadse #CWC
With reserves of less than 31% of last year, Centre plans water management guidelines for states

Apr 17, 2016

With reserves of less than 31% of last year, Centre plans water management guidelines for states

With some parts of the country facing acute water crisis, the government is likely to come out soon with a model Bill which will lay down guidelines for states on efficient management of the valuable resource by ensuring its storage #NewsTracker #Monsoon #Drought #Latur #CrPC #Reservoirs #Union Water Resources Ministry #water management bill
As Latur braves 2-year-old drought, 10,000 lts of water wasted on BJP leader's helipad

Apr 15, 2016

As Latur braves 2-year-old drought, 10,000 lts of water wasted on BJP leader's helipad

At a time when several parts of Maharashtra are facing severe water crisis, thousands of litres of water were used for a make-shift helipad at a village, where Eknath Khadse landed for reviewing drought situation in Latur district. #ThatsJustWrong #Maharashtra #Helipad #Drought #Latur #Eknath Khadse #Marathwada drought
IMD issues heat-wave warning to eight states as death toll crosses 130

Apr 15, 2016

IMD issues heat-wave warning to eight states as death toll crosses 130

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has announced that at least eight states across the country will face heat-wave conditions over the next two days. #IPL #ConnectTheDots #IMD #Telangana #Drought #India Meteorological Department #Heat wave #Latur #Maharashta