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Jul 21, 2017
Marathwada Diary: Erratic weather, faulty insurance make sowing season a gamble for farmersAfter the widespread destruction caused by a hailstorm in March in Marathwada, farmers who lost lakhs worth of a good crop say erratic weather and faulty insurance have made every sowing season a gamble.
Jul 19, 2017
IMD issues heavy rain alert as Maharashtra, Goa continue to experience extreme weatherIMD has sounded an alert for extremely heavy to heavy rainfall in Maharashtra and the Konkan- Goa region as rains continued to lash Mumbai metropolitan region
Jul 12, 2017
Marathwada Diary: Farmers' distress goes beyond weather patterns, to intensify protests if demands not met by 25 JulyWhy did the farmers’ strike break out now and not during years of drought in Marathwada? Agriculture experts point out that the timing proves how agrarian distress is much more than weather patterns – it is rooted in policies that result in water mismanagement and rising input costs, amid an absence of fair credit systems or support prices.
Jul 10, 2017
Ban on sale of cattle for slaughter: Complicated process, lack of clarity makes Marathwada's farmers dread the new lawWhy is this increasing squeeze on the cattle market for slaughter making Marathwada's farmers anxious?
Jun 29, 2017
Marathwada Diary: Women of Kashiram Somla brave scorching heat, forego wages to fill waterThe residents of Kashiram Somla hamlet, Latur district in Marathwada spend few hours every day filling water. And in most instances, it is women and girls who do this arduous task, at huge cost to their own well-being
Jun 25, 2017
Farmers' unrest: Shiv Sena says BJP's Rs 34,022 crore loan waiver scheme is 'not helping farmers'A day after the Maharashtra government unveiled a mega Rs 34,022-crore farm loan waiver scheme, its ally the Shiv Sena again said it was not useful at all.
Jun 22, 2017
Maharashtra govt urges employees to contribute a day's salary to help farmersThe Maharashtra government on Thursday issued a notification appealing its employees to contribute a day's salary to provide financial assistance to families of farmers in the "suicide-prone" regions of the state.
Jun 17, 2017
Marathwada Diary: Unregulated borewell economy in Osmanabad exploits farmers' desperationDue to the daily struggle for water, the villagers in Marathwada, Maharashtra have become hugely preoccupied with borewells.
Jun 10, 2017
Maharashtra monsoon: Overnight rain claims 12 lives, IMD forecasts heavy downpour in next 48 hoursTorrential rain lashed in large parts of Maharashtra and Mumbai on Saturday claiming at least 12 lives.
Jun 09, 2017
Mumbai-Nagpur Expressway promises prosperity, but spells misery for Nashik farmers forced to give up landAround 10,000 hectares of land, most if it homestead and farms, is being acquired for the Mumbai-Nagpur Samruddhi Expressway, to bring "prosperity" to the poorer regions of eastern Maharashtra. But the agitating farmers in Nashik are sceptical about the promised prosperity.