Firstpost Ground Report: A Latur village cobbles together money to rebuild its crumbling irrigation system
The 2,500 villagers who live in this village mounted a collective effort to resurrect water storage and irrigation mechanisms in the region on their own might, borrowing ideas from a local Art of Living centre, and appealing to a newspaper group to fund the project.
Firstpost Ground Report: A region obsessed with sugarcane is schooled in water conservation, and switching crop patterns
The troubles of Mangrul’s farmers have almost entirely to do with sugarcane. The crop has sucked their rapidly-depleting water table dry and mired them in debt.
This is the second part of a series of Firstpost Ground Reports on the drought in Marathwada
A complicated mixture of reasons contributed to the farmer suicides this year; of these, crop failure owing to drought accounted for close to 63 percent of the fatalities, according to a survey conducted by the state government.
A year on, here's a listing of the big hits and misses of the Fadnavis government.
Here are the big takeaways from Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray's Dussehra rally address at Shivaji Park on Thursday.
Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray today struck an uncharacteristically aggressive posture against the BJP, his party's coalition partner in Maharashtra.
Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray is expected to break his silence on his party's turbulent relationship with coalition partner BJP at Dussehra rally.
While speculation was rife that the Sena might pull out of the government and ask its ministers to quit, the party has now decided to wait for some time.
Even as many Sahitya Akademi writers continues to return their awards, the writers from Maharashtra have now joined them.
The book, titled 'Neither a Hawk nor a Dove: An Insider’s Account of Pakistan’s Foreign Policy' is written by Khurshid Mahmud Kasuri, the foreign minister of Pakistan during General Pervez Musharraf 's rule.
A month after attacking the Jain community over the ban on meat sale during paryushan, Shiv Sena has tried to build bridges with the community on Thursday as Yuva Sena chief Aaditya Thackeray inaugurated a sports event organised by Jain International Trade Organisation (JITO).
Shiv Sena strikes again: Ghazal maestro Ghulam Ali's concert cancelled after party threatens to disrupt show
The Shiv Sena on Wednesday demanded cancellation of the proposed live concert of Pakistani ghazal maestro Ghulam Ali in Mumbai on 9 October.
Firstpost spoke with some of those directly affected by the blasts and here's what they had to say.
Rakesh Maria has been replaced as Mumbai Police commissioner by senior IPS officer Javed Ahmed, who took charge on Tuesday.
Despite the controversy over his fake degree row, the Maharashtra education minister Vinod Tawde’s ministerial flight is not likely to crash immediately but it will face the rough weather for next couple of months.
While the city was reeling under the heavy downpour and came to the standstill, the politics was at its peak on Friday as political parties including the Congress, NCP, and BJP corned the Shiv Sena over the BMC’s failure to keep the city flood free.
Just two days after they were inaugurated amid much hype, the two new pumping stations in Mumbai have failed to serve the purpose they were intended to.
In a bizarre move, the Shiv Sena has demanded that the city's civic body Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) plant trees that are holy and sacred to the Hindu culture across the city.
The strike of taxis and autorickshaws was a result of a protest organised by Congress MLA Nitesh Rane-led Swabhiman Union to voice its protest against cab aggregators like Uber and Ola.