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Devendra Fadnavis escapes chopper crash unscathed- here's a list of politicians who didn't
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Devendra Fadnavis escapes chopper crash unscathed- here's a list of politicians who didn't

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis had a providential escape when his copter crash-landed. But many other leading Indian politicians have not been as lucky and got killed in air tragedies in the past few decades.

Devendra Fadnavis escapes unhurt after his chopper crash lands in Latur
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Devendra Fadnavis escapes unhurt after his chopper crash lands in Latur

Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis survived a major scare on Thursday, when a helicopter carrying him crash-landed in Latur.

Watch: Devendra Fadnavis' chopper crash-lands in Latur, all on-board unhurt
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Watch: Devendra Fadnavis' chopper crash-lands in Latur, all on-board unhurt

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis survived a major scare on Thursday, when a helicopter carrying him crash landed in Latur. However, Fadnavis and his aides who were travelling with him all escaped unhurt

Maharashtra Civic Election 2017: 'Jaldoot' does the trick for BJP; party set to win Latur
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Maharashtra Civic Election 2017: 'Jaldoot' does the trick for BJP; party set to win Latur

When Maharashtra government first announced to send a 'water train' to drought-hit Latur in 2015, one would have remotely imagined that it would reap a major political success for BJP in the Congress pocket borough.

Maharashtra civic polls: BJP shrugs off demonetisation hurt, wins five out of 14 seats in Phase II
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Maharashtra civic polls: BJP shrugs off demonetisation hurt, wins five out of 14 seats in Phase II

The Centre's demonetisation decision hasn't affected the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Maharashtra, with the party recording significant successes in the second phase of municipal council elections

Maharashtra CM Fadnavis announces Rs 49,248 cr development package for Marathwada
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Maharashtra CM Fadnavis announces Rs 49,248 cr development package for Marathwada

On Tuesday Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis announced a Rs 49,248 crore development 'package' for Marathwada region, under which important projects, including irrigation and infrastructure, will be completed in a time-bound manner.

Maharashtra govt faces demands from Maratha, Muslim and Dalit communities
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Maharashtra govt faces demands from Maratha, Muslim and Dalit communities

The politically dominant Maratha community has been holding marches in various cities across Maharashtra for the last one month.

Even as floods affect millions in India, Maharashtra's Latur region is relieved of drought
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Even as floods affect millions in India, Maharashtra's Latur region is relieved of drought

Even as reports have emerged of the floods that have displaced millions of the country's residents, Latur region in Maharashtra is now filled to the brim with water

Drought-hit Marathwada migrants triple their incomes in Mumbai; rise above poverty: Report
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Drought-hit Marathwada migrants triple their incomes in Mumbai; rise above poverty: Report

Despite the rough conditions, migrants from Marathwada earn enough money in Mumbai’s construction industry to climb above the poverty line.

How water inequality governs drought-hit Maharashtra
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How water inequality governs drought-hit Maharashtra

A resident of Pune, Maharashtra’s second-most developed city, uses five times as much water as her counterpart in Latur, the district most ravaged by drought in the south-central Marathwada region.

Drought in India: There's water everywhere in Latur, but not a drop of it's free
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Drought in India: There's water everywhere in Latur, but not a drop of it's free

Anything to do with the storage, supply or distribution of water is a flourishing business in drought hit Latur. A sort of thirst economy exists there.

Drought in India: Narendra Modi's inaction speaks louder than his words
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Drought in India: Narendra Modi's inaction speaks louder than his words

When the PM - who is tasked with responding to a disaster takes to musing right in the middle of a drought crisis, something is out of place

Hunger, child marriage, prostitution: How drought hurts women, Dalits more
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Hunger, child marriage, prostitution: How drought hurts women, Dalits more

India's worst drought in decades is hurting women and lower-caste Dalits disproportionately, with impacts ranging from malnutrition to early marriage to prostitution, activists say.

Maharashtra drought: Railways send Rs 4 cr bill for water train to parched Latur
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Maharashtra drought: Railways send Rs 4 cr bill for water train to parched Latur

A month after the first 'water train' reached Latur, the Railways have provided 6.20 crore litre water to the parched region, and sent a Rs four crore bill to the district collector.

Arvind Kejriwal makes fresh offer to send 10 lakh litres of water to Latur
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Arvind Kejriwal makes fresh offer to send 10 lakh litres of water to Latur

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday made a fresh offer to send 10 lakh litres of water from the national capital.

Marathwada’s drought: Makeshift camps offer makeshift solace to migrants
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Marathwada’s drought: Makeshift camps offer makeshift solace to migrants

Hidden behind a large municipal water tanker is a sign that announces the existence of a camp for distress migrants from the region of Marathwada in Maharashtra

Latur drought: At 42 degree Celsius heat, woman dies while waiting to fetch water
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Latur drought: At 42 degree Celsius heat, woman dies while waiting to fetch water

A 45 years old woman died while fetching water in Maharashtra's drought-hit Latur district on Tuesday. She was forced to go out in 42 degrees Celsius heat to get water from an almost dry hand-pump.

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

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

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