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.
Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis survived a major scare on Thursday, when a helicopter carrying him crash-landed in Latur.
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
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.
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
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.
The politically dominant Maratha community has been holding marches in various cities across Maharashtra for the last one month.
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
Despite the rough conditions, migrants from Marathwada earn enough money in Mumbai’s construction industry to climb above the poverty line.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday made a fresh offer to send 10 lakh litres of water from the national capital.
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
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.
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
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.
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.