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Tuesday, May 17, 2022



Mechanical harvesters, transport subsidy to help mills complete cane crushing

April 12, 2022 7:03 am

For the current sugar season, mills have historic cane availability, which has stretched their crushing capacity to the limit.

Mills in Marathwada meet today over aid to crush excess cane

April 07, 2022 7:56 am

Mills have indicated that as much as 25 lakh tonnes cane remains to be crushed although the season for other regions is almost over. Of the 198 mills that have started operations this season, only 34 have closed their operations by April 5.

Maharashtra: Water level in Jayakwadi dam 8% lower compared to last year

March 14, 2022 7:29 am

At 76.21 per cent, the water level is much lower compared to last year’s 85 per cent at the end of the first week of March.

IMD weather forecast: Hail, rain over madhya Maharashtra

March 10, 2022 2:54 am

On Wednesday, Pune's maximum temperature was 33.3 degrees Celsius, which was marginally below normal. But nights remained warmer as the minimum temperatures rose to 18.3 degrees C.

Pune: 10 of 34 district central coop banks report record losses

February 16, 2022 7:30 am

Historically, the cooperative banks have cornered the major chunk of credit disbursal for rural areas.

Maharashtra: Over 1,000 ponds built along E-way spell boon to drought-prone farmers

January 31, 2022 4:01 am

🔴 As farmers in Vidarbha and Marathwada region face water scarcity, government officials say that these new ponds and check dams will help store over 2,500 crore litres of water that can be used by them well after the monsoon.

Innovative library named after theatre stalwart Satyadev Dubey opens in Marathwada village

December 21, 2021 9:18 am

With graffiti on the school walls serving as a colourful backdrop, this newly opened library named ‘Satyadev Dubey Vachanalay’ is meant to attract serious readers and also serve as a meeting place for villagers.

Pune: A film on children from ‘sugar schools’ is reaching out to world audiences and winning awards

November 17, 2021 9:45 am

To ensure that the children of the labourers get educated, the government, sugar factories and a few organisations have set up special schools called Sakharshala.

Thunderstorm and light rain over Marathwada and north Madhya Maharashtra: IMD

October 18, 2021 10:32 am

Even though the southwest monsoon has withdrawn from Maharashtra, thunder, lightning and associated rainfall will continue over some parts of the state this week.

Speculation abounds as Pankaja reports sick while Fadnavis embarks on four-day Marathwada tour

October 03, 2021 8:44 am

Pankaja Munde’s close aides said she doesn't want to be seen with Fadnavis and hence tries to avoid such situations although the duo can be seen together at party meetings.


Marathwada agrarian crisis will not drown out BJP's campaign on nationalism

April 17, 2019 10:36 am

Marathwada dams including Majalgaon, Manjara, Sina Kolegaon and Siddheshwar hve dried up and even the bore wells that cost upward of Rs 20,000, dug to depths of 400-500 feet, run dry too.

Drought crisis: Latur eagerly awaits for a 50-wagon water train

April 14, 2016 11:18 am

With Latur staring at its “worst ever” water crisis in decades, the state government has decided to send trains filled with water from Vaarna dam in Miraj, 8 km from Sangli town.


On Day 2, protesting farmers march towards Mumbai’s Azad Maidan

June 22, 2020 6:10 pm

Thousands of farmers and tribals began a march from different parts of Maharashtra to culminate at Azad Maidan and ask for some of their long-pending demands to be met.