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Farmers in Maharashtra’s rain-deficit Vidarbha region worry over kharif crops

August 22, 2021 7:34 pm

Vidarbha region, which comprises eleven districts, received only 631 mm rain compared to the normal index of 705.1 mm, according to the Indian Meteorological Department.

Vidharbha records over 14,000 cases, 147 deaths in one day

April 12, 2021 12:48 am

The corresponding figures were 10,536 and 128 on Saturday.

At Delhi, farm widows seek to highlight plight of Vidharbha’s dryland farmers

January 22, 2021 10:19 pm

The widows expressed solidarity with the agitating farmers, but said their participation in the stir was to highlight the plight of dryland farmers.

Vidarbha irrigation scam: Court to look into ways to recover loss

July 20, 2018 4:56 am

The affidavit said 19 FIRs had so far been registered and chargesheets were filed in three cases. It added that five chargesheets had been awaiting government nod.

How Mallya & Modi could teach debt-ridden Vidarbha farmers to stay cool

March 06, 2018 1:26 pm

Two loan defaults lead to two different outcomes, year upon year, a nightmare version of déjà vu. The former exits the country; the latter exits the mortal world.

Maharashtra to seek highest priority status from Centre for irrigation projects in drought prone region

September 11, 2017 6:15 am

Although in majority of the projects central clearances have been sought, state wants the Centre to accord a special category status to facilitate immediate financial assistance up to Rs 10,800 crore.

Fates of Nitin Gadkari, Praful Patel to be decided as polling starts in Vidarbha

April 10, 2014 10:34 am

For the 10 seats in the state more than 100 candidates are in the fray.

Vidarbha vs Punjab Ranji tie ends in draw

December 10, 2013 3:23 am

Earlier,Punjab batted for another 24 overs in the morning and scored quick runs,adding 139 runs to their overnight 330 for one.

Nod for Telanagana strengthens voices for Gorkhaland,Vidarbha and Bundelkhand

August 01, 2013 4:30 pm

Telangana has become the basis of arguments for the creation of more states in India.

Monsoon to shower rain in city within next two days

June 08, 2013 2:21 am

The southwest monsoon rains is expected to enter Pune and parts of western Maharashtra within the next 48 hours.