This is the second consecutive year, when water scarcity has raised its ugly head in Latur. While rainfall over the last fortnight has alleviated water crisis, around 15 tankers are still used to ferry water in the rural parts of the district.
"Pune is known for educational and professional opportunities as well as the vibrant lifestyle it offers to its residents. In this context, the British Council Library has grown to become a convergence destination for Pune residents," says Helen Silvester Director (West India) of the British Council.
Sonawane was the only MNS candidate elected in the state, cornering over 60,000 votes. Sena’s Buchake and NCP’s Atul Benke had each polled around 40,000 votes and had come second and third, respectively.
Wholesale traders will be able to hold 500 quintals while retail traders are allowed to stock 100 qunitals of the bulb as per the notification. All these measures are in order to cool down the prices of onion in the wholesale and retail markets.
The case dates back to the cane crushing season of 2014-15, when a drastic fall in sugar prices had seen mills failing to clear the minimum Fair and Remunerative Price (FRP) to growers for cane procured from them.
With elections in Maharashtra and Haryana only a month away, the government has to walk the tightrope of not upsetting onion growers, who are part of the voter base in rural areas, and urban consumers who have to shell out more money for the bulb.