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RSS and Sena gear up for show of strength in Ayodhya
Tue, Nov 13, 2018

The RSS has decided to organise Janagraha rallies in Ayodhya on November 25, to mobilise mass support for Ram temple.

Maharashtra: More women get skill training than men in two govt projects
Mon, Nov 12, 2018

As part of the scheme, the department is integrating all skill development projects and periodically evaluating the same. The government had sanctioned Rs 161 crore towards the scheme in the 2018-19 budget.

Gosikhurd irrigation potential to reach 2.47 lakh hectares: ‘Project will be fully operational by 2019-20’
Sat, Nov 10, 2018

"If we reflect on the progress made in the last four years, it is very satisfactory. The irrigation potential in Gosikhurd has increased from 8,449 lakh hectares in 2013-14 to 47,557 lakh hectares in 2017-18,” the CM said.

Recurring drought: State government makes drip irrigation mandatory
Wed, Nov 07, 2018

An official in the water conservation department said: “Water structures, like farm ponds and irrigation wells, have helped the farmers cultivate sugar cane in the drought-prone districts of Marathwada.”

One year of farm loan waiver scheme: With 25 lakh ‘ghost’ bank accounts identified, govt saves Rs 12,500 cr
Tue, Nov 06, 2018

In all, the government had spent around Rs 21,500 crore on waiving crop loan up to Rs 1.5 lakh of 47.39 lakh farmers.

Maharashtra: BJP to focus on seats won by Shiv Sena, opposition in 2014 Lok Sabha polls
Mon, Nov 05, 2018

In 2014 elections, BJP’s vote share was 27.3 per cent, followed by Sena (20.6 per cent), Congress (18.1 per cent), NCP (16 per cent) and Swabhimani Shektari Party (2.3 per cent). The remaining 15.7 per cent votes were shared by smaller parties and independents who failed to win any seat.

Hindus insulted that Ayodhya is not on SC’s priority, it must rethink, says RSS
Sat, Nov 03, 2018

Addressing a press conference at the end of a three-day conclave at Bhayander, on the outskirts of Mumbai, RSS sarkaryavah Bhaiyyaji Joshi said they would “not hesitate to launch an agitation for the Ram temple, if needed, but since the matter is in the Supreme Court, there are restrictions.”

Severe drought declared in 112 talukas in Maharashtra
Thu, Nov 01, 2018

The decision to declare 112 talukas as reeling under severe drought came on a day when the Devendra Fadnavis government completed four years.

Drought spell: Maharashtra govt focuses on effective management of water, animal fodder
Tue, Oct 30, 2018

The preliminary assessment is, there would be no shortage of foodgrain even if there is a 15-20 per cent crop loss in the kharif season.

Nagpur-Mumbai Samruddhi corridor on track: Devendra Fadnavis
Mon, Oct 29, 2018

Work on the Rs 55,335-crore Nagpur-Mumbai Maharashtra Samruddhi Mahamarg began this month, with the state government completing 85.5 per cent of the land acquisition process.

Ram temple not a poll issue for BJP: Devendra Fadnavis
Sun, Oct 28, 2018

With the BJP government set to complete four years in power on October 31, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis speaks to The Indian Express about what challenges he faces and what lies ahead.

Ram temple not a poll issue for BJP: Devendra Fadnavis
Sun, Oct 28, 2018

In an interview to The Indian Express, Fadnavis said, “Ram temple is a commitment given by the BJP... For us, it is a matter of asmita (identity) and faith...”

BJP president Amit Shah likely to discuss Ram temple issue with Uddhav Thackeray
Thu, Oct 25, 2018

“The Shiv Sena’s decision to bring the Ram temple issue to the centre stage will be adequately reciprocated by the central leadership of the BJP. Shah is likely to hold discussions with Thackeray to explain the party’s stand and plans on the Ram temple issue,” a BJP source told The Indian Express.

Using recycled water will help tackle drought: Madhav Chitale
Tue, Oct 23, 2018

"It is high time that we evolve a long term strategy on using recycled water. There is no alternative to adopting technology to promote recycled water. We have to make huge investments and set up water treatment plants," Water management expert Madhav Chitale.

Maharashtra drought situation: Using recycled water will help tackle drought, says water management expert
Mon, Oct 22, 2018

Water management expert Madhav Chitale proposes strict reforms to tackle recurring drought in Maharashtra. In an interview with The Indian Express, he speaks about how to overcome water scarcity.

PM Modi slams Congress for promoting one family, failing to address poverty
Sat, Oct 20, 2018

PM Modi said, "In the last four years, the government has made serious efforts to provide proper houses to the poor living in shanties. Efforts were made in the past too. But unfortunately, their sole objective was to promote the name of a particular family."

Low-cost, water-conservation plan: Govt allots Rs 1,000 crore to revive 40,000 old water structures
Tue, Oct 16, 2018

A senior official in the water conservation department told The Indian Express, “We have identified 84,000 water conservation projects, which were built in the last six decades but are now non-functional and lying abandoned.”

Dry spell may bring down kharif production by 20% in Maharashtra
Mon, Oct 15, 2018

“Preliminary reports show the kharif production will drop by 20 per cent. The dry spell has also put a question mark on rabi production,” said a senior official in the agriculture department.

Congress should set aside 12 Lok Sabha seats, says Prakash Ambedkar
Thu, Oct 11, 2018

Speaking to The Indian Express, Bharip Bahujan Mahasangh president Prakash Ambedkar said: “My party is willing to join hands with the Congress to put up a strong front. But we have taken a decision not to have any alliance with the NCP.”

Poor rainfall, water in dams depleting: CM asks ministers to tour drought-prone areas
Wed, Oct 10, 2018

At the cabinet meeting chaired by Fadnavis, a detailed presentation was made on the water situation in each taluka and the challenges ahead.

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