Shubhangi Khapre

Articles By Shubhangi Khapre

‘Don’t blame Almatti dam for floods in Sangli & Kolhapur’: Girish Mahajan

"There are laid-down guidelines and the process of monitoring of water in dams begins at the onset of monsoon," said Mahajan.

Maharashtra pitches to bring 50% agriculture land under micro-irrigation over 5 years

The financial burden under micro-irrigation is shared by the Centre and state in a ratio of 60:40 — for 2019-20, the proposed expenditure for micro-irrigation in Maharashtra is Rs 653.33 crore, of which the Centre’s share is Rs 400 crore and state’s Rs 253.33 crore.

Maharashtra govt mulls satellite mapping of major dams, panel to study changing weather patterns

The committee, comprising water management experts as well as officials from the state water resources department and the India Meteorological Department, has been tasked to conduct a detailed study and submit a report.

In Vidarbha, developmental politics at heart of CM Devendra Fadnavis’ yatra

At each of his rallies in the first phase of the yatra, Fadnavis tried to woo people, mostly farmers, by reiterating that his government has invested Rs 50,000 crore in agriculture sector in the past five years.

With parts of Maharashtra flooded, Marathwada, Vidarbha still wait for rain

Water level at 446 dams in Amravati division in Vidarbha is the lowest at 23.63 per cent. In Marathwada’s Aurangabad division, 964 dams have only 26.8 per cent water.

Cong-NCP drunk on power, utter disregard for mandate: Fadnavis

Travelling through the districts of Yavatmal, Washim and Akola, spanning 157 km and covering three Assembly constituencies, Fadnavis held public rallies and roadshows.

Devendra Fadnavis hails decision to scrap Article 370 in J&K

Devendra Fadnavis said Prime Minister Modi and Union Minister of Home Affairs Amit Shah must be congratulated for what he said was a historic decision.

‘Adopted human approach with focus on development’: Devendra Fadnavis tours Naxal belt

Govt announces Rs 500-bonus per quintal for paddy farmers

Shiv Sena, BJP to equally share seats: Devendra Fadnavis

Sources said that while Sena and BJP will contest 135 seats each, the remaining 18 seats will go to smaller parties like Republican Party of India (A), Rashtriya Samaj Party and others.

Protesters gherao CM Fadnavis’ rath, call for ‘justice’ for open category students

Fadnavis was about to address a rally of his ongoing yatra at Indira Gandhi Stadium when anti-quota protesters circled the rath.

27% OBC quota in local bodies to stay: Maharashtra CM Fadnavis

Fadnavis said there was no question of reviewing or altering the OBC quota in education, jobs or local bodies.

Congress mukt Maharashtra will be a reality: CM Fadnavis

Like on Thursday, when he travelled to Amravati, Fadnavis presented to those who gathered on the road to catch a glimpse of him an audit of what his government has done in the last five years.

Maharashtra: Vidarbha gets Rs 5,000-crore project to tackle drought

Earlier, the state government had taken up a similar tunnel project to tackle drought in eight districts of Marathwada. As many as 167 TMC (thousand million cubic feet) water flowing from Godavari was channelised to cater to the eight districts.

Pointless to blame EVMs, Oppn should introspect: Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis

Speaking at Buti Bori in Vidarbha’s Nagpur district, as part of his statewide Mahajanadesh Yatra ahead of the Assembly polls, the CM said: “The Opposition should admit that they lost people’s mandate in the Lok Sabha polls.

Devendra Fadnavis: Will make Maharashtra drought-free in next five years

Fadnavis said: “My biggest concern is drought. Even after ushering in sweeping reforms in multiple sectors, drought-free Maharashtra is yet to be accomplished.”

Maharashtra: Cabinet allocates Rs 1,000 cr for welfare schemes for Dhangars

The decision to include or exclude any community under Scheduled Castes or Scheduled Tribes comes under the Centre’s jurisdiction and requires majority consensus in Parliament.

‘New Maharashtra’ theme of Fadnavis’ yatra from Aug 1

In 2014, in the run-up to the Assembly polls, Devendra Fadnavis had coined the term ‘Magnetic Maharashtra’ to connect to the masses on how he intended to develop the state. This time, the theme will be ‘New Maharashtra’.

‘Magnetic’ to ‘New Maharashtra’ to be theme of CM Fadnavis’ Mahajanadesh Yatra

Five years ago the Chief Minister projected Magnetic Maharashtra to restore the confidence of the people in the government. The 2019 assembly polls is to present plans for New Maharashtra on the lines of New India.

Sena-BJP alliance will continue in Assembly elections: Maharashtra CM Fadnavis

At the state BJP executive meeting held at Goregaon in Mumbai, Fadnavis unveiled the poll roadmap stressing on micro-planning and exhorting the cadre to focus efforts across all 288 Assembly seats in Maharashtra.

Maharashtra CM Fadnavis to embark on Maha Janadesh Yatra from August 1

The tour, in two phases, will see the chief minister travel 4,232 km covering 30 districts out of 36 in Maharashtra. The 25-day journey will begin from Gurukunj Mozari village in Amravati district.