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Maha drought: Scams to poor planning, contributors aplenty

Even as Maharashtra faces one of the worst droughts in its history, the lack of attention towards all crops grown in the state, as well as numerous project delays, shows poor long-term planning by......

Maharashtra facing acute water shortage: Minister

Maharashtra is facing an acute water shortage, with dams in the state storing only half of their total capacity, state Water Resources Minister Ajit Pawar said on Monday."The situation is very......

38 reservoirs down to 30 per cent storage

Over half of the country's 71 major water reservoirs have less than 30 per cent water storage, threatening the collapse of the canal irrigation system in rain-deficient areas where standing crops......

The reservoirs are recharging fast

With July rains above normal in most parts of the country, the pace of sowing -- especially paddy which was lagging till last week -- has picked up.The water level in major reservoirs is also......
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Rain water harvesting boon for industries during water cuts

"The MIDC and the irrigation department provide us about two per cent of available water from the Jayakwadi project. We do not have a large... ...

http://www.moneycontrol.com/news/economy/rain-water-harvesting-boon-for-industries-during-water-cuts_2889581.html
Drought-like situation in Maharasthra and Karnataka. Blame it on low rainfall

According to weather departments, the monsoon was below sufficiency this year and the grave consequences of low rainfall have already begun to show... ...

http://www.businessinsider.in/Drought-like-situation-in-Maharasthra-and-Karnataka-Blame-it-on-low-rainfall/articleshow/48771955.cms?utm_source=ten_minutes_with&utm_medium=Referral&utm_campaign=Content_Patnership
Failed crops, parched fields, now Marathwada faces the great thirst

In a field in Beed, women work despite falling wages so that their earnings can help pay for water tankers. (express Photo by: Kavitha Iyer)... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-others/failed-crops-parched-fields-now-marathwada-faces-the-great-thirst/
Maharashtra set to ban sugarcane farming in drought zone

Former minister Harshvardhan Patil, who runs sugar mills in western Maharashtra, agreed that in a crisis, the state government's first priority... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-others/maharashtra-set-to-ban-sugarcane-farming-in-drought-zone/
In the middle of monsoon season in Marathwada, no water to drink

Central Railway General Manager Sunil Sood is getting four oil wagons steam-washed. If rains do not oblige and Latur's water stock runs out... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/india/maharashtra/in-the-middle-of-monsoon-season-in-marathwada-no-water-to-drink/

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