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Drought Tales: Humanity triumphs in parched times

Drought or no drought... life goes in water-starved Beed district in Maharashtra's Marathwada region. As Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com and Prasanna D Zore/Rediff.com travelled more than 1,000 kilometres......

Solutions for a man-made drought in Maharashtra

Farmers who are using traditional irrigation systems and practices are better coping in times of drought, observes Geetanjali Krishna. IMAGE: A village woman collects water from an almost......

Rahul leads anti-government rally few kilometres away from PM's mega bash

Rahul Gandhi on Saturday launched a stinging attack on the National Democratic Alliance government over the mega event marking its two years in office, saying farmers are committing suicide for......

Bhujbal's condition stable; bail hearing deferred

A panel of doctors from government-run JJ Hospital today submitted a report to the Bombay high court, describing the condition of former Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Chhagan Bhujbal as......

Who botched up the Malegaon blast investigation?

The National Investigation Agency has accused the Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad of planting evidence and coercing witnesses, but its own investigation is incomplete and leaves many questions......

How drought is crippling the farm sector

A slump in global markets meant that agriculture exports, which could provide farmers alternative revenue, dried up. The first two years of the Narendra Modi government were marked by big......

India likely to employ 2.9 mn flexi staff by 2018

The flexi staff workforce at present in India has increased to 2.1 million from 1.7 million in 2015. India is expected to employ 2.9 million flexi staff by 2018, thereby becoming the third largest......

President seeks bigger Chinese market for Indian products

India's exports to China stood at $7.56 billion during the period whereas the imports have jumped to $52.26 billion in April-January Seeking a "more equitable" bilateral trade, India on Wednesday......

Skymet forecasts 'above normal' rainfall

Private weather forecast agency revises estimate to 109% of LPA As the country awaits the arrival of the southwest monsoon after two years of drought, private weather forecasting agency Skymet on......

Farmer earns Re 1 after selling one tonne of onions!

Devidas Parbhane said with onion prices touching new lows, farmers like me may be meeting the same fate as other farmers who committed suicide In a bizarre claim, a farmer has said he could earn......

Why Sairat is such an important film

'Which movie has been about love between castes?''In Ek Duje Ke Liye, the divide was between a non-vegetarian north Indian family and a vegetarian south Indian one; in Amitabh Bachchan's films,......

Sairat is beautiful, fascinating, intelligent...

Marathi film Sairat will stay with you for a really long time, raves Divya Nair. It’s been less than 24 hours since I watched Sairat and I just cannot stop raving about it. Where do I......

Iulia Vantur spotted with Salman, family

The latest Bollywood updates. IMAGE: Iulia Vantur. Photograph: Iulia Vantur/Instagram Salman Khan has sparked dating rumours with Iulia Vantur once again after the two were spotted leaving......

'Awards are not important at all'

'Awards in India are not important because Indian awards don't increase or decrease your money nor do they have any influence in the kind of films you are offered.' Manoj Bajpayee discusses his......

Thakur becomes second youngest BCCI President

Anurag Thakur was on Sunday unanimously elected as the second youngest BCCI President post-Independence, while Ajay Shirke was chosen as Secretary in a smooth change of guard at a time when the......

BCCI not running away from Lodha recommendations, says chief Thakur

'If ads are not shown the Board will go back to 1980s level' 'IPL is a win-win situation for State and Central Government' 'Don't force us to take IPL outside India' IMAGE: Newly elected BCCI......

I'm not capable of implementing Lodha panel reforms: Manohar

Having stepped down as president of the embattled Indian Cricket Board that is facing the heat from the Supreme Court, Shashank Manohar said he quit as he was not capable of implementing the......

Thakur set to become youngest BCCI President

Anurag Thakur is set to be unanimously elected as the BCCI's youngest President in the Board's Special General Meeting (SGM) in Mumbai on Sunday, replacing Shashank Manohar who quit the position to......

Thakur set to replace Manohar as BCCI president

Anurag Thakur is set to be unanimously elected the Board of Control for Cricket in India president in the Board's Special General Meeting (SGM), in Mumbai, on Sunday, replacing Shashank Manohar who......
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Dangerous building list to be out June 1

With the monsoon just weeks away, the short-staffed Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority (Mhada) is yet to release the list of... ...

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Robbers loot train passengers

A gang of aro-und 20 robbers barged into Hubballi-Secunderabad express train and looted valuables from passengers near Hutagi in Maharashtra in the... ...

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Get licence or go off roads

| 12:58 AM Email this Print Karnataka has directed taxi aggregators such as Uber and Ola to stop operations in the state until they secure a... ...

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Police take steps to curb accidents on highways

The Maharashtra Highway Traffic police are taking a slew of preventive measures this year to curb the number of road accidents in the state. DM... ...

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Farm pond scheme's success rests on timely execution of subsidy

Pune: The future of the farm pond scheme, which is looked upon as a saviour for dry land agriculture, hangs on timely disbursal of grants to the... ...

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