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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......

The battle for Dalit pride

'It is a reassertion of their lost martial stride, of a history that is papered over by turning it into a memory largely of the upper castes.' Sadiya Upade reports. 'This column is erected to......

BJP needs to watch out for the caste pot in Maharashtra

Despite being hailed as one of India’s most progressive and most developed states, Maharashtra is witnessing the fallout of lopsided progress, observes Sunil Gatade IMAGE: Members of......

'Dark day for democracy': Oppn wants probe into SC judges claims

Describing the concerns expressed by four senior-most Supreme Court judges as "unprecedented and sensitive", key opposition parties on Friday demanded a probe into the issues flagged by them,......

Surge pricing: Ola, Uber to come under CCI lens

A surge in taxi fares earlier led Maharashtra govt to set up committee to recommend prices for these players After investigating the alleged unfair practices adopted by private health care......

Wanted: Greater private sector investment in agriculture

'Indian agriculture requires the active involvement of the private sector right from extension and seed to post harvest value addition, to move it to the next stage of development,' says Ramesh......

Wanted: Greater private sector investment in agriculture

'Indian agriculture requires the active involvement of the private sector right from extension and seed to post harvest value addition, to move it to the next stage of development,' says Ramesh......

Gujarat verdict: 'India's youth are unsatisfied'

A clear message was that the ongoing seven-decade-old model of agriculture, based on extensive reliance on subsidy by the government at every stage, was not going to work, said NITI Aayog......

Jio, 4 other telcos understated AGR by over Rs 14,800 cr

The CAG report, tabled in Parliament, states the interest on the short payment stood at Rs 1,052.13 crore for the period up to March 2016. Tata Teleservices, Telenor, Videocon Telecom, Quadrant......

#KamalaMills fire: Bollywood is 'sad, angry, shocked'

'Tragedies happen, fires can break out -- especially in restaurants. But who actually implements fire safety standards?''Doors, staircases wide enough to let people out?''Who gives the final okay......

How Mohammed Rafi regained his confidence

'Never ever forget that you are Mohammed Rafi, a performer whose seasoning, by now, far exceeds that of any male singer in the industry.'The incomparable Mohammed Rafi would have turned 93 today,......

Why Sunny Leone is enjoying the best phase of her life

'We missed 21 months of Nisha's life. We don't want to miss another second.' IMAGE: Sunny Leone was last seen in an item number in the Sanjay Dutt starrer Bhoomi. 2017 has been special for Sunny......

Aus Open PHOTOS: Nadal, Kyrgios advance; Dimitrov and Wozniacki survive

Images from the Australian Open matches in Melbourne on Wednesday. IMAGE: Rafael Nadal is ecstatic after winning his match against Argentina's Leonardo Mayer. Photograph: Issei Kato/Reuters Top......

Tennis round-up: Del Potro sets up Ferrer semis at Auckland

IMAGE: Argentina's Juan Martin Del Potro plays a forehand in his quarter-final against Russia's Karen Khachanov at the ASB Men's Classic at ASB Tennis Centre in Auckland on Thursday. Photograph:......

Tennis Roundup: Muguruza withdraws from Sydney; Del Potro too strong for Shapovalov

IMAGE: Garbine Muguruza of Spain holds her head in her second round match against Kiki Bertens of Netherlands. Photograph: Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images Garbine Muguruza's preparations for next......

Sports Shorts: Ahmedabad secure last-four spot in PBL

A summary of sports events and sports persons, who made news on Tuesday IMAGE: HS Prannoy celebrates. Photograph: PBL/Twitter Ahmedabad Smash Masters secured a berth in the semifinals of Premier......

Tata Open: Defending champs Bopanna, Jeevan ousted; Yuki-Sharan in semis

IMAGE: Yuki Bhambri and Divij Sharan reached the semis. Photograph: Tata Open Maharashtra/Twitter Defending champions Rohan Bopanna and Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan were ousted from the Tata Open......
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Mumbai Metro quietly works on tunnel

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