In the drought-prone Marathwada region in Central Maharashtra, the water stock currently stands at just 20%, and, if the rains do not pick up over the next two months, the region may be staring at another year of scarcity in 2019 read more
The state government had asked the Gokhale institute, Rambhau Mhalgi Probodhini, Shivaji Academy, Sharda Academy and Gurukrupa Sanstha, to prepare a survey about the educational and economic backwardness of Maratha community from western Maharashtra,... read more
Authorities on Tuesday rushed more forces and shut down internet services as Maratha protesters demanding reservation in Maharashtra’s Aurangabad district and parts of Marathwada set vehicles, including those of the police and fire departments, on fire and pelted stones even as two men tried to commit suicide.
Sadhna Pandey, the acting registrar of the Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University , was accused of harbouring “malafide” intention and following right-wing ideology by members of the university and demanded his suspension. read more
In April, there were 188 cases of farmer suicides — lower than the monthly average of 225 to 250 in the first three months of this year, the relief and rehabilitation department’s statistics showed read more