The Maharashtra government’s dream to build a 30.07-km coastal road along the city’s western coastal stretch by 2019 seems a distant dream as the Central ministry is yet to give the mandatory Coast

The multi-purpose port, India’s biggest refinery and the Jaitapur nuclear plant threaten the coast's ecology.

With 610 deaths in just two months, State records highest ever number of suicides by farmers

Last week, a day after Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis announced Rs 10,512 crore package for Maharashtra’s farmers while refusing to declare a complete loan waiver, Vishal Pawar, a farmer in Vidar

The proposed 9900 MW Jaitapur Nuclear Power Project (JNPP) has run into fresh trouble with the partial and conditional five-year environmental clearance granted to it on November 26, 2010 lapsing l

The Bombay High Court on Monday said the decision of the BJP-led State government to release water from the Gangapur dam for ‘shahi snan’ at the Kumbh Mela instead of using it for areas with scarci

MoEF urged to reject suggestion in draft policy

Destruction of its habitat and poaching are the key problems

Once widely spotted across 11 States, the Great Indian Bustard is currently listed under the category of Critically Endangered birds, in the 2013 ‘Threatened Bird’ list by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).

In a major victory, tribal people in Maharashtra’s Thane district have managed to get information on forest land titles through the Right to Information Act.

1,166 farmers committed suicide in financial year 2012-13

The Maharashtra government has officially admitted to a rising farm suicide rate that saw, on an average, more than three farmers taking their own lives every day in the financial year 2012-13.