Judgement of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Bilquis Vs The State of Maharashtra & Others dated 11/05/2018 regarding the judgement dated 02.09.2014 passed by the High Court of Judicature at Bombay, Nagpur Bench. The High Court had reduced the compensation to Rs.50,000/- per hectare for irrigated land and Rs.9,500/- per hectare for dry land from Rs.1,62,500/- per hectare awarded (uniformly) by the Reference Court. The High Court has also set aside the award of compensation to the claimant at Rs.1200/- per orange tree. The land in contention is survey no.

Project involving around 500 structures would require budget of Rs 100 crore.

State health officials confirmed 35 fresh cases and three deaths due to swine flu on Monday.

The Vidarbha Environmental Action Group (VEAG) has urged Union environment minister Prakash Javadekar to direct Mahagenco's Koradi Thermal Power Station (KTPS) to stop synchronizing unit number 8 t

Despite the drought in Maharashtra, the State government diverted water to thermal power plants in scarcity regions, said Greenpeace on Thursday.

A faulty design was the ostensible reason for the cost of the Nerdhamana irrigation project in Akola district to skyrocket from an initial estimate of Rs 181 crore to Rs 638 crore.

A faulty design was the ostensible reason for the cost of the Nerdhamana irrigation project in Akola district to skyrocket from an initial estimate of Rs 181 crore to Rs 638 crore.

The controversial white paper on irrigation projects produced by the state water resources ministry is littered with outdated, confusing and allegedly misleading statistics.

For the last 12 years, nearly 5,000 farmers of Satgaon Pathar in Ambegaon taluka, about 60 km from Pune, have been engaged in cultivating the root vegetable.

MUMBAI: The Vidarbha region, which lost many a farmer to agrarian crisis, is now staring at a bigger demon: Drought.

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