Congress unhappy with Bill that seeks to divert water meant for agriculture

The hasty passing of The Maharashtra Water Resources Regulatory Authority (amendment) Bill, 2011 late last Wednesday in the State assembly has given rise to fresh animosity between the ruling coalition partners, the Congress and the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP).

On Monday, the Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committ

In a development that is being termed as the first piece of biological evidence about the origin of the widely discussed Lonar Crater Lake in Buldhana, microbiologists have discovered a rare bacterium in the lake sediments.

According to microbiologists at Amravati

Vivek Deshpande

India has registered 106 lakh hectares under cotton so far this year

Mumbai: Of all the perishable products in the Mumbai market, milk is perhaps one of the most adulterated.

The proof: In the past year, the Brihanmumbai division of the Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) has carried out raids on 25 establishments in the city, which were involved in selling adulterated milk.

The Maharashtra government is looking out for an independent agency to evaluate the implementation of the Prime Minister

P. Sainath

P. Sainath

Sarada Badre and her daughters have stopped their bi-weekly 20-km walking trips. That was their routine for a while.

Sitting in the front yard of his hut, Babarao Turankar, 50, and his neighbours in Mangi village of south Yavatmal are engaged in deep discussion. Finally, one of them says,

Meena Menon

It was a night out under the stars. These were not city slickers but a group of villagers from Salona. On the way down from Chikhaldhara hill station in Amravati district, the darkness of the cold night is lit by small fires. Groups of people huddle around the flickering flames.

Meena Menon