This summer, people in southern Maharashtra can enjoy either electricity or water, not both. Until recently, the state had prioritised use of water for industrial purposes over agriculture.

In an ambitious plan, the Maharashtra State Power Generation Company Limited (MahaGenco) is planning to commission 280 MW solar power capacity by July 2013.

Tremors shook some parts of Maharashtra early Monday, barely 12 hours after the earthquake that rocked northern and eastern India, an official said.

Mandated to create industrial opportunities in the state, the MIDC or Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation has been doing quite the opposite of late—winding up its own plans to set up Spe


Maharashtra in the grip of severest drought since 1972 maharashtra seems to be heading towards a drought-year. On July 9, the state government declared a

The physico chemical analysis of the effluents of the amine manufacturing factory (Balaji Amines, Tamalwadi Dist, Osmanabad) and of groundwater form the (dug well and bore well) for pre and post monsoon seasons of 2006-2007 has been carried out.

SIX months ago, 65-year-old Kashinath Ravan Kolge killed himself by drinking pesticide. His wife Venubai Kolge says mounting debt drove him to suicide. "He had taken a loan to dig a borewell. But we did not get any water. We had no money left. The crops were yielding very little. It was a hopeless situation."

Residents of drought-hit Osmanabad district learn from an innovative programme on groundwater conservation that local involvement and schemes at the micro-level can go a long way in saving the prec

Sangli/Osmanabad: The government has got a reminder on Rahul Gandhi's "suggestion' to expand the scope of the Rs 60,000 crore farm waiver, with Congress chief Sonia Gandhi declaring that she has