Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of Bharat Shamrao Gajendragadhkar Vs. Shri Theatre, Samta Colony, Osmanabad & Ors dated 22/07/2015 regarding noise pollution caused by Shri Theatre, which is situated in Samta Colony at Osmanabad, Maharashtra.

The 2012 drought in Maharashtra's Marathwada region was mainly the result of lack of good water governance and poor operation of watershed development and irrigation projects. A policy that restrains sugar cane cultivation and modernises all types of water resource development works will go a long way in ensuring that a situation as in 2012-13 is not repeated.

In the neighbourhood where Kiran Lakhe lives, people haven’t seen water in their taps for close to a year now.