In Times Of Job Loss And Insecurity, Malegaon Emerges A Successful Outlier

Malegaon: Mushtaq Shaikh has done something consistently over the past three months that not many in...

Nearing Desertification, Marathwada Isn’t Giving Up Water-Guzzling Sugarcane. Here’s Why

Mumbai: Shankar and Chandrakala Tandale vividly remember the summer of 2016. “We have three borewe...

Denied Crop Loans, Maharashtra Farmers Go Back To Moneylenders

Mumbai: He delayed it as long as he could but when he realised that he had no other option, Panduran...

Repeated Floods, Drought Affect Maharashtra, But They Are ‘Not An Election Issue’: Experts

Mumbai: Farmers having to buy drinking water. City residents wading through waist-deep waters to get...

‘Forest Rights Could Influence Votes In 70% Of Assembly Seats In Maharashtra’

New Delhi: The Forest Rights Act (FRA) could be a deciding factor in more than 70% (211) of the 288 ...

How Maharashtra, Karnataka & Tamil Nadu Use Outdated State Laws To Acquire Land

New Delhi: Maharashtra and Karnataka are using decades-old land acquisition laws--similar to a now-d...

Dalit Battles For Promised Lands Rage Across India

Osmanabad (Maharashtra): Rambhau Kamble was five years old when he first saw Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar....

In India’s Richest State, Drought, Farm Crisis Arrive Early

Shirur (Beed), Maharashtra: Water tankers had to be brought in by February this year to Dahiwandi, a...

Why Toxic Pesticides That Killed 3 Farmers In 2 Months Are Still In Use In Maharashtra

Chandrapur and Yavatmal (Maharashtra): Rekha Madavi, 45, did not know the name of the pesticide her ...

As State Bungles Loan Waiver, 4 Maharashtra Farmers Kill Themselves

Nanded (Maharashtra): Tukaram Kapse was only 10 when his father, Madhav, passed away. The oldest of ...