"Masaan" fame director Neeraj Ghaywan has appealed to Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis to focus attention on the prevailing drought conditions in several areas of Maharashtra including Latur, Beed and Mumbai
Latur, the face of Marathwada's acute water scarcity, is thriving on 1/3rd of its water requirement. People are seen walk miles in search of water. In many areas, section 144 has been imposed to avoid fight over water.
Maharashtra Government is seeking a loan of Rs 5,000 crore from the World Bank for implementing drought-mitigation steps, from water conservation to changing crop pattern, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said on Monday
Actor Riteish Deshmukh has donated Rs.25 lakh to 'Jalyukta Latur' as his contribution towards drought relief during his recent visit to his hometown Latur
In a shocking revelation, a resident from Latur village, Maharashtra, on Thursday said the water train that is bringing water to parched Latur can only be seen on the television as they are not getting any benefits from this facility.
The makers of 'Banjo', decided to do their bit for the drought situation and re-worked a Ganapati song sequence that would require several litres of water
Section 144 has been imposed in Kukadi canal area near drought-hit Maharashtra's Ahmednagar district fearing crisis over mere water.
A 50-wagon train carrying around 25 lakh litres of drinking water reached Maharashtra's drought-hit Latur on Wednesday morning. The train had left for Latur from Miraj near Pune on Tuesday night.
With only three percent water left in the Marathwada dams, water expert Pradeep Purandare on Wednesday warned that Marathwada is heading towards 'desertification'. Latur in Marathwada has been getting water b y a special water train filled at Miraj in western Maharashtra.
Manjara dam, one of the major source of water in Latur, Maharashtra, has completely dried up. Dams that supply water to several districts in the area have dried up in the recent weeks. Other districts such as Osmanabad and Beed are also reeling under severe water crisis.
It seems Maharashtra Women and Child Development Minister Pankaja Munde has landed herself in trouble for clicking a selfie in drought-hit Latur while on a visit to the district on Monday.
Railways reduces water used to clean trains by less than half of the usual 10,000 litres; trains are also being mopped regularly so they remain cleaner for longer between washes
A special train carrying around five lakh litres of water for the parched Latur in Marathwada region of Maharashtra which is battling its worst drought ever, left Miraj
Thousands of litres of water wasted for a make-shift helipad where Maharashtra Revenue Minister Eknath Khadse landed to review the drought situation in Latur district
At a time when people are forced to travel miles to fetch a bucket of water in drought-hit Latur in Maharashtra, thousands of litres of "precious" water was on Friday used to prepare a temporary helipad for the visit of Maharashtra Revenue Minister Eknath Khadse.
The policemen donated Rs 1,000 each for the cause after a discussion on a WhatsApp group
As Latur runs dry, compassion overflows in Karjat, which has sent thousands of litres of water onboard the Mumbai-Latur Express in the past three weeks
After Latur received relief in the form of railway wagons loaded with water yesterday, another train consisting of 50 wagons is getting ready to transport potable water to the parched area in the Marathawada region.
The donor was a 22-year-old boy from Gujarat who suffered a head injury due to an accident and was later declared brain dead
Reeling under the scorching summer, people in Maharashtra's drought-hit Beed district are seen climbing down the well to fetch water. Beed's constant fight remains just for two buckets of water. Villagers in Beed district rely solely on water tankers that come once in four days.