WESTERN MAHARASHTRA

  • Opposition must co-operate in the budget session, says Chavan March 11, 2013

    Mumbai: Opposition must keep their political differences aside and co-operate during the budget session commencing on Monday, Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan said on Sunday. "The debate on drought and other important issues will be held during the session. Therefore, they (opposition) should co-operate," Chavan told reporters. "Due to consecutive droughts...
  • Farm loan waiver of not much help in Vidarbha July 12, 2008

    Mumbai: Farmers in Maharashtra, a state with drought in 13 districts, are responding in different ways to the Rs 71,000 crore farm loan waiver scheme. While the Vidarbha region, in grip of a severe drought, is full of poor farmers; farmers in western Maharashtra are a lot happier. In Vidarbha field...
  • Milk crisis looms over Mumbai May 26, 2007

    Mumbai: Mumbai could go without milk supply on Sunday as milk farmers of Western Maharashtra are on strike and they are not supplying milk to the Mumbai dairies on Saturday. They are demanding an increase in the prices. Dairies in Mumbai get 80 per cent of their milk from Western Maharashtra....