Tag: Maharashtra Government

  • Farmers in Maharashtra’s Backward Regions Face New Challenge of White Grub Beetles

    Farmers in Maharashtra’s Backward Regions Face New Challenge of White Grub Beetles

    While Covid-19 continues to play havoc in the state’s least developed regions of Vidarbha and Marathwada, soyabean and cotton farmers are now confronting a new pest that threatens to destroy their crops Ashok Kumar | Mumbai Farmers in Vidarbha and Marathwada, two of the most backward regions of Maharashtra, who have been battling the Covid-19 crisis…

  • After 5-month wait, farm loans waiver begins in Maharashtra

    After 5-month wait, farm loans waiver begins in Maharashtra

    Mumbai : Nearly five months after announcing waiver of farm loans, the Maharashtra government kickstarted the process on Wednesday as “Diwali gift” to the state’s farmers. Rs 4,000 crore will be distributed among 840,000 beneficiaries in the first phase of the massive Rs 34,000-crore scheme. At a function, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis launched a portal…

  • Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj: To Each Ones’ Own!

    Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj: To Each Ones’ Own!

    By Ram Puniyani Some concerned citizens have filed a Public Interest Litigation (August 17 2015) to stop the highest award of Maharashtra Government, Maharashtra Bhushan to Babasaheb Purandare. Purandare is known for his work ‘Raja Shivaji Chatrapati’ and the play ‘Jaanata Raja’ (wise king) his is not the first time that such a controversy around…