India News | Syed Imtiaz Jaleel | Friday December 7, 2012
The powerful Ajit Pawar is back in the government after much drama; and everyone in Maharashtra knew what the climax would be. His comeback was not surprising and neither was the white paper issued by the water works department, held again by an NCP minister who too faces corruption charges, which gave a clean chit to Ajit Pawar, paving the way for...
India News | Edited by Mala Das | Sunday December 2, 2012
Arvind Kejriwal's Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has released a "Black Paper" today in response to the White Paper on irrigation that has been prepared by the Maharashtra government. The activist-turned-politician has slammed the report which was presented to the state cabinet on Friday and practically gives a clean chit to NCP leader and former deputy chie...
India News | Edited by Prasad Sanyal | Friday November 30, 2012
A Maharashtra irrigation department report that sources say will counter allegations of corruption against Ajit Pawar that cost him his job as deputy chief minister was presented to the state cabinet this evening. It is being seen as the first step in the political rehabilitation of Mr Pawar and his return to government.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Wednesday November 28, 2012
Irrigation department on Wednesday released 3 TMC water from Mula dam for Jayakwadi reservoir which supplies water to Marathwada region amid tight police security.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday November 1, 2012
Vijay Pandhare, who blew the lid off alleged irregularities in various projects of Irrigation Department across Maharashtra, has sought voluntary retirement from service.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Thursday September 27, 2012
Water Resources department chief engineer and member of the state-level technical advisory committee, Vijay Pandhare, who wrote to Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan about alleged irregularities in irrigation projects has been given police protection.
India News | NDTV Correspondent | Monday January 23, 2012
The 26-kilometre Bawanthadi Canal has run into trouble even before its inauguration. The inter-state project between Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh, that was to supply irrigation and drinking water to 21 villages, have developed cracks so deep that the whole thing will have to be rebuilt for any water to run through.