Mumbai, June 4 (IANS) In a major loss of face for the ruling BJP in Maharashtra, Revenue Minister Eknath Khadse, the de facto No.2 in the state government, quit on Saturday after getting embroiled in multiple controversies, including graft allegations in a questionable land deal and alleged links with underworld don Dawood Ibrahim.
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) The BJP appears to have prepared its mind to seek resignation of Maharashtra Revenue Minister Eknath Khadse, who is facing twin charges of an illicit land deal and alleged connection with underworld don Dawood Ibrahim and also looking at the possibility of removing him in case he doesn't follow the party line.
A resident of Pune, Maharashtra's second-most developed city, uses five times as much water as her counterpart in Latur, the district most ravaged by drought in the south-central Marathwada region.
That's the extent of water inequality in Maharashtra, India's most developed state, according to an IndiaSpend analysis of statewide water use, characterised by disproportionate availability and consumption of water across regions, crops and consumers.
Swaraj Abhiyan started ‘Jal-Hal’ Yatra from Latur, Maharashtra on 21st May. Padyatra’s main motive is to create awareness to fight against drought and to stop the suicides cases of farmers in the drought hit areas . Marathwada region in Maharashtra and Bundelkhand region which is part of Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh suffering from severe drought conditions.