- 3,86,804 January 1-June 5, 2021
- 1,43,489 in 2020
- 2,10,074 in 2019
*National figures by Forest Survey of India
Pious official rhetoric burns incandescently. World Environment Days come and go. Meanwhile, our hillside verdure routinely turns to cinder. Why?
Haima Deshpande / With farmers in Maharashtra reeling under crop failures and mounting debts, rearing milch cattle has not remained a profitable option.
Haima Deshpande / Maharashtra’s social fabric is undergoing a tough change. While the sons of farmers are finding it an uphill task to get brides, their sisters do not want farmers as husbands.
Koushik Paul / Follow live cricket scores of Day 4 of the second Test between Sri Lanka vs West Indies in Galle. The West Indians are trying to win their first-ever Test match in Sri Lanka.
Haima Deshpande / In addition to man-made calamities, natural disasters have been a continual problem for Maharashtra farmers even as the state sits on a huge agrarian crisis.