India monsoon hits drought-hit Maharashtra: IMD
Maharashtra is the country's second biggest producer of cotton, sugar cane and soybeans, and ...
No drought alert yet, but centre warns of deficit rainfall
Officials, however, maintained that it was too early to predict the June-September...
Government ready with crisis management plan for drought
The delay in its onset, which some foreign meteorologists attribute to El Nino, has made the officials alert.
View: Behind JJP's move to ally with BJP, the aim is to end a 14-year long power drought for Chautalas
By supporting the BJP, JJP has taken a complete u-turn on its stand during the campaign when it vowed not to support the BJP post the results. Both Dushyant Chautala and his mother had made public statements saying they would never support the BJP.
Five Covid warriors to open Dasara this time; no China-made products at event
The government has also decided to confine the Jamboo Savari or procession of elephants, which is the biggest attraction at the Mysuru Dasara, just to the palace precincts.
Mysore Dasara celebrations will be a low-key affair this year due to Covid
“Although Mysore Dasara is going to be a low-key affair, we will not compromise on mandatory rituals. Celebrations will be restricted to Mysore palace premises,” Kannada and Culture Minister CT Ravi said.
Maharashtra drought worse than 1972: Sharad Pawar
Pawar has called the current drought situation in the state worse than the one in 1972.
After deluge, drought sets in Kerala
Several districts in Kerala have been reporting a severe shortage of water.
India’s worsening drought is forcing doctors to buy water for surgery
Failed rains last year and delays in this year’s annual monsoon have left nearly half of India facing drought-like conditions.
Parts of India face groundwater drought as summer heat rises
“Many of these states are now intermittently getting affected by the ‘groundwater drought’ in recent summers,” said Abhijit Mukherjee, lead researcher and a professor at IIT Kharagpur.
There is a drought, but people are still happy to watch cricket: Amitav Ghosh
Amitav Ghosh on his many concerns — migration, climate change, metamorphosis of words and the power of stories — that telescope in his new novel Gun Island.
Water projects worth Rs 10,000 crore sanctioned for Bundelkhand region: PM Modi
PM Modi was addressing after the virtual inauguration of college and administration buildings of Jhansi-based Rani Lakshmi Bai Central Agricultural University.