You don't get water even if you are ready to pay for it
This drought has been the worst ever in Maharashtra, feel many—not just water but food shortage puts human and cattle life into jeopardy.
India’s water crisis is man-made
While climate change certainly played a role, however, Chennai’s is largely a man-made disaster.
EC allows poll code relaxation for Maha drought relief works
The relaxation was made after chief minister Devendra Fadnavis wrote to the EC o...
Minister asks God for rain as Chennai's water crisis deepens
A water crisis is brewing in many parts of the world’s second-most populated nation as unsustainable use and few measures to harness rain lead to shortages.
Maha spent Rs 4909.50 crore on drought relief in 2018-19: Economic Survey
The survey stated that annual budget for agriculture and allied activities sectors in 2018-19 in the annual credit plan was Rs 85,464 crore.
Congress aims to end 3-decade drought in Attingal
Incidentally, the 56-year-old Sampath, who has again been fielded by the CPI-M, is a proven parliamentarian who has won admiration for his stint in the Lok Sabha.
Drought in Kenya may be a big boon for Indian tea
The dry spell is expected to continue for the rest of the month in most regions.
808 Maharashtra farmer suicides in first four months of 2019
The year 2018-19 has been challenging for farmers, with 42% of talukas in Maharashtra facing a severe drought.
PM Modi to chair Niti Aayog meet tomorrow
Structural reforms in agriculture, drought situation and relief measures, challenges in transforming aspirational districts and security related issues will be focussed.
Over 51,000 farmers get Rs 21 crore drought assistance in Maharashtra
Due to the deficient monsoon last year, reservoirs in the district have only about 22 per cent water stock of their total storage capacity, collector Prashant Narnavre said in a statement.
With water level in dams dipping, centre issues drought advisory to southern and western states
The drought advisory is issued to states when the water level in reservoirs is 20 per cent less than the average of live water storage figures of the past 10 years.
World Environment Day: 6 steps to save the planet
The time to make light of climate change is past us. According to the UN green panel we have only 12 years to prevent extreme heat, drought,...
Govt creating 50,000 tonne of onion buffer to curb price rise
In the national capital, retail onion prices are ruling at Rs 20-25 per kg depending on the varieties, as per the trade data.
Bengal famine of 1943 caused by British policy failure, not drought: Study
Now, for the first time, researchers have analysed soil moisture database from 1870 to 2016 to reconstruct agricultural droughts.
Maharashtra gets Rs 2,160 crore more from Centre for drought relief
Fadnavis also thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for giving the funds to the state.
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