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.
Over 51,000 farmers get Rs 21 crore drought assistance in Maharashtra
Due to the deficient monsoon last year, reservoirs in the district have...
With water level in dams dipping, centre issues drought advisory to southern and western states
The drought advisory is issued to states when...
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.
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.
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.
NBFC liquidity drought won’t hit Yes Bank: Ravneet Gill
New CEO says lender has provided for liabilities, foresees no nasty surprises due to NPAs or slippages.
Sugar output may fall 40% in drought hit Maharashtra
The area under sugarcane has declined 28.5% while a large quantity of sugarcane has been diverted for use as fodder for cattle.
Farmers march to Mumbai's Azad Maidan for land rights, drought relief
The morcha traversed through Dadar and the JJ flyover before reaching the Maidan, adjacent to the Mumbai municipal corporation headquarters.
Karnataka CM meets PM Modi; seeks early release of Rs 2,064 crore drought relief for rabi season
Kumaraswamy requested Modi to expedite the process to release Rs 2,064.30 crore for drought relief and mitigation, the statement said.
Maharashtra to seek Rs 7000 crore drought assistance from Centre
He also said that since the government declared drought in October itself, the Central funds are expected to be received by January next year.
Karnataka seeks Rs 2,434 crore for drought relief
During severe drought and devastating floods between July and August, the state registered a loss amounting to Rs 16,662.48 crore.
Nearly 50 per cent of India currently facing drought: IIT-Gandhinagar scientists
The results of the study, prepared by the team at IIT Gandhinagar, are available on the website of the IMD.
Uddhav Thackeray criticises Devendra Fadnavis for "delay" in declaring drought
Uddhav Thackeray said cultivators had gone to the national capital to get their demands fulfilled but they were lobbed with teargas shells and beaten up.
EC allows poll code relaxation for Maha drought relief works
The relaxation was made after chief minister Devendra Fadnavis wrote to the EC on April 30 on the issue.