View: There’s no job drought, only a job data drought
The government says definitive data on employment will only be available in September when the Niti Aayog is likely to come out with its quarterly survey.
An unwanted shipment: The Indian experience of the 1918 Spanish flu
While some realities have only marginally changed over the last century, ...
PM Modi to chair Niti Aayog meet tomorrow
Structural reforms in agriculture, drought situation and relief measures, challenges in transformin...
Central govt teams in 6 states assessing drought situation: Agri Min
Central government teams have been deputed to assess the drought situation in six states - Andhra Pradesh, Maharasthra, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Jharkhand and Odisha.
Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis asks EC for poll code relaxation to tackle drought
In his communication to the EC, Fadnavis has cited similar relaxation given in 2009.
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.
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,...
Hope under Sun: Marathwada villagers wage war on drought
They are part of the 45-day 'Shramdaan Abhiyan', launched on April 8 by an NGO under former AAP leader Mayank Gandhi, who has adopted these villages for water conservation.
Local officials inflate Karnataka flood relief payouts
A top revenue official, not wanting to be identified, told ET that several tahsildars and village accountants in some districts of north Karnataka, particularly Haveri, had misused their power to approve beneficiaries for flood-relief compensation.
Battle for Maharashtra: Drought, infrastructure issues could leave BJP govt high and dry in North Maharashtra
North Maharashtra like Marathwada has been facing a severe drought that has hit the farmers hard.
This is how much MPs care for our farmers
Only 61 members (24 from opposition parties and 37 from the ruling alliance) were present in the House when Lok Sabha took up a discussion on the recent flood and drought situation in various parts of the country.
Drought wilts cattle welfare initiative
In the barren lands owned by a temple in Kangayam in Tirupur, farmers herd wearied milch cows in severe heat.
India's world-beating growth not enough to end deep jobs drought
It may sound absurd, but the fact is that the world's fastest growing economy isn't growing fast enough.
Sugarcane acreage may fall 40% in M’rashtra next season
Currently, farmers are struggling to save the cane from wilting for want of water.
Despite international pressure, we were firm on Art 370, CAA: PM Modi
PM Modi said despite international pressure, the government remained firm on crucial decisions like the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and Article 370 and will continue to do so, thereby clearing the air on the government’s possible rethink of these decisions.