drought

Drought-like situation declared in Manipur owing to scant rain

Drought-like situation declared in Manipur owing to scant rain

CM N Biren Singh has declared a drought-like situation in the state owing to scant rain that have led to crop failures in over 70 blocks.

Bihar may be heading for a terrible drought: CM Nitish Kumar

Bihar may be heading for a terrible drought: CM Nitish Kumar

Kumar made the grim prediction while intervening in a debate on an adjournment motion on the outbreak of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES...Read More

Maharashtra sought no drought relief from the Centre

Maharashtra sought no drought relief from the Centre

Maharashtra is reeling under drought but the state government has not sought any financial assistance from the Centre so far.

Maharashtra government to step up mechanism to redress farmers' issues: Minister

Maharashtra government to step up mechanism to redress farmers' issues: Minister

Mumbai: The Maharashtra government Monday said it will step up its vigilance mechanism to ensure fast redressal of grievances regarding d...Read More

Maharashtra recorded 115 MT of food production despite drought, deficient rain: CM Devendra Fadnavis

Maharashtra recorded 115 MT of food production despite drought, deficient rain: CM Devendra Fadnavis

New Delhi: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis Saturday said the state recorded 115.70 lakh metric tonnes of food production des...Read More

UP stares at drought-like situation

UP stares at drought-like situation

Uttar Pradesh is staring at a drought-like situation with a deficient pre-monsoon rainfall this year.

Neymar accusations overshadow kick-off

Neymar accusations overshadow kick-off

Brazil should have been gearing up for another major home sporting spectacle with renewed optimism that star forward Neymar would help br...Read More

Tamil Nadu faces huge water scarcity

Tamil Nadu faces huge water scarcity

Chennai: Due to rising temperature, several districts in Tamil Nadu are facing acute water shortage. According to reports, there has been...Read More

Drought relief measures taken: Maharashtra government tells Bombay High Court

Drought relief measures taken: Maharashtra government tells Bombay High Court

Mumbai: The Maharashtra government on Friday assured the Bombay High Court that it has implemented various drought mitigation measures, i...Read More

Maharashtra: Rs 4 largesse in Kharif relief for farmer

Maharashtra: Rs 4 largesse in Kharif relief for farmer

Pandharpur: Even as the state reels under drought and agrarian distress, the state government has rubbed salt on a farmer’s wounds by dep...Read More

With water level in dams dipping to “critical” level, Centre issues drought advisory to southern and western states

With water level in dams dipping to “critical” level, Centre issues drought advisory to southern and western states

New Delhi: With water storage in dams dropping to a “critical” level, the Centre has issued a “drought advisory” to Maharashtra, Gujarat,...Read More

Maharashtra: Yerwada inmates turn farmers, earn Rs 68 lakh through farming on 35 acres

Maharashtra: Yerwada inmates turn farmers, earn Rs 68 lakh through farming on 35 acres

Pune: They may have been stuck in a prison for many a reasons, but Yerwada prisoners have not lost an opportunity to earn money. Prisoner...Read More

Bombay High Court directs Maharashtra government to spell out plans to tackle droughts

Bombay High Court directs Maharashtra government to spell out plans to tackle droughts

Mumbai: Observing that drought is a serious issue, the Bombay High Court on Monday directed the Maharashtra government to spell out its p...Read More

Maharashtra CM’s team embark on inspecting drought situation

Maharashtra CM’s team embark on inspecting drought situation

Mumbai: Weeks after voting for the Lok Sabha elections and with months to go for the Assembly elections, Maharashtra’s ruling and opposit...Read More

Frustrated by drought, farmer in Ahmednagar ends life

Frustrated by drought, farmer in Ahmednagar ends life

Ahmednagar: A young farmer in Baburdi Bend, Ahmednagar, frustrated by drought, which laid waste to his harvest, consumed poison and died ...Read More

Congress to review drought, political situation in Maharashtra on May 10

Congress to review drought, political situation in Maharashtra on May 10

Mumbai: The Maharashtra Congress will hold a review meeting to discuss the drought condition and political situation in the state on May ...Read More

Water stock in Maharashtra dips to 19% as drought intensifies

Water stock in Maharashtra dips to 19% as drought intensifies

Drought is intensifying in Maharashtra and the water stock is dwindling. Only 19.35% water stock left in reservoirs across the state, due...Read More

Drought situation intensifies in Maharashtra; CM convenes special cabinet meeting to review situation

Drought situation intensifies in Maharashtra; CM convenes special cabinet meeting to review situation

With polling concluded in Maharashtra, drought which has been intensified in the state is likely to take centre stage in politics.

In Jhansi, caste, law and order on people’s minds

In Jhansi, caste, law and order on people’s minds

Jhansi: It is ironic that Bundelkhand, a region fed by seven rivers and 20 dams, has faced 13 drought years since the turn of the century...Read More

Maharashtra government demands drought aid of Rs. 7962 crore from Centre

Maharashtra government demands drought aid of Rs. 7962 crore from Centre

Mumbai: The Maharashtra government sought assistance of Rs 7962.63 crore from the union government to tackle the drought situation, since...Read More

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