Bundelkhand Drought


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'Bundelkhand Drought' - 31 News Result(s)

  • In UP, Women-Led Collectives Are Taking On Bundelkhand's Water Problem

    In UP, Women-Led Collectives Are Taking On Bundelkhand's Water Problem

    Bundelkhand in Uttar Pradesh, which is among the hottest regions in the country, regularly faces water scarcity every summer. Until the rains of last year, the arid region was hit by three successive drought seasons. Now, a water collective from Lalitpur district's Bhamaurisar village, which faced a similar problem in 2011, have taken charge of Bun...

  • In Bundelkhand, Anxiety And Confusion Over Yogi Adityanath's Loan Waiver

    In Bundelkhand, Anxiety And Confusion Over Yogi Adityanath's Loan Waiver

    Hit by years of drought, 70-year-old Kalyan Singh saw the first decent crop in years in the last Kharif season. He made some money but not enough to repay his 49,000 farm loan taken three years ago. And then, the Yogi Adityanath government's announcement to waive the crop loans came. "I heard on TV that 1 lakh rupee loans will be waived," the small...

  • Yogi Adityanath Okays Rs 47 Crore-Package For Drinking Water In Bundelkhand

    Yogi Adityanath Okays Rs 47 Crore-Package For Drinking Water In Bundelkhand

    The Yogi Adityanath government today approved Rs 47 crore-package to ensure immediate availability of drinking water in the parched Bundelkhand region. The Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister also said that if needed, the state government would make available additional funds under this head, but there should not be any problem of drinking water for the p...

  • UP Elections 2017: In Parched Bundelkhand, Politicians Rush To Sell Dreams Of Development

    UP Elections 2017: In Parched Bundelkhand, Politicians Rush To Sell Dreams Of Development

    The drought-prone Bundelkhand, one of the most backward regions of Uttar Pradesh, is a place where development has dominated the political discourse during the election campaign.

  • UP Elections 2017: A Village Of 1,000 Shares How It's Hunkered Down For Notes Ban

    UP Elections 2017: A Village Of 1,000 Shares How It's Hunkered Down For Notes Ban

    Raghunath, a 60-year-old farmer, surveys his two-acre farm in Bundelkhand with some concern. After four consecutive years of drought, the weather cooperated this year. Right after Diwali, he sowed the Rabi or winter crop of wheat, which now stands about two feet tall. On seeds, fertilizers, diesel for his water pump, he spent Rs 15,000. Then, on No...

  • Political Parties Come Knocking At The Doors Of Drought-Hit Bundelkhand

    Political Parties Come Knocking At The Doors Of Drought-Hit Bundelkhand

    For the first time in five years, the well in Bundelkhand farmer Ram Prakash Kushwaha's field is full. This is good news for Mr Kushwaha's masoor dal crop, which needs just one cycle of water. Over the last five years, it failed four times because the drought did not leave even minimum water for irrigation.

  • Madhya Pradesh Order Keeps People Battered By Drought Out Of Work

    Madhya Pradesh Order Keeps People Battered By Drought Out Of Work

    In a village in Madhya Pradesh's Bundelkhand region, among the worst-affected from this year's drought, 50-year-old Kallu Lal Tiwary was hopeful of finding work under the Centre's employment guarantee scheme for the first time in eight years.

  • A Farmer In Drought-Hit Bundelkhand Is Arrested For Stealing Water

    A Farmer In Drought-Hit Bundelkhand Is Arrested For Stealing Water

    Mahoba in Uttar Pradesh's Bundelkhand is facing a drought for third year in a row. Now, a farmer has been arrested for stealing water.

  • Elections Ahead, PM Modi Meets Akhilesh Yadav Over Bundelkhand Drought

    Elections Ahead, PM Modi Meets Akhilesh Yadav Over Bundelkhand Drought

    After three days of water train politics between the Centre and Uttar Pradesh, UP Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav met Prime Minister Narendra Modi today to discuss water scarcity.

  • PM Modi Should Spend A Day Each In Drought-Hit Places: Shiv Sena

    PM Modi Should Spend A Day Each In Drought-Hit Places: Shiv Sena

    Shiv Sena member Sanjay Raut today asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to spend a day each in drought-hit Bundelkhand and Marathwada so that his government can take steps to solve the problems faced by the affected people.

  • To Counter Bundelkhand's Water Crisis, Centre Has A New Strategy

    To Counter Bundelkhand's Water Crisis, Centre Has A New Strategy

    The worsening water crisis in the Bundelkhand region has prompted the Central Water Resources Ministry and the Niti Aayog rework their strategy.

  • A Farmer's Family Eats A Real Meal In Drought-Ravaged Bundelkhand

    A Farmer's Family Eats A Real Meal In Drought-Ravaged Bundelkhand

    In the scorching heat of drought-ravaged Bundelkhand, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav shared stage with a group of local tribals under a large pandal or tent, as he announced a food package for about 2.5 lakh of the region's poorest. Under the Samajwadi drought relief package, each family is being given 10 kg wheat flour, 5 kg rice, ...

  • Akhilesh Yadav Says Centre Turned Blind Eye To Bundelkhand Drought

    Akhilesh Yadav Says Centre Turned Blind Eye To Bundelkhand Drought

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday accused the Centre of turning a blind eye to drought-hit Bundelkhand and said his government would make a separate provision in the budget for the region if needed.

  • UP Government Promises Steps To Provide Drought Relief

    UP Government Promises Steps To Provide Drought Relief

    Taking strong note of drought conditions in water-scarce Bundelkhand, Uttar Pradesh government said it will take all possible steps to ensure that there is no starvation death, a day after the Centre announced a relief of Rs 1,304 crore for the region.

  • In Dry Bundelkhand, This Village Of Farmers Turned Into Labourers

    In Dry Bundelkhand, This Village Of Farmers Turned Into Labourers

    After two seasons of no rainfall, Pachwara has become dry, exposing not just the dry water bed, but also the fragile state of those dependent on it. From a village of farmers, Rajpur has become a village of labourers surviving on MNREGA.

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