Drought In India


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  • 'No Farmer Committed Suicide' Is A Joke: Angry Tamil Nadu Farmers

    'No Farmer Committed Suicide' Is A Joke: Angry Tamil Nadu Farmers

    The farmers are shocked and can't believe that the Tamil Nadu government told the Supreme Court that not a single farmer committed suicide due to drought in the state and that they died of "natural causes". The court was hearing a petition on drought and farmer suicides in the state, which alleges that there were 82 farmer suicides in Tamil Nadu. T...

  • MK Stalin Arrested As Tamil Nadu Shuts Down In Support Of Farmers

    MK Stalin Arrested As Tamil Nadu Shuts Down In Support Of Farmers

    MK Stalin, the main opposition leader in Tamil Nadu, has been arrested this morning as political parties held a strike across the state in support of farmers, whose loans, they say, must be waived by the government. Tamil Nadu is in the midst of its worst drought in 140 years and the government says that between October and January, 19 farmers kill...

  • Slump Finally Ends, Tourism On The Rise In Kashmir

    Slump Finally Ends, Tourism On The Rise In Kashmir

    After a massive slump due to the unrest last year, Kashmir's long drought of tourists is finally ending. As temperature rises in the rest of the country, tourists are returning to the paradise on Earth to enjoy the beautiful scenery and the cool weather of the Valley.

  • In South India, Drought Pushes Farmers And Their Families Into Debts, Demeaning Labour

    Chennai: One of the worst droughts in decades across south India is forcing tens of thousands of farmers and labourers to take out loans to survive, pushing them into debt bondage and increasing the risk that they may be exploited for work, activists said. Villages across southern states of Kerala, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh have be...

  • 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...

  • Where's The Relief? Top Babus From 10 States Summoned By Supreme Court

    Where's The Relief? Top Babus From 10 States Summoned By Supreme Court

    The Supreme Court has summoned top bureaucrats from 10 states to explain why they have not provided food grains, loan waivers and compensation for crop losses to millions of people hit by a drought last year.

  • 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...

  • PM Modi Said Decision On Karnataka Drought Fund Soon: Chief Minister Siddaramaiah

    PM Modi Said Decision On Karnataka Drought Fund Soon: Chief Minister Siddaramaiah

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has assured a decision on release of Rs 4,702 crore drought relief to Karnataka for kharif crop loss in 2016 will be taken on January 4, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah today said.

  • India Eyeing to Break 15-Year Jinx at Junior Hockey World Cup

    India Eyeing to Break 15-Year Jinx at Junior Hockey World Cup

    This is the second time that India is hosting the men's junior World Cup in hockey, and also the second successive time it is being held in India

  • Andhra Pradesh's 'War On Drought' Fails To Save Crop Despite Crores Spent

    Andhra Pradesh's 'War On Drought' Fails To Save Crop Despite Crores Spent

    Scanty rain during July-August prompted the state government to declare the 'war' on drought by deploying thousands of rain guns to wet standing groundnut crop in 15 lakh acres in Anantapuramu district, 4.5 lakh acres in Kurnool and two lakh acres in Chittoor as it faced the threat of drying up.

  • Why are Drought-Affected States not Lifting Sufficient Food Grain: Supreme Court

    Why are Drought-Affected States not Lifting Sufficient Food Grain: Supreme Court

    The Supreme Court on Thursday sought response from 13 drought-affected states as to why they were not lifting enough food grain to made available at subsidised rates to the priority and vulnerable sections of the people in affected areas.

  • In Cash Starved Rural Telangana, Farmers Desperate For 'Change'

    In Cash Starved Rural Telangana, Farmers Desperate For 'Change'

    A week after the notes ban, rural India, a cash-driven economy now starved of cash, is struggling - for seeds to sow, labourers to pay, food to buy and even a cup of tea. After three years of drought, farmers had been looking forward to a good rabi season. The rains have been plentiful, but with no usable money in hand, they are desperate.

  • 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.

  • Drought-Hit Kerala To Approach Centre For Aid

    Drought-Hit Kerala To Approach Centre For Aid

    Kerala Government today declared the state as drought-hit in view of the sharp decrease in rainfall during the South West Monsoon and said that Centre would be approached for necessary assistance tomeet the emergency situation.

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