सौराष्ट्र में सूखे की मार, लोग बेहाल
Mar 29, 2013
Drought hits animals at the Gir sanctuary
Mar 28, 2013
Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Monday May 6, 2013
Dedhaan, a remote village Saurashtra, is one of the driest regions in Gujarat. This year, the scanty rainfall has made the situation worse for the 15000-odd people in the village. Among other things, this has hit the eligibility of the single men in ...
Reuters | Wednesday April 24, 2013
India may be heading for another bumper grain harvest, if the first forecast for this year's monsoon proves correct, but the rain may be too little - and too late - for southern and western states already parched by the worst drought in four decades.
Edited by Sindhu Manjesh | Sunday March 31, 2013
It's not summer yet but almost 4,000 villages in Gujarat's Saurashtra region are reeling under acute water shortage. And there's little sign of the situation improving.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday August 8, 2012
The Gujarat government has declared 14 districts and 152 talukas of the state as "scarcity hit" due to deficient rains and announced a stimulus package with fodder subsidies and out-of-turn power connections among other measures.
Sunday August 5, 2012
"The EGoM meeting on drought is scheduled for August 8," a source said.
Friday August 3, 2012
A summer drought makes a bad situation worse for an Indian economy already crippled by a sharp slowdown in growth, persistent inflation and a politically hamstrung government. Late on Thursday, New Delhi confirmed the first drought in three years as ...
Edited by Janaki Fernandes | Wednesday August 1, 2012
Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar and Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh begin their three-day tour today, to take stock of four drought-hit states of Maharashtra, Gujarat, Rajasthan and Karnataka. The first stop for the ministers is Maharashtr...
Tuesday July 31, 2012
Among the measures is a 50 per cent diesel subsidy for paddy farmers in states where rainfall is 50 per cent less.
NDTV Correspondent | Friday July 24, 2009
While much of north Gujarat is without water, incessant rain in west Gujarat has caused a river to overflow.
Joydeep Ray | Friday July 24, 2009
The prices of dal and vegetables are skyrocketing in north Gujarat, and there are villages that do not have a drop of water.