South | Press Trust of India | Thursday September 11, 2014
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu will visit Chhattisgarh and Odisha next week to discuss issues related to multi-purpose Polavaram irrigation project with his counterparts in the two states.
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 26, 2014
Uttar Pradesh Irrigation Minister Shivpal Singh Yadav today directed officials to visit flood and drought hit areas and stay overnight to redress grievances of the people.
India | Saurabh Gupta | Saturday August 23, 2014
The Maharashtra Anti-Corruption Bureau has sought state government's permission to conduct an open enquiry against Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar and state NCP Chief Sunil Tatkare following a complaint by an activist who has alleged corruption in 1...
India | Press Trust of India | Friday August 22, 2014
The Maharashtra police's Anti-Corruption Bureau has sought permission from the state government to conduct an open inquiry against Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar and state NCP chief Sunil Tatkare following a complaint by an activist who has alleged...
South | Press Trust of India | Friday August 15, 2014
Water from the Lower Bhavani reservoir has been released today by the District administration for irrigation purposes.
South | Press Trust of India | Sunday August 10, 2014
The sluice gates of the Mettur Reservoir were today thrown open for delta irrigation even as a flood alert was sounded with the water level touching 110 feet against the dam's maximum of 120 feet.
South | Written by Uma Sudhir | Friday August 1, 2014
After NDTV's report that 101 farmers had killed themselves in Telangana in the last two months, the K Chandrashekar Rao government says not just bad rains are to blame. They say they have inherited the legacy of political neglect that allowed massive...
India | Edited by Sanchari Bhattacharya | Tuesday July 29, 2014
The PM today asked agri scientists to work towards increasing crop productivity with a focus on improved irrigation methods. His mantra, "per drop, more crop."
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday July 29, 2014
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu today released a white paper on the irrigation sector to highlight the "follies" of the erstwhile Congress government.
India | Alok Pandey | Friday July 18, 2014
Even 22 out of the Bihar's 40 districts have had less than normal rainfall, the state decades old irrigation projects are yet to be completed.
Tuesday July 15, 2014
Private investor Mankekar is among the respected stock pickers in India, traders say.
South | Press Trust of India | Monday July 14, 2014
Parliament today passed a bill on setting up of the multi-purpose Polavaram irrigation project in Andhra Pradesh, with government assuring all possible steps for rehabilitation and resettlement of the affected people.
India | Press Trust of India | Friday July 11, 2014
The Budget's proposals to boost irrigation, agri-research and food processing have been received well by the industry.
Thursday July 10, 2014
The Narendra Modi government has maintained that irrigation and watershed management are critical for agricultural development. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today earmarked Rs 1000 crore for improving irrigation facilities under the Pradhan Mantri K...
Monday June 16, 2014
Under the Saurashtra Narmada Avtaran Irrigation or SAUNI project, water from the Narmada river would be distributed to 115 reservoirs across seven districts of Saurashtra in Gujarat, through four link pipelines to benefit 10,22,589 acres of land.
South | Press Trust of India | Monday June 16, 2014
There is no looking back on the Polavaram irrigation project in Andhra Pradesh and the government will stick to its decision to construct the dam, Union Urban Development Minister M Venkiah Naidu said on Sunday.
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday June 15, 2014
The Maharashtra government on Saturday gave a clean chit to Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar in the irrigation scam as it tabled in the Legislative Assembly the report of Madhav Chitale committee on the issue along with the Action Taken Report.
India | Written by Saurabh Gupta | Saturday June 14, 2014
The Madhav Chitale Committee Report on a massive irrigation scam in Maharashtra, allegedly worth Rs 70,000 crore, will be tabled in the state's legislative assembly today.
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday June 8, 2014
Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao today said a consensus among the four stakeholder states is necessary before going ahead with the Polavaram irrigation project.
Thursday June 5, 2014
Agriculture experts on Thursday asked the government to boost investment in the sector, upgrade farm technologies and issue bonds to fund incomplete irrigation projects, besides focusing on market reforms in the budget.