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.
Thursday June 5, 2014
Over the last three days, the Nifty has risen 2.3 per cent, but the CNX midcap index has gone up by 4.7 per cent. Suzlon, IDBI Bank, Crompton Greaves, Max India, Orbit Corp, Jain Irrigation, Union Bank and IVRCL are among stocks that have seen sharp ...
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday May 29, 2014
The day-long shutdown called by TRS president K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Thursday protesting the Centre's ordinance to hand over 200 villages of Telangana to Andhra Pradesh for Polavaram irrigation project, affected normal life.
Monday May 26, 2014
Profit taking after the recent sharp run up in markets, a large sell order by some big investor, or some buzz about Primer Minister-designate Narendra Modi's cabinet may have spooked markets today, analysts said.
Monday May 26, 2014
Heavy outperformance since mid-March and investors' inclination for reducing perceived volatility in portfolios is leading to paring of positions in midcap stocks, dealers say.
India | Press Trust of India | Friday May 23, 2014
The Uttarakhand government would take special measures to monitor implementation of small irrigation programmes block wise, Chief Minister Harish Rawat said in Dehradun today.
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday May 8, 2014
The Odisha government is all set to move Supreme Court in protest of setting up of the Polavaram Project Authority (PPA) for fast tracking implementation of the controversial mega irrigation project over Godavari River in Andhra Pradesh.