Updated : 4 days, 12 hours ago IST
New Delhi [India], July 18 (ANI): The farmers' wing of Congress party has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for an effective financial relief mechanism that addresses the needs of farmers faced with drought and flood situations.
Updated : 5 days, 14 hours ago IST
Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], July 16 (ANI): In the backdrop of prevailing "drought situation" in the state, a BJP delegation led by Bandaru Dattatreya met Telangana Chief Secretary SK Joshi here on Tuesday asking him to declare drought in 435 Mandals across the state.
Updated : 2 weeks, 4 days ago IST
Aligarh (Uttar Pradesh) [India], July 4 (ANI): Once listed among the drought-hit areas in Aligarh, the villages of Chandaus block witnessed a remarkable change with the determination of Rinku Sharma, a man who has dug up around 12 dozen ponds here.
Updated : 3 weeks, 3 days ago IST
Kalaburagi (Karnataka) [India], June 27 (ANI): Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy on Thursday said that the Central government has still not released Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) amount of about Rs 2,000 crore. Kumaraswamy also said that the National
Updated : 3 weeks, 6 days ago IST
Banda (Uttar Pradesh) [India], June 24 (ANI): While most parts of Bundelkhand is reeling under severe water crisis, a village in the drought-hit Banda district of UP has gone back to traditional conservation techniques to revive existing water bodies and is serving as a role model to others.
Updated : 4 weeks, 1 day ago IST
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India] June 22 (ANI): Bringing huge respite for shriveled Chennai, rains lashed several parts of the city here on Saturday.
Wardha (Maharashtra) [India], June 22 (ANI): A doll marriage brought the people of Shivanfal together to pray for rain when drought and the acute financial crisis have hit the village.
Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu) [India], June 22(ANI): Resorting to prayers in the face of acute water scarcity, Tamil Nadu government on Saturday conducted special 'Yajna' at Patteeswarar temple in Perur.
Updated : 1 month ago IST
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], June 20 (ANI): Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Thursday heaped praises on JalYukt Shivar Abhiyaan, which promised drought-free Maharashtra by 2019, and said that his government have reduced farm dependency on rain.
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], June 20 (ANI): As the city continues to reel under acute water crisis, a five-star hotel here -- Radisson Blu GRT -- has requested its guests to use water judiciously during their stay.
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India] June 19 (ANI): Residents living in Royapettah area in Chennai are buying tokens now for having water supply from the water tankers. To assure no water theft, round orange coloured plastic tokens are distributed to the beneficiaries in order to keep a record.
Chennai (Tamil Nadu)[India], June 19 (ANI): Scorching heat and delayed monsoon have crippled Chennai and other parts of Tamil Nadu with an acute water crisis.