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Punjab CM asks PM Modi to provide Rs 2,330 cr grant for weak monsoon

Jul 04, 2014

Punjab CM asks PM Modi to provide Rs 2,330 cr grant for weak monsoon

Punjab CM Parkash Singh Badal sought Modi's intervention for providing assistance of Rs 2,330 crore to combat the deficit rainfall. #India #Punjab #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #Monsoon #Parkash Singh Badal #Drought #rainfall #assistance #PM Modi #Punjab CM #weak monsoon #grant
Drought fears for Maharashtra, Centre promises special measures for Vidarbha

Jul 02, 2014

Drought fears for Maharashtra, Centre promises special measures for Vidarbha

A delegation of BJP leaders from Maharashtra met the union agriculture minister yesterday. Maharashtra's woes are compounded by poor irrigation. #BJP #ConnectTheDots #Monsoon #Maharashtra #Agriculture Minister #Drought #El Nino #irrigation scam
Late monsoon, Iraq unrest, inflation: What is PM Modi's battle plan?

Jun 28, 2014

Late monsoon, Iraq unrest, inflation: What is PM Modi's battle plan?

Modi has started preparing to tackle the fallout of a sub-normal monsoon situation and has chaired many meetings with cabinet colleagues and top officials on the subject #Politics #Inflation #India #oil prices #Narendra Modi #WhatNext #Monsoon #NDA #Drought #Iraq crisis
Crop loss in hailstorm-hit Baramati: Compensation paid to Pawar kin

May 27, 2014

Crop loss in hailstorm-hit Baramati: Compensation paid to Pawar kin

The tehsildar's office of Baramati has credited Rs 13,050 and Rs 30,000 into accounts of Ajit PAwar's mother Ashatai and brother Srinivas. #Sharad Pawar #NewsTracker #Maharashtra #Ajit Pawar #Supriya Sule #Baramati #Drought #Farmer suicides #natural calamity #hailstorm #western Maharashtra
In Gopinath Munde's Beed, the curious case of 39 candidates

Apr 07, 2014

In Gopinath Munde's Beed, the curious case of 39 candidates

It's 39 degrees Celsius. But the heat is the least of the worries for election officials in Beed, in Maharashtra's Marathwada region. #Bharatiya Janata Party #Gopinath Munde #Maharashtra #Drought #Beed #Marathwada #Aurangabad #Lok Sabha elections 2014

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Why is the media ignoring the plight of drought striken farmers?

Jul 09, 2014

Why is the media ignoring the plight of drought striken farmers?

One does not expect breast-beating reportage, but we are entitled to know if farmers bought their seeds even as they tried tilling their lands anticipating the monsoon #India #Media #MediaCrit #farmers #Drought #Palakkad #Rural farmland

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Why is the media ignoring the plight of drought striken farmers?

Jul 11, 2014

Cleveland Hopes LeBron James’s Return Ends Title Drought

A collection of sports lowlights in Cleveland, which has not celebrated a championship team in 50 years but was cheered on Friday by LeBron James’s decision to play for the Cavaliers... #LeBron James #Cleveland Cavaliers #Cleveland Indians #Cleveland Browns
Why is the media ignoring the plight of drought striken farmers?

Jul 09, 2014

California regulators hope fines up to $500 deter water waste during state's severe drought

Brown lawns and dusty cars could become the norm in California as state regulators consider unprecedented $500-a-day fines for water-wasters, after acknowledging that voluntary steps to reduce consumption amid a historic drought haven't worked... #LeBron James #Cleveland Cavaliers #Cleveland Indians #Cleveland Browns
Why is the media ignoring the plight of drought striken farmers?

Jul 09, 2014

Drought in southwest drops water levels at Nevada's Lake Mead reservoir to historic lows

Drought in the southwestern U.S. will deplete the vast Lake Mead this week to levels not seen since Hoover Dam was completed and the reservoir on the Colorado River was filled in the 1930s, federal water managers said Tuesday... #Nevada #Lake Mead #Colorado River #Hoover Dam