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Jul 20, 2017
Tamil Nadu farmers beat themselves with chappals to protest MLAs' 'shameless' salary hikeTamil Nadu farmers demanding loan waiver and drought relief package beat themselves with flip-flops to protest salary hikes MLAs have given themselves
Jul 16, 2017
The story of a chameleon: What could the death of a reptile tell us about drought, and its species?The Indian chameleon (Chameleo zeylanicus) reached up for a drink of water and froze...
Jul 12, 2017
Marathwada Diary: Farmers' distress goes beyond weather patterns, to intensify protests if demands not met by 25 JulyWhy did the farmers’ strike break out now and not during years of drought in Marathwada? Agriculture experts point out that the timing proves how agrarian distress is much more than weather patterns – it is rooted in policies that result in water mismanagement and rising input costs, amid an absence of fair credit systems or support prices.
Jul 10, 2017
Ban on sale of cattle for slaughter: Complicated process, lack of clarity makes Marathwada's farmers dread the new lawWhy is this increasing squeeze on the cattle market for slaughter making Marathwada's farmers anxious?
Jul 09, 2017
The inheritance of crop losses: How are Centre's insurance schemes faring in drought-hit Tamil Nadu?India has a history of experimenting with crop insurance, most of which have tipped towards failure. Every scheme so far has been made compulsory for farmers who take agricultural loans from any financial institution, and is voluntary for other farmers
Jul 04, 2017
Masaurhi women pray for normal monsoon after Bihar faces 49 percent rain deficitAfter waiting for the last two weeks, women of Masaurhi block in Patna district resorted to the final option of offering prayer to the Rain God for good monsoon.
Jul 02, 2017
Karnataka faces worst drought in 42 years: farmers block Bengaluru-Mysuru highway to protest release of water to Tamil NaduTraffic on Bengaluru-Mysuru highway was affected as farmers blocked it to protest the release of Cauvery water from KRS Dam to Tamil Nadu.
Jul 01, 2017
Nitish Kumar asks authorities to gear up to face drought and flood situation in the stateBihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday held a meeting with officials here and told them to be ready with relief and rehabilitation plan.
Jun 29, 2017
Karnataka: Centre approves Rs 795 crore as drought relief for state farmersThe Centre approved Rs 795.54 crore funds to Karnataka on Thursday for providing relief to farmers who lost their rabi (winter) crops in 2016 due to severe drought.
Jun 18, 2017
Rajinikanth meets farmers, agrees to give Narendra Modi Rs 1 crore for river linking projectTamil Superstar Rajinikanth met a delegation of 16 farmers led by P Ayyakannu and assured them his support for their plea to interlink rivers.