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Jan 16, 2017
Tamil Nadu CM Panneerselvam seeks Rs 39,565 cr towards drought reliefTamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam on Monday requested the central government for Rs 39,565 crore assistance towards drought relief and an immediate release of Rs 1,000 crore.
Jan 10, 2017
Tamil Nadu declares drought as 144 farmers die amid worst North East monsoon in 140 yearsThe Tamil Nadu government declared a drought on 10 January, 2017, after 144 farmers ended their lives between October and December, 2016.
Jan 08, 2017
Stalin urges Tamil Nadu govt to implement drought relief measuresExpressing concern over deaths of farmers in the backdrop of monsoon failure in Tamil Nadu, DMK working president MK Stalin on Sunday urged the state government to implement relief measures on 'war-footing' and take steps to prevent further fatalities of ryots.
Dec 26, 2016
Kerala stares at worst drought in 115 years: State may impose water rationing systemIt is the worst drought to have hit the state in 115 years. If the forecast of the State Meteorological Department is read along with the reports coming from the groundwater authorities, Kerala is on the verge of a crisis of unprecedented proportions.
Dec 09, 2016
Expedite release of drought relief funds: Siddaramaiah to CentreOn Friday Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah called on Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh, and requested them to sanction at the earliest drought and flood relief funds of over Rs 5,000 crore to the state.
Oct 29, 2016
Eknath Khadse would return to ministry soon, says Maharashtra CM Devendra FadnavisWhen asked about the Maratha morchas being taken out across the state, Fadnavis said his government was positively working on solutions to address the grievances of the community.
Sep 26, 2016
Water-starved Marathwada receives excessive rains, farmers worry about crop lossThe incessant rains for the past 10 days have brought relief to the water-stressed Marathwada region which has been suffering from drought for the past four years. Here is why we should worry
Sep 21, 2016
Cauvery issue: What are Karnataka government's options after Supreme Court ruling?As protests over releasing of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu continues in Mandya and other parts of Karnataka, there are reports that the state government is thinking of calling in drought in the state earlier than usual.
Sep 20, 2016
Karnataka may declare drought; monsoon over state 5% below normalThe Karnataka government is contemplating declaring drought after nearly two months of dry spell. The move would make Karnataka the first state to declare drought this year.
Sep 20, 2016
Cauvery issue: Karnataka to challenge panel order in SC, may soon declare droughtThe State government has convened a Cabinet sub-committee meeting on 28 September to review the impact of drought in the wake of weak southwest monsoon. Karnataka would challenge the Cauvery Supervisory Committee's Monday order to release more water to Tamil Nadu in the Supreme Court on Tuesday, said state Home Minister G Parameshwara.