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Cauvery issue: What are Karnataka government's options after Supreme Court ruling?

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. #Tamil Nadu #Supreme Court #InMyOpinion #Karnataka #NREGA #Bengaluru #water #farmers #Drought #Cauvery #rainfall
Karnataka may declare drought; monsoon over state 5% below normal

Sep 20, 2016

Karnataka may declare drought; monsoon over state 5% below normal

The 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. #rain #Kerala #NewsTracker #Karnataka #Drought #Karnataka State Natural Disaster Monitoring Centre
Cauvery issue: Karnataka to challenge panel order in SC, may soon declare drought

Sep 20, 2016

Cauvery issue: Karnataka to challenge panel order in SC, may soon declare drought

The 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. #Tamil Nadu #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #Karnataka #Bengaluru #Drought #Cauvery #G Parameshwara #Kagodu Thimmappa
Rainfall deficit in 37% districts of India despite 'normal' monsoon; September crucial: IMD data

Aug 31, 2016

Rainfall deficit in 37% districts of India despite 'normal' monsoon; September crucial: IMD data

After two consecutive droughts, India received normal rainfall — 2 percent less than the 100-year average —by the end of August 2016 #ConnectTheDots #Monsoon #Kharif crop #Drought #rainfall #rainfall deficit #normal monsoon
Cabinet reshuffle is much-needed: Modi govt has not done a lot for the farmers so far

Jul 04, 2016

Cabinet reshuffle is much-needed: Modi govt has not done a lot for the farmers so far

If Modi government wants to get anything out of this cabinet reshuffle, better set of Ministers need to head two ministries. #Politics #India #food inflation #BJP #Agriculture #CriticalPoint #farmers #NDA #Drought #Pulses #PM Narendra Modi #Radha Mohan Singh
Maharashtra: Scanty rainfall in catchment areas worries state administration

Jul 02, 2016

Maharashtra: Scanty rainfall in catchment areas worries state administration

Scanty rainfall during the month of June in catchment areas of major irrigation dams in Maharashtra has left the state administration worried. #India #Thane #NewsTracker #Maharashtra #Pune #Amravati #Drought #Irrigation #Rains #rainfall #Aurangabad
Madhya Pradesh serves 'royal' dinner to SC judges, forgets its drought and Vyapam stain

Jun 28, 2016

Madhya Pradesh serves 'royal' dinner to SC judges, forgets its drought and Vyapam stain

Madhya Pradesh govt spent lakhs of rupees to provide 'royal' hospitality to SC judges, while the state reels from effects of the Vyapam scam and the drought #ConnectTheDots #Madhya Pradesh #RTI #Drought #Vyapam scam #Alabama Supreme Court #Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan #CJI TS Thakur
BJP, Shiv Sena enter into social media tiff over credit for water conservation efforts

Jun 14, 2016

BJP, Shiv Sena enter into social media tiff over credit for water conservation efforts

After the recent virulent poster war between BJP and Shiv Sena, the two ruling allies took to social media to take credit of the water conservation efforts. #Politics #BJP #NewsTracker #Shiv Sena #Maharashtra CM #Drought #Marathwada #Water conservation #Devendra Fadnavis
Govt mulls 25% tax on sugar exports amid drought in several regions

Jun 10, 2016

Govt mulls 25% tax on sugar exports amid drought in several regions

Sugar output in India is expected to decline this year due to a drought in major growing regions #Sugar #Brazil #Rupee #exports #Drought #USDA