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Water train reached Bundelkhand empty, claims Samajwadi Party in RS

May 06, 2016

Water train reached Bundelkhand empty, claims Samajwadi Party in RS

The Samajwadi Party on Friday raised the issue of an empty water train reaching drought-hit Budelkhand. #Rajya Sabha #NewsTracker #Bundelkhand #Drought #Suresh Prabhu #water train
Why relief-centric approach to drought mitigation is going to fail

May 05, 2016

Why relief-centric approach to drought mitigation is going to fail

The national disaster management authority has listed the disaster prone areas in India, according to which 68% of the cultivable area is vulnerable to droughts. This is quite interesting to see that majority of cultivable area are in drought-prone area. #Drought #Rabi crop #Rao committee #national disaster management
Marathwada drought intensifies: With water level at 2%, dams close to running dry

May 03, 2016

Marathwada drought intensifies: With water level at 2%, dams close to running dry

Adding to the plight of 19 million population of Marathwada, the severity of the water crisis in Maharashtra has deepened with only two percent of water left in dams of the drought-hit region. #NewsTracker #Drought #Water Crisis #Marathwada #Maharashtra drought #Drought in Maharashtra #Water scarcity #Marathwada water crisis
Supreme Court upholds Bombay HC order: No IPL in drought-hit Maharashtra

Apr 28, 2016

Supreme Court upholds Bombay HC order: No IPL in drought-hit Maharashtra

SC dismissed a plea filed by Maharashtra and Mumbai Cricket Associations against the HC order directing IPL matches be shifted outside the drought-hit state #Indian Premier League #Supreme Court #Mumbai #Bombay High Court #Maharashtra #Mumbai Cricket Association #Pune #Drought #Maharashtra Cricket Association #IPL 9 #IPL 2016
Marathwada drought: 65 farmer suicides reported in April, highest in Beed

Apr 28, 2016

Marathwada drought: 65 farmer suicides reported in April, highest in Beed

As many as 65 farmers in Marathwada have committed suicide in the first three weeks of April. The highest have been reported from Beed district #NewsTracker #Drought #Water Crisis #Beed #Osmanabad #Marathwada #Water shortage #Latur #Farmer suicides #MarathwadaDrought #water trains
No surprises here: AgustaWestland dominates Parliament, Swamy ignites political row

Apr 28, 2016

No surprises here: AgustaWestland dominates Parliament, Swamy ignites political row

In active sessions in both Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha on Wednesday, nation-wide water crisis and AgustaWestland were topics mostly discussed about. #Sonia Gandhi #Rajya Sabha #Delhi #Subramanian Swamy #ConnectTheDots #Lok Sabha #parliament #North East #Drought #P J Kurien. #AgustaWestland #odd-even
India's newest medal hope? A rowing champion from drought-hit Maharashtra

Apr 27, 2016

India's newest medal hope? A rowing champion from drought-hit Maharashtra

Asking Dattu for a medal will be a tough call. Rowing is Asia is still catching up with Europe. 2020 Tokyo may be a more realistic target for Asian rowing #Maharashtra #Drought #Rowing #Dattu Bhokanal #2016 Rio de Janiero #Rowing Federation of India #Girish Phadnis #Chris Perry #Ismail Baig
No relief from rising temperatures: Heatwave continues to torment people

Apr 27, 2016

No relief from rising temperatures: Heatwave continues to torment people

It seems that we won't get any relief from heatwave as temperature continued to soar in Central and Southern parts of the country. #India #Kerala #NewsTracker #IMD #Jharkhand #Weather #Drought #El Nino #Heatwave #Titlagarh
PM Modi's unfulfilled promises embolden 'tinpot' like Kanhaiya: Shiv Sena

Apr 25, 2016

PM Modi's unfulfilled promises embolden 'tinpot' like Kanhaiya: Shiv Sena

The unfulfilled election promises of Prime Minister Narendra Modi have emboldened even a "tinpot" like JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar said Shiv Sena #BJP #Pakistan #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #Shiv Sena #Maharashtra #Drought #Saamana #Prime Minister of India #PM Modi #Kanhaiya Kumar #Bharat Mata Ki Jai