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Aug 20, 2017
West Bengal floods: Situation improves but Malda district inundated by increasing water of MahanandaThe flood situation in northern West Bengal showed an overall improvement, barring Malda district where nearly five blocks were still inundated by the increasing water level of Mahananda river, the state government said on Sunday.
Aug 15, 2017
Maharashtra's marginalised face discrimination even in death as state govt fails to offer burial, cremation groundsA lack of burial and cremation grounds in rural Maharashtra especially Marathwada region shows that there's no respite for Dalits, Muslims, and other marginalised communities even in death
Aug 01, 2017
Foodgrain output up 5-fold in 60 years, but behind this rosy picture lies India’s farm distressThough it is the largest producer of pulses in the world, India’s pulses crop yield (659 kg/ha) was the lowest among BRICS countries in 2014
Jul 07, 2017
Chhattisgarh's Kelo dam adds to woes of villagers in Raigarh district, authorities remain indifferentImagine your child having to wade through almost knee-deep water to reach school. This is a reality across villages on the banks of Kelo river in Chhattisgarh. A dam was constructed on the river in 2014. The water from the reservoir has started flooding the roads, particularly after monsoons.
Jul 05, 2017
Narendra Modi's Israel visit: For Tel Aviv, the path to New Delhi runs straight through MaharashtraWith Israel willing to collaborate on a Government to Government (G2G) as well as Business to Business (B2B) basis on agriculture and water resources technology, it may be Maharashtra’s gain all the way.
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 03, 2017
Narendra Modi in Israel today: Tel Aviv's journey from being a 'pariah' to becoming India's strategic partnerWhen Narendra Modi touches down at Tel Aviv on 4 July, it will mark the beginning of a new era in India-Israel ties.
Jun 25, 2017
Mandsaur unrest: Don’t blame Madhya Pradesh farmers, but Congress, says Shivraj Singh ChouhanIn an exclusive conversation with Firstpost, Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan outlines his perceptions on issues like farmers' protest and loan waiver, and how he intends to resolve them
Jun 16, 2017
Andhra Pradesh Congress releases list of 600 failed election promises of TDP, BJPThe Andhra Pradesh Congress released a 'chargesheet' on failures of both the TDP and the BJP in implementing their election promises in the last three years of rule.
Jun 16, 2017
Farmer crisis: Are we a nation of dimwits and freeloaders unable to think beyond freebies?Banks’ loan outstanding to agriculture and allied activities stand at over Rs 9.1 lakh crore as compared to just over Rs 7 lakh crore two years back