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UP bandits terrorize villagers, impose 'water tax' amid drought

Jul 21, 2014

UP bandits terrorize villagers, impose 'water tax' amid drought

"Water itself is very scarce in this region. Villagers can hardly meet their demand," officer Suresh Kumar Singh said by telephone from Banda #ThatsJustWrong #Uttar Pradesh #Monsoon #UP #Drought #Bandits #Water Tax
Odisha govt prepares for tackling worst possible flood scenario

Jul 21, 2014

Odisha govt prepares for tackling worst possible flood scenario

With heavy rains lashing several parts of Odisha, the state government on Sunday geared up to deal with any possible flood as more rains accompanied by high-speed wind was forecast for next few days. #India #NewsTracker #Weather #Odisha #Monsoons
More rains for Mumbai: Season's highest 24-hour rainfall recorded in Colaba

Jul 16, 2014

More rains for Mumbai: Season's highest 24-hour rainfall recorded in Colaba

An offshore depression and cyclonic conditions off the coast of Gujarat will bring more rains. #NewsTracker #Flood #Monsoon #IMD #Maharashtra #Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation #Colaba #Mumbai rains
Economic Survey: Cut fertiliser subsidy, restore farmers' pricing freedom to clip inflation

Jul 09, 2014

Economic Survey: Cut fertiliser subsidy, restore farmers' pricing freedom to clip inflation

The Economic Survey has said that the government needs to implement wide ranging reforms to bring down persistently high food inflation. #food inflation #Monsoon #Economic Survey #Budget 2014
States should act against hoarders, no need to panic about inflation: Jaitley

Jul 04, 2014

States should act against hoarders, no need to panic about inflation: Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said there is "no panic situation" and asked the states to take measures to crackdown on hoarding and black marketing to rein in prices. #Inflation #India #food inflation #Finance minister #TheySaidIt #Arun Jaitley #Monsoon #onions #Potatoes #Price Rise #Ram Vilas Paswan #hoarding #food price rise

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Rains: Every corner of India tells a monsoon story

Jun 16, 2013

Rains: Every corner of India tells a monsoon story

The idiotic but hackneyed pictures of a farmer, generally old with a wrinkled face, his hands shading the eyes, looking skyward in May when clouds are a rarity, go off the newspaper pages. #OnOurMind #Monsoon #Mumbai rains

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Rains: Every corner of India tells a monsoon story

Jun 29, 2014

At least 22 killed when 2 buildings collapse in India

Police in southern India detained five construction company officials Sunday as rescuers using gas cutters and shovels searched for dozens of workers believed buried in the rubble of a building that collapsed during monsoon rains. It was one of two w... #India #New Delhi
Rains: Every corner of India tells a monsoon story

Jul 21, 2014

Region gets a heat break and some moisture too

Today and over the next few days, Sacramento and most of California is getting a break from the usual mid-90s highs of July, thanks to monsoonal moisture originating in the desert Southwest... #California #Sacramento, CA
Rains: Every corner of India tells a monsoon story

Jun 28, 2014

India monsoon flooding kills 11, maroons many

Indian authorities rushed food and drinking water Saturday to thousands of people marooned by monsoon rains and mudslides that left at least 11 dead in the remote northeast... #California #Sacramento, CA