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Punjab CM asks PM Modi to provide Rs 2,330 cr grant for weak monsoon

Jul 04, 2014

Punjab CM asks PM Modi to provide Rs 2,330 cr grant for weak monsoon

Punjab CM Parkash Singh Badal sought Modi's intervention for providing assistance of Rs 2,330 crore to combat the deficit rainfall. #India #Punjab #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #Monsoon #Parkash Singh Badal #Drought #rainfall #assistance #PM Modi #Punjab CM #weak monsoon #grant
Drought fears for Maharashtra, Centre promises special measures for Vidarbha

Jul 02, 2014

Drought fears for Maharashtra, Centre promises special measures for Vidarbha

A delegation of BJP leaders from Maharashtra met the union agriculture minister yesterday. Maharashtra's woes are compounded by poor irrigation. #BJP #ConnectTheDots #Monsoon #Maharashtra #Agriculture Minister #Drought #El Nino #irrigation scam
Late monsoon, Iraq unrest, inflation: What is PM Modi's battle plan?

Jun 28, 2014

Late monsoon, Iraq unrest, inflation: What is PM Modi's battle plan?

Modi has started preparing to tackle the fallout of a sub-normal monsoon situation and has chaired many meetings with cabinet colleagues and top officials on the subject #Politics #Inflation #India #oil prices #Narendra Modi #WhatNext #Monsoon #NDA #Drought #Iraq crisis
Crop loss in hailstorm-hit Baramati: Compensation paid to Pawar kin

May 27, 2014

Crop loss in hailstorm-hit Baramati: Compensation paid to Pawar kin

The tehsildar's office of Baramati has credited Rs 13,050 and Rs 30,000 into accounts of Ajit PAwar's mother Ashatai and brother Srinivas. #Sharad Pawar #NewsTracker #Maharashtra #Ajit Pawar #Supriya Sule #Baramati #Drought #Farmer suicides #natural calamity #hailstorm #western Maharashtra
In Gopinath Munde's Beed, the curious case of 39 candidates

Apr 07, 2014

In Gopinath Munde's Beed, the curious case of 39 candidates

It's 39 degrees Celsius. But the heat is the least of the worries for election officials in Beed, in Maharashtra's Marathwada region. #Bharatiya Janata Party #Gopinath Munde #Maharashtra #Drought #Beed #Marathwada #Aurangabad #Lok Sabha elections 2014

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Why is the media ignoring the plight of drought striken farmers?

Jul 09, 2014

Why is the media ignoring the plight of drought striken farmers?

One does not expect breast-beating reportage, but we are entitled to know if farmers bought their seeds even as they tried tilling their lands anticipating the monsoon #India #Media #MediaCrit #farmers #Drought #Palakkad #Rural farmland

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Why is the media ignoring the plight of drought striken farmers?

Jul 09, 2014

California regulators hope fines up to $500 deter water waste during state's severe drought

Brown lawns and dusty cars could become the norm in California as state regulators consider unprecedented $500-a-day fines for water-wasters, after acknowledging that voluntary steps to reduce consumption amid a historic drought haven't worked...
Why is the media ignoring the plight of drought striken farmers?

Jul 08, 2014

Chronic dryness aggravates wildfire fights in California, other western states

Crews fought through a rugged landscape, triple-digit heat, gusty winds, and the stark and chronic dryness of California's long drought to make hard-earned progress against a wildfire burning for its fourth day...
Why is the media ignoring the plight of drought striken farmers?

Jul 08, 2014

Drought threatens future of center for developmentally disabled

Julie Hill was born with a captivating smile and a sense of wonder. She was also born with developmental disabilities and beset with orthopedic struggles that required numerous surgeries. Her father likes to say that he was blessed with an eternal 5-...