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BJP asks Maharashtra govt to declare drought in state

Aug 13, 2014

BJP asks Maharashtra govt to declare drought in state

The BJP today asked the Congress-NCP government in Maharashtra to declare drought in the state, and to seek relief from Central contingency fund. #Congress #BJP #NewsTracker #Maharashtra #NCP #Maharashtra government #Drought
Drought turning paddy fields into football grounds Meghalaya CM

Aug 12, 2014

Drought turning paddy fields into football grounds Meghalaya CM

Meghalaya is facing a drought-like situation and paddy fields in the state, having no use, are fast becoming football grounds, Chief Minister Mukul Sangma said on Tuesday. #India #NewsTracker #Meghalaya #Shillong #Mukul Sangma #Drought #Kharkutta #Rongjeng
How the political class of Telangana is only worsening its dying farmers' plight

Aug 06, 2014

How the political class of Telangana is only worsening its dying farmers' plight

Parched agriculture fields in Telangana have so often led to major crop failures that desperate farmers prefer to kill themselves rather than attempt to come out of a literally insurmountable debt-trap. #Politics #Economy #ConnectTheDots #Monsoon #Telangana #K. Chandrasekhar Rao #N. Chandrababu Naidu #States #Drought #Farmer suicides
Govt proposes special package for drought-affected states

Aug 05, 2014

Govt proposes special package for drought-affected states

In view of shortfall in monsoon, the government on Tuesday said it plans to provide a special assistance package, including higher subsidy on seeds, to areas affected by drought. #India #NewsTracker #Agriculture #Drought #Monsoons #Radha Mohan Singh
Parliamentarians seek permanent solution to deal with floods, drought

Aug 01, 2014

Parliamentarians seek permanent solution to deal with floods, drought

Participating in the resumed discussion in the Lok Sabha on flood and drought situation in the country, P Karunakaran said government should fully compensate farmers affected by flood and drought, besides working out a long-term solution to deal with natural calamities. #NewsTracker #Lok Sabha #Flood #Drought #Ram Kripal Yadav #MS Swaminathan Commission #Rajen Gohain

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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?

Aug 24, 2014

Dodgers 7, Mets 4: Wright’s Struggles Continue as Dodgers Top Mets

The Mets’ captain said his drought at the plate was weighing heavily on him, and right now at least, he and his team were “not having any fun.... #New York Mets #Los Angeles Dodgers
Why is the media ignoring the plight of drought striken farmers?

Aug 20, 2014

Establishment Republican defeats tea party foe in Alaska Senate race

The tea party’s victory drought against establishment Republicans persisted in the hard-fought battle for the GOP nomination for a U.S. Senate seat in Alaska, as former state Atty. Gen. Dan Sullivan defeated tea party favorite Joe Miller... #Alaska #U.S. Senate #U.S. Republican Party #Dan Sullivan (politician) #Joe Miller (politician)
Why is the media ignoring the plight of drought striken farmers?

Aug 27, 2014

Titans, new coach eager to end playoff drought

NFL 2014: New coach looks to end Titans' playoff drought with success tied to Locker's healt... #Tennessee Titans #National Football League