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'The generational change has happened': Key takeaways from President Mukherjee's speech on Republic Day eve

Jan 25, 2016

'The generational change has happened': Key takeaways from President Mukherjee's speech on Republic Day eve

President Pranab Mukherjee's address to the nation ahead of the 67th Republic Day was marked by a strongly-worded condemnation of terrorism. #Terrorism #Pranab Mukherjee #Narendra Modi #TheySaidIt #parliament #President #Pollution #Republic Day #Drought #GST Bill #odd-even scheme
Schemes for prosperous kisan? How Maharashtra's water plan fails 10 million farmers

Jan 25, 2016

Schemes for prosperous kisan? How Maharashtra's water plan fails 10 million farmers

Although it is often presented as unique, the Jalyukt Shivar Abhiyan is hardly the first to attempt drought-proofing Maharashtra. #India #Agriculture #CriticalPoint #Maharashtra #water #farmers #Drought #Irrigation #Marathwada #IndiaSpend #Jalyukt Shivar Abhiyan
Maharashtra faces worst drought in 100 years as state's water plan falters

Jan 23, 2016

Maharashtra faces worst drought in 100 years as state's water plan falters

IndiaSpend‘s investigation of the programme reveals that the government is spreading itself thin in its efforts to reach more farmers as the drought’s efforts worsen. #didyouknow #Maharashtra #Drought #Beed #IndiaSpend #Yavatmal #Washim
Manmohan Singh Vs Modi: Whose crop insurance is better ?

Jan 15, 2016

Manmohan Singh Vs Modi: Whose crop insurance is better ?

Narendra Modi-led NDA-government has cleared the contours of the revamped crop insurance scheme for Indian farmers, which has been welcomed by sector experts #Manmohan Singh #rain #UPA #Narendra Modi #farmer #NDA #Drought #Crop insurance
Firstpost Ground Report: A Latur village cobbles together money to rebuild its crumbling irrigation system

Jan 01, 2016

Firstpost Ground Report: A Latur village cobbles together money to rebuild its crumbling irrigation system

The 2,500 villagers who live in this village mounted a collective effort to resurrect water storage and irrigation mechanisms in the region on their own might, borrowing ideas from a local Art of Living centre, and appealing to a newspaper group to fund the project. #HowThisWorks #Economy #Agriculture #Monsoon #Maharashtra #States #Drought #rainfall #Latur #kharif #Rabi #Jalayukt Shivar #Baburao Bandapalle #Bamni #Sakal Relief Fund
Firstpost Ground Report: The story of a village in Beed that beat water scarcity by restoring a river

Dec 30, 2015

Firstpost Ground Report: The story of a village in Beed that beat water scarcity by restoring a river

When Vijay Bhatane and his team of district administration functionaries visited Injegaon village in Beed district in February this year, this obscure hamlet still bore the wounds caused by extreme weather. #ConnectTheDots #Maharashtra #Famine #Drought #Beed District #Farmer Suicides in Maharashtra
To tide over drought crisis, Centre approves relief for MP, Maharashtra

Dec 29, 2015

To tide over drought crisis, Centre approves relief for MP, Maharashtra

The Centre on Tuesday approved a relief package of Rs 5,083 crore for Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra, which declared drought in 48 districts. #NewsTracker #Rajnath Singh #Monsoon #Madhya Pradesh #Maharashtra #NDRF #Drought #Agrarian crisis