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Mar 21, 2018
Chennai hopes to keep drinking water woes at bay as major reservoirs record sufficient storage this yearAfter a successful North East monsoon bringing the maximum rainfall to the city as opposed to other drought-ridden cities and districts, Chennai has fulfilled its promises of reducing water shortage.
Mar 07, 2018
Monsoon modeling is not like the 'blind men and elephant' storyThe monsoon circulation over the Indian Ocean and Indian subcontinent is such that when the air rises over the ocean, it tends to sink over the land.
Feb 26, 2018
Haryana girl's 'mann ki baat': Nine-year-old writes to Narendra Modi, gets nod for pucca road to get to schoolInspired by Mann Ki Baat radio programme, 9-year-old Khushi Sharma, a Class III student from Haryana, wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi describing the difficult commute from her village to her school in the absence of a proper road. Her letter forced the PMO to order construction of a pucca road in her village
Feb 22, 2018
Maharashtra dams at 52 percent capacity; stock to last till July but Vidarbha a concernDams in Maharashtra have 52 percent water stock of their capacity, which is 2 percent higher compared to the corresponding period in 2017.
Feb 14, 2018
For the BJP, privileging urban India over villages isn't so much about the economy, it's ideologyPrime Minister Narendra Modi remains steadfastly opposed to farm loan waivers, even though he has allowed BJP state governments to give them if they so desire.
Feb 09, 2018
Marathwada Diary: With farm returns falling, farmers brave health risks, low wages to toil as labourers in sugarcane fieldsMarathwada's farmers are now working as labourers in sugarcane fields, despite health risks, low wages, and the loss of their children's education.
Jan 30, 2018
Rains stay away from north India, making it driest January since 1901; prolonged dry spell may impact Rabi cropThis month is set to become the driest January in over a century, with just 2.2 millimetres of rain being recorded across the entire country in the first 30 days of the month, as against the normal average of 45.5 millimetres
Jan 27, 2018
Budget 2018: Govt spending hasn't helped farmers; infrastructural loopholes hinder progressThe agriculture sector will not just watch how much money is set aside in Union Budget 2018-19, but also how it is used as BJP tries to woo disaffected farmers before upcoming polls
Jan 08, 2018
Agriculture sector growth likely to be higher than CSO estimate of 2.1%, says ministryThe agriculture sector is expected to grow higher than projected 2.1 percent growth by the Central Statistics Office for the current fiscal, following better Rabi crop prospects
Jan 05, 2018
Winter Session of Parliament ends: Compared to Monsoon Session, Lok Sabha performed better, Rajya Sabha slumpedAs the 14-day long Winter Session of Parliament concluded, the 545 members of Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha managed to spend 101.9 hours debating, disrupting, passing bills and raising questions.