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Mar 21, 2019
El Niño and La Niña tinker with Western disturbances and India’s winters tooNot all droughts and excess rainfall years can be explained away by El Niño and La Niña.
Dec 12, 2018
India's sugar output likely to drop next year as drought cuts cane planting; exports to be hitA drop in production would slash exports from the world’s second-biggest sugar producer and support global prices that have fallen 15 percent so far in 2018.
Oct 01, 2018
India's 2018 monsoon rainfall below average and forecast: Fifth straight year weather office overestimated rainsRainfall in India’s annual monsoon season was below average and less than forecast, with key crop-growing northern states among areas that received less rain than needed, weather office said on Sunday.
Sep 13, 2018
Twenty-three districts in Karnataka declared 'drought-hit' due to deficit rainfall over the course of this monsoonAccording to the Indian Metrological Department (IMD) data, the cumulative seasonal rainfall across the southern state was minus 2 percent from 1 June to 12 September, with coastal areas recording 3 percent above normal, and south interior region 7 percent above normal, while north interior area posted 26 percent deficit.
Jul 21, 2018
Vidarbha's cotton farmers dread repeat of last monsoon's pink bollworm attack which destroyed 80% of their cropWith the onset of a steady monsoon, farmers of water-starved Vidarbha in north-eastern Maharashtra are getting ready to sow cotton.
May 15, 2017
Amid farmer crisis in Tamil Nadu, agriculture ministry predicts record harvest across IndiaIn the midst of Tamil Nadu's agrarian turmoil in a state that produced 5.6 percent of India’s rice in 2014-15, the agriculture ministry has predicted a record national harvest.
Feb 27, 2015
Economic Survey: Foodgrains production to exceed by 8.15 million tonnesArray