Faced with worst ever drought, the district in Karnataka has desilted historical wells and tanks for the first time in last five decades with minimum investment and created an extra water storage of over 10 tmc ...
With almost no rain in the last two months and temperature hovering near 50 degrees Celsius in many districts of West Bengal, the state government is taking stock of the situation there before declaring them drought-hit.
The Supreme Court today asked the Centre to release all the outstanding and necessary funds for MNREGA scheme to the States and directed it to pay compensation for delayed wages to the farmers in drought- affected areas.
In an indication of the unprecedented severity of the drought that has gripped Marathwada region of Maharashtra, a government-run hospital here stopped admitting new patients from today because of water scarcity.
Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the Centre to create a disaster mitigation fund within three months to tackle drought-like situation and also, directed the agriculture ministry to hold a meeting within a week with affected s
Organise yagyas for rains. This was the suggestion offered today by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) member Virendra Singh to fellow Parliamentarians in the Lok Sabha as a means to mitigate the drought situation.