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Drought relief fund diverted to western Maharashtr

Last Updated: Thursday, June 06, 2013, 20:02

Opposition BJP on Thursday alleged that the ruling Congress government discriminated in distribution of drought relief fund in the state.

Kerala to seek higher assistance for drought relief works

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 30, 2013, 22:41

Kerala Government would submit a revised memorandum to the Centre seeking additional assistance over and above the Rs 7,900 crore sought by it for undertaking drought relief works, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said today.

AP govt urges Centre for drought relief money

Last Updated: Monday, April 15, 2013, 23:37

Andhra Pradesh government asked the Centre today to immediately release Rs 1,090.78 crore for drought relief measures in the state.

Saibaba temple trust to donate Rs 25 crore for drought relief

Last Updated: Sunday, April 07, 2013, 23:00

Saibaba Sansthan Trust will hand over a cheque of Rs 25 crore to the Maharashtra CM Prithviraj Chavan for Chief Minister`s relief fund on April 11.

Drought, a prolonged agony for Maharashtra!

Last Updated: Friday, March 29, 2013, 11:22

About one fifth of the state’s population received 50% deficient rainfall.

EGoM approves Rs 1,207cr drought relief package to Maharashtra

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 13, 2013, 10:48

An EGoM on drought headed by Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar on Wednesday approved Rs 1,207 crore relief package to Maharashtra.

Sena MPs, legislators give month`s salary for drought relief

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 06, 2013, 00:06

Shiv Sena`s elected public representatives have decided to contribute their one month`s salary towards drought relief work in Maharashtra.

Maharashtra drought: After RR Patil, Naseem Khan too donates salary

Last Updated: Monday, February 11, 2013, 23:42

Maharashtra Textiles and Minorities minister Mohammed Arif Naseem Khan on Monday said he will donate his one month`s salary -- Rs 57,000 -- for the drought relief.

Chavan asks PM for national fund for drought relief

Last Updated: Sunday, August 26, 2012, 08:39

The chief minister met the prime minister along with Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia and Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar.

Chavan asks PM for national fund for drought relief

Last Updated: Saturday, August 25, 2012, 23:42

Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan said the idea was suggested by the state during a meeting he had with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

K’taka seeks Rs 11,489 cr from Centre for drought relief

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 08, 2012, 19:21

Karnataka government has sought a Central assistance of Rs 11,489 crore on drought relief works, Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar said.

EGoM nod for Rs 2,000 cr relief package to drought-hit states

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 31, 2012, 21:02

Centre announced a slew of measures, including a relief package of about Rs 2,000 crore to states facing drought-like situation and 50 percent diesel subsidy to farmers to save standing kharif crops.