Farm and Agriculture

Protests in Karnataka over Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu

Protests erupted in Cauvery belt in Karnataka hours after Supreme Court`s directive to the state to release 10,000 cusecs of water to Tamil Nadu.

Dec 06, 2012, 00:18 AM IST

Cauvery row: Release 10,000 cusecs of water to Tamil Nadu, SC tells Karnataka

The Supreme Court directed Karnataka to release 10,000 cusecs of water to Tamil Nadu from Cauvery river.

Dec 05, 2012, 15:56 PM IST

Kenya: `38 people killed in clashes`

The Red Cross says fighting between a semi-nomadic tribe of livestock herders and a farming community in southeastern Kenya escalated.

Sep 10, 2012, 16:20 PM IST

Food crisis: World Bank urges countries to join hands

Based on World Bank data, 40 percent of the global population lives near river basins.

Aug 31, 2012, 15:40 PM IST

UPA giving step-motherly treatment to farmers: BJP

The BJP claimed that peasants` debt was increasing due to the UPA`s "wrong" policies.

Aug 20, 2012, 16:30 PM IST

`Probe Agriculture Ministry role in clearing Bt Cotton`

Bt Cotton technology was meant for irrigated areas but was pushed in all cotton-growing states.

Aug 12, 2012, 14:00 PM IST