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.

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.

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.

Food crisis: World Bank urges countries to join hands

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

UPA giving step-motherly treatment to farmers: BJP

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

`Probe Agriculture Ministry role in clearing Bt Cotton`

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