Drought situation worsening in Karnataka: Govt

 Sounding the alarm bells, the Karnataka government today said the drought situation in the state has worsened with deficit rainfall and water storage in dams being low.

Yeddyurappa seeks Rs 5,000 cr central help to tackle drought

Yeddyurappa asked the central government to extend special pilot scheme for distributing ration to all drought affected districts of the state.

Monsoon expected to be 15 % deficient this season

The country as a whole has received 378.8 mm rainfall as against the normal of 471.4 mm, a deficiency of 20 per cent.

Drought relief funds: Pawar asks K`taka to rework memoranda

Sharad Pawar asked the Karnataka govt to rework its proposal seeking Central funds for drought relief.

Karnataka seeks over Rs 2000 cr Central help

Karnataka on Tuesday sought interim relief of over Rs 2,000 crore from the Centre to deal with deficient Monsoon rains.

BSY indulging in theatrics on drought: Kumaraswamy

State JDS prez HD Kumraswamy hit out at BJP strongman Yeddyurappa for `indulging in theatrics` over the drought situation in Karnataka.

Yeddyurappa seeks Rs 200 crore release

Former Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa on Sunday urged his successor D V Sadananda Gowda to immediately release Rs 200 crore for providing employment to people in drought-hit areas.