Karnataka declares 19 more taluks as drought-hit

Karnataka Government on Saturday declared 19 more taluks as drought-hit taking the total taluks affected by scarcity conditions to 142.

Central team visits drought-hit areas in Karnataka

A 12-member Central team, deputed to study drought conditions in parts of Karnataka, on Monday visited parts of Chikkaballapura and Tumkur districts.

Maha: Rahul meets PM, seeks relief for drought-hit areas

Rahul Gandhi, who had visited the drought-affected areas of Maharashtra last month, today met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to seek relief measures for the area.

No cut in power supply to farmers in drought areas

Maharashtra Chief Minister
Prithviraj Chavan on Wednesday said power supply to farmers from the
drought-prone areas of the state will not be cut off due to
outstanding bills.

Govt may find more work for people in drought-hit areas

The government will provide more
than 100 days of jobs guaranteed to people in villages under
its flagship NREGA scheme to help mitigate any suffering
caused by the drought, according to Agriculture Minister
Sharad Pawar.