Karnataka Government on Saturday declared 19 more taluks as drought-hit taking the total taluks affected by scarcity conditions to 142.
A 12-member Central team, deputed to study drought conditions in parts of Karnataka, on Monday visited parts of Chikkaballapura and Tumkur districts.
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.
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
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
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