Last Updated: Saturday, July 27, 2013, 22:36
Facing drought-like situation in major areas of the state, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday ordered to supply eight hours of uninterrupted power supply in rural areas for agricultural purposes.
Last Updated: Saturday, August 04, 2012, 21:00
Union Minister Ashwani Kumar on Saturday said there was no drought-like situation in Punjab as claimed by state Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal.
Last Updated: Friday, July 27, 2012, 00:57
The steps being considered to deal with the situation include supply of up to two lakh tonnes of imported pulses through ration shops, he said.
Last Updated: Thursday, September 17, 2009, 17:41
Finance Minister Pranab Mukerhjee
on Monday said drought situation is not as alarming as it
initially appeared because the recent rainfall has improved
the farm sector prospects.
Last Updated: Monday, August 24, 2009, 19:40
With large parts of north
India reeling under drought-like situation, the JD(U) on Monday
asked the Centre to convene an all-party meeting to chalk out
a strategy to deal with it.
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