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Telangana seeks more central aid for drought relief

Telangana on Tuesday sought more central assistance for drought relief and to tide over the drinking water problem.

Mumbai Cricket Association donates Rs.1 crore for drought relief

The Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) on Sunday handed over Rs.1 crore to Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis for drought relief.

Fadnavis clarifies, says money sanctioned to dance troupe from separate fund

Fadnavis clarifies, says money sanctioned to dance troupe from separate fund

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday clarified on the allegations that the Chief Minister's relief fund had been used to send a dance troupe to Bangkok, saying that separate funds existed for the cultural activities apart from drought relief.

Villagers await drought relief in Beed district, threaten 'mass suicide'

Residents of a village in drought-hit Marathwada's Beed district have threatened self-immolation to protest non-availability of drought relief measures.

Saibaba temple trust to donate Rs 25 crore for drought relief

Saibaba Sansthan Trust will hand over a cheque of Rs 25 crore to the Maharashtra CM Prithviraj Chavan for Chief Minister`s relief fund on April 11.

Maharashtra drought: After RR Patil, Naseem Khan too donates salary

Maharashtra Textiles and Minorities minister Mohammed Arif Naseem Khan on Monday said he will donate his one month`s salary -- Rs 57,000 -- for the drought relief.

K’taka seeks Rs 11,489 cr from Centre for drought relief

Karnataka government has sought a Central assistance of Rs 11,489 crore on drought relief works, Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar said.

UPA meting out `stepmotherly` treatment to Karnataka in drought relief

D V Sadananda Gowda charged the UPA govt with meting out "stepmotherly" treatment to the state in granting assistance to tackle the severe drought.

AP govt draws flak over drought relief for farmers

The Kiran Kumar Reddy govt in came under fire from a combined opposition for "failing" to come to the rescue
of farmers.

J&K gets from Centre over Rs 156 crore for drought relief

Jammu and Kashmir has received Rs 156.79 crores from the Centre to provide relief to the 2009-10 drought hit areas of the state, Minister for Revenue, Relief
and Rehabilitation Raman Bhalla said.

UPCC sends letters to MPs, MLAs on donation for drought relief

Congress in Uttar Pradesh has asked
its MLAs and MPs from the state to inform it whether they have
started donating 20 per cent of their salaries for drought
relief as directed by party chief Sonia Gandhi.

Andhra seeks aid from Centre towards flood, drought relief

The Andhra Pradesh government
on Tuesday submitted a memorandum to the Central Government seeking a financial assistance of Rs 21,356.72 crore towards drought
and flood relief and rehabilitation.

AP to seek Rs 10,000-crore drought relief from Centre

The Andhra Pradesh government
has decided to seek around Rs 10,000 crore from the Centre to
tackle the drought relief measures in the state.

Drought relief for 11 districts in Jharkhand from Aug 1

Free ration will be distributed among people residing under below poverty line in the 11 drought-hit districts in Jharkhand from Aug 1.