Drought relief

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.

Apr 19, 2016, 22:16 PM IST

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.

Oct 25, 2015, 19:39 PM IST
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.

Oct 24, 2015, 14:02 PM IST

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.

Sep 02, 2015, 23:30 PM IST

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.

Apr 07, 2013, 23:00 PM IST

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.

Feb 11, 2013, 23:42 PM IST

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.

Aug 08, 2012, 19:21 PM IST

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.

Jun 04, 2012, 22:25 PM IST

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.

Dec 05, 2011, 00:27 AM IST

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.

Oct 30, 2010, 17:56 PM IST

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.

Nov 07, 2009, 20:36 PM IST

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.

Oct 20, 2009, 18:25 PM IST

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.

Sep 20, 2009, 22:20 PM IST

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.

Jul 30, 2009, 21:08 PM IST