`K`taka seeks Rs 700 cr relief to tackle drought`

Centre is yet to respond to the
Karnataka government`s plea for over Rs 700 crore relief to
tackle the drought situation in the state, Chief Minister D V
Sadanada Gowda today said.

Central team to assess drought situation in Bihar

A high-level Central team will
tour Bihar Wednesday to assess the situation arising out of
monsoon failure, Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar said in Lok
Sabha Tuesday.

Scientific team to assess drought situation: CM

Taking a serious note of
the drought situation and incidents of sun stroke in worst hit
Palakkad district, Kerala government has decided to send a
team of scientists to assess the condition and suggest
remedial measures.

Pawar mislead on availability of sugar: Satyavrat Chaturvedi

Senior Congress leader
Satyavrat Chaturvedi on Wednesday accused Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar of misrepresenting facts on availability of sugar
in the country.

Central team to assess drought situation in Bihar

A Central govt team will arrive on Wednesday to make an on-the-spot study of drought-hit districts of Bihar.

CWC meet on Wednesday to discuss drought situation

As drought in the country threatens to cast a shadow over Congress` electoral prospects in the forthcoming assembly polls in four states.