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HLC meeting on Karnataka drought relief postponed for tomorrow

Karnataka has been facing severe drought for the past six years.

Drought-hit Karnataka seeks waiver of 50% farm loans

Reeling under severe drought, Karnataka on Thursday urged the Centre to waive off 50 per cent of the farm loans, as the state government is ready to write off the rest.

Implementation of Food Security Act is state responsibility, says Centre after SC's rap

On a day the Supreme Court rapped the Centre on non-compliance of the National Food Security Act by certain drought-hit states, the Food Ministry on Wednesday said its implementation essentially is a "state subject".

Supreme Court raps Centre on Food Act non-compliance by drought-hit states

Supreme Court raps Centre on Food Act non-compliance by drought-hit states

The Supreme Court on Wednesday slammed the Centre for doing nothing to tell the states to comply with the top court's directions to supply food grain to the poor in drought-affected states under the National Food Security Act.

SC slams Centre for not supplying food grain to drought-hit states

The Supreme Court on Wednesday slammed the Centre for doing nothing to comply with its directions to supply food grain to the drought-affected areas under the National Food Security Act.

This is how much food India wastes every year - Read shocking details

This is how much food India wastes every year - Read shocking details

Buoyed by a good monsoon after two consecutive years of drought, the country's foodgrain output is expected to touch a record in the ongoing 2016-17 crop year, Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh said on Thursday.

30 killed in rain-related mishaps in Thane this monsoon

30 killed in rain-related mishaps in Thane this monsoon

As many as 30 people have lost their lives and four others were still missing from the district in various mishaps during this monsoon season.

Panel discussion over Lalu Yadav's insensitive attitude over flood situations in Bihar Part IV

Watch complete news story of Taal Thok Ke about the insensitive attitude of Politicians over the problematic situation of flood in Bihar for getting detailed updates!

Panel discussion over Lalu Yadav's insensitive attitude over flood situations in Bihar Part III

Watch complete news story of Taal Thok Ke about the insensitive attitude of Politicians over the problematic situation of flood in Bihar for getting detailed updates!

Panel discussion over Lalu Yadav's insensitive attitude over flood situations in Bihar Part II

Watch complete news story of Taal Thok Ke about the insensitive attitude of Politicians over the problematic situation of flood in Bihar for getting detailed updates!

Panel discussion over Lalu Yadav's insensitive attitude over flood situations in Bihar

Watch complete news story of Taal Thok Ke about the insensitive attitude of Politicians over the problematic situation of flood in Bihar for getting detailed updates!

Non-disbursement of loans to farmers is reality: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Monday expressed concern over non-implementation of its directions on the issue of monetary assistance to farmers in drought-affected areas, saying that non-disbursement of loans to them is a "reality".

22% deficit rainfall in Bihar

Contrary to the India Meteorological Department forecast Bihar has recorded a deficit of 22 per cent in rainfall so far.

Several parts of Maharashtra continue to reel under flood-like situation

Mumbai has not experienced heavy rains in last 24 hours, but parts of Thane district and Navi Mumbai were hit by heavy rainfall.

First drought, now water: Rains wash away farmers' hopes in Bundelkhand

First drought, now water: Rains wash away farmers' hopes in Bundelkhand

The rains which were expected to be a godsend for the drought-prone Bundelkhand now threaten to be a calamity, according to the farmers.

As Central India faces drought, violence and murders on the rise over water

As Central India faces drought, violence and murders on the rise over water

Even as northern and central India is facing massive drought, police in Bundelkhand and several other regions are reporting a rise in violent clashes over water.

Grounds need to be watered, match or no match: Narendra Modi on IPL drought row

Grounds need to be watered, match or no match: Narendra Modi on IPL drought row

Due to the shifting of matches, Maharashtra had to bear a (revenue) loss, Modi said.

Here's how China is planning to help drought-hit Maharashtra

Here's how China is planning to help drought-hit Maharashtra

China is in talks with India to provide cloud-seeding technology to drought-hit Maharashtra to induce rain and train the staff of local meteorological department.

Drought, water shortage in states: RSS affiliate seeks closure of soft drink units

Drought, water shortage in states: RSS affiliate seeks closure of soft drink units

"Government should understand that survival is more important than the so called development," the Swadeshi Jagran Manch said.

Activists launch Jal Hal campaign in parched Bundelkhand

The Bundelkhand region of Madhya Pradesh is reeling under a severe crisis following drought and unemployment.