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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.

Supreme Court nixes plea for 100 percent cut in water to Maharashtra liquor industry

There is a duty cast on the state under Article 21 of the Constitution to provide clean drinking water to its citizens, Petitioner Sanjay Bhaskarrao Kale had argued.

PM Narendra Modi to discuss drought, water scarcity issue with Gujarat CM

The Centre has asked states to take measures for optimally utilising and storing rainwater and also taking measures for water conservation.

Hardships galore: Drought-affected farmers sell-off their prized bullocks

Hardships galore: Drought-affected farmers sell-off their prized bullocks

The harsh drought conditions have severely affected the lives of many farmers in the country, leaving them with little choice but to part with their valuable possessions. The buzzing bullock market of Raichur district in North Karnataka shows the clear picture of their plight.

Drought-hit India needs more of Anjineyya Kurubar – A 5-year-old labourer who became lecturer in Agricultural University of Raichur

Drought-hit India needs more of Anjineyya Kurubar – A 5-year-old labourer who became lecturer in Agricultural University of Raichur

At the tender age of five, when kids usually play with toys, Anjineyya's had already started his life as labour working with heavy tools.

Railways to immediately withdraw Rs 4 crore bill sent to Maharashtra's Latur for 'water trains'

Railways to immediately withdraw Rs 4 crore bill sent to Maharashtra's Latur for 'water trains'

The first water train, christened 'Jaldoot', left Miraj in western Maharashtra on April 11 and reached Latur on April 12, covering the distance of around 342 kilometres.