Last Updated: Thursday, June 12, 2014, 15:18
Residents of the national capital and adjoining suburbs finally got relief from the blistering heat Thursday as strong winds and heavy rain lashed the city. Some parts witnessed a hailstorm as well.
Last Updated: Monday, June 02, 2014, 00:46
Massive hailstorm and rains lashed many parts of Himachal Pradesh throwing normal life out of gear and plummeting mercury upto 13 degree Celsius.
Last Updated: Thursday, May 01, 2014, 21:01
Hundreds widows of farmers and hailstorm hit farmers staged a protest here on Thursday, to protest against the apathy of the Maharashtra state government and its bureaucrats towards their plight.
Last Updated: Thursday, May 01, 2014, 13:43
Refuting allegations of not rendering help to hailstorm affected farmers, Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan today said the state government has disbursed financial aid to them.
Last Updated: Thursday, March 20, 2014, 16:32
The Bombay High Court observed that unseasonal rains and hailstorms that wreaked havoc in several villages across Maharashtra since February this year was a serious issue.
Last Updated: Thursday, March 20, 2014, 16:29
The Centre will provide Rs 1,351 crore financial assistance to farmers affected by untimely rains and hailstorms in Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh, a government source said.
Last Updated: Thursday, March 20, 2014, 15:04
The Maharashtra BJP unit on Thursday termed the state government`s decision to provide relief package to hailstorm-hit farmers as "too little too late."
Last Updated: Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 20:46
Crop damages in some states due to untimely rain will not have any impact on the overall foodgrain output this year, Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar said on Wednesday.
Last Updated: Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 12:24
Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan Wednesday assured that his government is committed to provide relief to hailstorm-hit farmers in the state and appealed to them not to take any "untoward decision" that could harm them.
Last Updated: Sunday, March 16, 2014, 15:36
The BJP in Maharashtra today threatened to take to the streets if the state government failed to provide a relief package to hailstorm affected farmers within five days.
Last Updated: Thursday, March 13, 2014, 22:13
The Centre is expected to announce on March 19 a package for Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra where extensive damage has been caused to crops by the unseasonal rain and hailstorm recently.
Last Updated: Thursday, March 13, 2014, 00:35
Unseasonal rains accompanied by severe hailstorms have left at least 28 people dead and over 100 others injured across Maharashtra in the past 10 days.
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