Sonia Gandhi vows to fight for farmers, demands compensation for them

Taking the offensive against the Modi government over the farmers issue to Haryana, Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Saturday vowed to "fight" for their interests and asked the BJP-ruled states to ensure timely compensation for those affected by unseasonal rains and hailstorm.

Crop losses: Rs 18,000 each to be given to farmers in UP

The district authorities here have announced a compensation of Rs 18,000 each to more than 28,000 farmers who have lost their crops due to untimely rains and hailstorms in the state.

Farmers commit suicide after rains devastate crops in UP

From Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh to parts of Maharashtra, the unseasonal showers over the weekend have dashed the hopes of thousands or farmers forcing some of them to take their own lives.

Changing weather pattern in India

Changing weather pattern in India.

Unseasonal rain damages crops across the country

The untimely rain over the past fortnight has played havoc on standing crops in the country.

Heavy rains, snowfall in Valley; Jammu-Srinagar highway closed
Heavy rains, snowfall in Valley; Jammu-Srinagar highway closed

A 4-year-old girl was killed in a landslide triggered by snowfall and rains in the last 24 hours in Kashmir, which also forced closure of the Srinagar-Jammu National Highway even as air traffic remained suspended.

Fresh spell of rains in Delhi

 People in the national capital came out to enjoy a cool evening today as a fresh spell of rain brought down the day temperature.

Fresh spate of untimely rains damage crops in Nashik

Heavy unseasonal downpour lashed several parts of Nashik on Friday night further damaging rabi crop wheat and seasonal fruits.

First proof that Asian monsoon rains played key role in mammal evolution found

A team of scientists has found the first proof that weakening and strengthening Asian monsoon rains played a key role in the evolution of mammals.

Srinagar-Jammu NH reopens for one-way traffic

The Srinagar-Jammu National Highway was Tuesday reopened for one-way traffic after remaining closed for two days due to landslides following heavy rains and snowfall.

Vegetable prices shoot up to 67 percent

Unseasonal showers lead to hike in vegetable prices across north India.

Vegetable prices rise by up to 67% due to unseasonal rains

Retail prices of leafy vegetables like spinach and other winter staples such as carrots, cauliflower and peas have shot up as much as 67 percent in the national capital over the last five days due to unseasonal rains.

Four killed due to rains; Rabi crop loss to be assessed: Raj Govt

Four persons were killed in rain, hailstorm and lightening related mishaps in the state besides heavy damage incurred on Rabi crops in the last three days, Rajasthan government said.

Crops suffer rain damage in Uttar Pradesh

For the farmers in the five districts of Agra division, it's been raining disaster the last few days, flattening the standing wheat and mustard crop and rotting potatoes that were about to be dug out.

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Heavy snowfall shuts down Jammu-Srinagar highway

The Jammu-Srinagar highway has been shut due to heavy snowfall and landslides in the Lasri, Chandrakot, Seri, Ramsu and Panthial areas of Jammu and Kashmir.

Rains, snow claim four lives in Himachal

Heavy snowfall and rains on Monday claimed four lives in Himachal Pradesh with the state witnessing the wettest day in March with 1950 per cent excess rains.

Rains sweep north India, more predicted

North India on Sunday woke up to mild showers which swept across the plains while the higher reaches of Jammu and Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh experienced snowfall as mercury plunged significantly in several places.

Rains, snowfall bring mercury down in Kashmir

Rains in plains and snowfall in upper reaches of Kashmir continued for the second consecutive day on Sunday as the downpour brought down the day temperature by more than four degrees.

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