Heat wave deaths: Why hasn't govt declared it as natural calamity?

Amid the rising death toll across the country due to intense heatwave conditions, a question has begun to crop up in the minds of the people – way can't it be declared a natural calamity? More than 1,400 people dying across the country due to heatwave is not just another incident.

May 28, 2015, 20:45 PM IST