Bundelkhand

Discussion over why govt is ignoring condition of drought-hit areas

The news has again hit the death of a common citizen due to hunger and the government has once again started doing the politics.

May 07, 2016, 20:50 PM IST

UP CM Akhilesh Yadav seeks Rs 10,600 cr from Centre to tackle drought

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi to discuss water scarcity and drought issues in the state.

May 07, 2016, 10:04 AM IST

Central team to UP to probe Dalit's death due to hunger

Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Friday said a team will be sent to Bundelkhand to look into the alleged death of a dalit due to hunger in Banda district in Uttar Pradesh.

May 06, 2016, 13:31 PM IST

Samajwadi Party asks why empty water train was sent to Bundelkhand

The Samajwadi Party on Friday raised the issue of an empty water train reaching drought-hit Bundelkhand, even as Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman PJ Kurien stressed that there should be no politics over water.

May 06, 2016, 13:12 PM IST

Panel discussion over water scarcity prevailing in Bundelkhand region-Part II

The central government sent water tanker train to Jhansi but the U.P. government alleges that the tankers are empty. The question is that why politics is swirling on the issue of life and death.

May 05, 2016, 23:47 PM IST

Panel discussion over water scarcity prevailing in Bundelkhand region

The central government sent water tanker train to Jhansi but the U.P. government alleges that the tankers are empty. The question is that why politics is swirling on the issue of life and death.

May 05, 2016, 23:44 PM IST

Uttar Pradesh, Centre spar over ''Water Express''

A railway official said that "the Water Express was stationed at Jhansi station and would be of use only when officials take it further".

May 05, 2016, 17:50 PM IST

DNA: Millions of tonnes of grains in warehouses go to waste while people die of hunger

On one side of face where high yielding data is shown on government files, the actual realty is something worse than what can be even thought.

May 05, 2016, 00:25 AM IST

BJP slams UP CM Akhilesh Yadav over hunger death in Bundelkhand

Uttar Pradesh BJP attacked the ruling Samajwadi party (SP) on Wednesday over reports of a famine death in the Bundelkhand region.

May 04, 2016, 13:23 PM IST

After Latur, now 'water train' for drought-hit Bundelkhand

After Latur, now water-scarce Bundelkhand region in Uttar Pradesh will receive relief in the form of railway wagons loaded with water.

May 04, 2016, 13:13 PM IST

PM Modi should spend a day each in drought-hit places: Shiv Sena

Shiv Sena member Sanjay Raut today asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to spend a day each in drought-hit Bundelkhand and Marathwada so that his government can take steps to solve the problems faced by the affected people.

Apr 27, 2016, 21:55 PM IST

Unbelievable! A farmer in drought-hit Bundelkhand recycles water he bathes with – See pics

In yet another heart-wrenching story, a farmer in  Bundelkhand's drought-hit-Tikamgarh village, recycles water he bathes with to wash clothes.

Apr 19, 2016, 22:20 PM IST

Centre approves Rs.1,304 crore relief to UP

A high-level committee for central assistance to drought-affected states has recommended Rs.1,304 crore as relief, besides other measures, to Uttar Pradesh under the National Disaster Relief Fund.

Apr 10, 2016, 23:15 PM IST

Drought-hit Bundelkhand: Akhilesh govt announces free food material for 'Antyodaya' families

The Uttar Pradesh government has announced to provide special relief package to drought-affected people in Bundelkhand region every month. 

Apr 04, 2016, 12:04 PM IST

Bundelkhand starves but UP netas go on foreign tour packed with shopping, sightseeing

At a time when Bundelkhand region of Uttar Pradesh is reeling under the fourth consecutive crop loss and a sharp increase in cases of farmer suicide, 17 ministers and MLAs of state are on multi-foreign trip under the name of 'study tour'.

Mar 26, 2016, 09:56 AM IST

Rs 1,400 cr in UP budget for drought-hit Bundelkhand

 Focusing on the water-scarce Bundelkhand region ahead of the assembly polls next year, the Uttar Pradesh government today allocated over Rs 1,400 crore for it in its 2016-17 annual budget for various projects.

Feb 12, 2016, 18:49 PM IST

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Snapdeal female employee Dipti Sarna returns home after 36 hours of her missing.

Feb 12, 2016, 13:01 PM IST

With eye on polls, UP govt pumps in funds for arid Bundelkhand

 The Uttar Pradesh government today announced its decision to inject Rs 904.52 crore for drought-hit areas in the state, including backward Bundelkhand, with an eye on the 2017 assembly polls.

Feb 11, 2016, 16:35 PM IST

Bundelkhand's dalit women join hands to build water banks

Farmers of the Bundelkhand region of Uttar Pradesh started facing acute water shortage this year, too, with the onset of summer.

Jan 30, 2016, 20:03 PM IST

Uttar Pradesh Budget Session from today

Assembly Elections slated for 2017 is likely to have a clear bearing on the budget session of Uttar Pradesh legislature beginning on Friday with Opposition seeking answers to people problems and government poised to present a populist budget.

Jan 29, 2016, 02:07 AM IST