Bundelkhand

Why are people of Bundelkhand forced to eat roti made of grass?- Part 3

In some villages in Uttar Pradesh's Bundelkhand region, which has been hit by drought for the third time in a row due to deficient rainfall, people are now forced to eat chapatis made of grass and

Dec 22, 2015, 21:28 PM IST

Why are people of Bundelkhand forced to eat roti made of grass?-Part 2

In some villages in Uttar Pradesh's Bundelkhand region, which has been hit by drought for the third time in a row due to deficient rainfall, people are now forced to eat chapatis made of grass and

Dec 22, 2015, 21:25 PM IST

Why are people of Bundelkhand forced to eat roti made of grass?

In some villages in Uttar Pradesh's Bundelkhand region, which has been hit by drought for the third time in a row due to deficient rainfall, people are now forced to eat chapatis made of grass and

Dec 22, 2015, 21:23 PM IST

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Dec 22, 2015, 16:07 PM IST

Poverty in Bundelkhand making villagers eat grass for survival

In Bundelkhand, the poverty-stricken villagers are sustaining by consuming the chapatis made of grass.

Dec 22, 2015, 15:58 PM IST

DNA: Look what the poor in Uttar Pradesh are eating to survive- Part-II

In Lalwadi village in Uttar Pradesh's Bundelkhand region, they show us where they forage for the next meal: a parched field on the outskirts.

Dec 21, 2015, 23:38 PM IST

DNA: Look what the poor in Uttar Pradesh are eating to survive

In Lalwadi village in Uttar Pradesh's Bundelkhand region, they show us where they forage for the next meal: a parched field on the outskirts.

Dec 21, 2015, 23:37 PM IST

Three droughts put Bundelkhand on the verge of famine: Yogendra ​Yadav

With three droughts in successive years, the Bundelkhand region of Uttar Pradesh is on the verge of famine, Swaraj Abhiyan leader Yogendra Yadav on Wednesday claimed and called for urgent steps by the Centre and state government to address the problem.

Nov 25, 2015, 21:43 PM IST

Yogendra Yadav urges Akhilesh govt to declare UP drought-hit

Terming the drought situation in Uttar Pradesh as alarming, former AAP leader Yogendra Yadav on Tuesday demanded that the state be declared as "drought-hit" and the most affected Bundelkhand region "calamity-hit".

Oct 27, 2015, 18:08 PM IST

PMO seeks report as UP district takes up letter campaign for AIIMS

A two-month long campaign by residents of an Uttar Pradesh district, which saw many Muslims writing to the Prime Minister's Office in Sanskrit to demand an AIIMS facility, has finally forced authorities to sit up and take notice.

May 19, 2015, 13:00 PM IST

Muslims write in Sanskrit to PM Modi for AIIMS in Bundelkhand

Adopting a novel way of making an appeal to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Muslims in this Bundelkhand district are writing to him in Sanskrit demanding establishment of an All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here.

May 11, 2015, 13:20 PM IST

Water scarcity hampers marriage prospects of boys in Bundelkhand, UP

Water scarcity in many villages of Bundelkhand in UP has badly affected the life of boys of marriageable age, as nobody wants to marry off his or her daughter in any family here due to existing wat

May 05, 2015, 09:15 AM IST

Rs 2,839 cr spent under Bundelkhand special package so far

An amount of Rs 2,839.91 crore was spent out of Rs 3,755.08 crore released by government under the special package for drought mitigation strategies in the parched Bundelkhand region since November 2009, Parliament was informed on Friday.

Nov 28, 2014, 16:32 PM IST

Uma Bharti cautions officials against Maoist elements in Bundelkhand

Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti has cautioned local officials against the possibility of Maoist elements gaining ground in the backward Bundelkhand region due to unemployment and poverty.

Jun 30, 2014, 13:07 PM IST

Farmer suicides, poor development top poll issues in Bundelkhand

A former chief minister and a Union minister are in the fray in the Lok Sabha battle for Jhansi, regarded as the gateway to the Bundelkhand region where rising cases of farmers` suicides is a major poll issue despite a Rs 3,500 crore relief package for the area.

Apr 28, 2014, 22:04 PM IST

Actor Raja Bundela to seek separate statehood for Bundelkhand

Movie actor and BJP leader Raja Bundela said that he would raise the issue of a separate state of Bundelkhand at the party forum, at an appropriate time after the polls.

Apr 10, 2014, 20:13 PM IST

Uma Bharti promises separate Bundelkhand to voters in Jhansi

Senior BJP leader Uma Bharti has promised voters here a separate Bundelkhand state within three years, if her party is voted to power at the Centre.

Apr 10, 2014, 14:14 PM IST

Union minister sits on dharna to highlight Bundelkhand issues

Union minister Pradip Jain Aditya sat on dharna along with his supporters and later met Governor BL Joshi to seek his help in resolving problems of Bundelkhand region in the state.

Mar 03, 2014, 21:35 PM IST

LS clears way for agricultural varsity in Bundelkhand

The parliamentary approval was accorded to the bill to set up a central agricultural university in Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh, when the Lok Sabha passed it on Thursday.

Feb 20, 2014, 15:57 PM IST

Vulture `safe zone` to come up in Bundelkhand

In order to protect critically-endangered vultures from being extinct, a Vulture Safe Zone (VSZ) would be created in Madhya Pradesh`s Bundelkhand, Bombay Natural History Society (BNHS) officials said today.

Jan 23, 2014, 23:20 PM IST