बुंदेलखंड राहत पैकेज घोटाला-2: स्कूटर और बाइक से ढोए गए 5-5 टन के पत्थर
बुंदेलखंड के पन्ना जिले में 9 वाटर शेड के कार्यों के भौतिक सत्यापन और वाउचर के परीक्षण में पता चला कि वन विभाग ने ...
Drought watch: More than half of India affected in July
Around 46.11 per cent of the country is ‘abnormally dry’ or ‘exceptionally dry’
Cyclone Fani: The tale of a weird storm
Here is our entire coverage on the cyclonic storm that barrelled through Odisha on May 3, 2019
Drought-prone Banda district awaits the shower of poll promises
Poverty, hunger and deprivation plaguing the Bundelkhand region hardly become a poll issue
Saurashtra woes: Helpless farmers hope for the miracle of water
Arid Saurashtra in Gujarat has been facing an acute agrarian crisis due to lack of water for irrigation
Drought but why: Jharkhand staring at food insecurity
Primarily a rain dependant state, Jharkhand is witnessing deficient rainfall for the past few years now and even its relatively well-off farmers …
Drought but why: What happened to the promise of a drought-free Maharashtra?
Between October last year and February this year, the state government has declared 151 talukas and 268 revenue circle as drought-hit.
India’s food self-sufficiency is conditional to drought-hit districts
For over 40 years India’s net sown areas remain the same; drought-hit areas have to increase production to match food demand
Drought, but why: Karnataka’s water woes won't go away by throwing money on it
Across Karnataka successive monsoon failures in 2018 brought on dire straits for the farmers
Drought, but why: Area under cultivation has halved in Andhra Pradesh's Ananthapuramu
Decades of deficit rainfall, monoculture in agriculture and perpetually mounting farmer debts have left the district in the lurch
Gujarat declares drought after months of delay
While other states had declared drought months ago, Gujarat govt kept calling it a “scarcity of water”
El Nino may hit already hurt Indian farmers
The country saw a 24 per cent rainfall deficit in September and if El Nino continues till spring, it may bring down average rainfall in 2019 …
Ecological drought: where not just humanity but ecosystems suffer
US scientists have defined a new type of drought brought about by climate change, one which increases the vulnerability of ecosystems
California offers valuable lessons for meeting freshwater needs in the face of climate change
If we want water security, we need to diversify our water sources to include underground storage, stormwater capture, recycled wastewater and more.
राहत की रस्म अदायगी
2009 में बुंदेलखंड में सूखे से निपटने के लिए 7,266 करोड़ रुपए का पैकेज जारी हुआ लेकिन अब तक इसका 50 प्रतिशत ही खर्च ...
Farmers propose Bills on loan waiver, fair prices in their own 'parliament'
More than 180 farmer organisations from across the country proposed Bills related to debt waiver and fair crop prices in a mock parliament
Ensure no coercive action taken against defaulting farmers: Supreme Court to Tamil Nadu
Petitioners argued that rise in suicide cases was due to punitive action taken by bank officias against drought-hit farmers who are not able to …
Tamil Nadu declared drought-hit in view of deficient rain, farmer deaths
Most districts in the state witnessed deficient rainfall from October 1 to December 31, 2016
Farmer groups raise concerns about solutions proposed at COP 22
The impacts of climate change on agriculture will continue to have significant implications for rural development, sustainable development and …
Jharkhand’s children deprived of mid-day meal despite Supreme Court order, say activists
Jharkhand is the one of the worst-affected states in the country with its 22 out of 24 districts facing drought
Supreme Court issues directive for implementing MGNREGA, food security Act to tackle drought
In a bid to provide relief to households in drought-hit areas, the apex court directed the Centre to release funds to states for providing …
Supreme Court directs Centre to prepare national disaster plan to tackle drought
The apex court has directed the Union government to revise the Drought Management Manual at the earliest till the end of 2016
Environment in Parliament: Developments from February 25 - March 3
Some important environment and development-related questions raised in Parliament this past week
500 years of drought and flood: trees and corals reveal Australia's climate history
The dominant theme of Australia’s drought history is variability. The country may get one year of extremely wet conditions or six …
'We have the best model for predicting monsoon'
Suryachandra. A Rao, Associate Mission Director, Monsoon Mission talks about the latest monsoon prediction model deployed by the Ministry of …