Karnataka Drought

  • K'taka: Touring MLAs return, cost state Rs 4 cr September 15, 2012

    Bangalore: Fourteen MLAs, who went on a statesponsored tour of 18 countries at a time when their state, Karnataka, was reeling under severe droughtlike conditions, have returned. They maintain that their trip, that cost the government approximately Rs 4 crore, was in the interests of the state. The MLAs reportedly continued their...
  • Karnataka: fodder likely to last for only 10 weeks July 31, 2012

    Bangalore: With a rainfall deficit of nearly 70 per cent, production has dipped to an all time low and fodder is likely to last for only another ten weeks. CNNIBN travels to Union Minister Veerappa Moily's constituency Chikkaballpur to take stock of the situation. 68yearold Baajisaab says he doesn't remember seeing...
  • K'taka drought: Govt wants temples to pray July 27, 2012

    New Delhi: Even as Karnataka reels under its worst drought in 42 years, the state government is busy doling out money to temples instead of taking concrete steps. Reports suggest that the BJP government has sanctioned a total of Rs 17 crore for 34,000 temples across Karnataka, which means each temple...