RAIN

  • Centre to send a team to Himachal to assess crop damage in the state 23 hours 11 minutes ago

    Shimla: Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan held a review meeting on the extent of crop damage in the state on Tuesday evening. The review meeting was attended by the Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh, State Cabinet Ministers and the Union Health Minister. During the meeting, the Union Agricultural Minister assured...
  • Five farmers commit suicide in last 15 days due to crop damage crisis 23 hours 28 minutes ago

    In Madhya Pradesh five farmers have committed suicide in the past 15 days due to a poor harvest. In 4000 villages, 4 lakh hectares of wheat, rabi and mustard have been destroyed. The state government has asked the Centre for time till the 5th of April to submit a survey...
  • Unseasonal rains leave crops of mangoes, wheat, tobacco destroyed in Bihar Yesterday

    Patna: The unseasonal rains have caused havoc across the country especially for farmers in Bihar where large range of crops have been destroyed. From crops of mangoes, wheat to tobacco everything has been devastated. Dina Patel's last and futile attempt to save his tobacco crop was to dry them out in...
  • Flood fear resurfaces as rains hit J&K again, water level in Jhelum continues to recede Yesterday

    Srinagar: Flood fear has resurfaced in Jammu and Kashmir as rains have hit the state again. The Met Department had predicted heavy rainfall in the valley from Wednesday till April 3. "During this period, April 1 to April 3, some places may received heavy rainfall also. We have issued a...
  • Bihar: Rain hit litchi, mango and tobacco crops, farmers await government help Yesterday

    Thousands of crops of litchi, mango and tobacco have damaged due to unseasonal rain in March in Bihar. Speaking to CNN-IBN, farmers said that their livelihood is completely dependent on tobacco crop. ...
  • People face difficulties as Jammu-Srinagar highway gets closed 2 days ago

    People face difficulties in their day to day activities as the Jammu-Srinagar highway gets closed down due to a flood alert in the region. Work is on by the police as they repair the road as well as guide people to not go any further as there maybe more landslides. ...
  • J&K: Water levels of Jhelum receding, no rain since Monday night 2 days ago

    Srinagar: In some respite for Jammu and Kashmir, there has been no rainfall though the night due to which the water levels of the Jhelum river are receding. Water levels at Sangam have come down from 22.5ft to 21ft and at RM Bagh, the levels have have come down from...
  • J&K will receive more rainfall but intensity will reduce, says Met department 2 days ago

    Met department has claimed that rainfall will continue but the intensity will reduce. Floods have hit Jammu and Kashmir even before the state could recover from the massive floods that occurred in September 2014. ...
  • Jhelum crosses danger mark in Kashmir, several areas waterlogged 2 days ago

    Several areas in Jammu and Kashmir are waterlogged after heavy rains in the valley The state government has declared a flood alert in Jammu and Kashmir. ...
  • Flood declared in J&K, 21 missing as house collapses in landslide in Charar-e-Sharief area 3 days ago

    Srinagar: Even before Jammu and Kashmir could recover from the massive floods that occurred in September 2014, the state is battling yet another deluge with the government declaring flood in the state. Adding to the devastation, twenty one people are missing after a house collapsed in a landslide in the...
  • Rain ruins mango crops, farmers fear reduced output 3 days ago

    The recent spell of rain accompanied by hail stones has destroyed the standing crop of farmers in Amreli district in Gujarat. Farmers fear that their mango crop output might be reduced to one third in 2015. ...
  • J&K rains: 221 families shifted to safer places in Budgam 3 days ago

    Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir government has evacuated 221 families to safer places due to heavy rains causing soil erosion and landslides triggered by heavy rains in Budgam district of the state. State Agriculture Minister Ghulam Nabi Lone Hanjura told the Assembly that due to the continuous downpour various areas of...
  • Unseasonal rainfall hit crops, farmers suffer in Gulbarga 6 days ago

    Gulbarga district of Karnataka has suffered huge losses due to unseasonal rains. Unseasonal rains have also reduced the yield of jowar and wheat crops. The market value of a special variety of wheat has come down from 100 to 20 rupees per kg. The price of jowar has also reduced...
  • Haryana: Farmers in Rewari wait for government's help as crops worth lakhs destroyed March 24, 2015

    Rewari: Unseasonal rains across India have led to the extensive damage of crops with Rewari district in Haryana being one of the worst hit. The standing crop in thousands of hectares of land has been destroyed and not just the magnitude of the loss but also pending loans is the...
  • Bearing the brunt of unseasonal rains, Nashik farmers sell onions at minimal prices March 23, 2015

    Farmers across the country are bearing the brunt of unseasonal rains that have destroyed their produce. The losses are staggering pushing cultivators beyond the edge of desperation. Over 25,000 hectares of onion crop in Nashik has been damaged since last October. Farmers can no longer stock the onions to sell...
  • PM Modi reaches out to farmers on Land Bill, says 'will not let you down' March 22, 2015

    New Delhi: Facing severe criticism from opposition parties, Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his sixth edition of his radio programme, 'Mann Ki Baat' on Sunday said that the Land Acquisition Bill is for the welfare of the farmers, their children and the villages. "All the rumours which are being spread...
  • Have enough surplus food, won't face food shortage due to unseasonal rainfall, says Arun Jaitley March 21, 2015

    New Delhi: Unseasonal rains have destroyed over 10 lakh hectares of standing crop across the country. The heavy loss is likely to have an adverse effect on prices of food items which may rise putting the Narendra Modi government in a crisis situation. Reacting to the situation, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories March 20, 2015

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay March 20, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories on India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay. ...
  • Unseasonal rains wreak havoc: Large-scale crop loss bad news for Indian economy? March 20, 2015

    Unseasonal rains have destroyed over 10 lakh hectares of standing crop across the country. The heavy loss is likely to have an adverse effect on prices of food items which may rise putting the Narendra Modi government in a crisis situation. ...
  • News 360: Unseasonal rain, hailstorm destroy over 10 lakh hectares of standing crop March 20, 2015

    Unseasonal rains have destroyed over 10 lakh hectares of standing crop across the country. The heavy loss is likely to have an adverse effect on prices of food items which may rise putting the Narendra Modi government in a crisis situation. ...
  • Nashik: Farmers face a crisis as rains damage major crops March 20, 2015

    Unseasonal rains have destroyed acres and acres of grape field and over 60,000 hectares of major crop in the last 6 months in Nashik. ...
  • Unseasonal rains destroy crops: Agriculture scientist Swaminathan says it's a wake up call March 20, 2015

    Unseasonal rains have destroyed over 10 lakh hectares of standing crop across the country. The heavy loss is likely to have an adverse effect on prices of food items which may rise putting the Narendra Modi government in a crisis situation. In an interview to CNN-IBN, Agriculture scientist Dr MS...
  • Unseasonal rains destroy over 10 lakh hectares of standing crop, price rise likely March 20, 2015

    New Delhi: Unseasonal rains have destroyed over 10 lakh hectares of standing crop across the country. The heavy loss is likely to have an adverse effect on prices of food items which may rise putting the Narendra Modi government in a crisis situation. One of the worst affected places is...
  • Modi government battles as 10 lakh hectares of standing crop destroyed March 20, 2015

    New Delhi: Unseasonal rain has destroyed over 10 lakh hectares of standing crop across the country putting the Narendra Modi government in a crisis situation. One of the worst affected places is Maharashtra where around 40,000 hectares of standing Rabi crop has been damaged. On the other hand 26 out of...
  • Government assures relief for farmers hit by rain, hailstorms March 19, 2015

    New Delhi: Government on Thursday promised to take all administrative and relief measures to help farmers hit by unseasonal rain and hailstorm in North and Western India, as members across the political spectrum in Rajya Sabha sought immediate financial assistance and loan waivers for them. Acknowledging...
  • Centre has asked affected states to give details of losses to crops by unseasonal rain March 18, 2015

    New Delhi: Government on Wednesday said it has asked states to provide details of the losses caused to the standing crops by the recent unseasonal rains so that relief could be provided as members demanded that the Centre should come forward to help the affected states financially. Raising the issue,...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories March 16, 2015

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Karma Paljor March 16, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Karma Paljor on India @ 9. ...
  • Jammu-Srinagar highway blocked due to heavy rainfall, 2,000 truckers stranded March 16, 2015

    The snowfall and rains since last week in Kashmir forced closure of the Srinagar-Jammu National Highway even as air traffic remained suspended. Over 2,000 truckers stranded since last three days. ...