RELIEF MEASURES

  • Shivraj Singh Chouhan sets aside Rs 2,000 crore for rain-hit farmers February 28, 2014

    Describing the damage to crops due to rain and hailstorm in Madhya Pradesh as a "national calamity," Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Friday announced a slew of relief measures for affected farmers in the state. "A total of 9,800 villages spread across 49 out of the total 51 districts in...
  • Assam: Fresh floods affect more than 7 lakh people September 23, 2012

    New Delhi: Assam is submerged yet again, the fourth time this monsoon. The Brahmaputra is flowing above the danger mark and more than seven lakh people are said to be affected in the heavy and incessant rainfall over the past few days. The districts of Dhemaji, Lakhimpur, Jorhat, Nagaon, Kamrup and...