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Joe C Mathew
New Delhi, July 12, 2017
Private forecaster Skymet Weather has made an analysis of historical data to suggest that whenever monsoon rainfall is between 90% to 100% of the long term average rainfall in Gujarat, 61 percent districts of that state have more than 60 percent possibility of being in drought.


Avneet Kaur
Delhi, July 8, 2017
Fresh investments are slowing due to poor demand and low capacity utilisation. This has worrying implications for future growth.


Anand Adhikari
Delhi, July 8, 2017
General insurers are aggressively tapping into the new crop insurance business subsidised by the government for farmers, but the risk could be huge


BT Online
June 21, 2017
Siddaramaiah-led Congress government has been facing intense pressure for long to dole out loan waivers to farmers after Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra and Punjab made similar announcements to fullfill their poll promises.


PTI
April 18, 2017
India Meteorological Department (IMD) Director General K J Ramesh said there would be good distribution of rainfall across the country.


by Sumant Banerji
Delhi, March 20, 2017
After years of slump, sugar prices are rising. But government intervention may spoil the industry's party.


PTI
New Delhi, January 4, 2017
As per the Coffee Board's latest data, the overall coffee exports increased to Rs 3,60,949 tonnes in 2016 from 3,05,680 tonnes previous year.


Sarika Malhotra
Delhi, August 15, 2016
Acclaimed Indian novelist Amitav Ghosh talks about the vulnerability of the Asian region, its under-preparedness to deal with climate change, and the need to bring these issues to the fore.


PTI
New Delhi, July 6, 2016
The higher kharif or summer crop acreage will also help cool down inflation, ICRA said.


Reuters
May 17, 2016
Laxman Singh Rathore, chief of the India Meteorological Department (IMD), also told Reuters he was sticking to the original forecast of above-average rainfall this year after two straight years of drought that cut farm income.


By Team BT
Delhi, May 19, 2016
Under the scheme, the prime minister wants to develop 6,320 model villages by 2024. In the first phase (2014 to 2016), 699 MPs adopted their first village. As on May 3 this year, 62 had chosen their second village, too.


PTI
New Delhi, May 12, 2016
Virtually rejecting opposition demand for debt waiver to farmers, the government on Wednesday said Centre is continuously monitoring the drought situation and urged all parties to work together to deal with the problem.


PTI
New Delhi, May 11, 2016
Due to two consecutive years of poor monsoon, water shortage in reservoirs as well as lowering of ground water table has created a serious challenge for the drought-affected areas in 10 states like Maharashtra and Karnataka, the study by Assocham said.


PTI
New Delhi, May 6, 2016
The Centre has released Rs 9,367 crore to drought-hit states under MGNREGA in 2016-17, Parliament was informed on Friday.


By Sarika Malhotra
Delhi, May 5, 2016
India's unprecedented water crisis is affecting everyone - from domestic user to farmer to industrialist. The lopsided cost vs price economics of water can have a debilitating effect on the country. What government, industry and farmers need to do to avert a catastrophe.


By Prosenjit Datta
Delhi, May 2, 2016
Over the years, the per capita availability of water in India has gone down drastically. In 1951, it was 5,177 cubic metre per person. By 2011, it was down to 1,545 cubic metre, which is below the stress level of 1,700 cubic metre.


By Joe C. Mathew
Delhi, March 9, 2016
Sure enough, the government's intent to revive the ailing rural and agro sectors to prop up domestic economic growth hit the right chords with the pundits, but soon, serious doubts were raised over the Centre's ability to implement its plans.


PTI
New Delhi, October 29, 2015
Onion prices have started rising again due to supply concerns as the old stock has been exhausted, while the fresh kharif crop this year is expected to be 25-30 per cent lower.


Joe C Mathew
September 24, 2015
The distinguishing feature of this year's drought is the extent to which rainfall has varied across states. The IMD's data between June 1 and September 9 this year shows the rainfall has so far been 15 per cent below the LPA in the country.


Reuters
New Delhi, September 15, 2015
Lower corn output in India, at a time when the world is flush with Latin American and US supplies, should help underpin global prices of the grain that recently hit a 10-month low of $3.46-1/2 per bushel.


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