Akhilesh meets PM over drought situation

Sat, 05/07/2016 - 14:12

New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) A day after the Samajwadi Party (SP) accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of sending an empty water train to drought-hit Budelkhand region, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi to discuss the water crisis situation.


Ban on IPL matches in Maharashtra stays

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 23:00

New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed a plea challenging a Bombay High Court ruling prohibiting holding of Indian premier League (IPL) cricket matches in Maharashtra due to unprecedented drought conditions in Vidarbha and Marathwada.