CM attends fourth India Water Week

New Delhi: Madhya Pradesh and Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan drew encomiums at inaugural function of 4th India Water Week programme in Delhi today. In their addresses, Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti and Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley lauded the state for water conservation and unprecedented increase in irrigation facilities. Bharti said that Madhya Pradesh has made remarkable progress in agriculture sector over the years. State’s continuous over 20 per cent agriculture growth rate …

NHRC notices to UP, MP over Bundelkhand condition

Bhopal: The National Human Rights Commission has taken suo motu cognizance of media reports about the deplorable condition of the inhabitants of the drought hit districts of Bundelkhand region, Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh where, due to the scarcity of food, the people are living in distress and starving to death. Accordingly, the Commission has issued notices to the Chief Secretaries of Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh calling for detailed reports within four weeks.
The …