Nearly 500,000 people are affected by the drought in central India. For many the situation is hopeless. Hundreds of farmers have committed suicide.
Thousands of desperate farmers across India have taken to the streets to demand loan waivers and higher prices for their produce. The season of agrarian discontent continues. Murali Krishnan reports from New Delhi.
A farming community in the northern Indian hill state of Uttarakhand is getting a boost through a unique initiative that helps farmers interface with the market directly.
The recently appointed chairman of the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO), Kailasavadivoo Sivan, spoke to DW about the agency's humanitarian purpose, and its upcoming mission to send a probe to the Sun.
Tensions over Cauvery between Tamil Nadu and Karnataka, which speak two different languages, date back over 100 years. Despite a recent Supreme Court ruling, the dispute seems set to run on. Vasudevan Sridharan reports.
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