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Here's how India's water governance has failed its citizens

May 24, 2016

Here's how India's water governance has failed its citizens

By 2030, the world is projected to face a 40 percent deficit in its demand for water. India, with its growth ambitions, and a billion hopes, is clearly vulnerable #China #climate change #Three Gorges Dam #CriticalPoint #Ganga #Governance #Yangtze #Drought #Groundwater #dam-building #Hoover Dam
SC declines to stop water supply to breweries in drought-hit parts of Maharashtra

May 24, 2016

SC declines to stop water supply to breweries in drought-hit parts of Maharashtra

The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to direct the Maharashtra government to completely cut water supply to distilleries and breweries in the drought-hit regions of the state. #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #Bombay High Court #Maharashtra #Drought #Marathwada #Aurangabad #Breweries #Liquor
Hunger, child marriage, prostitution: How drought hurts women, Dalits more

May 23, 2016

Hunger, child marriage, prostitution: How drought hurts women, Dalits more

India's worst drought in decades is hurting women and lower-caste Dalits disproportionately, with impacts ranging from malnutrition to early marriage to prostitution, activists say. #NewsTracker #Prostitution #Maharashtra #Hunger #Drought #child marriage #Latur #Marathwada drought #National Dalit Watch #Dalit women
Mann Ki Baat: PM Modi pitches for saving 'every drop' of water

May 22, 2016

Mann Ki Baat: PM Modi pitches for saving 'every drop' of water

Linking the intense heatwave and drought to environmental degradation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday made a strong pitch for a mass movement to save forests and conserve "every drop" of water during the upcoming Monsoon season. #NewsTracker #Modi #Drought #Water conservation #Radio #Mann Ki Baat
Mann Ki Baat: PM Modi calls for protection of environment

May 22, 2016

Mann Ki Baat: PM Modi calls for protection of environment

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday called for protection of the environment and said conservation of water and forests was people's responsibility, on the radio broadcast of 'Mann ki Baat'. #NewsTracker #Modi #Drought #CBSE results #Mann Ki Baat
How Swaraj Abhiyan's 'padyatra' aims at making a drought-free, suicide-free India

May 22, 2016

How Swaraj Abhiyan's 'padyatra' aims at making a drought-free, suicide-free India

Swaraj Abhiyan, an NGO working for the farmers’ cause has now taken up a Padyatra (foot march) in the drought prone areas of Marathwada and Bundelkhand to spread awareness amongst farmers and villagers on water conservation #NewsTracker #Bundelkhand #Drought #Marathwada #AAP #Swaraj Abhiyan
Allahabad High Court dismisses PIL opposing IPL matches in Kanpur

May 17, 2016

Allahabad High Court dismisses PIL opposing IPL matches in Kanpur

The Allahabad High Court today dismissed a Public Interest Litigation which opposed the holding of two Indian Premiere League (IPL) cricket matches in Kanpur later this week due to a drought-like situation in Uttar Pradesh and possible use of huge volume of water for preparing the ground. #Sports #Uttar Pradesh #Cricket #Indian Premier League #Allahabad High Court #PIL #Kanpur #Drought #IPL 9 #IPL 2016
Bengal govt assessing situation before declaring the state drought-hit

May 16, 2016

Bengal govt assessing situation before declaring the state drought-hit

With almost no rain in the last two months in many districts of West Bengal, the state government is taking stock of the situation. #India #NewsTracker #West Bengal #West Midnapore #Burdwan #Drought #Bankura #Purulia #Water scarcity
Rs 2,000 crore-additional relief package sought from Centre: Eknath Khadse

May 14, 2016

Rs 2,000 crore-additional relief package sought from Centre: Eknath Khadse

The Maharashtra government has sought additional relief package of over Rs 2,000 crore from the Centre to tackle drought in the state. #India #NewsTracker #Maharashtra #Maharashtra government #Modi government #Drought #Drought in Maharashtra #Eknath Khadse #BJP-SS government
AgustaWestland, Uttarakhand crisis find echo in Parliament's budget session

May 13, 2016

AgustaWestland, Uttarakhand crisis find echo in Parliament's budget session

The session of Rajya Sabha came to an end on Friday after passing 12 bills and wasting 19 hours due to disruptions over various issues like imposition of President's Rule in Uttarakhand and AgustaWestland helicopter deal controversy. #CAG #Congress #BJP #Narendra Modi #Rajya Sabha #NewsTracker #Lok Sabha #Vijay Mallya #GST #parliament #finance bill #Drought #AgustaWestland #CAMPA