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You heard it right! Arnab Goswami said RELAX to stunned panelists on Newshour

May 31, 2016

You heard it right! Arnab Goswami said RELAX to stunned panelists on Newshour

History was made on Tuesday evening as anchor-turned-gladiator Arnab Goswami, to the utter disbelief of our countrymen, let out a laugh in the midst of battleground Newshour. #Sachin Tendulkar #Bombay High Court #Maharashtra #Lata Mangeshkar #Drought #Arnab Goswami #Snapchat #Tanmay Bhat #Shaina NC #Shareworthy
How water inequality governs drought-hit Maharashtra

May 31, 2016

How water inequality governs drought-hit Maharashtra

A resident of Pune, Maharashtra’s second-most developed city, uses five times as much water as her counterpart in Latur, the district most ravaged by drought in the south-central Marathwada region. #ConnectTheDots #Maharashtra #Drought #Marathwada #Latur #Andhra Pradesh drought
Drought in India: There's water everywhere in Latur, but not a drop of it's free

May 30, 2016

Drought in India: There's water everywhere in Latur, but not a drop of it's free

Anything to do with the storage, supply or distribution of water is a flourishing business in drought hit Latur. A sort of thirst economy exists there. #GDP #BJP #ConnectTheDots #MNREGA #Bundelkhand #P. Sainath #Drought #Yogendra Yadav #Marathwada #Latur #Swaraj Abhiyan #National Disaster Response Fund #Jal-Hal padyatra
India signs deal to import 500,000 tonnes of wheat after drought reduces output

May 25, 2016

India signs deal to import 500,000 tonnes of wheat after drought reduces output

Indian flour mills have signed deals to import about 500,000 tonnes of Australian and French wheat this year for shipment between July and September as drought reduces domestic supplies, two trade sources said on Wednesday. #Australia #Wheat #French #Drought #Flour mills
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