articles by Debjani Chakraborty

India

India's water crisis: Replenishing Jharkhand's parched hydrological system, one pond at a time

Over 2,000 ponds are being rejuvenated by the agriculture and water resources ministries of Jharkhand, in a bid to ease the water crisis in the state.

India

Jharkhand communal clashes: Ranchi simmers after 3 clashes; experts rue 'peaceful' state's descent into violence

It's been four days since communal tension is simmering in Ranchi. The first of the three communal clashes occurred on 10 June when a crowd at the jam-packed Eid-bazaar in Hindpiri's Main Road, got into a fight with a group of people holding a bike rally celebrating four years of Modi government.