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Sep 12, 2018
Kerala, After The Flood: Rivers dry up, mercury rises and earthworms die as state gears up for drought after delugeThe flood that caused massive devastation across Kerala has left behind several scars that will impact the people and their lives for a while yet
Aug 07, 2018
India's struggle with climate change: Karnataka farmer couple turns to govt subsidy and machines to flourishShyamrao has discussed a collective effort with other farmers to store water by constructing farm ponds and check dams.
Aug 01, 2018
Maharashtra government allocates Rs 7,000 crore for completion of drinking water projects in scarcity-prone areasUnder the National Rural Drinking Water Scheme, the government has approved a proposal of Rs 7,952 crore for completing 6,624 water projects in 10,583 villages, he said.
Jul 24, 2018
Pakistan Election 2018: Parties vow development in Balochistan amid unemployment, poverty, water shortageThe Balochistan Assembly adopted a resolution on 31 May seeking one month's delay in the general elections in the province.
Jul 22, 2018
Pakistan polls: Forget fair elections in Balochistan; CPEC, insurgency will make Rawalpindi tighten its gripForget fairness of elections in Balochistan. It's not going to happen, and the province is simply far too important for the Pakistan Army is more ways than one
Jul 13, 2018
India's water crisis: Surrounded by glaciers, Kashmir faces drought-like conditions as precipitation levels dwindleKashmir's public health engineering dept, which supplies water to households, said that the state faces problems of both water quality and availability.
Jul 09, 2018
Tackling India's water woes: Active citizenry, govt checks on unsustainable use and river pollution needed to address crisisDespite an abundance of rivers and lakes, India's poor water management has not allowed it to harness their potential and maintain them to meet our needs.
Jul 01, 2018
Maharashtra's Jalyukt Shivar scheme: Official figures say state created over 17 thousand TMC water strorage capacity since 2015The Maharashtra government's flagship water conservation scheme claims to have rejuvenated water bodies and created an additional storage potential, in a state where some parts perennially face a drought-like situation.
May 22, 2018
In MP's Chhatarpur district, farmers have to pay for drought compensation packagesLogasi farmer Prem Narayan Patel alleges that the ask is of 2000 rupees, “Those who’ve coughed up this amount have got their compensation. And those who haven’t – rather, those who cannot – are still waiting.”
May 14, 2018
Bundelkhand water crisis: Fourth successive drought and vanishing water bodies compound farmer misery, trigger migrationA fourth successive drought in Bundelkhand region in the last five years has shattered the farmers of this backward region, triggering a mass migration.