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May 11, 2017
Drought in the Western Ghats Part 4: In Kerala's Wayanad, acute water scarcity leading to man-animal conflictThe problem in Wayanad is worse than in other places, because it's well-known for its spices cultivation since the time of the British Raj, and is one place where the divide between forest land and human settlements is still very vague
May 10, 2017
Drought in the Western Ghats Part 3: Ambulance service supplies water to 700 families in Kerala's KottayamA man with an ambulance brings water free of cost to 700 families in Kottayam, Kerala, as the effects of drought and destruction of the Western Ghats depletes groundwater reserves in the state.
May 02, 2017
South India’s Drought Part 9: Rayachoty one of the worst-hit in Rayalaseema; govts play down water scarcityRayachoty is one of the 23 acutely drought-hit locations in the arid Rayalaseema district where groundwater levels are very deep – about 2,000 feet. As the mercury soared to unprecedented heights in the summer of 2017, the majority of Rayalaseema’s towns and villages have borne the brunt.
May 01, 2017
South India’s Drought Part 8: Telangana, Andhra Pradesh reel under heatwave, but petty politics takes centrestageIn this piece, the author writes about the heatwave in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh and the political power play over it. As both the Telugu states called April a ‘cruel month,’ experts warn that May is likely to be even worse.
Apr 29, 2017
Kerala drought: Preservation of Western Ghats key to prevent water crisis in the long runThe rain god has spurned Kerala, endowed with 44 rivers and many backwaters, but the disaster is as much to do with nature as with humans.
Apr 28, 2017
South India's Drought Part 7: Kerala's efforts to revive water bodies bear fruit at grassroot levelThe state government in Kerala is now on such a mission to ensure that future generations are saved from having to put up with such an acute crisis where the availability of water is not a distant dream even when temperatures soar.
Apr 27, 2017
South India's Drought Part 6: Parched rural Karnataka sees mass migration but officials stay in denialIt is not lack of work, but shortage of water that is pushing rural Karnataka dwellers to head to towns and cities.
Apr 26, 2017
South India's Drought Part 5: As Karnataka reels under severe water crisis, residents brace unofficial rationingThree consecutive years of drought and now, a scorching heat wave, hitherto unknown to Karnataka. Temperatures in the state are soaring over the 40 degree Celsius mark, triggering a crippling water shortage and rising apprehensions.
Apr 25, 2017
South India's Drought Part 4: Water crisis in Tamil Nadu is a manifestation of climate change, say expertsTamil Nadu is facing higher frequency of extreme weather events and the effects of global climate change are coming from the sea, say experts.
Apr 25, 2017
DMK leads shutdown in Tamil Nadu seeking drought relief package; Stalin arrestedSeveral DMK cadres, along with Stalin, protesting in Tiruvarur were detained by the police. DMK and other opposition parties were holding protest demonstrations in different parts of the state.