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Bye, bye birdie: As plans for Pune metro speed up, a bird sanctuary risks becoming collateral damage 24.4.2019 Scroll.in
From garbage to road construction, Dr Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary has faced several threats, with the latest being an elevated metro line.
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Source water locally, ban borewells, to prevent scarcity 23.4.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
The reason for Bengaluru's water scarcity is our disconnect with the source of water. To reverse this, each ward should be made to generate water locally, and Cauvery water be taxed heavily, opines the author
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Do cities matter? What BJP, INC and CPI(M) manifestos say on urban issues 23.4.2019 Citizen Matters
From devolution of powers to local bodies, to the formation of National Urban Mobility Mission, to the creation of a separate Ministry for Water; what all are the promises made by political parties regarding urban issues in their manifestos ?
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Shangkai village celebrates 'Good Friday Fishing' after 10 years 21.4.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Shangkai village celebrates 'Good Friday Fishing' after 10 years
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Is Pinarayi Vijayan a hero or villain? The answer will determine if Kerala votes for the Left Front 20.4.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
He is widely praised for last year’s flood relief work. But some voters are unhappy about his handling of the Sabarimala row and political violence.
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Zooming into the environmental problems of a growing Chennai 19.4.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
A look at the environmental issues that Chennai faced since the 2014 national elections, through the camera lens.
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In Gujarat, lands for which Narmada dam was built reel under drought even as factories get water 17.4.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Farmers say all the water is going to cities and factories while the Kutch and Saurashtra regions are parched.
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D K Suresh, Bangalore Rural: Focused on water supply and farmers’ causes 15.4.2019 Citizen Matters
D K Suresh, a two-time MP from Bangalore Rural, is contesting on a Congress ticket from the constituency again. Suresh's performance in parliament this term was above average. However, his assets have also spiked over the last five years
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[Video] From UP to Delhi, the toxic Hindon river is making people sick 14.4.2019 Scroll.in
The polluted river is behind many illnesses in villages on its banks. Residents of Delhi-NCR are also eating vegetables, crops grown using this toxic sludge.
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The Election Fix: What have India’s politicians promised to do about the water crisis? 14.4.2019 Scroll.in
Plus, a look back at how the Modi government’s Ganga clean-up has gone and whether voters care about water.
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K N Ramachandran, Sriperumbudur: Ears on the ground but poor record in debates 13.4.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Sriperumbudur voters, if you are wondering what your MP K N Ramachandran has done in the last five years -- how he used his local area development (MPLAD) funds, or the issues that he raised in Parliament -- here's a report card.
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Uttarakhand’s residents face water shortage even as state’s rivers quench North India’s thirst 11.4.2019 Scroll.in
Less than 50% of the population has access to adequate quantities of safe drinking water, says a CAG report.
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How an unyielding drought has forced once thriving Andhra farmers to leave in search of wage labour 10.4.2019 Scroll.in
The government’s failure to provide alternative employment, decent irrigation facilities and adequate drought relief has only worsened the situation.
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The Daily Fix: Madras High Court stay on Chennai-Salem highway project is welcome relief for farmers 10.4.2019 Scroll.in
But it is worrying that a court has to protect people and forests from their government.
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In coastal Andhra Pradesh, Telugu Desam Party banks on welfare schemes, backward classes vote 9.4.2019 Scroll.in
The ruling party swept the north coastal region in 2014. Can it repeat this feat in the upcoming Assembly and Lok Sabha elections?
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Half the Vote: This farmer wants to protect her land – but will vote for the party her village picks 8.4.2019 Scroll.in
This Scroll.in series explores what Indian women want from the 2019 general election.
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In drought-hit Marathwada, villagers depend on tankers for water, farmers cut down fruit trees 8.4.2019 Scroll.in
Ahead of polls, despite the dire situation, there is neither work under employment guarantee scheme nor any cattle camps, fodder depots for livestock.
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More than 40% of India is reeling under drought, but the Centre may not even acknowledge it 4.4.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The government has made the process of declaring drought long and difficult, experts say. So, the ongoing disaster may go officially unannounced.
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The highway building boom in Arunachal is changing lives. Will BJP benefit from it in the elections? 4.4.2019 Scroll.in
A network of new roads, bridges have considerably increased connectivity within the state and with Assam since 2015.
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‘Was Sardar Sarovardam also an ATM?’ 3.4.2019 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
It seems Modi still hates A.P., says Uma
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