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Last updated: Apr 25 2019 20:16 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Asia Rice: Vietnam rates gain on fears Mekong water woes may hurt crops 25.4.2019 Reuters: Money News
Rice export prices in Vietnam rose for the first time in six weeks as domestic buying picked up and fears of water scarcity in the country's rice bowl grew, while weaker local currencies weighed on rates in other top Asian exporting ...
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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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In Karnataka's Tumkur, Water Woes Weigh On Deve Gowda's Election 16.4.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Struggling with water scarcity, people in Tumkur are in a Catch-22 situation on whether to vote for JD(S) chief HD Deve Gowda or thwart the expansion of his dynasty politics and vote his rival BJP...
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P Nagarajan, Coimbatore: Here’s how AIADMK MP, who defected to Dinakaran faction, fared in Parliament 16.4.2019 Citizen Matters
P Nagarajan has seen the completion of 154 works under MPLADs during his tenure in various fields. The MP however has participated in fewer debates than the national and state average. The break up of the ADMK caused significant uncertainty in his position even during his tenure.
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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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Union Minister To Battle Last-Minute Congress Pick In Bengaluru North 15.4.2019 NDTV News - India-news
Election 2019: Bengaluru North was meant to be contested by the Janata Dal Secular (JDS) under the seat sharing arrangement with coalition partner, the Congress.
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In Karnataka's Mandya, Ex-Actor Faces Chief Minister's Son In Big Fight 13.4.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Mandya in Karnataka is turning out to be one of the most heated contests in the second phase of polling to be held on April 18. On one side, there is the candidate for the Congress-Janata Dal Secular...
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Here’s how we can work together, Potential MP Avare… 12.4.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
A Bellandur resident writes an open letter to his potential MP on how he should work with his constituents. The MP has to vote in parliament based on citizens' opinions, involve them in decision-making, and give them governance data, says the author
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Bangalore North Congress candidate Krishna Byre Gowda: “We pushed for suburban rail and metro, not just elevated corridor” 11.4.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Krishna Byre Gowda, Karnataka's Rural Development Minister, is the Congress candidate from Bangalore North constituency. In this interview with Citizen Matters, Gowda talks about Congress's poll promises such as NYAY, his plans to deal with water scarcity, and more
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Bangalore South BJP candidate Tejasvi Surya: “I believe in freedom of expression” 8.4.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Tejasvi Surya, the BJP candidate in Bangalore South constituency, has been a controversial figure. In this interview with Citizen Matters, Surya talks about freedom of speech, women's reservation, Bengaluru's water scarcity, and more
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I often forgot to sign attendance even when I was present in the House: Chittoor MP Sivaprasad 5.4.2019 Citizen Matters
Chittoor MP, Naramalli Sivaprasad usually gets the spotlight for his role play in various costumes outside the Lok Sabha. As he prepares to contest for a third time from the constituency, we ask him about his performance in the house as well as his plans for Chittoor city.
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Top Court Allows Bengaluru Sewage Water To Be Used For Irritation 5.4.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
The Supreme Court on Friday lifted a stay it imposed earlier on the Karnataka government's scheme to pump secondary treated water from sewage plants in Bengaluru to minor irrigation tanks in the...
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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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Karnataka is gearing up for alternative politics: Prakash Raj 3.4.2019 Hindu: Fitness
Multilingual actor Prakash Raj surprised his adversaries and his numerous fans when he announced that he would contest as an Independent candidate fr
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The invisible, informal sewage disposal system of Bengaluru 3.4.2019 Hindu: Bangalore
Bengaluru city has grown far beyond what its sewerage system can support, and in this gap exists an entire grey market of faecal sludge management pr
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Alien invasion: How growth of weeds from outside India is wrecking Assam’s rhino habitats 1.4.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Parthenium, native to the Americas, alone has a history of damaging local ecosystems in more than 20 countries.
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Are we being responsible Netizens? 1.4.2019 Hindu: S & T
Being a cohesive community now means we watch over the little ones left adrift on cyber waters
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BJP will ditch Yeddyurappa after polls, says DKS 1.4.2019 Hindu: Policy & Issues
D.K. Shivakumar, Minister for Water Resources, said the BJP Central leadership will sideline its State unit president B.S. Yeddyurappa after the Lok S
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Resident groups, experts and well-diggers discuss solutions to deal with water crisis 28.3.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
In a water workshop this week, apartment communities talked about measures they had taken to deal with water scarcity. Water metering and reuse, limiting consumption, holding awareness campaigns, rejuvenating lakes were among the initiatives discussed.
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The stakes in water 27.3.2019 Hindu: S & T
Coalition for water security brings together NGOs, scholars, and concerned individuals
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