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Freebie city: Promises that the Delhi government must deliver on 19.9.2019 Citizen Matters
Water, electricity, wifi, bus rides for women -- promises of free or heavily subsidised services for the citizens of Delhi flow freely and frequently from the AAP government. We take a look at the details of some recent announcements and where they stand.
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City receives moderate to heavy spells, flood situation grim in MP 18.9.2019 Central Chronicle
Bhopal, Heavy showers lashed Bhopal on Tuesday morning with drizzle and intermittent light to moderate showers being experienced during the rest of the day. Flood situation in the state of Madhya Pradesh has reached an alarming stage with several lives lost and massive damage to property, crops as well as the entire populace in the […]
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‘Dam filled for one person’: Medha Patkar criticises Modi after Narmada dam’s water level is raised 18.9.2019 Scroll.in
The social activist alleged that the Gujarat government had advanced the date to raise the water level because of the prime minister’s birthday.
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Excess Rains 16.9.2019 Central Chronicle
The rains have relented in the country but the Madhya Pradesh is exception. Here the very heavy rains are still battering its western side. All the rivers are in high spate, bridges are submerged. All the dams are overflowing and all the gates opened. That is over flooding the rivers. The north western districts of […]
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As Sardar Sarovar Dam inches to full capacity, 178 Madhya Pradesh villages prepare to be submerged 12.9.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The Narmada Bachao Andolan organised a hunger strike to protest against the submergence of the villages without proper rehabilitation.
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Heavy showers disrupt life in city, no relief for 3 days 12.9.2019 Central Chronicle
Bhopal, Four days of heavy rains in Bhopal and adjoining districts have disrupted life. Flood situation has been created in Vidisha and Raisen. At the same time, there is water in the lower areas of the city in Bhopal. Two old houses also collapsed on Tuesday.  Intermittent showers continued from Tuesday night till the morning. […]
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Adyar river restoration: More than Rs 2500 crore sanctioned, but dumping continues 12.9.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Even as the state has sanctioned thousands of crores for restoration of the Adyar river, and the nodal agency CRRT continues its efforts in the face of many challenges, rampant encroachment and illegal disposal of waste leaves the river in poor shape. Will it ever regain its lost glory?
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Heavy rains continue to batter city, flood situation grim in state 11.9.2019 Central Chronicle
Bhopal, Continuous heavy rains in the state from last three days have thrown life out of gear. The local weather centre has also warned of torrential (extremely heavy) rain in 8 districts of the state, very heavy rain in 8 districts and heavy rain in 16 districts. At the same time, in Bhopal two gates […]
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Citizen Matters Impact: Buddha Nullah restoration movement in Ludhiana gets new life 11.9.2019 Citizen Matters
It has been a little over three months since Citizen Matters raised the long-pending issue of the clean-up of Buddha Nullah. That coverage has given a boost to attempts by a 50-member umbrella organisation to restore the Sutlej tributary, and the government appears to be listening too.
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Downpour continues, roads inundated, water enters houses 10.9.2019 Central Chronicle
Bhopal:  Torrential downpour during the last hours has thrown life out of gear in the city. Many localities have been inundated including BHEL. Hoshangabad Road, Teela Jamalpura, Semra, Karond, Chhola, Kolar etc. Due to heavy showers, there was power disruption in many areas. The BMC team remained on alert and the control room had received […]
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Rains Lash M.P. 10.9.2019 Central Chronicle
Heavy rains are lashing the entire Madhya Pradesh. The rains are above by 20 per cent and still going up. The weather office has issued orange alert in 32 districts of the state in coming heavy rains. It is expected to continue for more than a week and then relent in downpour. So far the […]
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Photo essay: A photojournalist travelled along the Ganga to document the river and its people 9.9.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
In rural Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand and West Bengal, the Ganga isn't just a river. It is life itself.
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India isn’t getting more rainfall, but it is experiencing more floods 8.9.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Factors such as greenhouse gases, aerosol emissions and extensive changes in land-use have led to extreme weather events, affecting lives and livelihoods.
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From farming to fishing: Occupational change hasn’t helped the people affected by dams on Narmada 8.9.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Stagnation of the free-flowing river and rampant sand mining have deteriorated the riverine ecology.
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Sad state of affairs, says HC 8.9.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Sad state of affairs, says HC
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Disaster or development? Why locals are up in arms against the Sikkim rail project 7.9.2019 Scroll.in
The ambitious 45 km-long route will upend over 800 houses and have severe environmental consequences, say activists.
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Chennai Buzz: Priority tag for Pallikaranai marsh | Dust warning for Metro Phase 2 | Committee to monitor biomedical waste disposal and more 7.9.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
A quick round up of the key civic developments in the city over the week that went by!
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Turmoil on sand 4.9.2019 Central Chronicle
The river sand is the biggest point of political and administrative corruption in the Madhya Pradesh. The powerful and criminal sand mafias are carrying out this business without any hindrance. Everyday sand of crores of rupees are illegally taken out and sold out and bribe of lakhs of rupees are paid in cash every day […]
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Gajanan installed in pandals, homes 3.9.2019 Central Chronicle
Bhopal, Traditional prayers, chants of ‘Ganpati Bappa Morya’ and sweet offerings of ‘laddoos’ and ‘modaks’ by devotees marked the commencement of the Ganesh festival in Bhopal and other parts of Madhya Praadesh on Monday. The festival of Ganesh Chaturthi is being celebrated with great pomp across Madhya Pradesh on Monday. From morning itself, the process […]
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Valleys in crisis: How Indians respond to Kashmir, Narmada will determine future of our democracy 3.9.2019 Scroll.in
People in both the areas have, for decades, attempted to withstand the excesses of the state.
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