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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 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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Meet Thiruvallur candidates: Two-time AIADMK MP faces another doctor fielded by MNM 17.4.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Thiruvallur Parliamentary constituency is comprised of six assembly constituencies — Madhavaram, Poonamalle, Avadi, Ponneri, Gummidipoondi and Thiruvallur. Once part of the Sriperumbudur constituency, Thiruvallur was carved out as a separate constituency in 2008 after delimitation.
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We will go against biggies in Ennore: A G Mourya, Chennai North candidate 16.4.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Meet A G Mourya, retired IPS officer and Makkal Needhi Maiam candidate from Chennai North. In this interview, he talks about the changing scene of politics in Tamil Nadu and the opportunities that this throws up.
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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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Voting over in Chittoor; here’s what citizens expect elected MLAs and MPs to deliver 12.4.2019 Citizen Matters
Andhra Pradesh voted to elect their MLAs and MPs on April 11th; meanwhile, residents of Chittoor city have put together a comprehensive manifesto that speaks about the welfare schemes they would expect their chosen leaders to implement.
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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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Adani’s giant coal mine granted unlimited water licence 10.4.2019 Central Chronicle
Sydney, The Adani coal mine, which will be Australia’s biggest, has been granted unlimited access to groundwater by the Queensland government in a move farmers fear will drain huge amounts of water from the Great Artesian Basin. According to a copy of Adani’s water licence signed last Wednesday and obtained by Fairfax Media, the $16 billion […]
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Chennai North demands facilities at par with the rest of the city 9.4.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
A complete list of candidates contesting the Lok Sabha elections this year from the Chennai North parliamentary constituency and the issues that voters feel most acutely about.
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Australian government approves Adani coal mine project in Queensland 9.4.2019 Scroll.in
Environment Minister Melissa Price said the project has undergone the most rigorous approval process of any mining project in the country.
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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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In the news for heavy rains every year, why is Mumbai still water-deficient? 6.4.2019 Citizen Matters
Mumbai currently sources 3.8 billion litres of water per day from seven dams built over lakes in neighbouring districts. It is also familiar with seasonal water cuts. But why does a city with abundant monsoons and flooding every year have such unstable water supply?
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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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Supply treated sewage water to amusement park: NGT panel 3.4.2019 Hindu: Cities
Plea said park was using groundwater without permission
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TSMDC earns high revenue through sand mining 2.4.2019 Hindu: News
Telangana State Mineral Development Corporation (TSMDC) has earned outstanding revenue in sand mining, during the financial year 2018-19, outdoing its
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‘All parties treat farmers like beggars’: Punjab’s agriculture workers have no hope from elections 2.4.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Recent farm loan waivers and income support schemes have had little impact amid growing agrarian distress.
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Groundwater system still exists on Mars: Study 2.4.2019 Hindu: Gadgets
The study, published in the journal Nature Geoscience, suggests that groundwater might be deeper than previously thought in areas where such streams are observed on Mars.
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Where finding water is a daily struggle 2.4.2019 Hindu: Health
With borewells running dry and tankers in short supply, the crisis is expected to have poll ramifications
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