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Rural employment: As opportunities drop, women pay the highest price 21.4.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
An increasing number of women in Indian villages are being left with few options except low-paid and erratic farm work.
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Tale of a dying lake: Hyderabad’s Kudi Kunta 20.4.2019 Citizen Matters
Once upon a time, Kudi Kunta lake was a drinking water source - how did it get to be a stinking cesspool?
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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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‘Does our vote matter?’ In Maharashtra’s cattle camps, farmers feel despondent about Elections 2019 17.4.2019 Scroll.in
The camps, which provide free fodder and water for cows and buffaloes, reveal the suffering caused by severe drought in areas such as Beed.
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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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Modi promises separate Ministry for “Jal Shakti” 13.4.2019 Central Chronicle
Agencies, Ramanathapuram/Theni Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said there will be a separate ministry for “Jal Shakthi” after his government once again assumes office after this Lok Sabha polls. Addressing a public meeting here, he said after May 23, when the Modi government will once again assume office, there will be a separate Ministry […]
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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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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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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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West Bengal is set to lose its demographic dividend because it isn’t creating enough jobs 9.4.2019 Scroll.in
Industrialisation has withered and construction has seen a slowdown following demonetisation. This has left thousands of workers without livelihoods.
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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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Sustainable development by optimal harnessing of scarce resources of water, air, energy, land, biodiversity and use of new technologies need of the hour: Durga Shanker Mishra 5.4.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Green Urban Areas play an important role in the social and natural sustainability and improve quality of life. This was the focus of a National Seminar on “Greenery and Landscaping” organized by the Central Public Works Department (CPWD) here today, as a part of its continued effort for green and clean sustainable development The Seminar was inaugurated by Shri Durga Shanker Mishra, Secretary, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs.
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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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Lower monsoon, erratic rains to affect farm sector 4.4.2019 Sify Finance
For the sixth year in a row, India is likely to witness "below normal" monsoon with expectations of erratic rainfall induced by climate change, which may aggravate farm distress, particularly in the drought-ridden regions.
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Climate change and loss of habitat will push elephants in subcontinent towards Himalayas: Study 3.4.2019 Scroll.in
India and Nepal are home to about 60% of the global population of the Asian elephant.
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Battle lines drawn in Diviseema 3.4.2019 Hindu: Fitness
Above 25% voters belong to the Kapu community
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Farm crisis dominates poll scene in Kallakurichi 3.4.2019 Hindu: Cities
With monsoon failure adding to farmers’ woes, candidates promise to focus on agricultural development
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Vishweshwar Reddy accuses TRS of harassing Cong. supporters 3.4.2019 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
‘Police acting like TRS activists’
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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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