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Last updated: May 21 2019 10:23 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Just eight months after the floods, Kerala is reeling from a severe water crisis. What’s gone wrong? 21.5.2019 Scroll.in
Deficient rainfall is to blame but also the widespread destruction of forests, paddy fields and laterite hills.
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State farmers may now sell power to APDCL 19.5.2019 The Assam Tribune
State farmers may now sell power to APDCL
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Modi has made Bhopal gas tragedy a poll issue but survivors say BJP failed to bring them justice 11.5.2019 Scroll.in
A new report by the International Campaign for Justice in Bhopal claims the Modi government has been no better than the Congress in addressing their demands.
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As lakes dry up, Chennai will stop receiving water from its three main sources by June 10.5.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The authorities are looking to tap fast-depleting groundwater to make up some of the shortfall.
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Despite more rain over the last decade, Rajasthan’s lakes are running dry. Here’s why 6.5.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Erratic rainfall patterns, a consequence of climate change, has hurt the state’s agrarian economy.
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Bengaluru Buzz: BWSSB supply hits peak | Committee opposes separate contractors for wet and dry waste | Traffic cops take up civic works 4.5.2019 Citizen Matters
BBMP committee decides against separate contractors for wet and dry waste collection, BWSSB water supply at its highest ever this summer, traffic police takes up road and drain works - read more on what has happened in Bengaluru this week
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With poor track record of development, it’s Hindutva to the rescue for BJP in Bundelkhand 30.4.2019 Scroll.in
The region that spans parts of Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh is one of the most economically deprived parts of the country.
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Towards water security: How to dig a recharge well 27.4.2019 Citizen Matters
Frustrated with water shortage, apartment communities in Bellandur are digging recharge wells in their own premises, to improve groundwater levels and be water-secure. Here is a detailed guide on how you too can build a recharge well around your home or layout
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Poll related controversy remains sticky in CCpur 25.4.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Poll related controversy remains sticky in CCpur
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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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