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Last updated: May 18 2019 18:21 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Bengaluru Buzz: KSPCB action against polluters | Hike in water tariff planned | Schools enforce rules on bag weight 18.5.2019 Citizen Matters
KSPCB slaps notices and cases against 331 polluters in the state, BWSSB plans to increase water tariff by 15 percent, schools ask students to carry lighter bags - read more on what has been happening in Bengaluru this week
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Water crisis may cause ‘lead poisoning’ in city 16.5.2019 The Assam Tribune
Water crisis may cause ‘lead poisoning’ in city
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Chennai Buzz: Anti-terror measures | CCTV in suburban trains | Parks saved by citizens 15.5.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Special measures to tackle biochemical threats, a makeover for suburban trains with a thrust on safety, a new plan to augment water for the city -- catch these and more recent headlines from Chennai.
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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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Ten years after Cyclone Aila hit Bay of Bengal, farmers in Sunderbans are still feeling the pain 4.5.2019 Scroll.in
The increased salinity in the soil has forced farmers to change what they grow.
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Plastic carry bags banned in Golaghat 3.5.2019 The Assam Tribune
Plastic carry bags banned in Golaghat
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PHE water plant found poisoned, narrow escape for 3000 villagers in Cachar 24.4.2019 The Assam Tribune
PHE water plant found poisoned, narrow escape for 3000 villagers in Cachar
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Chennai Buzz: Dismal voting percentage | Corporation school results | Relief for parched city… and more 20.4.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Poll percentages from Chennai constituencies, latest updates on water and air in the city and heartening news from municipality run schools -- catch your weekly dose of news snippets here.
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Zooming into the environmental problems of a growing Chennai 19.4.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
A look at the environmental issues that Chennai faced since the 2014 national elections, through the camera lens.
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Thermal and chemical pollution haven’t damaged coastal ecology near Kalpakkam – so far 16.4.2019 Scroll.in
But things may change for the worse with the addition of more nuclear power generating units to the Kalpakkam nuclear facility.
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Residents quiz South Chennai candidates on their plans for the constituency 16.4.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Representatives of the Federation of OMR Residents Associations (FOMRRA) organised a meeting with candidates of South Chennai to address the various issues plaguing the constituency.
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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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[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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Fishermen have no time to avail the schemes for them: R Mohanraj, DMDK candidate 12.4.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Alagaapuram R Mohanraj, former deputy opposition leader, is contesting elections from Chennai North constituency on a DMDK ticket. In this interview, he discusses his plans for the constituency and the role played by Vijayakanth in the party.
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Report card: Centre, states did little to improve air quality in 14 most polluted cities 10.4.2019 Citizen Matters
From Kanpur to Srinagar, from Gurugram to Varanasi, the story of cities in the Gangetic plains is similar - air pollution levels are extremely high, governments apathetic and inactive.
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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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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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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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Chennai South: Cosmopolitan constituency crying out for better infrastructure 3.4.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Before you cast your vote, here's everything you need to know about the Chennai South Parliamentary constituency -- from candidates to the key issues.
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