Hydrology

National

Maharashtra drought: Does development have to devastate?

Nagpur: A severe drought gripping many parts of Maharashtra did not deter spiritual leader Asaram Bapu from celebrating a pre-Holi function and wasting many litres of water here Sunday, said a social group. Andhashraddha Nirmoolan Samiti (ANS) condemned Asaram Bapu’s alleged Goli play and staged a protest. “A person […]

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How can we help with drought relief in Maharashtra?

I have followed news on Maharashtra drought for days. It is most frustrating that there is little obvious drought relief. The need is water. What can we do? I am just trying to brainstorm ways how we might be able to help. Reliable information from the ground indicates that there is a full fledged private […]

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Politics & Political Commentary
Women's rights

Tears dry, drought remains

The Indian state has managed to keep the devastating drought in the country out of the National consciousness. Just as it has kept quiet the massive destruction of water resources, falling water tables and sale of water and waterbodies to private players while people and their lands thirst. What is the situation really? 314 villages […]

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