Murshidabad’s Young Divorcees Battle Apathy And Penury

Murshidabad’s Young Divorcees Battle Apathy And Penury

In every village there are 10 to 15 women who have been divorced or driven out of their marital homes.
Confirmation That Zika Causes Microcephaly Shifts Debate To Prevention

Confirmation That Zika Causes Microcephaly Shifts Debate To Prevention

The declaration of Zika as a cause of microcephaly may make it harder for lawmakers to deny the request for emergency funding.
Drought-Hit Telangana Farmers Sink Deeper In Debt After Digging Borewells

Drought-Hit Telangana Farmers Sink Deeper In Debt After Digging Borewells

"Our livelihood is just on land. Hoping against hope, we dig borewells to grow crop. When it fails, what can we do? The government should help."
In Madhya Pradesh, A City Goes Without Water For 8 Days

In Madhya Pradesh, A City Goes Without Water For 8 Days

Residents of Shivpuri face water shortage every summer but locals say this year has been the worst in decades.
In Parched Telangana Villages, A Choice Between Water And Work

In Parched Telangana Villages, A Choice Between Water And Work

For the women in Deyyam Banda Thanda, the day begins much before sunrise. They have to finish cooking and household chores to be off by 6 am to fetch water.
A ‘No Water’ Leave From Work, As Ranchi Declares Emergency

A ‘No Water’ Leave From Work, As Ranchi Declares Emergency

For over two months now Ranchi Resident Rita Devi has missed out on work every third day.
Women Workers Exploited In Shoe Industry, Say Campaigners

Women Workers Exploited In Shoe Industry, Say Campaigners

The campaigners are urging companies sourcing leather and leather products from India to carefully map their supply chains.
Even The Government Has Started Praying For Rain In Dry Tikamgarh

Even The Government Has Started Praying For Rain In Dry Tikamgarh

In the last monsoon rains, the district got less than half of the average 995 mm it gets during the season every year, leading to a crisis.
Delayed MNREGA Wages Add To Distress In Drought-Hit Bundelkhand

Delayed MNREGA Wages Add To Distress In Drought-Hit Bundelkhand

Money not coming on time has also brought to an end to development work like construction of wells and the building of Panchayat Bhawan.
In Maharashtra’s Beed, Crops Fail But Toil Continues

In Maharashtra’s Beed, Crops Fail But Toil Continues

Hundreds of farmers attribute their dying crops to the dried up Mehekari Dam located in Shirapur.

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