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Widowed Women Without Land Face Brunt Of Drought In Tamil Nadu

Widowed Women Without Land Face Brunt Of Drought In Tamil Nadu

NAGAPATTINAM: Last year farmer Veeramani leased a modest plot of land from his village temple to grow rice. He borrowed Rs 40,000 to prepare...
In Drought-Hit Kerala, 300 Women Dug 195 Wells In A Year

In Drought-Hit Kerala, 300 Women Dug 195 Wells In A Year

Digging wells has traditionally been considered a man’s job in India. However, a group of 300 women from Kerala, are wading the uncharted waters....
This Karnataka Village May Soon Become A Ghost Town

This Karnataka Village May Soon Become A Ghost Town

Locked homes, barren lands, ailing elders are common sights as one enters BK Halli village in Karnataka’s Pavagada taluka, 180 kms from state capital...
In This Drought-Hit Tamil Nadu Village, Only Women Left In Search Of Water

In This Drought-Hit Tamil Nadu Village, Only Women Left In Search...

Nagapattinam, Tamil Nadu: As men migrate from drought-hit Tamil Nadu in search of work, it’s the village women who have taken charge of the...
In South India, Drought Pushes Farmers And Their Families Into Debts, Demeaning Labour

In South India, Drought Pushes Farmers And Their Families Into Debts,...

Chennai: One of the worst droughts in decades across south India is forcing tens of thousands of farmers and labourers to take out loans to survive,...
Where’s The Relief? Top Babus From 10 States Summoned By Supreme Court

Where’s The Relief? Top Babus From 10 States Summoned By Supreme...

The Supreme Court has summoned top bureaucrats from 10 states to explain why they have not provided food grains, loan waivers and compensation for...
How Maharashtra’s Ralegan Siddhi Village Is Beating Drought

How Maharashtra’s Ralegan Siddhi Village Is Beating Drought

Ralegan Siddhi, a village in Maharashtra, is facing acute drought and weather officials say that it has received lowest rainfall in the state this...
Hundreds of Drought Migrants Come Knocking On The Doors Of Delhi

Hundreds of Drought Migrants Come Knocking On The Doors Of Delhi

No food, no water, no washroom, and a hole under a gate to wiggle out and in through a police cordon. This is how...
Maharashtra Declares Drought In Over 29,000 Villages

Maharashtra Declares Drought In Over 29,000 Villages

The BJP-led Government in Maharashtra has declared drought in over 29,000 villages of the state, mostly in parched Marathwada and Vidarbha regions where the grim situation was earlier described as 'drought-like.'
Nobel Laureate Says Curb Child Slavery, In Letter To PM Modi

Nobel Laureate Says Curb Child Slavery, In Letter To PM Modi

The government estimates more than 330 million people - almost a quarter of India's population - have been hit by the scarcity of water.