Water storage status of 91 reservoirs.
The police say the two were fed up with the financial stress they were under due to a failed crop and mounting debt.
Migration has a pattern in arid Ballari: If there is no rain for a second crop, villagers leave home for months at a stretch to work as labourers in a distant city.
In the nearby village of Dargai Khurd, only one of 17 wells has water. With temperatures hovering around 45 degrees Celsius, its 850 residents fear they may soon be left thirsty.
A survey by the Punjabi University Patiala released in January shows farmers in Punjab owe have accrued a collective debt of nearly Rs 70,000 crore.
"Education is the only way forward for us," said his daughter Sonali, 22. "There is too much uncertainty in farming and not enough returns."
Non-governmental organisations or cooperatives can set up cattle camps like these, but need a minimum of 500 animals, in order to get subsidy from the government to run them.
In its third successive year of drought, Telangana has seen massive migration to cities like Hyderabad from far flung areas.
As the drought looming over Jharkhand gets worse, schools in various towns in the state has facing the heat.
In Maharashtra's drought-hit Beed, 11-year-old Sachin Kengar went this morning to get water from the well near his village. In the parched district, it is...