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Over Half Of India’s 91 Water Reservoirs Below Last Year’s Levels

Water storage status of 91 reservoirs.
Farmer Suicide With Mother Drought

‘Forgive Me’, Wrote Farmer To His Wife Before Committing Suicide With...

The police say the two were fed up with the financial stress they were under due to a failed crop and mounting debt.
Drought-Hit Farmers India Monsoon

On Buses, Trains To Bengaluru: Drought-Hit Farmers Turned Labourers

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.
No Power Or Roads Ever And Now, No Water In This Jharkhand Village

No Power Or Roads Ever And Now, No Water In This...

Jharkhand declared a drought last December. In reservoirs across the state, water levels are even lower than last year.
Uprooted By Drought, They Search For Home, Hope In Telangana Cities

Uprooted By Drought, They Search For Home, Hope In Telangana Cities

In its third successive year of drought, Telangana has seen massive migration to cities like Hyderabad from far flung areas.
A Farmer's Death, A Village Pays For Cremation, A Wife Begs For Work

4 Borewells Failed, His Cattle Died. He Was Found Hanging From...

When his wife Kanakamma reached the farm, along with a few others, he was hanging from a tamarind tree.
We Are Seeing Running Water After 2 Years, Say Drought-Seared Women

We Are Seeing Running Water After 2 Years, Say Drought-Seared Women

The farms that were ploughed to sow soybean and the jowar cereal have long been stripped of any hope.
This Year's Drought Is Severe, But Not Unprecedented

This Year’s Drought Is Severe, But Not Unprecedented

Source: Central Water Commission, India Meteorological Department While the media are paying deserved attention to the reeling crisis of this multi-dimensional drought in India, the...
These Images Shame Telangana Officers, Emergency Water Supplies Ordered

These Images Shame Telangana Officers, Emergency Water Supplies Ordered

Officials have promised water within the village for the women in the next couple of days.
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."