Tag: water crisis
Ahead of Summer, Jharkhand is Facing Acute Water Crisis
The once green Jharkhand, filled with dozens of rivers and tributaries and natural springs is slowly drying up.
A 40 Year Wait For a Dam in This Maharashtra Village Continues
Local farmers from Beed in Maharashtra have migrated to cities for better prospects.
Fixing Water Issues in Uttar Pradesh
The first episode of Fixing India: Our Community Correspondents taking lead in solving the water crisis in Uttar Pradesh.
Taxing Agriculture: Farmers Forced to Pay Water Tax but Receive No Water
There seems to be no end for the decade long water crisis for the farmers of Bandhaberna village, Sundergarh, Odisha.
A Community’s Decade Long Struggle for Water in West Bengal
North Bengal suffers from an acute water shortage and from water contamination but both the government and the tea industry have been slow to act.
A thousand people from Madhya Pradesh have no water
The handpumps of Bilha village, in Panna district of Madhya Pradesh, have hardly pumped water in the past one year. Due to the water scarcity, mothers and young girls of more than 100 families of the village walk over 2 km to fetch water from Kulga, the nearest village. The...
What will happen if there is no water?
What will happen when there is no water? The acute scarcity of water in Jharkhand has brought its citizens face to face with this apocalyptic situation. As the state’s water sources dry up, residents of many villages are being forced to use contaminated water. Basanti Hunni takes viewers to Urikel, a village...
Farmer rally for stop farmer suicide in Odisha
“5000 farmers from western Odisha, marched to the main square, Gangadhar Mandap, of Sambalpur city in agitation as Odisha government refuses to link farmer suicides to crop failure. The state inquiry reports state that the farmer deaths are mainly due to family disputes and excessive liquor consumption and not due...