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Maharashtra’s Beed district battles acute water shortage

Mirror Now Beed, about 350 kilometres east of Mumbai, falls in Maharashtra’s Marathwada region which comprises of 8 districts. The region is facing a severe water crisis this year.  Villagers in Maharashtra’s Beed district battle acute water shortage  |  Photo… Continue Reading →

First tribal woman from Kerala to qualify for the IAS credits MNERGA scheme

Rahul cited Sreedhanya’s achievement in Wayanad as evidence that the job scheme was working and took a dig at Narendra Modi By K.M. Rakesh in Kalpetta(Kerala) AddThis Sharing Buttons15 The first tribal woman from Kerala to qualify for the IAS told Rahul… Continue Reading →

Proposed amendment to Indian Forest Act would deepen injustice

By Gladson Dungdung  Photo: Joyjeet Das The amendments proposed in the colonial-era Indian Forest Act, 1927 reflect the Centre’s attempt to grab natural resources owned by tribals for generations. As per the new draft, forest officials have been given the absolute… Continue Reading →

Farmers protest Nitin Gadkari’s promise to push Chennai-Salem expressway

Farmers have raised objection to Nitin Gadkari’s promise to push the Chennai-Salem expressway project. The High Court had earlier put a stay on the project. ADVERTISEMENT < Lokpria Vasudevan  Nitin Gadkari has promised to push the Chennai-Salem expressway project. (Image:... Continue Reading →

Investigation report regarding the quality of water flowing in Narmada River downstream of Sardar Sarovar Dam

·     River Narmada has been converted into a seasonal river and the downstream stretch of the River is being killed. The River now suffers polluted seawater ingress, untreated sewerage, as well as solid waste pollution. Narmada River’s water at Bharuch has TDS 19,928 mg/l and Dissolved Oxygen less than 5 mg/l as opposed to acceptable… Continue Reading →

PM Modi Sacrifices ‘Make in India’ to Bail Out Two Near Bankrupt French Companies, Dassault And Areva

The Citizen Bureau | The French boat ride!  NEW DELHI: France got a Santa Claus in the form of Prime Minister Narendra Modi who bailed out two major loss making companies in one visit. Dassault Aviation got a new lease of life… Continue Reading →

India’s poor don’t want money — they want health care

A new survey asks how cash transfers stack up against services. People want their government to provide the latter. By Kelsey Piper   Finding the best ways to do good. Made possible by The Rockefeller Foundation. Would you rather your government provide… Continue Reading →

India – Ayushman Bharat- Path to privatisation

AYUSHMAN BHARAT VIKHAR AHMED SAYEED Instead of strengthening the public health care system, the AB-PMJAY has created a situation where the insurance companies call the shots. RELATED ARTICLES ON September 23, 2018, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Ayushman Bharat-Pradhan… Continue Reading →

India – Here, women lose sleep over a bucket of water

Village women living in four parched hamlets of Nashik district have to make midnight treks to their only source of water. Sometimes, a few litres take all night Aditya.Waikul@timesgroup.com Life has been a series of miserable summers for Paribai Waghmare…. Continue Reading →

Supreme Court pulls up Maharashtra for poor efforts to clean Ulhas river

The SC has asked principal secretary (environment) to come back with the steps the state has taken to comply with previous SC orders on restoring the rivers, by the next hearing on July 17. Badri ChatterjeeMumbai The Supreme Court (SC)… Continue Reading →

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