Water levels in major reservoirs of the country are alarmingly low, weekly data released by Central Water Commission (CWC) shows. CWC, a technical organisation under the aegis of Ministry of Water
In the scorching summer of drought-hit Marathwada, it’s a fight just for two buckets of water. At the Khuntefal village in Maharashtra’s Beed district, about 2000 people rely solely on water tankers that come once in four days. The water they receive is dirty and frothy, but they have no other choice.
Konatam Venkateswara Rao, a farmer from Maddulaparava in Reddigudem mandal of Krishna district, could not cultivate any crop in his three-acre farmland last year as he did not have water to irrigate t
India’s second-largest agricultural economy is facing a farm crisis.
One of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s first priorities after winning an overwhelming victory last year on a platform of development and growth is to fast-track a decades-old plan to link India’s […]
A Stanford University study conducted in Cambodia has shed new light on the natural introduction of the poison arsenic into groundwater – an established problem in Cambodia that could be exacerbated by hydrological development, particularly dams, researchers say.