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Will India’s farmers face another scanty monsoon this year?

Private weather forecaster Skymet Weather predicts ‘below normal’ monsoon on the heels of major international weather agencies …

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Nobody cares for Bihar's drying rivers in poll season

Most of the state's 600 rivers have either dried up or are on the verge

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Low soil moisture posing threat in most river basins

At least half of 16 river basins have been found to be low in soil moisture across India, says a study

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Drought but why: Deciphering the disaster in detail

Do you know that a normal monsoon doesn’t mean no drought and the same districts are parched every year. Read all this and much more …

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World Water Day: Drawing to a close

Groundwater level has dipped in almost all parts of India, with the maximum depletion observed in and around Rajasthan, Haryana, Punjab, …

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World Water Day: Cities of joy

Last year, the South African city of Cape Town averted Day Zero, but the threat has not disappeared. With changing climate, more cities across …

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General Elections 2019: Whose voice and which issues matter

Agrarian distress, the women electorate and new voters will be crucial to the Lok Sabha polls

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Drought but why: How poverty is aggravated

Study shows during drought years in Rajasthan, the vulnerability of rural households to poverty increases

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Cape Town invites public comments on draft water strategy

Says the strategy will ensure the city is more resilient to future natural droughts

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In rain-shadow Marathwada, everyone loves tankers

They form an essential part of the economy of the region

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Drought but why: The agricultural wasteland that is Bihar

Below-normal rainfall and drought-like situation for 7 years pushing out youth for livelihood

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Drought, but why: Several districts in peril every year

Despite 40 years of efforts and huge resource allocation, drought continues to hit the same districts over and again

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