The problem of drinking water in India is becoming more acute by the day, as one can see people queuing up at wells, water tankers, and common water points during summers in mos
Article by: Sakshi Saini and Paresh B Shirsath
With small and fragmented land holdings, owning a well and pump is not a viable option for all farmers.
With increased urbanisation, India is experiencing acute air pollution in its urban centres.
Extensive evidence of elevated arsenic in the food chain, mainly rice, wheat and vegetables exists.
Raging floods swarming great expanses have been a common occurrence in the 21st century in South Asia.
Ahar pynes, the ingenious community managed irrigation systems of South Bihar
Harpur Bochha is a village in Vidyapatinagar block of Samastipur district of Bihar. The village, which has a population of about 11.5 thousand people and 2349 houses, remained inundated with rain and floodwater throughout the year followed by waterlogging.
Since last week, people of Birjain village have been protesting against erosion by the river bank. They are demanding that the government should put in efforts to prevent river erosion and save their houses, otherwise they will continue with their Satyagrah and perform Jal Samadhi (suicide by drowning). Sattore, a flood-prone Panchayat has about 3000 houses.