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UP’s parched hamlet now dreams of running water

People in Pathramani, a village in the state's Bundelkhand, have gone to astonishing lengths to get water. A majority refused to vote in Uttar Pradesh’s 2017 state and 2019 national elections as a mark of protest.
India has recovered roughly 47% of the 190 million rural homes under the Jal Jeevan Mission (HT Photo)
India has recovered roughly 47% of the 190 million rural homes under the Jal Jeevan Mission (HT Photo)
Updated on Mar 31, 2022 12:21 PM IST
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Missing data: Who’s using Bengaluru’s water?

  • The piece has been authored by Veena Srinivasan and Apoorva R (CSEI at ATREE, Bengaluru)
To take effective action, we need to know how much water is available and how much is being used by whom.(Pixabay)
To take effective action, we need to know how much water is available and how much is being used by whom.(Pixabay)
Updated on Nov 03, 2021 11:28 AM IST
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More than 1.3 million Texans still grappling with water supply disruptions

That figure compared with Tuesday's 3.4 million, Monday's 8 million and Sunday's 9 million, or about a third of the state's population.
A deadly winter storm caused widespread blackouts last week across Texas, a state unaccustomed to extreme cold, killing at least two dozen people.(AP)
A deadly winter storm caused widespread blackouts last week across Texas, a state unaccustomed to extreme cold, killing at least two dozen people.(AP)
Published on Feb 25, 2021 05:21 PM IST
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Hit by cyclone Amphan, villages in Sunderbans face drinking water crisis

The Sunderbans is the world’s largest mangrove delta and home to more than 4.5 million people. It is spread over two districts - South 24 Parganas and North 24 Parganas and has 102 islands of which 54 are inhabited.
A woman salvages her belongings from her house damaged due to Cyclone Amphan, at Kakdwip in the Sunderbans, South 24 Parganas district, West Bengal, India on Friday, May 22, 2020.(Samir Jana / Hindustan Times)
A woman salvages her belongings from her house damaged due to Cyclone Amphan, at Kakdwip in the Sunderbans, South 24 Parganas district, West Bengal, India on Friday, May 22, 2020.(Samir Jana / Hindustan Times)
Published on May 26, 2020 08:16 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Kolkata | ByJoydeep Thakur | Edited by Sabir Hussain
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