What we should know about National Water Commission

Mihir Shah Committee report suggests restructuring CWC and CGWB and setting up an apex body for water management. Experts ... raise some concerns.

Water to the power of four

In the Four Waters concept, the central focus is on using rain water, surface water and groundwater, and maintenance of soil moisture at a high level.

On the Other Side of the Wall

"Look at this age- it’s the age of medicine- people, plants everything subsists on ‘dawai’ – it is an age of duplicity – it looks good from outside...

The best of times, the worst of times

Only a comprehensive policy response can ensure that farmers’ distress becomes a thing of the past.

Mumbai group spends 5 Sundays clearing 1.47-lakh kg garbage from Poisar river

“We used all our resources to gather like-minded people and started cleaning it.”

How Bidar beat back the drought

As Karnataka reels under drought, an academic is helping restore indigenous systems that were Bidar’s water lifeline 600 years ago.

Saving the sholas: To overcome drought, Nilgiris’ forest communities return to traditional wisdom

The drought has provided the trigger for people to think and act to conserve the shola-grassland ecosystem, and some of the water sources.

Women labour in drought-hit Karnataka on a mission to revive water bodies

Women across Karnataka, in districts like Mandya, Gulbarga and Kolar, are taking the drought head-on by toiling to revive water bodies themselves.

A for alternative, E for environment

EVS or environmental studies class found the older students inspecting a bund in the elevated parts of the campus. The rains were around the corner.

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