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  • India is leaving its poor farmers behind

    March 22, 2019

    Unrestricted use of water pumps – of which India has the most in the world – is driving water beyond the reach of the poor, while policy prescriptions ignore the causes of India’s water crisis, Joydeep Gupta argues

  • What good are think tanks?

    March 14, 2019

    A new book on the Think Tank Initiative in South Asia clarifies the role, challenges and contributions
    of think tanks in the region, perhaps showing a way that community involvement may help shape
    policy change

  • No water for a clean Ganga

    March 12, 2019

    The numerous dams limiting the flow of the Ganga and its tributaries, as well as the massive extraction of water from the river, makes the aspiration of a free flowing river a distant dream

  • A clean Kumbh in a dirty Ganga

    March 11, 2019

    At the Kumbh Mela at Prayagraj this year, the Ganga ran clean, but it was the result of temporary solution, which are not enough to keep the river basin pollution free, and only hid the problem

  • Requiem for a people’s river

    March 05, 2019

    The documentary film, Ho Gayi Hai Pir Parvat Si, puts the voices of the people of Himachal Pradesh, where the Sutlej River is being dammed by hydropower projects, front and centre

  • Brahmaputra wetlands in Assam drying up

    February 13, 2019

    A new survey found waterfowl numbers are dropping in Kaziranga national park – the world-famous home of the one-horned rhino – due to climate change and human activity