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Shuriah Niazi

FEATURE-In India's parched Bundelkhand, drought brings a tide of migration

Jul 05 2018

IGLAS, India, July 5 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Khuba Chand increasingly finds himself alone in Iglas, a drought-parched village in the Bundelkhand region of India's Madhya Pradesh state.

Murders, violence on rise as parched central India battles for water

Jun 29 2016

BHOPAL, India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Imrat Namdev and her younger sister Pushpa Namdev were neighbors in Chhatarpur district, in the drought-hit Indian region of Bundelkhand. Both relied on the same well for water and, according to police, frequently quarreled over how much the other was using.

Armed guards protect last water in drought-parched Indian city

May 09 2016

TIKAMGARH, India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Authorities in this drought-parched city in central India have deployed round-the-clock armed guards at a river-fed community reservoir to prevent farmers from siphoning the remaining water for irrigation.

Weather-weary Indian farmers resort to new cash crop - blood

Feb 17 2016

JHANSI, India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Karna, a farmer from Badgaon village in northern India, has few options but to sell his blood for money, after persistent drought left him unable to live off his land.

Can India tap fresh water wisdom for "smart" cities?

Oct 09 2015

NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Shanti Kushwaha waits anxiously for the water tanker to reach the slums of Seelampur in India's capital New Delhi, bringing a scarce and fought-over essential.

Can India tap fresh water wisdom for "smart" cities?

Oct 09 2015

NEW DELHI, Oct 9 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Shanti Kushwaha waits anxiously for the water tanker to reach the slums of Seelampur in India's capital New Delhi, bringing a scarce and fought-over essential.

Crop-loss farmers sell their children to survive – authorities

May 20 2015

MOHANPURA, India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Lal Singh was desperate.

Crop-loss Indian farmers sell their children to survive - authorities

May 20 2015

MOHANPURA, India, May 20 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Lal Singh was desperate.

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