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 |  KOCH DIARIES  |  6-minute read
Cooch Behar, West Bengal, Floods, Fake news

Fake news floods before fact checking became a legit job

It was the monsoon of 1993, and two districts of North Bengal were reeling from the horror of a flood that had left it crippled.


 |  5-minute read
Maharashtra, Karnataka, Kerala, Floods

Deccan in deluge: What makes the floods an annual saga year on year?

The floods in Kerala, Karnataka and Maharashtra, that have become an annual event, are man-made and could have been prevented had action been taken in due time.


 |  4-minute read
Brahmaputra, Floods, Climate change, Chennai water crisis

Floods or Droughts: How nature can cure India's impending water crisis

The idea of water governance should be based on demand management and adapting to the moods of nature, instead of trying to control it.


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Wildfires, Floods, Volcano, Tsunami

The environmental disasters that defined 2018

From nature's wrath unleashed in the form of volcanic eruptions, to completely avoidable calamities like the floods in Kerala, 2018 was a deadly cocktail of devastating disasters.


 |  Wild Ways  |  5-minute read
Nature, Floods, Assam, Village rockstars

How nature and culture come together to make 'Village Rockstars' a truly regional film

The non-human characters, like the flood, paddy fields, and the natural landscape are almost as important as the people in the movie.


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Rains, Urban flooding, Floods, Monsoon

Monsoon floods will only get worse in India. This is what can be done to help

The estimated loss from floods accounts for $7 billion each year in the country.


 |  3-minute read
Nitin Gadkari, Floods, Monsoon, Nagpur

Nagpur flooded – despite being the stronghold of Devendra Fadnavis and Nitin Gadkari, town crumbles in rain

It took one day's downpour to expose the shocking state of civil infrastructure in Nagpur. Even the Vidhan Sabha was flooded – and beer bottles discovered in the drains nearby.


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Floods, Spirit of Mumbai, BMC, Mumbai Rains

People mocked 'spirit of Mumbai' but it came through this rains

Sometimes, the cynical blinkers we wear need to be taken off and kept aside.


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Mumbai, Rain Hosts, Floods, Mumbai Rains

Mumbai rains drowning the city: Rescue lines open on Twitter

Mumbaikars, under the hashtag “Rain Hosts”, have been tweeting their locations and addresses and inviting the ones who are stranded outside.


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BJP, Himanta Biswa Sarma, Floods, Patriotism

The real story behind flooded Assam school hoisting national flag

There was a recurrent theme in all the pictures - bearded men in skull caps or checkered lungis or kurta and pajamas rolled up until their knees.