Author: Cheryl Colopy

The wounded Mahanadi

Climate change and the tussle between industry and agriculture over decreasing amount of water from the Hirakud dam on the Mahanadi River in Odisha is a recipe for repeated disasters and perennial unrest

Coal power plant blights lives

Next to the coal-fired power plant of Vedanta’s aluminium refinery complex near Jharsuguda in western Odisha, residents stare at ruined farms and poisoned water