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Lack of water intensifies distress in Mahanadi river basin

Climate change at the global and local levels is reducing water flow in the Mahanadi River, severely impacting agriculture. Tackling that is far more important than fighting over the sharing of its waters

Odisha and Chhattisgarh governments have locked horns over the sharing of waters of the Mahanadi, India’s sixth largest river. Odisha, the lower riparian state, has seen a decline in flow…Read More

Odisha and Chhattisgarh are treating Mahanadi like a commodity

An interview with water activist Ranjan Panda about the inter-state water dispute and how coal-fired power plants are the real trigger of the conflict over the water of the Mahanadi river

India has a long list of inter-state river water conflicts. The recent conflict between the Odisha and Chhattisgarh governments over the waters of the Mahanadi river is the latest addition…Read More