The women of Ramgarh village in Chhattarpur district in Madhya Pradesh's drought-affected Bundelkhand region have battled administrative apathy and non-cooperation by elected representatives to find a solution to the severe water problem they are facing.

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This document by Right to Food Campaign Madhya Pradesh Support Group, highlights the drought situation persists in Bundelkhand. The situation is turning perilous. Bundelkhand is now, desperately in need of attitudinal change.

Aug. 25: AICC general secretary Rahul Gandhi's social initiative is already transforming the lives of thousands of rural women in the backward Bundelkhand region in UP even as Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is planning development projects there.

LUCKNOW: The state capital is losing six lakh litres of groundwater reserves daily because of indiscriminate extraction. This poses threat of massive land subsidence in next 15 years. Apart from Narhi, Charbagh and Rajajipuram, on the top of the list of areas under danger zone is Gomtinagar, one of city's poshest locality where majority of bureaucrats and politicians live.

LUCKNOW: Even as political parties continued to point fingers and accuse one another of not doing enough for the drought-hit farmers, a petty farmer committed suicide in Lalitpur district of Bundelkhand after his crop failed because of virtually no rainfall.

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LUCKNOW: In a region notorious for its feudal mindset, where remnants of erstwhile aristocracy still rule the roost, an eight-page weekly, Khabar Lahariya is a ray of hope. It has created awareness among the oppressed and deprived sections of the Chitrakoot and the Banda districts in the Bundelkhand region of Uttar Pradesh.

Immense pressure from the Centre and state government

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LUCKNOW: The Mayawati government on Monday got a resolution through the Uttar Pradesh Assembly, opposing the Centre

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LUCKNOW: The proposed Bundelkhand Development Authority of the Centre for integrated development of the backward region of Uttar Pradesh is yet to take shape, but Chief Minister Mayawati has made it known that the move would amount to transgressing the State