News  /  Published 18.02.22

IIT Madras suggests rapid groundwater recharge technology to mitigate droughts and floods

Researchers have proposed implementing a rapid groundwater recharge technology for combined flood and drought mitigation near Ayankulam village in Thisayanvilai taluk of Tirunelveli District, Tamil Na...
By Our Correspondent

News  /  Published 09.12.21

IIEST Shibpur launches groundwater recharge project

Project implemented under the Centre’s Jal Shakti Abhiyan, an initiative to promote underground water recharge by using rainwater...
By Mou Chakraborty

India  /  Published 11.07.21

Odisha praised for water harvesting

By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

Opinion  /  Published 10.11.20

Dry days: India's water crisis

India’s water crisis is already serious; in the absence of decisive interventions, it is expected to get worse. This was one of the gravest takeaways from the World Wildlife Fund’s Water R...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 01.07.19

Jal Shakti Abhiyan: Government launches scheme to save water

The Narendra Modi government on Monday kicked off a water conservation scheme that would focus on renovation of water bodies, regulating industrial consumption, harvesting rainwater and reuse of waste...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


Opinion  /  Published 18.03.20

Assam: Parched beside a river

It is a matter of extreme urgency when a city harboured by the Brahmaputra continues to suffer from a worsening water crisis. This deepening crisis of water, particularly drinking water, exposes the S...
By Bhargabi Das

Opinion  /  Published 24.10.19

Tackling volatility in the supply of water

Climatic conditions play a major role in determining the availability of water resources. Consequently, civilizations across the world have developed formal and informal systems linking agricultural p...
By Ajay Mathur

Opinion  /  Published 05.01.20

Deep water crisis

India is in deep water, ironically, as its groundwater aquifers run dry. The Niti Aayog has predicted that this year, 21 Indian cities will run out of groundwater, accounting for 63 per cent of all ir...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 27.03.19

'Achchhe din' is now just a taunt against the BJP

Sir — According to the seventh edition of the World Happiness Report, India has ranked 140th out of 156 countries (“India unhappier than before”, March 22). The rankings are based on six key cri...
By The Telegraph

West Bengal  /  Published 11.01.19

Calcutta Mayor vows to stop groundwater use

Mayor Firhad Hakim on Thursday admitted that potable water had not reached every part of Calcutta and promised to stop extraction of groundwater.Hakim said, while speaking at the monthly meeting of co...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta


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