North East  /  Published 01.03.19

Safe sips to quench Balitara thirst

Villagers of Balitara in lower Assam’s Nalbari district will not have to think twice before taking a sip of water. They were struggling to cope with arsenic contamination of groundwater and high inc...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati

Opinion  /  Published 20.12.18

Skewed priorities on water conservation

Resources ought to come at a price; otherwise they begin to run dry. This was made clear by the Central Ground Water Authority which, in an attempt to promote groundwater conservation, decided to levy...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 28.06.19

India must address water crisis on a war footing

Access to resources that are critical for the sustenance of communities should be recognized as rights. It is thus heartening to note that Madhya Pradesh is seeking to enact the Right to Water Act, a ...
By The Editorial Board


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