Water Crisis
Jharkhand  /  Published 31.07.20

Dhanbad strike ends, water supply resumes

The work boycott started on Thursday by 800 employees of Jharkhand Mineral Area Development Authority (JMADA) that disrupted water supply in the area finally came to an end on Friday, after its managi...
By Our Correspondent in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 30.07.20

Strike adds to Dhanbad water woes

Over 10 lakh residents of Jharia and Katras were without water from Thursday morning as more than 800 civic employees went ahead with their plan to boycott work at the Jamadoba water treatment plant t...
By Our Correspondent in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 12.06.20

Archer digs well in parched Pinderbera

Arrows no longer whizz from Anil Lohar’s skillful bow. Instead, his hands are busy digging a well at the courtyard of his home, in hope of finding water someday.The 23-year-old from Pinderbera villa...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpdur

Calcutta  /  Published 26.05.20

Flooded roads, fear of disease

Close to 200-odd families on the city’s outskirts have been stuck indoors since the cyclone because their locality is still flooded.Santosh Co-Operative Society, around 4.2km from Taratala Brace Bri...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

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 in

North East  /  Published 15.03.20

Barak Valley reels under water crisis

Several villages in south Assam’s Barak Valley are suffering from an acute water crisis resulting in severe trouble for residents.In Cachar district’s Katigorah Assembly constituency, most of the ...
By Swapnaneel Bhattacharjee in Silchar

Jharkhand  /  Published 13.03.20

Crisis triggers road blockade

Residents of Kendua and Karkend blocked the Dhanbad-Bokaro Road for more than five hours from 8.30am on Friday to protest against the electricity and water crisis triggered by the rationing of power s...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 04.03.20

Project in slow lane, 1 lakh stare at water crisis

Around 1 lakh residents of Bagbera, Harharguttu and Karandih will have no respite from drinking water crisis this summer because the Bagbera water project is set to miss the deadline once again.Execut...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 03.03.20

Helplines for water woes

The East Singhbhum district administration is gearing up to prepare an action plan to tackle water crisis in summer.On Tuesday evening, deputy commissioner (DC) Ravi Shankar Shukla directed all the 11...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 02.03.20

Durgapur faces water crisis

Residents here have started to feel the pinch of drinking water shortage even before summer sets in, leaving the civic body authorities in a spot of bother. The water scarcity has been sparked as the ...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Durgapur


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