Water Crisis
Jharkhand  /  Published 06.06.19

Mada offer for illegal water users

Cash-strapped civic body Mineral Area Development Authority (Mada), which supplies water to Jharia and Katras circles of Dhanbad, is all set to shore up its revenues by giving people with illegal wate...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 14.05.19

Water woes peak in Dhanbad

Over five lakh residents of Dhanbad are facing acute water crisis since May 9 as the water supply department is unable to run pumps at Maithon due to a snag in a power transformer. Though, supply was...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

North East  /  Published 11.05.19

Water crisis in Barak, Internet off

Residents of this town facing a drinking water crisis owing to damage of the main pipe after a clash over Friday prayers here which left a youth dead and led to clamping of indefinite curfew. Internet...
By Satananda Bhattacharjee in Hailakandi

Jharkhand  /  Published 28.04.19

Powerless in steel city

Birsanagar, Chotagovindpur, Ghorabandha and several other areas serviced by Jharkhand Bijli Vitran Nigam Ltd (JBVNL) reeled under prolonged power cuts and water crisis on Saturday when the mercury hov...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jamshedpur

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 in

Jharkhand  /  Published 31.12.19

Empty coffers, dry taps in Bagbera

Over 3,000 families in Bagbera locality of the city are going without water since Monday evening as utility company Jusco snapped its power connection to a pump-house in Bistupur from where drinking w...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshedpur

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

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

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

India  /  Published 15.04.19

Modi invokes missile at Kalam's birthplace

Before Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s rally in Ramanathapuram — known for the limestone shoals off its coast, venerated as Lord Ram’s bridge to Lanka — on Saturday, government officials convin...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in Ramanathapuram


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