Water Crisis
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 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

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

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


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

West Bengal  /  Published 07.07.19

Friends fix water wastage in Chetla

By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

India  /  Published 29.06.19

Water ethics question in Bangalore

A Karnataka government decision to divert water from the river Sharavathi in Shimoga to parched Bangalore, 430km uphill, has evoked stiff opposition from environmentalists and Shimoga residents.Oppone...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

Jharkhand  /  Published 10.06.19

Water woes in Anandpuri

A severe crisis of water has thrown life out of whack in the Anandpuri Chowk area in the city. From students to workers to homemakers, every day is a fresh struggle for water for the roughly 7,000 peo...
By Jayesh Thaker in Ranchi


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