Water Crisis
Opinion  /  Published 13.08.19

Water: That precious, public resource

The water crisis is on everyone’s lips. Volumes are being written on how to tackle this calamity — rainwater harvesting, irrigation and farming practices, restoring water bodies, interlinking rive...
By Mina Anand in

Opinion  /  Published 10.08.19

What a monkey did after drinking from a tap

Sir — The former chief election commissioner, S.Y. Quraishi, recently tweeted a video showing a monkey drinking water from a tap and then shutting the water off once he had had his fill. Quraishi ri...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 09.08.19

We have failed at even basic water management

Look for Mawlynnong on the map of Meghalaya. It’s a village relatively close to Cherrapunjee and Mawsynram, and is one of the wettest places on earth. But the villagers there often run out of water ...
By Pinaki Roy in

Jharkhand  /  Published 07.08.19

7 lakh in Ranchi face dry taps

Over seven lakh people of the capital who get water from Getalsud (Rukka) Dam in Ormanjhi had to spend Wednesday with dry taps owing to pipe-interconnectivity and maintenance work taken up by the stat...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Opinion  /  Published 30.07.19

Don't the selectors watch domestic cricket matches?

Sir — After Sourav Ganguly, another former captain of the Indian men’s cricket team, Dilip Vengsarkar, who is also a former chairman of the selection committee, has expressed his dissatisfaction w...
By The Telegraph in

West Bengal  /  Published 07.07.19

Friends fix water wastage in Chetla

By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

India  /  Published 30.06.19

Modi calls for mass movement to save water

The thrust of the Prime Minister’s radio address on Sunday was on the water crisis in the country and the urgent need to tackle it.Narendra Modi exhorted the people to start a “mass movement” to...
By Our bureau and Reuters in New Delhi

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

India  /  Published 29.06.19

Let water protests take place: Madras High Court

Madras High Court has directed the Tamil Nadu government not to prevent protests highlighting the water crisis and said it should work with organisations interested in conservation of water bodies to ...
By PTI in Chennai

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 in


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