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Water Crisis
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

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

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

Jharkhand  /  Published 13.06.19

Voila, rainwater round the clock from taps

A residential apartment at Kanke Road has achieved what is almost unthinkable for the parched capital this summer.Satya Enclave Block B gets 24/7 water at a time most capital residents make do with a ...
By Raj Kumar in Ranchi

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

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Opinion  /  Published 06.06.19

We must rethink our water management philosophy

With the new government in place, it is now time for the Narendra Modi-led National Democratic Alliance dispensation to provide a concrete framework to some of its electoral pledges. One such promise ...
By The Editorial Board in

North East  /  Published 05.02.20

Residents move MLA over water crisis

Residents of Karimganj South Assembly constituency in Assam district have appealed to PHE minister Rihon Daimary for necessary measures in connection with a severe water crisis in the constituency bec...
By Swapnaneel Bhattacharjee in Silchar

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

India  /  Published 08.06.19

Amid water crisis, the poor barred from hand pumps

A police complaint by a Dalit woman has highlighted how the two perennial problems of water shortage and social discrimination combine to torment the rural poor in Bundelkhand every summer.Sunita Devi...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

Jharkhand  /  Published 26.02.20

Summer-water action plan by March

Civic bodies will have to submit a plan by March 15 to the urban development department on coping with water scarcity during the summer.Urban development secretary Vinay Kumar Choubey on Wednesday dir...
By Our Special Correspondent in Ranchi


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