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Water Crisis
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

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

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

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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

Jharkhand  /  Published 26.02.20

Cells to combat water crisis in Jharkhand

State water resources and sanitation minister Mithilesh Thakur on Wednesday said the government had a blueprint in place to avert drinking water crisis in Jharkhand during summer. Speaking at the dayl...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 29.04.19

Bidyut confident, his ‘ideal’ village isn’t sure

Residents of Bangurda are proud that sitting MP Bidyut Baran Mahto had adopted their village bordering Bengal to turn it into an “adarsh gram”, but they are unsure who to vote for on May 12 when t...
By Animesh Bisoee in Patamda(EastSinghbhum)

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


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