Water Scarcity
India  /  Published 23.03.22

No water at Gandhi ‘prison’

Aga Khan Palace, where Mahatma Gandhi was held as a prisoner, is facing an acute water scarcity since last month as the civic body has disconnected supply due to non-payment of dues worth over Rs 1.7 ...
By PTI in Pune

News  /  Published 27.02.22

Bengal students face food, water scarcity in war-torn Kyiv

In war-torn Kyiv, food and water are increasingly scarce. Over and above the fear of being bombed, pangs of hunger have started biting the survivors. After a 40-minute queue in front of a supermarket...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Kolkata

Calcutta  /  Published 17.08.21

More water for Sector V & Salt Lake

The water treatment plant in New Town will increase its supply to Sector V and Salt Lake by at least two million gallons per day (MGD) from this week, an official of the New Town Kolkata Development A...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

World  /  Published 22.07.21

Violent Iran protests over water shortages

Protesters angry about water shortages took to the streets of southwest Iran for a sixth night in a row on Tuesday, with mounting violence, while Tehran residents chanted anti-government slogans, acco...
By Reuters in Dubai

India  /  Published 16.07.21

Delhi BJP stages protest near Kejriwal's residence over water crisis

Leaders and workers of the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Delhi unit staged a protest near Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's residence in the Civil Lines area here on Friday over the water cris...
By PTI, Agencies in New Delhi


Opinion  /  Published 22.02.21

Plug the leak: water wastage

A country where wastage and scarcity of water have percolated down to every level can have a lot to learn from a nation that has been largely successful in tackling the same problems. In a recent inte...
By The Editorial Board

West Bengal  /  Published 02.11.20

Taps in Bankura and Durgapur go dry

Water supply to households and industries in Durgapur and Bankura, including four power plants, was severely affected on Sunday after the Durgapur barrage on the Damodar had run dry. A sluice gate of...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Durgapur

Calcutta  /  Published 19.09.20

Hakim says three years to solve water problem

A borough chairperson of the Calcutta Municipal Corporation complained about scarcity of water in Tollygunge at a meeting of ward coordinators on Friday, but board of administrators’ chairman Fi...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 03.04.19

Parched reality rears head in Jamshedpur

The rising level of mercury coupled with a depleting water table have resulted in a drinking water crisis in several areas in the steel city, especially Mango and Parsudih located on the eastern fring...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 04.12.18

Pension? Give us water: Voters

Gowriamma, bent with age, yelled at this reporter: “Keep the pension, give us water.”She was standing in a huddle outside a panchayat office in Siddipet district’s Chowdarpally hamlet.Several se...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in Siddipet (Telangana)


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