Water Scarcity
Jharkhand  /  Published 18.12.19

For this village near Patratu Dam, life is no picnic

Residents say politicians neglect them as they have very few votes to offer...
By Raj Kumar in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 14.12.19

Water woes trip toilet scheme

Around 2,000 families live in the most water-scarce area of Baniahir in Jharia...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

West Bengal  /  Published 17.09.19

Reel to real: Water for all

Water-harvesting apparatus that was part of a film set has turned into a major source of drinking water at Sikarpur...
By Main Uddin Chisti in Cooch Behar

Opinion  /  Published 16.07.19

At last, a dolphin research centre in India

The Gangetic river dolphin is India’s national aquatic animal but is hunted mercilessly by poachers for its flesh, fat and oil...
By The Telegraph

Jharkhand  /  Published 03.04.19

Parched reality rears head in Jamshedpur

The water table has depleted significantly due to the mushrooming of flats and apartments...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jamshedpur


India  /  Published 04.12.18

Pension? Give us water: Voters

Siddipet’s urban residents happy with TRS, villagers worry about crops...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in Siddipet (Telangana)

West Bengal  /  Published 21.04.19

Water meter work, choked ferrules cause shortage

With the mercury rising over the past couple of weeks, parts of Salt Lake have been facing a water shortage...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 18.03.19

Lake revival hope for Katras in Dhanbad

Residents often faced water shortage as the lake, the sole source of drinking water, often dried up during summers...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 11.03.19

Sunny idea to quench thirst

Out of 49,335 households having a population of around 2.5 lakh, there are only 7,800 water connections...
By Antara Bose in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 11.01.19

Calcutta Mayor vows to stop groundwater use

The water extracted through deep tubewells poses a health risk to people and a threat to the ecology...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta


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