India  /  Published 18.11.21

Six-point plan to clean Yamuna

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday said his government has prepared a six-point plan to clean the Yamuna river to bathing standards by February 2025. He said the government is construct...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 10.11.21

Kendua: Blockage over lack of water

More than five lakh Coal town residents are facing water crisis even during the Chhath owing to the redundant water supply system of the civic body. The Jharkhand Mineral Area Development Authority is...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

News  /  Published 12.10.21

Kolkata: How water reaches your homes

Over the past few days, several households in the city received less than usual water. This happened because the water treatment plants of the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) were forced to ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 10.10.21

1 lakh hit by water crisis in Jamuria

Over 1 lakh residents of a dozen municipal areas and adjoining villages in West Burdwan’s Jamuria are grappling with severe water crisis for over a week now, because the water treatment plant in...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Asansol

News  /  Published 10.10.21

2 workers found dead in reservoir

Two men who were engaged to clean the water reservoir of an under-construction building on 19 Russa Road were found dead inside the reservoir on Saturday. An officer of Golf Green police station said...
By Our Special Correspondent in Russa Road


Opinion  /  Published 05.10.21

Drowned: DVC in focus

Semantics can be illuminating. Bengal’s chief minister has described the devastation caused by floods in several districts in the southern part of the state — Bankura, Birbhum, Hooghly, We...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 02.10.21

Water connection at 5cr houses: PM

Since the launch of the Jal Jeevan Mission in 2019, five crore households have got water connection and now tap water is reaching every household in about 1.25 lakh villages, Prime Minister Narendra M...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 01.10.21

Cops use water cannons on farmers

The Haryana Police on Friday used a water cannon to disperse a group of farmers who tried to force their way in Jhajjar where Deputy Chief Minister Dushyant Chautala was to attend a programme. A grou...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Chandigarh

West Bengal  /  Published 23.09.21

Rs 2 crore rap to state for dirty rivers

The principal bench of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has instructed the Mamata Banerjee government to pay an interim compensation of Rs 2 crore so that the sum can be used to reduce pollution in t...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 23.09.21

Schoolgirl pedals 12km a day for water

Schoolgirl Toma Das, 15, cycles 12km every day to bring drinking water home in her North 24-Parganas village from a roadside PHE reservoir. In the last week of July, Toma, who studies in Class X Hulo...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Basirhat


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