Jharkhand  /  Published 08.11.19

Water bodies to get monthly care

The water bodies of Ranchi will be cleaned every month, the civic body has decided. Taking lessons from the difficulties in cleaning water bodies during festivals, Ranchi Municipal Corporation (RMC) h...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur/Ranchi

West Bengal  /  Published 29.10.19

Don’t mix cricket with Teesta: Sheikh Hasina

If a Bengali invites another Bengali to enjoy a game of cricket, there is no point “mixing Teesta” and pouring cold water over it. Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina sent out this message on ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 26.11.18

Ranchi ponds cry for post-Chhath clean-up

By Vijay Deo Jha in Ranchi

World  /  Published 24.11.18

Yellow vest protests spill out on Paris streets

Police firing tear gas and using water cannon clashed with protesters in Paris who are angry over rising fuel costs and President Emmanuel Macron’s economic policies, the second weekend of “yellow...
By Reuters in Paris

Opinion  /  Published 24.04.20

Essence of life

An overwhelming anxiety about health brought about the lockdown as a means of protection. But the state of lockdown itself brings on a different set of anxieties, not all of which can be articulated w...
By The Editorial Board


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

Opinion  /  Published 09.08.19

We have failed at even basic water management

Look for Mawlynnong on the map of Meghalaya. It’s a village relatively close to Cherrapunjee and Mawsynram, and is one of the wettest places on earth. But the villagers there often run out of water ...
By Pinaki Roy

West Bengal  /  Published 01.08.19

Ranaghat civic body cracks water whip

The Ranaghat municipality in Nadia has turned off at least 25 domestic water supply lines in the past three days in what the civic body said was the first such crackdown in Bengal on wastage after wri...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Ranaghat

Odisha  /  Published 27.09.18

40 water ATMs lie unused, but Odisha plans more

The municipal corporation, which has failed to maintain the water ATMs, will install 50 more such machines in various parts of the city ahead of the Men’s Hockey World Cup to be held here in Novembe...
By Sandeep Mishra in Bhubaneshwar

Opinion  /  Published 20.07.19

How many rivers will Bengaluru drink

Many years ago, I came across this striking definition of ecological responsibility: “If we produce everything we want from within a limited area, we are in a position to supervise the methods of pr...
By Ramachandra Guha


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