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water scarcity

After facing acute shortage, J&K's Kishtwar to get five lakh gallons of water

The scheme is likely to be formally inaugurated on December 19

08 Dec 2019 6:21 PM

Reserved water stock in use

1.71 million litres availed for water supply from Bhatsa to last till July end.

28 Jun 2019 2:24 AM

Maharashtra govt to ask BMC to ensure equitable water supply: Yogesh Sagar

He was responding to a question raised by NCP member Rahul Narvekar through a Calling Attention notice in the state Legislative Council.

20 Jun 2019 1:52 PM

Reservoirs left with less than 15 per cent water

Officials have attributed the water scarcity in the reservoirs to inadequate rainfall in 2018.

19 Jun 2019 3:18 AM

BJP's Lekhi protests against water shortage, Delhi Jal Board calls it politicisation

Lekhi claimed that women waste hours standing in queues to collect water from tankers and ugly fights take place.

11 Jun 2019 4:57 PM


Water scarcity in Madhya Pradesh causes mass migration

All water sources such as hand pumps and ponds in their localities have dried up due to intense heatwave conditions.

10 Jun 2019 4:19 AM

Heatstroke kills 15 monkeys, water scarcity in MP forest

Forest officials have even admitted burning the decomposing carcasses of some monkeys fearing that they might have died of some infection.

08 Jun 2019 11:28 AM

Mayurbhanj faces scarcity of clean drinking water

One villager said, ‘Sometimes we see insects in the water we collect. We want govt to give us tubewells so that we get clean groundwater.’

02 Jun 2019 1:11 PM

Shahapur reels under water scarcity

Mumbai gets daily supply of 455 million litres of water from three of Shahapur’s damsmillion litres of water from three of Shahapur’s dams.

12 May 2019 5:23 AM

Water shortage may set off next bad loan wave

According to the report, a close to 40 per cent of the gross credit exposure of Indian banks is in sectors where water risks are significant.

24 Jan 2019 1:17 AM


Pakistan at risk of water scarcity

Water is becoming an increasingly scarce resource in Pak: UNDP

09 Dec 2018 3:56 AM

Ward officers told to visit areas with water scarcity

With the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) facing severe flak due to water shortage across the city

04 Nov 2018 1:15 AM

Water scenario not dire, say officials

He said as of now, around 320 tankers have been deployed to supply drinking water to various villages facing water shortage.

12 Oct 2018 2:44 AM

Maha report to be finalised by October 13

The dams in Marathwada have only 27 per cent water stock because of poor rainfall.

08 Oct 2018 1:38 AM

Maharashtra water scarcity report to be finalised by Oct 13, says official

A low ranking in the report will allow the state government to approach the Centre for funds for drought relief measures, official said.

07 Oct 2018 5:20 PM


Delhi groundwater depletion "serious problem": SC

'You are doing nothing to reduce water consumption, there is no plan for recharge and preservation of groundwater,' the bench said.

11 Jul 2018 3:48 PM

Delhi groundwater depletion serious issue, take steps to tackle it: SC to Centre

SC perused NITI Aayog's report which said various authorities were passing the buck and shying away from their responsibility.

11 Jul 2018 3:24 PM

Water-stressed India stares at harder crisis

India’s rivers are drying and are symptomatic of the dire state of water crisis.

04 Jun 2018 12:43 AM

Locals lock water drums in Rajasthan village to avoid robbery

The locals of Parasrampura village get drinking water once in a week from Hindustan Zinc Limited.

31 May 2018 10:30 AM

Haryana orders supply of water to parched areas through tankers

The order was given last evening by Haryana's Public Health Engineering Minister Banwari Lal at a departmental meeting.

23 May 2018 4:21 PM