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Rajasthan CM Gehlot to provide 70 litres free water everyday to 13 desert districts

The state government had previously approved to provide 40 litres of free water to all individuals in rural areas of the state.

22 Aug 2019 1:51 PM

Water shortage: Tips on rain water harvesting

Dry taps, rivers, and a depleted water table are just a few of the many consequences that Indians have to face today.

17 Aug 2019 1:19 PM

1.8 billion of world’s population live in water-stressed regions

Solutions to the water crisis must be found before the earth reaches Day Zero.

07 Aug 2019 4:25 PM

Marathwada water grid gets Cabinet nod

The work would include placing pipelines, setting up of water treatment plant and buster pumps at several places.

24 Jul 2019 6:16 AM

Water crisis deepens in TN, soaring termperatuers adds to woes

'For drinking and cooking, we have to buy water from the shops,' a local said.

16 Jun 2019 7:52 PM


Villagers go 40 feet down to fetch drinking water in Amravati's village

Nishant Sarap, a health worker in Sonapur village said that villagers have been advised to boil the water before drinking it.

09 Jun 2019 9:16 AM

Kumaraswamy doing political drama amid water crisis: Yeddyurappa

Karnataka BJP Chief BS Yeddyurappa accused CM Kumaraswamy of doing 'political drama'.

07 Jun 2019 4:36 PM

Rs 30 crore to be spent on cloud seeding in state

According to state officials, due to inadequate rainfall, several parts of the state are reeling under acute water shortage.

29 May 2019 2:56 AM

MP: Damoh villagers threaten to boycott polls if water shortage issue not resolved

Back-to-back droughts and erratic rainfall pattern in the era of global warming has drastically affected the groundwater level in the state.

05 May 2019 9:40 AM

Irregular water supply in city irks Opp in BMC

They also alleged that the shortage of water is causing an increase in the number of contamination complaints.

03 Nov 2018 1:29 AM


Western suburbs face irregular supply

In September this year, the BMC had taken up works of connecting the surface level pipelines to the tunnel between Powai and Veravali section.

30 Oct 2018 12:59 AM

Surgeries postponed due to water shortage

Irregular supply in A ward takes toll on GT Hospital.

30 Oct 2018 12:56 AM

Pipeline troubles leave state’s ministers, LOP high and dry

Due to some pipeline issues, the area is facing a water crisis, which will be sorted out soon, said a civic official.

12 Oct 2018 2:46 AM

Shimla water crisis: Schools to be shut from June 4-8

Protests against water shortage in Shimla on Saturday had put the state government in the dock for having failed to curtail the situation.

03 Jun 2018 12:24 PM

Amid Shimla's water woes, woman dies after being hit by tanker

The incident took place at the busy Mall Road in the the water-deprived hill-station.

02 Jun 2018 9:26 PM


As Shimla faces acute water crisis, officials to snap illegal connections

Meanwhile, the tourism industry has also been massively hit as tourists are cancelling their visits to the hill station.

01 Jun 2018 2:43 PM

Irrigation dept to file affidavit about water crisis in Panvel

Navi Mumbai Corporation is ready to supply 50 water tankers and CIDCO is also ready to give some water from their quota.

10 May 2018 1:56 AM

Water crisis hits several places across country, locals forced to buy water

The locals are disappointed as no action has been taken in the regard by the higher officials.

09 May 2018 3:42 PM

New Delhi is running out of water

Water shortages are becoming something of an annual ritual in Delhi, the world’s second most populous city.

15 Jul 2017 3:58 PM