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  • India suffering worst water crisis in history, says Niti report Jun 14, 2018 09:58 PM IST

    India suffering worst water crisis in history, says Niti report

    The report states that about 60 crore people facing high to extreme water stress and about two lakh people dying every year due to inadequate access to safe water.

  • Himachal Pradesh High Court intervenes in Shimla water crisis May 28, 2018 10:00 PM IST

    Himachal Pradesh High Court intervenes in Shimla water crisis

    A division bench of Acting Chief Justice Sanjay Karol and Justice Ajay Mohan Goel said, “The problem of water scarcity within Shimla town, as highlighted, takes us to yet another issue and that being as to whether any new construction should be allowed to come up within the municipal limits of Shimla town at all or not."

  • World Water Day: Wastewater management can tackle water scarcity Mar 22, 2017 08:00 AM IST

    World Water Day: Wastewater management can tackle water scarcity

    Global population growth, urbanisation, land use change, industrialisation, food production practices, increased living standards and poor water use practices, mean that the world today is facing a water quality crisis. India‘s urban areas generate &#82

  • Oppn targets Maharashtra CM over 'water wastage' during drought May 28, 2016 02:50 PM IST

    Oppn targets Maharashtra CM over 'water wastage' during drought

    "The road between Irwin Chowk and Panchvati Chowk was cleaned for the Chief Minister's event. This was avoidable wastage of water at a time when that district, like several other parts of the state, is reeling under acute water crisis," Leader of Opposition in the Legislative Council Dhananjay Munde said.

  • Osmanabad: Help proposals in 76 farmer suicide cases rejected May 13, 2016 12:14 PM IST

    Osmanabad: Help proposals in 76 farmer suicide cases rejected

    During last 16 months, 212 farmers committed suicide in Osmanabad district, which is facing severe water crisis for four consecutive years. Government help was provided to the kin in 120 cases, as per official figures.

  • Managing ‘Water Estate‘ in a crisis-bound country May 05, 2016 05:22 PM IST

    Managing ‘Water Estate‘ in a crisis-bound country

    One lakh square feet of construction consume more than 9000 million litres of water – a quantity that can cater to the water requirement of 50 households for an entire year.

  • Rs 823 cr released by Centre to tackle water crisis: Minister Apr 20, 2016 10:24 PM IST

    Rs 823 cr released by Centre to tackle water crisis: Minister

    Keeping in view the request by various states affected by the crisis, the Centre has released Rs 823 crore, Singh said, adding that states have been asked to spend 10 per cent of the unused fund to improve drinking water condition, electricity or other developmental sector.

  • Docs cancel surgeries due to water crisis in drought-hit Latur Apr 08, 2016 09:58 PM IST

    Docs cancel surgeries due to water crisis in drought-hit Latur

    Doctors from the region say they are finding it hard to treat patients and have been forced to put off planned surgeries and are performing only emergency surgeries due to an acute water supply.

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