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Municipal corporation official shot at by agitated local in MP's water-scarce Betul district

A Municipal corporation official was shot at on Wednesday over dispute regarding water supply in water-scarce Betul district in Madhya Pradesh. 

Severe water crisis in Madhya Pradesh's Betul, Section 144 imposed to avoid violence

Severe water crisis in Madhya Pradesh's Betul, Section 144 imposed to avoid violence

The Madhya Pradesh government on Monday imposed Section 144 of the Indian Penal Code (unlawful assembling of people) in Betul district reasoning that there are law and order problems there borne out of a crisis over water.