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Three days on, drinking water shortage leaves Siliguri locals in distress

Local residents of 47 wards of Siliguri Municipal Corporation (SMC) under Darjeeling district of West Bengal are suffering from drinking water crisis from the last three days.

NGT summons Delhi Environment Secretary over dirty water issue

NGT summons Delhi Environment Secretary over dirty water issue

The National Green Tribunal has taken exception to non-submission of status report on quality of water supplied to households in the national capital by the Delhi government despite repeated directions.

PM Narendra Modi brings water to parched Saurashtra region in Gujarat

PM Narendra Modi brings water to parched Saurashtra region in Gujarat

They have witnessed their crop wither away in drought in the last four decades, but now the villagers of Saurashtra region in Gujarat are hoping to get water for cultivation from an ambitious irrigation project launched by Narendra Modi when he was Chief Minister of Gujarat in September 2012.

Major water crisis in Chandigarh, Mohali and Panchkula - Know reason behind it

Major water crisis in Chandigarh, Mohali and Panchkula - Know reason behind it

Chandigarh and its neighbouring towns of Mohali and Panchkula faced a major water crisis on Sunday due to a snag in the water supply system.

AAP MLA Prakash Jarwal pushed woman to ground after argument, touched her inappropriately? Know molestation FIR details

AAP MLA Prakash Jarwal pushed woman to ground after argument, touched her inappropriately? Know molestation FIR details

Some shocking details of FIR have come to light in connection with molestation case against AAP MLA Prakash Jarwal.

Grounds need to be watered, match or no match: Narendra Modi on IPL drought row

Grounds need to be watered, match or no match: Narendra Modi on IPL drought row

Due to the shifting of matches, Maharashtra had to bear a (revenue) loss, Modi said.

SHOCKING! Women fight over water in Delhi, brutally thrash each other with containers; VIDEO goes viral

SHOCKING! Women fight over water in Delhi, brutally thrash each other with containers; VIDEO goes viral

This video has gone massively viral on Facebook and other social media platforms!

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.

Rahul Gandhi holds 'Mashal Juloos' protest against AAP govt; attempts to corner PM Modi

Rahul Gandhi holds 'Mashal Juloos' protest against AAP govt; attempts to corner PM Modi

Attempting to corner both Delhi CM and his bete noire PM Modi, Congress VP Rahul Gandhi, in a march against the AAP-led govt over the ongoing power and water crisis in the national capital, said that both leaders are under the impression that people can be fooled all time.

 

BJP workers protest against erratic water, power supply in Delhi

 Hundreds of BJP workers on Tuesday staged a protest in front of Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's residence here demanding improvement in power and water supply in the national capital following which police used water cannons to disperse them.

Supreme Court nixes plea for 100 percent cut in water to Maharashtra liquor industry

There is a duty cast on the state under Article 21 of the Constitution to provide clean drinking water to its citizens, Petitioner Sanjay Bhaskarrao Kale had argued.

'Mann Ki Baat': From water conversation to quality education - What all PM Narendra Modi said

'Mann Ki Baat': From water conversation to quality education - What all PM Narendra Modi said

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday addressed the nation through his popular radio programme 'Mann Ki Baat'. 

Alert! Water level in 91 major reservoirs dips to 22 percent

Alert! Water level in 91 major reservoirs dips to 22 percent

Hinting at tougher times ahead, the government on Friday said that the water level in 91 major reservoirs across the country has fallen to 22 percent of their total capacity.

Class 5 girl student dies of heat stroke after repeated trips to hand pump in drought-hit Maharashtra

Class 5 girl student dies of heat stroke after repeated trips to hand pump in drought-hit Maharashtra

In a extremely unfortunate incident, a class 5 girl student died of heat stroke on Tuesday after repeated trips to nearest hand pump in drought-hit Beed district of Maharashtra.

Water crisis: Section 144 imposed around kukadi canal in Maharashtra

Water crisis: Section 144 imposed around kukadi canal in Maharashtra

As Maharashtra seems to be staring in the face of one of the biggest water crisis in recent decades, section 144 has been imposed around kukadi canal in Ahmednagar district here on Tuesday.    

Key points stated by the BCCI to Bombay HC in relation to Maharashtra drought

Key points stated by the BCCI to Bombay HC in relation to Maharashtra drought

BCCI has also stated that the board will provide equivalent amount of water used for the Indian Premier League.

IPL 2016: Ratnakar Shetty writes to Mumbai Indians, Kings XI Punjab seeking drinking water for drought-affected areas

IPL 2016: Ratnakar Shetty writes to Mumbai Indians, Kings XI Punjab seeking drinking water for drought-affected areas

According to reports, the Mumbai franchise has agreed to provide potable water to the drought-affected areas.

Maharashtra drought: HC to take final call on shifting IPL matches out of state today

Maharashtra drought: HC to take final call on shifting IPL matches out of state today

The BCCI insisted before the court that they would use recycled sewage water for maintaining pitches for the 17 IPL matches to be held in Mumbai and Pune.

Maharashtra drought: Bombay HC asks BCCI to consider shifting IPL out of Pune, Mumbai

Maharashtra drought: Bombay HC asks BCCI to consider shifting IPL out of Pune, Mumbai

The BCCI is said to have told the court that they will be using sewage water and not tank water for watering the pitches.

Maharashtra drought: HC to hear government's stand on shifting IPL matches today

Maharashtra drought: HC to hear government's stand on shifting IPL matches today

The High Court had earlier also reprimanded MCA for the many litres of water it will use to prepare pitches for the world's richest cricket tournament at a time when large parts of the state are reeling under drought.