Govt rejects claims of old age home owner, says gave water

Disputing the claims of the Rangpuri Pahari old age home owner, the Delhi government on Thursday said that water scarcity could not be the reason behind the deaths of several inmates as the facility is provided with regular water tankers.

World Environment Day 2015: We are running out of water!

Leonardo da Vinci truly claimed that 'water is the driving force of all nature'. It's needless to reiterate the above statement as we all know the significance of this precious resource!

World Environment Day: Water, food, energy and rising temperatures

The theme for this year’s WED is “Seven Billion Dreams. One Planet. Consume with Care". It tells us how the well-being of humanity, the environment, and the functioning of the economy, ultimately depend upon the responsible management of the planet’s natural resources.

Madhya Pradesh: Water crisis hampers normal life in Morena

Water crisis has hampered the normal life in the Morena district of Madhya Pradesh.

Water scarcity hampers marriage prospects of boys in Bundelkhand, UP

Water scarcity in many villages of Bundelkhand in UP has badly affected the life of boys of marriageable age, as nobody wants to marry off his or her daughter in any family here due to existing water problem.

Water scarcity in MP forcing children to take unnecessary risks

Watch how the children are forced to take dangerous risks for a bucket of water in Madhya Pradesh.

Govt to launch water literacy campaign after 'Swachh Bharat'
Govt to launch water literacy campaign after 'Swachh Bharat'

The government is planning to launch a water literacy campaign after the successful launch of the 'Swachh Bharat' campaign in India.

Maharashtra Govt to focus on water conservation to tackle drought

Stating that water scarcity is an issue of grave concern for several regions in the state, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Friday said his government would focus on water conservation to make the state drought-free within a specific timeframe.

Eknath Khadse says 'if farmers can pay mobile bills, why can't for power', stokes controversy

Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader and state revenue minister Eknath Khadse stirred up a controversy by stating that if farmers can afford to pay their mobile bills, why can’t they pay their electricity bills.

India in danger of moving towards water scarcity condition:ADB
India in danger of moving towards water scarcity condition:ADB

India is in danger of moving towards water scarcity conditions as per capita availability of water is reducing in the country, a Asian Development Bank official said Thursday.

Curbing water scarcity possible by 2050: Study
Curbing water scarcity possible by 2050: Study

Despite what appears to be an insurmountable problem, researchers have found that it is possible to turn the situation around and significantly reduce water scarcity in just over 35 years.

Water crisis threatens thirsty Sao Paulo

Sao Paulo is thirsty. A severe drought is hitting Brazil`s largest city and thriving economic capital with no end in sight, threatening the municipal water supply to millions of people.

India in danger of moving towards water scarcity condition: ADB

India is in danger of moving towards water scarcity conditions as per capita availability of water is reducing in the country, a Asian Development Bank official said Wednesday.

There will be water wars soon: HC on depleting water level in Delhi

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday said there would be "water wars" soon given the rate water sources is depleting and asked the city government whether it has any policy in place for implementing rain-water harvesting measures.

All Congress MLAs except two suspended for a day from Gujarat Assembly

Gujarat Assembly Speaker Vaju Vala Wednesday suspended all the Congress MLAs present in the House expect two, for a day after they indulged in sloganeering on the issue of their demand for a discussion on water situation in the state.

Gujarat hiding facts about water scarcity, says Congress MLA

Congress MLA from Siddhpur constituency Balwantsinh Rajput today alleged that the Gujarat government was hiding crucial facts from the people about the water scarcity in the state.

Follow Gujarat`s water management model: Centre to states

The NDA government has asked states to emulate the Gujarat water management model to address the problem of water scarcity.

Israeli firm develops machine that makes drinking water from thin air

In a significant finding that could ease water woes, an Israeli company has come up with a new and an inexpensive technology that produces drinking water from thin air.

India may become a water-scarce country by 2020: CDP

India may become a water-scarce country by 2020 and the industry will face increased pressure to conserve water, said a study.

BJP MLAs meet Kejriwal, complain of water scarcity

A delegation of MLAs of Bharatiya Janata Party today met Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal discussing the issue of water crises in their constituencies and asked him to adress the problem at the earliest.