Major reservoirs across India witness fall in water levels
Major reservoirs across India witness fall in water levels

The current water stored at 91 major reservoirs, monitored by Central Water Commission (CWC), across India is less than last year's average storage and is also lower than the average storage in last 10 years.

Watch: Water Shortage in Mumbai

The segment features story on water shortage in Mumbai and how real estate projects are suffering due to cut in water supply.

Global warming may eat up $200 billion crops globally by 2050: Study
Global warming may eat up $200 billion crops globally by 2050: Study

A whopping USD 200 billion worth of wheat, rice and maize crops could be lost by 2050 globally if the issues arising from global warming are not addressed on a war-footing, an independent study on the impact of climate change on crop yields has warned.

India to face acute water shortages by 2050

By 2050, India will face acute freshwater stress or shortages.

India not responsible for water shortage in Pakistan: Official

India is not responsible for water shortage in Pakistan, a top official here has said while dismissing as baseless reports that India was not observing the bilateral Indus Waters Treaty.

Suresh Prabhu advocates water storage to deal with shortage

Stressing on the need to increase farm production and employment, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu advocated raising the water storage capacity in the country to boost agriculture.

Congress slams AAP for Delhiites' power, water woes

The Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee (DPCC) on Sunday blamed the Arvind Kejriwal-led government for the water and power woes faced by residents of the national capital.

My News: Water shortages hit Delhi's Deoli

Residents of Deoli Village in Delhi are facing acute water shortages despite govt's assurances.

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!

Agra faces acute water shortage with Yamuna at low ebb

The city of Taj Mahal is facing acute water crisis for over a month now with several areas witnessing erratic water supply owing to depleting levels of the Yamuna river.

Acute water shortage in 2,000 Maharashtra villages amid severe heat

With mercury soaring in Maharashtra and the onset of monsoon still a fortnight away, as many as 1,998 villages and 2,607 hamlets are reeling under acute water shortage where about 2,358 tankers are being used to supply drinking water.

Special: Furious over rising water crisis, people take to the streets

Rising temperatures and water crisis has left people across the north India furious.

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.

VIPs to face water cut in event of crisis: Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal has directed Delhi Jal Board to cut water for even VIPs in case of water shortage in the future.

World Water Day 2015: Save every drop of it!
World Water Day 2015: Save every drop of it!

World Water Day is a United Nations initiative to celebrate clean water and bring attention to those who don’t have enough of it. It's also a day to understand the valuable significance of water, discuss and conserve this finite resource in the future. 

Maldives Prez cut shorts foreign trip amid water crisis

Amid an acute water shortage in the Maldives, President Abdulla Yameen on Saturday decided to cut short his personal trip to Malaysia and declared two days of holiday to deal with the crippling water crisis in the island nation.

Maldives declares state of crisis as it faces water shortage

The Maldives, famous for its pristine beaches and scuba diving, has declared a state of crisis after a fire at the capital`s sole water sewage treatment plant has led to a shortage of drinking water in the Indian Ocean archipelago.

Human influence causing climate warming: IPCC report

Observing that humans are the dominant cause of global warming, a UN climate panel has warned that climate change will impact human health, south Asian settlements and infrastructure through flooding, and will aggravate food and water shortages in the region.

DDA to use soil bio-technology to meet water shortage

The Delhi Development Authority has decided to use an innovative `soil bio-technology`, developed by IIT-Bombay, to meet the water requirement in Dwarka area.