Water Crisis

  • Water scarcity biggest challenge for Delhi, says Sheila Dikshit 26-08-2013 05:27 PM

    Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Monday identified water scarcity as the biggest challenge facing the national capital and cautioned that the situation may worsen in the next five years if concrete steps to address the issue are not taken. Speaking at an event organised by industry chamber CII, Dikshit noted...
  • BJP workers meet commissioner, discuss slew of issues 27-07-2013 05:22 PM

    BJP workers on Saturday submitted amemorandum to the Kanpur commissioner over a host of issuesaffecting city-dwellers including the problem of undeclaredpower cuts and water-logging. Led by MLA Salil Bishnoi, BJP workers, met CommissionerMahesh Gupta and also demanded an increase in the number ofseats for intermediate students in the city's degree...
  • Delhi polls: No end to Ambedkar Nagar's water crisis 10-07-2013 02:15 PM

    New Delhi: In the run-up to the Delhi Assembly elections IBN7's campaign 'New Delhi Banao' continues to raise awareness among the people about the state of affairs in their city. IBN7 went to Ambedkar Nagar which is one of the colonies of Delhi where there is a severe water crisis....
  • Delhi Assembly polls: No end to Ambedkar Nagar's water crisis 13-06-2013 03:51 PM

    New Delhi: In the run-up to the Delhi Assembly elections IBN7's campaign 'New Delhi Banao' continues to raise awareness among the people about the state of affairs in their city. IBN7 went to Ambedkar Nagar which is one of the colonies of Delhi where there is a severe water crisis....
  • Patel Nagar faces severe water crisis, parking woes 10-06-2013 12:17 PM

    New Delhi: New Delhi's Patel Nagar faces the twin problems of shortage of drinking water and parking. Even though there is massive shortage of water in the area, millions of gallons of drinking water is flowing down the drains. Residents of the area say that a water pipe in the...
  • Delhi polls: No end to Shahdara's water crisis, sewer woes 07-06-2013 03:30 PM

    New Delhi: Delhi Assembly Elections are very close andthe voters of the city want to know how many poll promises have their leaders fulfilled. IBN7 has started a campaign New Delhi Banano (Develop New Delhi) and is trying to raise awareness among the voters. IBN7 went to Shahdara constituency to...
  • Rajasthan: Many cities get water every 4th day due to shortage 07-06-2013 03:07 PM

    Barmer: Scorching heat coupled with water crisis has made life very difficult for people in Rajasthan. In at least 24 many cities and towns of the state including Barmer, Jalore, Makrana, Rajgarh, Balotra water is being supplied only once in four days. In many places including Barmer people are keeping...
  • Delhi CM Sheila Dikshit asks Haryana to release water 29-05-2013 04:41 AM

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Tuesday met Union Water Resources Minister Harish Rawat over Congress-ruled Haryana not releasing water to capital through the Munak canal for which Delhi paid Rs 400 crore. "It is very disappointing that we paid for the canal and do not get the...
  • Bangalore faces an acute water shortage with the KRS Dam drying up 28-05-2013 09:56 AM

    Bangalore: Bangalore is facing one of its worst water crisis ever. The city's primary source, the KRS Dam, has water supply for just two more weeks. But ironically those living near the dam have been waterless for days now. It's been a tough summer for Sudha Bose. The taps at...
  • Delhi polls: No end to Shahdara's water, sewer woes 22-05-2013 01:32 PM

    New Delhi: Delhi Assembly Elections are very close and the voters of the city want to know how many poll promises have their leaders fulfilled. IBN7 has started a campaign New Delhi Banao (Develop New Delhi) and is trying to raise awareness among the voters. IBN7 went to Shahdara constituency...
  • 'Goa hospital faces water shortage because of stolen taps' 22-05-2013 04:10 AM

    Panaji: The Goa Medical College (GMC), the state's top health facility, regularly faces water shortage because people steal taps installed in the hospital premises, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Tuesday. The water shortage is putting patients and their kin to hardships, especially during the scorching summer season. "The reason...
  • AAP workers protest at residences of Delhi CM, MLAs 19-05-2013 09:34 PM

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) workers on Sunday protested outside residences of Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit and local MLAs on the issues of rising prices of power and water, and women's safety in the national capital. While demonstrating outside the Chief Minister's residence, some workers were detained and...
  • Delhi water crisis: BJP workers protest at Hooda's residence 19-05-2013 06:53 PM

    New Delhi: BJP youth wing workers led by party's Delhi unit president Vijay Goel on Sunday courted arrest while protesting at the residence of Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda demanding release of Delhi's share of water allegedly held back by the state. Goel and scores of activists of Bharatiya...
  • Are both Rahul and Modi development models riddled with holes? 18-04-2013 11:13 PM

    While nothing much has changed in Amethi despite Rahul Gandhi's numerous visits and promises, in Narendra Modi's vibrant Gujarat, nearly 4,000 villages face an acute water crisis. ...
  • In Modi's vibrant Gujarat, 4,000 villages face acute water crisis 18-04-2013 10:33 PM

    Nearly 4,000 villages in Sami in north Gujarat face a drought-like situation with no water to drink. People are being forced to dig pits and consume unsafe water. ...
  • Delhi: Five-star hotels asked to cut down water consumption 15-04-2013 08:56 AM

    New Delhi: With water crisis during peak summer months looming large, the Delhi government has asked 35 five-star hotels to take immediate steps to cut down their consumption and directed them to set up waste water treatment plants. Identifying the five-star hotels as major guzzlers of water, the government has...
  • FTN: Is it too much to ask for a dry Holi? 26-03-2013 11:50 PM

    It's tough to imagine Holi with no water, but that is exactly what Mumbai is aspiring to do this year. ...
  • CJs say no to water wastage this Holi 25-03-2013 04:01 PM

    This festive season we are looking at saying no to water wastage, will you be playing a waterless Holi? ...
  • Water crisis: Rajasthan seeks divine help 20-07-2010 10:07 AM

    Faced with what the Gehlot government says its worst water crisis, Rajasthan now seeks divine intervention. ...
  • Pilgrims airlifted after flash flood in Tavi 17-07-2010 06:00 PM

    Jammu: Eight pilgrims were airlifted here on Saturday after they got stranded on an island inside the Tavi river due to flash flood. The pilgrims, including three women and as many children, are reportedly from Kanpur in Uttar Pradesh. The pilgrims had gone to visit the Tavi temple. However, they...
  • No water, Rajasthan farmers forced to migrate 29-05-2010 12:54 PM

    Acute water crisis is forcing farmers to desert their fields and migrate to other places. ...
  • Water tankers only source for Mumbaikers 13-05-2010 09:29 AM

    The city receives water for barely 15 minutes everyday -- forcing Mumbaikars to only rely on water tankers. ...
  • Mumbai's water woes getting worse 24-03-2010 10:45 PM

    Mumbai Municipal Corporation is struggling to plug water leakages. ...