Water Crisis

  • Are both Rahul and Modi development models riddled with holes? April 18, 2013

    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 April 18, 2013

    Nearly 4,000 villages in Sami in north Gujarat face a droughtlike situation with no water to drink. People are being forced to dig pits and consume unsafe water. ...
  • FTN: Is it too much to ask for a dry Holi? March 26, 2013

    It's tough to imagine Holi with no water, but that is exactly what Mumbai is aspiring to do this year. An extreme water crisis in the state has prompted various institutions in the city to try and do their bit during this festival. ...
  • CJs say no to water wastage this Holi March 25, 2013

    This festive season we are looking at saying no to water wastage, will you be playing a waterless Holi? ...
  • Drought forces migration in Vidarbha May 10, 2012

    As farmer suicides and acute water shortage continues in Vidharba, villagers are migrating to Mumbai for a better life. ...
  • Water crisis: Rajasthan seeks divine help July 20, 2010

    Jaipur: Faced with what the Ashok Gehlot government is calling its worst water crisis, Rajasthan is now seeking divine intervention. The water shortage in the parched villages of Jodhpur, Bikaner and Barmer is pushing the farmers to abandon the livestock. Rains are now Rajasthan's only hope. ...
  • No water, Rajasthan farmers forced to migrate May 29, 2010

    Acute water crisis is forcing farmers to desert their fields and migrate to other places. ...
  • Water tankers only source for Mumbaikers May 13, 2010

    The city receives water for barely 15 minutes everyday forcing Mumbaikars to only rely on water tankers. ...
  • Mumbai's water woes getting worse March 24, 2010

    Mumbai: Mumbai's water woes could get worse this summer as the Mumbai Municipal Corporation is struggling to plug water leakages and repair old pipelines. The suburbs will face a 100 per cent water cut from March 25 to March 26. ...
  • City of lakes running out of water June 4, 2010

    Traditionally known as the city of Lakes, Bangalore will very soon have to reconcile with the fact that it let its own lakes die a slow death. Bangalore, once had 262 manmade lakes or tanks, now has dwindled down to just 55. ...
  • Mumbai's water mafia has connections to sell December 14, 2009

    Mumbai: Mumbaikars are protesting on the streets against water shortage but a cartel is making profits. A network 18 team visited this woman agent in Chembur who sells illegal water connections for up to Rs 15,000. ...
  • Watch: One killed in Mumbai water protests December 3, 2009

    Mumbai: They came demanding water but were greeted by a rain of lathis. Thousands of Mumbaikars had gathered outside the BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation headquarters demanding that a proposed 15 per cent water cut be scrapped. Instead of listening to them, the authorities lathicharged them, killing a 43yearold man. ...
  • Watch: Mumbai reels under water crisis September 20, 2009

    Increased construction in the city is adding fuel to the fire. ...
  • Watch: Mumbaikars worried as water supply cut by 30 pc July 8, 2009

    BMC is blaming it on the delayed monsoons and fast drying lakes. ...
  • Vegetable prices double due to delayed monsoon August 18, 2009

    Every year vegetable prices soar just before monsoons. But this year with delayed monsoons and irrigation water supply cuts, prices of vegetables have almost doubled in Mumbai. ...
  • Vegetable prices double due to delayed monsoon June 29, 2009

    Every year vegetable prices soar just before monsoons. But this year with delayed monsoons and irrigation water supply cuts, prices of vegetables have almost doubled in Mumbai. ...
  • Monsoon in progress but North India parched still June 28, 2009

    New Delhi: Angry residents of the national capital are losing patience at the power and water crises caused by the delay in monsoon. ...