WATER RIOTS

  • Mumbai: Bollywood actor assaulted for pointing out water wastage March 27, 2013

    Mumbai: Mumbai Police have registered a case of rioting against five persons who allegedly assaulted veteran Bollywood actor Sadashiv Amrapurkar for pointing out waste of water in a Holi event in his neighbourhood. Amrapurkar reportedly informed a local TV channel about the celebrations in his housing society, which angered some members. Amrapurkar,...
  • After drought, police worried about water riots in Maharashtra March 8, 2013

    Mumbai: Perturbed by the looming water crises in several parts of the state, Maharashtra Police has directed its personnel to remain prepared and handle possible water riots with "sensitivity", the state police chief said on Thursday. "I have issued a circular asking police not only to be ready for such contingencies...