Water Tankers

  • Hunger stalks villagers in drought-hit Maharashtra April 13, 2013

    New Delhi: Millions of people in Maharashtra are at serious risk of hunger after two years of low rainfall, coupled with poor management of water resources, have left dams empty, farmland parched and cattle emaciated, aid agencies warned on Thursday. Maharashtra -- one of the country's biggest producers of sugar, pulses,...
  • Maharashtra drought: Water used to settle dust for minister's chopper April 10, 2013

    Mumbai: Even as Maharashtra faces one of its worst droughts in four decades and people are forced to drink dirty water, thousands of litres of water was wasted during Maharashtra Forest Minister Patangrao Kadam 's visit to Marathwada region on Tuesday. Kadam visited Aurangabad on Tuesday to meet BJP leader...
  • Maharashtra drought: Water being diverted to breweries, alleges Leader of Oppn March 12, 2013

    Leader of Opposition Vinod Tawde alleged that water was being diverted to breweries instead of giving it to farmers. ...
  • Maharashtra to provide water tankers to drought migrants March 12, 2013

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar on Tuesday said that drought-migrants, people who have migrated from villages following severe drought conditions, from villages will be provided water tankers. Leader of Opposition Vinod Tawde had alleged that water was being diverted to breweries instead of giving it to farmers. He alleged...
  • Mathura clashes: 4 dead, 16 injured June 2, 2012

    New Delhi: Four people have died and nearly 16 injured in clashes that took place in Mathura on Thursday. Eight companies of Provincial Armed Constabulary (PAC) and 4 companies of Rapid Action Force have reportedly reached the area and Section 144 has been imposed in the area after clashes took...
  • Water a luxury in Mumbai's neighbourhood April 26, 2012

    Mumbai: Water, the elixir of life, needs to be preserved and conserved. That’s an indisputable fact. But government authorities appear to be carrying out this conservation keeping thousands perennially parched. So, while a person living in Mumbai gets about 45 litres of water a day, a study in stark contrast...
  • 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. ...