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Aug 27, 2019
Mission Paani launch event today: News18's awareness campaign could be key in preventing a nationwide water crisisMission Paani is the biggest national effort to make water conservation a community-driven movement.
Jul 09, 2019
Raining sand in Rayalaseema: Andhra's Anantapur district shows dramatic effects of crop pattern changes, waning forest cover, proliferation of borewellsIn Andhra Pradesh’s Anantapur district, crop pattern changes, waning forest cover, an explosion of borewells, the death of a river, and more – have produced dramatic effects on land, air, water, forests and climate.
Jul 06, 2019
Piyush Goyal says railways to get cracking on harvesting rainwater at stations, hails Network18's Mission Paani initiativeUnion minister Piyush Goyal, in a recent interview with CNN-News18, said the Indian Railways would "get cracking" on rainwater harvesting at stations.
Mar 12, 2019
Govt note warns of severe water crisis in India in next few years, calls for curbs on over exploitation of rivers, ground waterThe government not says that by 2025, water availability per person in India will decline significantly and lead to a water-stressed condition across the country.
Mar 01, 2019
Delhi's reserves of water are drying up, could bring 'Day zero' by 2020: NITI AayogThe capital is losing water from its surface reserves as well as underground.
Jan 05, 2019
Maharashtra farmers face severe water crisis as winter rains play truant, damage prospects of rabi cropsFarmers had pinned their hopes on the winter rains for the rabi season. However, unfortunately, the rainfall deficit across large swathes of the country has come as a setback.
Jul 04, 2018
Mahoba, UP, floats in water 'dark zone'Dark zones are areas demarcated by the government where the over-exploitation of groundwater is acute, and where the withdrawal and usage of water exceeds its recharge. Dark zones have sprouted across the country, with Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu attempting to grapple with the crisis. However, in Mahoba, the residents allege that the administration has taken no steps to tackle the issue of water shortage in the region.
May 15, 2017
Drought in the Western Ghats Part 6: Tamil Nadu's over-dependence on ground water has left it parchedTamil Nadu has very few perennial rivers; it's mostly seasonal rivers, fed by rainfall, that irrigate large swathes of the state. Without its ground water, the state cannot survive
Mar 27, 2017
Yogi Adityanath's order backlash: Uttar Pradesh meat sellers to go on indefinite strike from todayAs the mouth-watering kebabs went off the platter, some eateries said the situation might force the hoteliers to get mutton from Delhi.
Apr 19, 2016
The great Indian water crisis: Data drought compounds depleting stockAccording to a government survey of ground water units in 2011, 16 percent of the units across 30 states and six UTs were in the "over exploited" category.