Even though the water situation was extreme, the mayor of Shimla, Kusum Sadret chose to go on a fortnight's junket to China during this very period.
Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat seeks public support for a polythene-free state ahead of World Environment Day
Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat on Monday sought the support of people of the state for building a polythene-free Uttarakhand.
We need to pay more attention to the Cauvery River as it is about forty percent of what it was fifty years ago.
Just as there are fault lines, so are there bonds that unite India and China
India-Israel sign seven MoUs on space, water conservation, agriculture; plan to set up $40 million R&D fund
India and Israel on Tuesday signed seven agreements to increase cooperation in fields of technological research and development, space, water conservation and agriculture
Sonam Wangchuk's ingenuity ensures there's a steady supply of water in Ladakh, even during arid summer months
The state government in Kerala is now on such a mission to ensure that future generations are saved from having to put up with such an acute crisis where the availability of water is not a distant dream even when temperatures soar.
South India's Drought Part 1: Five states face severe water crisis made worse by the onset of summer
South India is parched — Kerala, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu are already reeling under severe drought, and Andhra Pradesh and Telangana are on the brink — now the blistering heat waves will put more pressure on the existing water resources.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Monday met Union Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Conservation Minister Uma Bharti and assured her of all support and cooperation from the state government in cleaning up the Ganga.
Every year on 22 March, the day is celebrated across the world to spread awareness on the importance of water conservation and sustainable management of water resources in developing countries.
‘Raja Vaaikal’ Ranganayaki fought alone for a basic need for her entire village – water – and won
Bollywood super star Aamir Khan advocated water conservation and the need for rainwater harvesting, as he launched the second edition of the Satyamev Jayate Water Cup on Tuesday, 3 January 2017, in Mumbai, in the presence of Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis.
Anupam Mishra had a witty and wise way to address any problem. He could use simple language and emotions to explain water related issues with remarkable optimism.
Skateboarder Nyjah Huston made his way to Janwaar Castle — a skate park in rural Madhya Pradesh — to help improve access to clean water
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday praised President Pranab Mukherjee effusively, saying "he has been like a guardian and mentor to me on various subjects", despite the fact that both were from different political backgrounds.
After the recent virulent poster war between BJP and Shiv Sena, the two ruling allies took to social media to take credit of the water conservation efforts.
Linking the intense heatwave and drought to environmental degradation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday made a strong pitch for a mass movement to save forests and conserve "every drop" of water during the upcoming Monsoon season.
Aamir Khan is promoting Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis' project Jal Yukta Shivar, a water conservation endeavour.
Activists, hydrologists and village leaders have begun to explore the prospect of implementing water conservation efforts in drought-hit Maharashtra
Firstpost Ground Report: A region obsessed with sugarcane is schooled in water conservation, and switching crop patterns
The troubles of Mangrul’s farmers have almost entirely to do with sugarcane. The crop has sucked their rapidly-depleting water table dry and mired them in debt.