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Delhi faces water shortage after Haryana allegedly curtails its supply to the capital
India

Delhi faces water shortage after Haryana allegedly curtails its supply to the capital

A few areas of Delhi are facing shortage of water supply due to Haryana government allegedly curtailing its supply to the national capital.

South India's Drought Part 1: Five states face severe water crisis made worse by the onset of summer
India

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.

Watch: Drinking water still cause of worry in many Indian households
India

Watch: Drinking water still cause of worry in many Indian households

Census data says that more than half of Indian households do not have a source of drinking water at home

Parched Agra observes 'Water Tragedy Day' as water crisis continues
India

Parched Agra observes 'Water Tragedy Day' as water crisis continues

For the last three days, half of Agra city is reeling under a severe water crisis.

Marathwada drought: 65 farmer suicides reported in April, highest in Beed
India

Marathwada drought: 65 farmer suicides reported in April, highest in Beed

As many as 65 farmers in Marathwada have committed suicide in the first three weeks of April. The highest have been reported from Beed district

Over 100 activists write to PM Modi over drought situation in several states
India

Over 100 activists write to PM Modi over drought situation in several states

Over 100 activists, economists and sociologists asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to respond to the drought in several states.

Blanket ban on IPL matches due to water scarcity not right, says AIFF President Praful Patel
Sports

Blanket ban on IPL matches due to water scarcity not right, says AIFF President Praful Patel

Patel, a former Union Minister, was responding when asked if football grounds also use lots of water like cricket stadia in the light of IPL matches being ordered by the Bombay High Court to be shifted out of Maharashtra from 1 May onwards due to drought situation in the state

Marathwada's drought: History of state's sugarcane addiction long precedes the water crisis
Mumbai

Marathwada's drought: History of state's sugarcane addiction long precedes the water crisis

While the sugarcane crop might be at the centre of a debate at present with Marathwada reeling under an unprecedented drought, its history in Maharashtra goes way back.

Marathwada drought: 12-year-old dies of heat stroke while fetching water in Beed
India

Marathwada drought: 12-year-old dies of heat stroke while fetching water in Beed

A 12-year-old girl died due to heat stroke in the drought-hit area of Beed in Maharashtra while she had gone to fetch water on Tuesday

Marathwada drought: 'Jaldoot Express' carrying 25 lakh litres water reaches Latur
India

Marathwada drought: 'Jaldoot Express' carrying 25 lakh litres water reaches Latur

After nine trips by a 10-wagon water train, a 50-wagon water train carrying 25 lakh litre water reached parched Latur on Wednesday

Marathwada's drought: How climate change has destroyed agriculture and ruined farmers
India

Marathwada's drought: How climate change has destroyed agriculture and ruined farmers

The rise in the country’s annual temperature by 0.7 °C and erratic climatic patterns are sure to affect Marathwada's agriculture which is primarily rainfed

Marathwada’s drought: Crop insurance for farmers not adequate to cover cultivation costs
India

Marathwada’s drought: Crop insurance for farmers not adequate to cover cultivation costs

Three years of drought in Marathwada and extreme weather events have made agriculture unpredictable, but insurance meant to defray the risk is failing farmers

Marathwada’s drought: Shirpur, Jal Biradari projects show impact of small local initiatives
India

Marathwada’s drought: Shirpur, Jal Biradari projects show impact of small local initiatives

Activists, hydrologists and village leaders have begun to explore the prospect of implementing water conservation efforts in drought-hit Maharashtra

Delhi BJP objects to Arvind Kejriwal's move to send water to Latur
Politics

Delhi BJP objects to Arvind Kejriwal's move to send water to Latur

BJP took strong objection to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's move to send 10 lakh litre of water per day to Latur from Delhi for the next two months

Activists blast Delhi water minister for urging people to play wet Holi despite water crisis
India

Activists blast Delhi water minister for urging people to play wet Holi despite water crisis

When asked about environmentalists talking about playing a waterless Holi, the water minister said there was no interference from the government

Bangladesh's plan to construct dam on Ganga hangs in balance due to flooding fears in India
World

Bangladesh's plan to construct dam on Ganga hangs in balance due to flooding fears in India

Bangladesh's plan to build a dam on Ganga to ease water shortages in its southwest coastal region hangs in the balance as India has yet to accept the plan.