The Thar of Pakistan is an arid region troubled by long spells of drought, rapidly falling groundwater levels, abysmally low literacy levels and rudimentary medical centres. But the crisis facing the Thar today stems from beyond all this. It can be traced

Israel will run out of drinking water in three years unless the government moves fast to eliminate massive mismanagement of the resource. Israel uses almost 80 per cent of the resources in the area.

Residents in the UP Himalaya, abundant in rivers and glaciers and covered by a piped water network, are experiencing a water shortage caused by a range of other problems

Droughts seem to be here to stay. Wrong development policies, governmental indifference and relief schemes which don't work have led to a situation where a large part of the nation faces scarcity despite a year of almost normal rainfall

THE morning hours in Barapal, near Udaipur, present a curious sight. Hundreds of headloaders crowd around the national highway looking for vehicles to transport charcoal or firewood

IT is at a time like this that the famous Ralegan Siddhi village in Ahmednagar district -- the handiwork of a social worker, Anna Hazare -- stands out with a difference. It is green and it

With the water bodies shrinking, groundwater level depleting and deficit monsoons year after year, India is staring at an unprecedented water emergency. One that calls for immediate action. But where is all the water going? Who is to be blamed? Is this a man-made situation or policy paralysis?

Chennai is practically the first Indian city to have gone dry with the Central Water Commission reporting a rainfall deficit of 41 per cent in Tamil Nadu till June 13 this year. Most of Chennai's population today is dependent on water tankers and curtailed municipal supply for daily requirement of drinking water.
As water scarcity deepens in Chennai, a major political war has broken out in Chennai. Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) staged protest against the ruling AIADMK government in Tamil Nadu and demanded a solution to Chennai's water crisis.

Chennai tops global list of 400 countries that are water vulnerable, three other Indian cities in the world's worst 20 for water scarcity. Why isn't water scarcity a national priority right now? We discuss on Reality Check.

The Chennai water crisis has become even more crucial after the water sources are declining and taking the turn for the worse. Watch News today with Rajdeep Sardesai, a debate with various opinions to the reason for the crisis.

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