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Karnataka move to ban construction is no solution

The state government is toying with the idea of denying approvals for new housing projects in the city for five years

29 Jun 2019 2:02 AM

B’luru water crisis: K’taka govt to ban construction of apartments for 5 yrs

Deputy CM said, 'Govt mulls a five-year ban on construction of multi-storeyed residential buildings in view of acute water crisis in state.'

28 Jun 2019 3:41 PM

A world without water: Scary future lies ahead

Chennai’s water crisis is front-page news; friends’ FB posts describe in grim detail what is it is like to go without enough water day after day.

28 Jun 2019 12:30 AM

Avadi lake project: This Chennai lake can show a new way for water crisis

The brain behind project is Avadi legislator K Pandiarajan, popularly called Ma Foi Pandiarajan, who's also the Tamil Nadu Culture Minister.

27 Jun 2019 4:02 PM

Oscar winner DiCaprio draws attention to Chennai's devastating water crisis

'The southern Indian city of Chennai is in crisis, after the four main water reservoirs ran completely dry,' he wrote on Instagram.

27 Jun 2019 1:14 PM


Watch: Time-lapse video shows Chennai’s Puzhal lake drying up in months

Groundwater in Chennai and surrounding areas is fed by Puzhal and four other lakes - Sholavaram, Kaliveli, Pulicat and Maduranthakam.

26 Jun 2019 4:39 PM

Andhra Pradesh, T'gana CMs to discuss water issues on June 28: source

The proposed meeting on June 28 would be the first official one between the two to discuss the contentious issues, sources added.

25 Jun 2019 2:43 PM

Water crisis in TN: Stalin joins protest; DMK gives notice in Lok Sabha

On Saturday, DMK began a statewide over actue water crisis issue.

24 Jun 2019 10:32 AM

DMK holds statewide protest over water scarcity issue in Tamil Nadu

On Friday, Palaniswami held a press conference following a high-level meeting on the prevailing water scarcity in the state.

22 Jun 2019 3:07 PM

India’s water crisis now getting worse and worse

Chennai is emblematic of India’s existing water management problem rather than water shortage, but that too isn’t far off.

22 Jun 2019 7:25 AM


Man arrested for attacking neighbour with knife over water dispute in Chennai

As per reports, the incident took place on Thursday night in an apartment in Shankar Nagar in Anankaputhur.

15 Jun 2019 4:28 PM

India will be 5 trillion dollar economy by 2024: PM Modi at NITI Aayog's meet

PM Modi also showed optimism for effectively tackling drought situation in the country.

15 Jun 2019 9:47 AM

Heatwave leads to water crisis in Coimbatore

Locals also blame repeated monsoon failure for the condition in the city.

10 Jun 2019 9:35 AM

Maharashtra's water crisis deepens

Villagers near Amravati and adjoining areas have been advised to boil the water before drinking it.

09 Jun 2019 10:53 AM

Villagers go 40 feet down to fetch drinking water in Amravati's village

Nishant Sarap, a health worker in Sonapur village said that villagers have been advised to boil the water before drinking it.

09 Jun 2019 9:16 AM


Two cases of violence in Madhya Pradesh over water tiff

This was the second such incident witnessed in the city in the last two days.

09 Jun 2019 12:13 AM

Water crisis in state turns grave

Meanwhile, the rising temperatures and delayed monsoon have added to their woes.

08 Jun 2019 1:53 AM

Monsoon in Maharashtra may be delayed but will be normal: CM Fadnavis

Fadnavis along with his cabinet minister Chandrakant Patil held a state-level meeting on Kharif season preparations.

07 Jun 2019 6:08 PM

State water crisis to intensify in coming days, say weathermen

Nearly 10,506 towns and 4,920 villages in Maha are facing water shortage.

31 May 2019 2:35 AM

Water crisis in Marathwada worsens

Of the eight districts, Aurangabad, Beed and Jalna districts are the worst hit.

01 May 2019 3:20 AM