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PM Modi's I-Day speech thought provoking, extremely courageous: Shatrughan Sinha
Contrary to his party's stand, Sinha had also welcomed the passage of Triple Talaq Bill by both houses of the Parliament and had termed it a milestone.
Prime Minister Modi stresses on water conservation in his first 'Mann Ki Baat' after returning to power
Speaking to the nation, the Prime Min...
Water crisis an opportunity to become surplus nation: Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, Union Jal Shakti minister
Gajendra Singh Shekhawat just laid out a detailed road map on water for the next five years.
How data on water sources can enable greater preservation
A recent NITI Aayog report says that unreliable and insufficient data on water sources is the hurdle for infrastructure and policy-development for water.
The challenge of water: India’s ability to manage and govern water will determine its future
Water will determine India’s ability to achieve high economic growth, ensure environmental sustainability and improve quality of life for citizens.
Plan to revive over three million springs in 10 hill states on the cards
A comprehensive policy is in the pipeline to revive and rejuvenate large number of springs in the Himalayan region to make them perennial.
Government should enact laws to ensure water security for all: Rajendra Singh
Singh, known as the 'Waterman' of India, said it is high time the governments take steps to ensure proper management of water in view of prevailing conditions.
India's water security crisis: Dams, pollution and climate change biggest threats facing Himalayan rivers
A committee set up by the ministry of environment and forests said hydel projects in Uttarakhand aggravated the June 2013 disaster.
Government mulling scheme for Dalit-majority villages facing water crisis
The government is mulling a scheme to help out Dalit-majority villages facing water crisis due to lack of availability or improper conservation infrastructure, Uma Bharti said.
The only sustainable solution for water crisis is mass movements designed and driven by local communities: Vasundhara Raje
Rajasthan has made a small start but we need to think harder about urbanisation, groundwater regulation and demand management.
Centre, states not on same page when it comes to water rule book
Several water experts insist that an ample bundle of laws exists to govern water resources efficiently with no need for an over-arching central law.
CWMB to have representatives from Karnataka, Tamil Nadu: Central Water Commission
The Supreme Court directed the Centre to constitute within four weeks the Cauvery Water Management Board as directed by the Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal.
308 districts in India facing shortage of potable water
Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh have reported the most number of districts, 50 and 46 respectively, affected due to water shortage, he said.