Keyword : Water Issues

602 lakh Indians don’t have access to safe drinking water

As many as 602.55 lakh people are without access to safe drinking water, the Lok Sabha was informed. Union minister Ramesh Chandappa Jigajinagi as per data entered by state governmen

Ganga is now comparatively clean – in some stretches

The 2,500 km long river Ganga is relatively clean in some parts. Union minister Vijay Goel informed the Lok Sabha that water quality monitoring of river Ganga is being carried out by

Ground water contaminated in parts of various states

The ground water in parts of various states is a deadly cocktail of fluoride, nitrate, arsenic, lead, cadmium and chromium. Union minister Sanjeev Kumar Balyan informed the Lok Sabha

A bucket list of stories on World Water Day

  What if there was a law for optimum use of water, conservation of rivers and underground water? It would have battled the water crisis in different regions of the country.

Ganga, Modi and people’s unwavering faith

When the truth was a few steps away from Modi’s gaze In November 2014, prime minister Narendra Modi made his first visit to his constituency Varanasi and laun

A happy, gurgling Ganga and that sinking feeling

The river Ganga that the people in the plains know is very ill. It is odious. Well, what they perhaps don’t realise is that the river is not like that when she begins her journey from the Gan

Water by the pondful

It’s 10 am and in Dhandhuka town of Ahmedabad district, the sun is already scorching. A dry lake, which was desilted and deepened a few weeks back, has been turned into a venue for a fete. Sh

“This initiative is for future generations”

Speaking to Governance Now, Gujarat chief minister Vijay Rupani elaborates on the Sujalam Sufalam



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