Mumbai: In the backdrop of a severe drought across large parts of Maharashtra with a delayed monsoon this year, a Bharatiya Janata Party activist on Tuesday raised concerns on the alleged huge misuse of water on various sportsfields, especially for cricket pitch maintenance. Sanjay Pandey, state BJP secretary, who recently[Read More…]
Various hotels and restaurants in the city have also urged their customers to conserve water and conveyed their inability to offer lunch.
To expedite projects related to water resources, the Modi government would release Rs 9,000 crore to UP which includes water-starved regions of Bundelkhand and Vindhyachal.
Earlier this week, the Tamil Nadu government requested the Centre for sanctioning nearly Rs 5,000 crore for drinking water supply schemes in the state.
At least 15 monkeys were found dead in Joshi Baba forest range in Madhya Pradesh. Autopsy by veterinary experts has revealed heat stroke as a possible cause of death
Residents are forced to travel long distances to fill water as water bodies in the region have begun to dry up due to soaring temperatures.