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SC verdict on drought: Timely but not tough enough

While many experts have said that the SC ruling on drought, though strongly worded, it is not enough to address the immediate crisis, the verdict will, hopefully, send a strong message across the bureaucratic and political world

editorials Updated: May 12, 2016 19:36 IST
Hindustan Times
Drought,Supreme Court,Water Crisis
The Manjara Dam in Maharashtra. The State may not admit it willingly but India is facing a full blown drought thanks to two consecutive years of poor monsoon, water shortage in reservoirs and lowering of groundwater table.(Hindustan Times)

First Published: May 12, 2016 19:36 IST