Several factors, some of neglect and wilful destruction, have contributed to the drying out of Amarkantak - a town once lush with perennial rivers, streams, tributaries, wetlands, even swamps. read more
India has to evolve a long-term plan to tackle the water crisis, especially in this era of climate change. The plan should include decentralisation of water conservation, community management of aquifers, and a shift from water-intensive agricultural... read more
Gujarat is staring at a water crisis due to plummeting water levels at the SSD on the Narmada river and in the catchment areas of upstream dams in neighbouring Madhya Pradesh that received scanty rainfall in 2017 read more
Prime Minister Narendra Modi (R) and Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (L) visit Dandi Kutir museum, which preserves the memory of Indian independence icon Mahatma Gandhi in Gandhinagar. India's first bullet train project, a $19-billion initiative linking Ahmedabad to Mumbai, was launched September 14 as Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe hailed fast-growing ties between Asia's two biggest democracies. From Modi-Abe meeting to the inauguration of Sardar Sarovar Dam, photos of the week from across the country.