Centre identifies 13 focus states lagging in implementation of Jal Jeevan Mission
IMD seasonal analysis shows 231 lives lost during the pre-monsoon season due to extreme weather events
Hill women share a special intricate and culturally nurtured connection to forest and water, making them better stewards or owners of their resources.
Over the years, the Himalayan climate has grown warmer, there are higher incidences of short but intense monsoon and hailstorms.
Groundwater extraction increased from 58 percent in 2004 to 63 percent in 2017: CAG
Climate change and anthropogenic activities pose serious threats to river basin hydrology worldwide. The Ganga River is the lifeline for close to half a billion people in the northern Indian region.
Extreme weather events are not new to the country; however, the increasing frequency of these events are. All thanks to climate change, which has been altering weather patterns across India.
Nainital, the jewel of Uttarakhand’s Kumaun region is one of the most popular tourist destinations in northern India.
After two weeks of extremely hot and long dry weather, the monsoon winds brought heavy rains to the hilly northern states of India (Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand) and the south-west coastal states (Maharashtra, Karnataka, Goa, and Kerala).
A new study by the Delhi-based environment NGO Toxics Link reveals the presence of microplastics in all samples collected from the river at Haridwar, Kanpur and Varanasi.