Water crisis
Bengaluru Water Crisis: A Case of Inadequate Water Management

Introduction When Cape Town in South Africa faced a severe water crisis in 2018, it was predicted that soon many metropolitan cities across the globe would face the same fate. Unfortunately, this prediction came true for India as its third most...

Neighborhood News Digest – 18 October 2023

Afghanistan Doval meets Central Asian counterparts, pushes for ‘transparent’ connectivity, ‘inclusive’ Afghanistan – The Print Noting that the situation in Afghanistan remains a cause of concern, National Security Adviser (NSA) Ajit Doval Tuesday...

IPCC’s Timely Reminder on the Need for Climate Justice: A Quantum Leap in Global Climate Change Talks

Introduction Climate change as a concept has evolved over the years. To reaffirm, climate change is one of the most pertinent issues of our time with serious consequences. It has been declared that climate change acts as a “threat multiplier” which...

Cape Town Water Crisis of 2018: Lessons we can learn from it

A serious water crisis plagued the city of Cape Town in early 2018 to the point that it was on the verge of becoming the first modern global city to run out of water. However, the city never reached to that point because of the strict measures...

Is Taiwan’s Ongoing Drought a Wake –Up Call for the Rest of the World?

The increased frequency and severity of droughts across the globe is becoming a matter of huge concern. In 2018, the global media was flooded with the news of the capital city of Cape Town of South Africa running out of water as the city experienced...

Jal Shakti

One of the highlights of Government formation for a second time under the prime ministership of Narendra Modi was the creation of a new Jal Shakti Ministry. This was pursuant to the promise the Bharatiya Janata Party had made in its poll manifesto,...

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