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DJB takes quiet steps to privatisation

11 July 2012 1:20 AM GMT
In a first step to privatise distribution of water in the city, the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) on Tuesday announced that it would award contract for...

Water privatisation a mistake?

7 July 2012 3:04 AM GMT
In a major embarrassment to the Delhi Jal Board [DJB], its leakage detection and investigation department has submitted a note to the board...

Do not privatise water

5 July 2012 1:40 PM GMT
The Delhi government's move to privatise the distribution of water is hasty, ill-conceived and wrong. It has been too quick in taking this decision...

Sheila starts process to privatise Jal Board

4 July 2012 1:53 AM GMT
Privatisation of distribution of water in the thirsty city of Delhi is on the anvil. An indication to this effect was given by Chief Minister Sheila...

Water acts as leveller, crisis hits VIP areas

21 Jun 2012 12:55 AM GMT
The water crisis in the national capital has now reached the Prime Minister’s bungalow and other who’s who of Delhi’s Lutyens’ Zone. New Delhi...

Delhi on fast track to desertification

21 Jun 2012 12:52 AM GMT
From hundreds of ponds and lakes, Delhi has come down to a meagre 27 water bodies.Not only that, all 18 ponds that exist in the northwest district...

BJP protest against water crisis

20 Jun 2012 1:06 AM GMT
Bhartiya Janata Party [BJP] organised a protest march from Rajghat to Delhi Secretariat against water and power crisis in the city. A delegation of...

‘Bad planning behind water, power crisis’

19 Jun 2012 2:36 AM GMT
Veteran Congress leader and parliamentarian Jai Prakash Agarwal has been member of Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha since 1984. He has been the Member of...

Dikshit, Hooda talk, but water woes stay

19 Jun 2012 2:31 AM GMT
Despite intervention by union minister for water resources Pawan Bansal, sharing Yamuna water is still a bone of contention between Delhi and Haryana. ...

Water supply to VIP areas to be curtailed

19 Jun 2012 2:27 AM GMT
Keeping in view the ongoing acute shortage of water across the city, Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Monday instructed the Delhi Jal Board [DJB] to...

We give you enough, Haryana tells Delhi

18 Jun 2012 1:47 AM GMT
While Delhi was crying itself hoarse that the neighbouring state has cut its water supply, Haryana claimed on Sunday that it was releasing double its...

Hooda not taking my call: Dikshit

16 Jun 2012 9:20 AM GMT
There seems to be no 'final solution' for the water crisis that is plaguing the two Congress ruled states, Delhi and Haryana. Delhi Chief Minister...
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