3 min read.Updated: 15 Sep 2016, 03:27 AM ISTLivemint
Water overuse and wastage is the direct result of it being underpriced or not priced at all
The prediction that the next world war will be fought over water is perhaps an exercise in hyperbole. But it is hard not to think of such concerns when battlefronts are being formed in the name of water along the banks of the Cauvery. The violence of the past few days is also a gory reminder that sub-national passions are never far below the surface in India.