Indian residents in a district facing a drinking water shortage wait with plastic pots at a community tube well to collect drinking water in Bangalore on October 8, 2012. The Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has held consultations with Congress Party leaders from the southern state of Karnataka on the sharing of water from the River Cauvery with the neighbouring state of Tamil Nadu.    AFP PHOTO/Manjunath KIRAN        (Photo credit should read Manjunath Kiran/AFP/GettyImages)