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Environmentalists not in favor of Pancheshwar dam
E Uttaranchal

Environmentalists not in favor of Pancheshwar dam

The two-sided talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Nepal Prime Minister Sushil Koirala during the former’s recent Nepal visit included an agreement to restart work on the 5,600 MW Pancheshwar multipurpose project. This has aroused strong ... E Uttaranchal, 2 days ago

Will first river-interlinking project washout Panna reserve?

Locals, activists voice concern as Uma Bharti's ministry moves proposal for green clearance Ravi Jadhav DNA Even as Narendra Modi led NDA government moves ahead full steam on its ambitious river-interlinking projects — unfinished ...
 DNA India3 days ago
Business Standard India

Forest clearance for Renuka Dam project

The long-pending Renuka Dam project has got approval from the forest advisory committee (FAC) of the Union ministry for environment, forests and climate change. This has been done without the tricky issues of settling of tribal rights and actual ...
 Business Standard India2 weeks ago

Activists berate expertless NBWL

Subsequent to the Central government reconstituting the National Board for Wildlife (NBWL) on July 22, concerns are being voiced over the lack of experts on the board as specified under the Wildlife (Protection) Amendment Act, 2002. Activists say ...
 Pune Mirror2 weeks ago
BBC

Are India's big dams safe?

A recent survey by the Indian government has found out that more than 600 large dams in the country are located in high-intensity seismic zones - areas which are considered to be most vulnerable and prone to earthquakes. India has more than 30 ...
 BBC2 weeks ago Why water surges are killing people in India  BBC1 month ago
Millennium Post

Putting a high price on water

A nondescript colony in northwest Delhi is quietly experimenting with privatised water supply while the jury is still out on privatisation of essential services. Savda Ghevra, which started off as a resettlement colony to take the ugliness of ...
 Millennium Post2 weeks ago
The Week

Linkin' bark

On February 18, a fortnight before the 16th Lok Sabha polls were announced, the entire Madhya Pradesh cabinet flew to Ujjaini village in Indore district. The mythologically important village stands at the origin of the Kshipra river. The cabinet was ...
 The Week4 weeks ago
Hindustan Times

Desecration of environment has made Uttarakhand prone to floods, landslides

Since 2005, heavy monsoon floods have been causing havoc in Uttarakhand. This year, again, over 6,000 pilgrims were stranded forcing the government of the pristine north-western Himalayan state to suspend the Char Dham yatra. Traffic movement was ...
 Hindustan Times1 month ago

118 signatories endorse statement on SLAPP cases against authors, journalists and publishers

About 118 prominent citizens, activists, and journalists have signed a statement of concern about what they call Strategic Litigation Against Public Persons- SLAPP, to silence authors, journalists and publishers for good. This follows notices served ...
 Money Life1 month ago

In Modi's India, waterways are a geopolitical issue

The great challenge for this vast country is that, when it comes to dispensing water, nature is neither measured nor equitable Narendra Modi is not noted for building bridges. The Indian prime minister, already viewed warily by non-Hindus, ...
 Gulf News1 month ago
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