NAINITAL: Taking serious note of alleged dumping of muck/excavated material by three private construction companies in Mandakini and Alaknanada rivers in Rudraprayag and Pauri districts, the Uttara

NEW DELHI: Government has set the ball rolling by taking many decisions on its ambitious clean Ganga mission but it may find it difficult to keep it moving in absence of e-flow (ecological flow) of

The Union ministry of environment, forest and climate change, in an affidavit in the Supreme Court on Tuesday, sought permission to appoint an expert body to review the report of a four-member comm

The Supreme Court today granted two more weeks to the Centre for filing "comprehensive" environment and ecological impact report of 18, out of total 24 hydroelectric power projects, to be set up on

On Tuesday the SC will review how six new proposed projects can be built on the Alaknanda and Bhagirathi tributaries of the Ganga in Uttarakhand

Soon after the Modi government announced a country-wide campaign to clean up the Ganga and its tributaries, including Bhagirathi and Alakanda, within a stipulated time frame, the Uttarakhand govern

While Prime Minister Narendra Modi continues to stress on the need for achieving a balance between development and environmental conservation, companies involved in construction of hydro electricit

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Principal Bench, New Delhi) in the matter of Vimal Bhai Vs. Japee Associates & Ors. dated 05/12/2014 regarding dumping of muck or debris in the river Alaknanda by Jaypee Associates.

The common stand taken by the Respondents including the Project Proponent is that there was no muck dumped or deposited by them in the river bed and it was as a result of flash flood that occurred in the month of June, 2013 and as a result thereof some muck had got collected on the riverbanks.

The Supreme Court today granted four more weeks to the Centre for filing "comprehensive" environment and ecological impact report of 24 hydroelectric power projects to be established on Alaknanda a

Large scale hydro power projects being built on the Ganga and its sub-tributaries such as Bhagirathi, Alaknanda, Dhaulli Ganga, Kanchan Ganga, Pindar, Mandakini and Nandakini are major factors affe