Ticking off the Environment ministry for sleeping like 'Kumbhakarna', the Supreme Court today made it clear that it is not going to lift the stay for setting up of new hydroelectric power projects

With rains lashing most parts of the higher reaches of the state, the rivers in Uttarakhand are flowing close to the danger mark, prompting the government to put the state's disaster response force

A year has passed since Uttarakhand was ravaged by floods, but the Himalayan State still lies in a shambles.

In June, last year, following heavy rains, the Khiron Ganga river, a tributary of the Alaknanda, rushed through the Alaknanda Valley and filled the barrage site of Jaiprakash Power Ventures Limited

The National Green Tribunal has directed the Jaiprakash Associates to file an affidavit in connection with the dumping of debris and silt of the Vishnuprayag barrage on the Alaknanda riverbed, posi

Despite the State having been rocked by one of the worst calamities last year in which over 6,000 people were killed in flash floods — large scale environmental degradation in the region being the

The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to reconsider its order on a blanket ban against 24 hydroelectric power projects in Uttarakhand — following last year’s flash flood — on a petition moved by the N

Disaster affected people and activists have demanded that action be taken against Govt officials and hydro power company officials found negligent in the June 2013 disaster.

New Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti is known for her tirade against hydro power projects in eco-sensitive regions

The committee was appointed by the ministry in October 2013 following a Supreme Court order.

At least 23 power projects should be scrapped in Uttarakhand, a high-level committee of the Environment Ministry has recommended while partly blaming hydro-power plants for the devastation caused by flash floods in the state last year.