Some NGOs which include Society on Activities and Forest Environment, Committee on People and Environment and Rural Education Development Institute have raised their voice against the reported d

Bimolangshu Roy Foundation, named after the late MLA of Silchar, has raised question about the construction of Barak Dam, also known as Tipaimukh Multipurpose Dam Project, against the backdrop of H

Imphal: A citizens’ group on Thursday opposed the formation of an India-Bangladesh joint sub-group on Manipur’s Tipaimukh power project.

The mega-power project, one of the largest in Northeastern India, is vital for meeting the increasing electricity demand in the region, but has been opposed by environmental groups and opposition parties in Bangladesh. “Any decision on Tipaimukh dam construction cannot be bilaterally decided only by India and Bangladesh as the land, rivers, forests and all resources in Manipur belong to the indigenous people of our state.

SILCHAR: In order to resolve the raging controversy over the construction of Barak dam, both Delhi and Dhaka have agreed for an expert-meet on August 27 in the national capital.

SILCHAR: Foundation stone for the much-hyped and politically as well as from ecological angle, the most debated multi-purpose hydel project at Tipaimukh in Manipur, popularly known as Barak Dam, wa

SILCHAR: Notwithstanding the uncertainty over Barak dam, also known as Tipaimukh Hydro Electric Power Project, several NGOs and organizations have raised concern over the proposed construction of d

Though the Ministry of External Affairs has promised to provide Bangladesh with details of the agreement on the construction of the Tipaimukh Dam in Manipur, the very signing of the deal has sparke

SILCHAR, April 7: Committee on People and Environment (COPE) in a memorandum addressed to the Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh of Manipur expressed its deep concern at the construction of Tipaimukh Dam despite opposition from naturalists and environmentalists of Northeast. There have been protest demonstrations by NGOs in Manipur, Mizoram and Barak Valley of Assam, besides that of in Bangladesh.

IMPHAL, July 2: India

SILCHAR, Sept 24: The fate of nearly four-decade old 1500 MW multipurpose Barak Dam at Tipaimukh has again been pushed to uncertainty. In fact, this project has been caught in the vortex of controversies due mainly to the objection of Manipur Government over apprehension that it would inundate a large number of tribal villages and cause ecological disaster.