Minister of State for Power (Independent Charge) Jyotirditya Scindia on Tuesday said the government was making efforts to fast-track nearly 95 hydro power projects with a capacity of 40,000 MW to g

: In answer to queries posed under the Right to Information (RTI) Act, project manager of Ganga Pollution Control Unit has diverted most of the questions to other departments and ministries and has

Over 17 lakh people have been hit by the floods in Uttar Pradesh, where the situation continued to remain grim with the swollen rivers inundating thousands of villages and the death toll in the del

Water at 75 locations of major rivers, such as Ganga, Yamuna, Chambal, Sone and Wainaganga are not fit for drinking, the Government said in the Lok Sabha on Thursday.

Rain-related incidents claimed eight lives in Uttar Pradesh on Sunday with moderate to heavy showers lashing most parts of North India.

Deeply concerned about the recent tragedy in Uttarakhand, the Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered fresh environment impact assessment of 24 hydro-electric projects on Alaknanda and Bhagirathi rivers a

Expressing “deep concern” over the recent tragedy caused by floods and landslides in Uttarakhand, the Supreme Court today directed the Centre and the state government not to clear any hydroelectric

Questions being raised about possible floods in downstream areas

The level in the Tehri dam in Uttarakhand on Sunday reached 818.50 metres against the permissible mark of 825 metres, Tehri District Magistrate Nitesh Kumar Jha told The Hindu .

Kerala on Tuesday submitted before the Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court that the report of the Empowered Committee (EC) on the safety of Mullaperiyar dam has to be relooked in the light of t

The Ministry of Water Resources (MoWR) has reiterated its claim that 20.52 sq km area of erosion-hit Majuli river island has been reclaimed.