IMPHAL, April 26 – Power-starved Northeast States, including Manipur, should initiate steps to replicate the idea of tapping renewable power as in and around Maharashtra’s Nagpur city.

MUMBAI: Maharashtra's 13 power-generating plants, which supply power to the state and 30 other industrial units, are among the country's top 478 manufacturing establishments guzzling a major chunk

The SC deadline for notifying buffer areas around each tiger reserve is being cheered by the greens. But court orders alone cannot alter the grim ground reality. A primer

The environment ministry will not accept any proposal for new and expansion projects in four major coal fields — Korba, Asansol, Chandrapur and Dhanbad — as no measures have been taken to reduce en

The Kawal Wildlife Sanctuary in Adilabad district — where a new tiger reserve is being established but is opposed by tribals — has lost 27 sq km of dense forest area between 2000 and 2010 due to cu

India has made a long journey in the field of irrigation by raising the irrigation coverage from 22.6 million ha in 1951 to 100 million ha in 2005. Consequently the food-grain production was raised from 50 million tons to 210 tons in above period. However from the past experience, it is seen that, construction of dam attracts a series of environmental problems in two distinct areas i.e., upstream of dam and downstream of dam.

Coal mining poses a serious threat to tigers in Chandrapur region of Maharashtra near the Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve (TATR) and must be reined in, says a report by the Fact Finding Mission of Gre

Cost escalation made Maharashtra's power generation company reconsider present site in Dhule district. The Sakri solar power plant in Maharashtra's Dhule district is touted as the world's largest solar power plant till date. Sometime ago there was a proposal to shift the plant to Chandrapur district in Vidarbha region following dispute over the land where the project will be developed. The move triggered protests in the tribal district where people see the 125 MW project as a lifeline that would usher in industrialisation and employment.

Coal mining poses a serious threat to tigers in Maharashtra’s Chandrapur region, near the Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve (TATR) and must be reined in concluded this new report by the Fact Finding Mission to the area organized by Greenpeace India, consisting of wildlife experts Praveen Bhargav and Biswajit Mohanty and environmental lawyer Rahul Choudhary.

At a time when several new power projects in the country are facing resistance from people, residents of Sakri town in Dhule district of Northern Maharashtra are fighting to retain a 125-MW solar p