A five-judge constitution bench of the Supreme Court on Monday allowed a further two months time to the expert committee, headed by former Chief Justice of India A.S. Anand to submit its report on the safety of the controversial Mullaperiyar dam.

The panel had been directed by the top court to assess the safety of the century-old dam situated in Tamil Nadu and becoming a matter of its serious dispute with neighbouring Kerala with people of the region protesting against it, especially after a recent tremor, which let to speculative reports about its safety.

“There is no dam safety Act in place nor is there proper Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) study, and not even a single argument logically supporting the need for big river dams in State – yet, p

Gilgit-Baltistan Legislative Assembly Speaker Wazir Baig on Monday constituted a committee headed by Wazir Shakil, Minister for Water and Power, to investigate reasons behind cracks appeared in the

GUWAHATI: The much-hyped parleys between the Group of Ministers (GoM) and officials of the National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) on Thursday on the Lower Subansiri Hydro-electric Power P

Guwahati: NHPC on Thursday hinted at adopting a more flexible approach to accommodate concerns raised by anti-big dam activists in Assam.

This development came after NHPC maintained an almost rigid stand on not incorporating any change in its 2,000 MW Lower Subansiri Hydel Power Project at Gerukamukh in Assam-Arunachal Pradesh border.

The Assam government on Thursday sought an assurance from the public sector NHPC that the dam that it was constructing for the the 2000-MW Lower Subansiri hydro-electric project was safe.

The five-member Empowered Committee (EC) headed by former Chief Justice of India A. S.

CHENNAI: Taking strong exception to Kerala's reported "unilateral" action in ordering real time monitoring of Mullaperiyar Dam along with the Centre without Tamil Nadu's consent, Chief Minister Jay

Taking strong exception to Kerala’s reported “unilateral” action in ordering real time monitoring of Mullaperiyar Dam along with the Centre without Tamil Nadu’s consent, the Chief Minister, Ms J.

CHENNAI, 3 FEB: The DMK today charged the Centre and the AIADMK government with being “lethargic” in solving the Koodankulam nuclear plant row and raised the pitch on the Mullaiperiyar Dam issue de

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