The National Green Tribunal has refused to review its order of penalising Gammon India Limited (GIL) and the Hindustan Construction Co (HCC) Ltd of Rs 1 crore each for damaging the environment duri

The NGT has slapped a penalty of Rs 1 crore each on the Gammon India Limited and the Hindustan Construction Co Ltd for damaging the environment by dumping soil in Chenab and Tawi rivers for constru

Sawra-Kuddu hydroelectric project (111 MW) today made a major breakthrough as it linked the two ends of 11.365 kilometres long underground tunnel, from the barrage to the power house.

The National Green Tribunal has taken exception to indiscriminate dumping of soil in rivers Chenab and Tawi for construction of road on the Udhampur to Banihal stretch of the national highway and r

Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar has hit out at green activists for “obstructing development” while batting for the idea of lake-cities such as Lavasa in Maharashtra.

Jayanthi Natarajan's tough stand ensures recognition abroad, but red-tapism & bureaucracy continue to delay approvals in India

Reticence can be a double-edged sword. For Jayanthi Natarajan, minister for environment and forests, her reserve has attracted much criticism from domestic detractors. Yet, on the high table of international climate diplomacy, it helped her ensure the voice of developing countries, particularly India, was heard at the global climate talks.

Environment minister caught between India Inc pushing for green nods and environmentalists accusing her of not doing enough to save India’s forests

It probably wasn’t only in jest that a few months ago Jayanthi Natarajan likened herself to a mridangam, a percussion instrument that can be played from both sides. The minister for environment and forests revealed she felt caught between India Inc, pushing aggressively for environmental and forest clearances that will give it the land and resources to expand, and environmentalists who are accusing her of not doing enough to save India’s shrinking forests.

The UN report titled ‘Caring Business and Climate Change Adaptation: toward Resilient Companies and Communities’ presents 10 case studies from among 10 global companies. These cases illustrate how businesses are responding creatively and effectively to address climate change opportunities, risks, and impacts in developing countries and emerging economies.

HCC’s initiatives have been featured among the case studies of ten global companies, including Coca Cola, Nokia and Eskom. The HCC case study highlights its efforts towards water neutrality and showcases its initiatives at two HCC projects---

The Hindustan Construction Company (HCC), is executing a 300 MW Kishanganga power project in Bandipora district of occupied Kashmir, despite a warning by the Centre for Inter-disciplinary Studies o

Gandhinagar: A new reservoir downstream of the Narmada dam is now no more a distant dream. Besides serving as a major spot for water sports, the weir will also generate electricity.

The state government has awarded the work for building the weir in river Narmada at Garudeshwar, about 12 kilometres downstream of Narmada dam, to a Hyderabad-based party Rithwik Projects.