Non-compliance with environmental norms has led the environment ministry-appointed Expert Apparisal Committee of River Valley Projects (EACRVP) to call for a halt to all work on the Sardar Sarovar Project (SSP) and its feeder Indira Sagar Project (ISP).

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Thursday permitted the Madhya Pradesh Government to go ahead with acquisition of land, excavation and canal network construction work for implementation of the Indira Sagar dam and Omkareshwar dam projects subject to final orders to be passed by the Union Ministry of Environment and Forests on approvals for Command Area Development plans.

J. Venkatesan

NEW DELHI: The Madhya Pradesh Government on Wednesday accused the Centre of filing a partisan affidavit to mislead the Supreme Court over the issue of canal work for the Indira Sagar and Omkareshwar dam projects.

J. Venkatesan

This is the second interim report of the committee constituted by the Ministry of Environment and Forests (vide O.M. No. 3-87/80-IA-I, dated 09.7.2008 superseded by O.M. of even number dated 02-09-2008 ) for assessing the status of compliance of environmental conditionalities and requirements to be fulfilled by project authorities of Sardar Sarovar Project (SSP) and Indira Sagar Project (ISP).

Mahim Pratap Singh

BHOPAL: The Supreme Court has refused to vacate a Madhya Pradesh High Court stay on the Indira Sagar and Omkareshwar canals and directed the State Government to file by February 3 a detailed rejoinder to a counter-affidavit by Narmada Bachao Andolan.

The Supreme Court has declined to vacate MP High Court

The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the Madhya Pradesh government to file a list of persons facing displacement due to the multi-crore Indira Sagar and Onkareshwar canal projects, together with the rehabilitation package for them.

Water governance in the Narmada river basin has been in the eye of a controversial storm from the time of independence.

KHANDWA: Thousands of people displaced by the Indira Sagar and Omkareshwar dam projects in Madhya Pradesh took to the streets here on Wednesday protesting against