GUWAHATI, Sept 19 – National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) authorities will hold a discussion with the All Assam Students' Union (AASU) and the 26 ethnic organisations which have been ally

Guwahati, Sept.

GUWAHATI: In a writ petition to the Supreme Court filed recently, the Assam Public Works, a social organization, has opposed the construction of the 2000-MW Lower Subansiri Hydro-electric Project (LSHP) on the Assam-Arunachal Pradesh border and argued that the LSHP would not only destroy the lives and properties of the people living in the downstream areas of the dam but also the ecology.

Based on the writ petition of APW, Justice S Kumar and Justice SJ Mukhopadhya of the country’s apex court have issued a notice to the NHPC Ltd and other concerned government departments to give a reply against the APW petition within two weeks.

NEW DELHI, Sept 10 – The Supreme Court on Monday issued notices responding to a petition filed by Assam Public Works (APW) seeking a direction to the Ministry of Environment and Forest (MoEF) and N

Guwahati, Sept.

ITANAGAR, Aug 29 – A delegation of legislators from Arunachal Pradesh called on Union Power Minister M Veerappa Moily in New Delhi on Tuesday and submitted a memorandum demanding early solution to

ITANAGAR: Arunachal Pradesh has urged the centre for speedy commissioning of the 2000 mw Lower Subansiri Hydro Electric Project at Gerukamukh on Assam -Arunachal border saying agitation in Assam by some organisations over the proposed dam resulted in huge loss to national exchequer.

A delegation led by MP Takam Sanjoy submitted a memorandum to Union Power Minister Veerappa Moily yesterday at New Delhi and demanded early settlement of the stalemate on the dam issue in the state, official sources informed here today.

Guwahati, Aug.

GUWAHATI: A formal meeting between the National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) and the Krishak Mukti Sangram Samity (KMSS) and the Asom Jatiyatabadi Yuba Chatra Parishad (AJYCP) on the controversial 2,000MW Lower Subansiri Hydro Electric Power Project was held here today for the first time.

An eleven-member team of the KMSS and the AJYCP met the Ministry of Power’s Joint Secretary cum NHPC CMD G Sai Prasad at a city hotel and held a threadbare discussion on the Lower Subansiri Project for about one and a half hours. Both KMSS and AJYCP also submitted a memorandum to Prasad in this regard.

GUWAHATI, Aug 27 – The National Hydro Electric Power Corporation (NHPC) which today had a discussion with the Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS) and the Asom Jatiyatabadi Yuba Chatra Parishad (AJY