MUMBAI: Union minister for water resources Uma Bharti has called for exercising restraint while exploiting groundwater.

In a major boost to 26 large but incomplete irrigation projects in Maharashtra, the Centre on Tuesday sanctioned a Rs 16,603-crore loan to the state.

Mr Rao urged Ms Bharti to direct the Krishna River Management Board to constitute a supervising body with officials from both the states.

The apex council was created by the AP Reorganisation Act. The council had not met even once despite both states asking for a meeting.

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Thursday sought funds and clearance of pending DPRs worth Rs.951.98 crore from the Centre to expedite waste management and sewage treatment projects under

The matter before the SC pertains to a suo moto one where in August 2013, the apex court had halted work on all hydro-electric power projects in the wake of the 2013 Uttarakhand disaster.

After being at loggerheads over the issue of hydropower projects in Uttarakhand for long, both water and environment ministries will now take a united stand before the Supreme Court with the former

Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Saturday urged the central government to withdraw the recommendation for conducting an environmental impact assessment (EIA) for a dam across S

The CWC has sent a strong note to Water Resources Minister Uma Bharati, complaining against the committee’s recommendations.

The proposed Ganga Act, which, if enacted, will be the first-of-its-kind legislation for river regulation in India, its aim being to bring under the Centre’s ambit the power to penalise the pollute