The state government has decided to move the Supreme Court (SC), challenging a recent decision of Union cabinet to set up an autonomous Polavaram Project Authority (PPA) for execution of the contro

Submergence of villages, displacement of people, inter-State issues and court cases will be major hurdles in implementation of the multi-purpose Polavaram hydel project.

After the Union Cabinet cleared the proposal for constituting the Polavaram Project Authority (PPA) for execution of the Polavaram irrigation project, Water Initiatives Odisha (WIO), an NGO working

A proposal to set up an authority to speed up environmental and investment clearances for the Polavaram multi-purpose project in Andhra Pradesh today received the nod of the Union Cabinet.

Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh has said special status will be given for five years to Seemandhra region - the residual state of Andhra Pradesh following creation of a separate Telangana.

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday reiterated the demand that the Polavaram project in Andhra Pradesh should not be declared a national project and its construction work should be stopped im

As the Congress and the UPA coalition endorsed creation of a separate Telangana state from out of Andhra Pradesh, Down To Earth looks at the big challenges before the new state which are similar to those faced by Jharkhand, Chhatisgarh and Uttarakhand when they were created a decade ago.

Expressing concern that the inter-state water disputes are not being resolved within the framework of law, the State Government has maintained that adequate regard is not being paid towards the rip

AnRak Aluminium is moving ahead with the bauxite mining project in Makavarapalem in Visakhapatnam district despite the local opposition warns this analysis in the Economic and Political Weekly with focus on social and environment impact of the project.

Land grabbing has today become a major issue across India and a central political faultline in Indian politics. Protests, resistance and conflicts have been growing as a result of attempts by people to assert their legal and customary rights in the face of state and corporate attempts to take over land.