Villagers question logic behind giving water to Delhi by submerging Himachal

The key purpose of this document is to provide an assessment of impacts of Renuka dam from the point of view of those to be affected and analyze the issues in the frame-work of community rights, resource ownership, use and distribution. The role of the state and its policies in the dispossession of local communities, in the context of this project, has been critically reviewed.

Conservation, metering, end-use languish under deficit-ridden Board.

Delhi gets more water than Paris, according to a report of the Planning Commission. If the national average water supply for cities is 140 litres per capita, Delhiites guzzle 240 litres per capita.

Siwani (Bhiwani): Each drop of water should be cherished as national property so that every citizen could get clean drinking water besides adequate proportion for irrigation.

The Ministry of Environment and Forests has finally given an environmental clearance to the Rs 2,700-crore Renuka Dam project in Himachal Pradesh

Shimla: The state government will consider granting 50 per cent subsidy to farmers to encourage organic farming in the hill state.

CHANDIGARH: Haryana Irrigation Minister Ajay Singh Yadav has urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to direct the Union Water Resources Ministry to speed up construction of the Renuka dam.

Thirty-four villages in Himachal Pradesh boycotted the elections this year

Environment impact assessment and other screening processes have evolved into methods of rubber stamping all proposals, both good and bad.

The city of Delhi gets a lot of rain every year, more than sufficient for its needs, but it does not use that rainwater. The city gets huge quantity of water from dams and rivers from long distances, equal to one of the highest quantity of water in the nation when compared on per capita basis.