NEW DELHI: Differences over water sharing between two BJP-ruled states Gujarat and Maharashtra continue to block the Centre's ambitious plan to go ahead with its two river-linking projects — Damang

According to officials of the water resources ministry all three clearances are before different expert appraisal panels of the union environment ministry, under process.

Had it been implemented the upper Palar would have received good water flow in the recent floods

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Inter-Linking of Rivers, 30/11/2015. This Ministry has formulated a National Perspective Plan (NPP) for Water Resources Development envisaging inter-basin transfer of water from surplus basins to deficit basins/ areas. Based on surveys, investigations and detailed studies, National Water Development Agency (NWDA) has prepared pre-feasibility reports, which facilitated identification of 30 links (16 under Peninsular Component & 14 under Himalayan Component) under the NPP.

The project will allow a private player to lift water from an intake well on the Narmada-Kshipra river link nearby

Veteran conservationist and former director of Project Tiger Hemendra Singh Panwar has critiqued the ambitious Ken-Betwa river linking project for the impacts it will have on tigers and Ken River's

The Centre's ambitious Rs 9,393 crore Ken-Betwa river interlinking project will impact "very significantly" the Panna Tiger Reserve in Madhya Pradesh, a green panel has said while suggesting that t

Farmers of Nellore district stand to gain the most

In a major embarrassment to the Telugu Desam Party government in Andhra Pradesh, the ambitious river inter-linking project has run into rough weather just days after its launch with a newly-constru

If the board okays the project, it would go for National Wildlife Board for further clearance