The report for revenue sector indicated illegal mining in the state while doing scrutiny of files and registers of 13 district mining officers for the period between May 2013 to February 2014.

Dams built on rivers of blood: a fact finding report on the state repression at Kanhar dam in Sonbhadra, Uttar Pradesh published by Delhi Solidarity Group.

Kanhar Irrigation Project was dormant for nearly 40 years before Uttar Pradesh govt set about reviving it.

In partial relief to the Uttar Pradesh government regarding the controversial Kanhar dam, the National Green Tribunal on Thursday gave a green signal to the construction already underway but stayed

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Principal Bench, New Delhi) in the matter of Om Dutt Singh & Others Vs State of Uttar Pradesh & Others dated 07/05/2015 regarding construction of the Kanhar Irrigation Project.

The project is located downstream of the confluence of River Pagan with Kanhar near village Sugawaman in Tehsil Dudhi of District Sonebhadra, Uttar Pradesh.

BILASPUR: Residents of many villages in Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand, besides UP, have been protesting against Kanhar dam being built in Amwar village of Dudhi tehsil of Sonbhadra district of UP.

On paper, any district would be envious of Sonbhadra, the district which has footprints of all of the world's five economic powerhouses.

LUCKNOW: At a primary school in Saraidand village of Sonbhadra district, dozens of students rush to queue up before a tap to quench their thirst from pure RO water. This is a new phenomenon.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Principal Bench, New Delhi) in the matter of Om Dutt Singh & Ors. Vs. State of U.P. & Ors. dated 12/03/2015 regarding Kanhar Dam in Uttar Pradesh.

The counsel appearing for MoEF submits that the original letter of 1980 granting Forest Clearance to the Project Proponent is not available in the records of the MoEF. Similar stand is taken by the Project Proponent. However, both of them submit that the preceding and subsequent transactions establish that clearance was granted.

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