Though it may sound strange, the Expert Appraisal Committee (EAC) meet for the River Valley and Hydroelectric Projects of the Union Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) held on October 24 las

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Abhijeet Sharma Vs Union of India & Others dated 11/08/2017 regarding the question of permissibility of setting up projects in the upstream of Subansari river. Judgement is reserved.

In what could trigger fresh controversies, the NDA Government at the Centre during the last two years has accorded environment and forest clearance to several hydroelectric projects that have a co

“Process of obtaining various clearances for the projects must be expedited and even made into a single window clearance system”

Central Water Commission (CWC), Government of India has undertaken the task of conducting, “Cumulative Impact and Carrying Capacity Study of Subansiri basin including Downstream Impact in Brahmaputra River Valley” with an objective to assess the cumulative impacts of hydropower development in the basin.

Guwahati: Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju on Friday said he is “traditionally” against construction of big dams in North East and favoured smaller ones with 300-500 MW capacities.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on impact of construction of hydro electric projects on Assam, 21/07/2014.

Elections come and go. But the situation of the flood affected people who have lost their land and properties to the yearly floods of the state remain unchanged.

The ministry of environment and forests (MoEF) and the ministry of power have yet again failed to file their replies before the National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Tuesday on NHPC's Lower Subansiri Hy

The total cost of NHPC’S Subansiri project has gone up by about Rs 1,200 crore due to forced suspension of work since December 2011, following agitation by a section of stakeholders on grounds of s