The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has given an ultimatum of three weeks to the Assam government to file its reply on the Lower Subansiri Hydro Electric Power (LSHEP) dam on Monday.

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has issued notices to the ministry of environment and forests (MoEF), ministry of power, National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) and the state governments

The target of adding 10,800 MW of hydro power capacity in the 12th Plan may fall short by about 30 per cent, according to analysts.

The Supreme Court on Monday declined to intervene in the case involving the Subansiri dam project, referring it to the National Green Tribunal because of the technicalities involved.

Environment ministry does not evaluate cumulative environmental impact of multiple dams in a region. Funded by the project proponent, the EIA report of a project too downplays the environmental costs, reports M Rajshekhar

Housed in the ministry of environment and forests is a quasi-independent body whose job is to scrutinise every hydel-power project for environmental damage. In its six years, the hydel environmental assessment committee (EAC) has evaluated 262 hydropower plants and irrigation projects, according to a February 2013 study by the South Asia Network on Dams, Rivers and People, a Delhi-based antidam organisation; it hasn’t rejected a single one.

In contrast to China's unilateral move to construct dams on the upper reaches of the Brahmaputra, India has taken a different route with respect to dams on rivers it shares with Bangladesh.

Jorhat, Oct.

GUWAHATI, Sept 26 – The overall flood situation in Majuli river island has improved and water level of the Brahmaputra is receding at a faster pace providing great relief to the flood-hit islanders

ITANAGAR, Aug 29 – A delegation of legislators from Arunachal Pradesh called on Union Power Minister M Veerappa Moily in New Delhi on Tuesday and submitted a memorandum demanding early solution to

GUWAHATI, Aug 27 – The National Hydro Electric Power Corporation (NHPC) which today had a discussion with the Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS) and the Asom Jatiyatabadi Yuba Chatra Parishad (AJY