Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vimal Bhai Vs. Tehri Hydro Development Corporation & Others dated 11/01/2017 regarding dumping of muck and construction waste into the river Alaknanda by Tehri Hydro Development Corporation, Chamoli District of Uttarakhand.

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In accordance with the earlier decision of the Supreme Court of India, the Tehri dam displaced families rehabilitated in Pashulok and Pathari areas will be granted land ownership rights.

Weatherman has forecast rain or thundershowers in most parts of West Bengal for the next two days

Human Rights Watch mentioned the Indian government’s 2015 crackdown on foreign-funded NGOs, particularly Greenpeace.

A remote sensing and GIS based landslide susceptibility zonation (LSZ) of the Tehri reservoir rim region has been presented here. Landslide causal factors such
as land use/land cover, photo-lineaments, landslide incidences, drainage, slope, aspect, relative relief, topographic wetness index and stream power index were
derived from remote sensing data. Ancillary data included published geological map, soil map and topographic map. Correlation between factor classes and

Rudraparayg DM Raghav Langar said the Met department issued snowfall alert in areas above 3,500 meters and heavy rain fall alert in areas situated above 2,000 to 3,500 meters, starting from 9 am on

In a significant development on role of hydropower projects in Uttarakhand flood disaster of June 2013, the Expert Body (EB) headed by Dr Ravi Chopra has recommended that at least 23 hydropower projects should be dropped, that hydropower projects played significant role in the Uttarakhand disaster and that there is urgent need to improve the env

Successive state governments in Uttarakhand have pursued economic growth through industrialization without taking into account the fragility of the state’s mountains. A massive rain storm in June 2013 exposed the

Expressing concern over the proliferation of hydrolectric projects and their impact on the Bhagirathi and Alaknanda rivers, the SC has directed the environment ministry to not grant any environmental clearances to the hydro-electric projects in Uttarakhand.

Following the calamitous deluge in Uttarakhand, as criticism mounted that too many hydel projects were destabilising the hills, Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna claimed that but for the Tehri dam, Ris