Itanagar: Several organizations from Siang Valley in Arunachal Pradesh have asked Chief Minister Nabam Tuki to scrap the 2700 MW Lower Siang hydro-electric project proposal putting a moratorium and review of all the Hydro-electric projects in Siang basin.

The organizations including Adi Students’ Union (AdiSU), Siang Peoples Forum (SPF), Forum for Siang Dialogue (FSD), Nyiko Bachao Forum (NBF), Dam Affected People of Sirit-Siyom Banggo (DAPSSB), Mebo Area Bachao Committee (MABC), Siang Bachao Federation (SBF) and Yamne-Duyon Banggo Students Union (YDBSU), in a joint memorandum to the chief minister yesterday reiterated their demand of no dams on Siang river.

The raging debate over viability of mega dams in the seismologically sensitive North-east notwithstanding, the Centre has clarified that no conclusive study on non-suitability of construction of la

The third public hearing for the 2700 MW Lower Siang Hydro Electric Project scheduled at Aalo, headquarters of West Siang district in Arunachal Pradesh, has been postponed indefinitely following pr

The expert appraisal committee for river valley and hydropower projects has suggested to the Union ministry of environment and forests to rectify the Environment Impact Assessment Notification to i

GUWAHATI, March 14 – Anti-mega dam activists today held an assembly by the river Siang on the occasion of the International Day of Action against Dams and for Rivers, which is meant for removal of

GUWAHATI, March 5 – Contrary to the popular belief, the base flow or the lean period flow of the Siang, which is the major contributor to the Brahmaputra, the lifeline of Assam, has not diminished.

ITANAGAR/LAKHIMPUR: Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Nabam Tuki on Friday sought intervention of Union Power Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde in the on-going agitation against 2000 mw Lower Subansiri p

ITANAGAR: Arunachal Pradesh government on Wednesday said Lower Subansiri hydro-electric project would be finished in time despite ongoing blockade in neighbouring state of Assam.

“Assam government should take measures to control the situation so that people of Arunachal Pradesh are not harassed unnecessarily,” Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Nabam Tuki told reporters here.

ITANAGAR: Three districts of Arunachal Pradesh have been facing acute shortage of essential commodities due to on going indefinite economic blockade.

The agitation is spearheaded by Krishan Mukti Sangram Samiti(KMSS) in several parts of Assam in protest against the Lower Subansiri Hydro-electric Project (LSHP).

SILAPATHAR, Oct 17 – For the mega projects of Dhemaji and North Lakhimpur districts, boulders are being collected from the river beds of Likabali, Siji, Garo, Padi and Ego in West Siang district of