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Most protests against Subansiri dam unjustified: VK Singh

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 15:52

Advocating construction of the 2000 MW Subansiri hydro power project on the border of Arunchal Pradesh and Assam, Union Minister for Development of North Eastern Region VK Singh on Saturday said most protests against the dam were not justified.

Prohibitory orders clamped after clash

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014, 13:24

Itangar: Supporters of NCP and Congress clashed at Yazali in Lower Subansiri district of Arunachal Pradesh, prompting authorities to clamp prohibitory orders in the area.

Subansiri project's total cost goes up

Last Updated: Sunday, March 09, 2014, 19:20

NHPC has already spent about Rs 6,600 crore but due to stoppage of construction of the project, the cost of the project has gone up by about Rs 1,200 crore, according to a status report prepared by the public sector undertaking.

NHPC to modify Subansiri dam design, add safety measures

Last Updated: Thursday, October 17, 2013, 16:19

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi said a Centre-appointed expert panel has suggested additional safety measures in the construction of the stalled Subansiri Lower Hydroelectric Project by NHPC.

Woman, two daughters die of burn in Itanagar

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 12, 2013, 14:05

A pregnant woman along with her two daughters were charred to death while six others received partial burn injury in a fire at Sigin colony in Upper Subansiri district of Arunachal Pradesh, the police said today.

Arunachal Pradesh MP seeks Centre`s help for solving dam issue

Last Updated: Saturday, December 01, 2012, 13:32

Lok Sabha MP from Arunachal Pradesh, Takam Sanjoy, has urged the Centre to immediately intervene into the `impasse` over the Lower Subansiri dam issue.

Father, son killed as landslide flattens house

Last Updated: Thursday, June 21, 2012, 14:23

A father and his son were killed when a landslide hit their house near the circuit house at Daporijo in Upper Subansiri district last evening.

`Centre, MNCs join hands to exploit water resources`

Last Updated: Thursday, February 23, 2012, 18:17

Medha Patkar alleged that the central government and multi-national companies have joined hands to exploit the hydro resources of the country.

NHPC concern on delay of dam construction

Last Updated: Saturday, January 14, 2012, 11:53

NHPC has expressed serious concern at the delay in the construction of lower Subansiri dam project in Arunachal Pradesh.

Arunachal mega dam creates political storm in Assam

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 27, 2010, 10:57

A mega dam being built in Arunachal Pradesh has become a major political issue in Assam, with the opposition making it clear it will use its anti-dam stand as an election plank ahead of next year`s assembly polls.

Gogoi discusses Lower Subansiri Dam issue with NHPC Chief

Last Updated: Friday, September 17, 2010, 18:00

Assam CM Tarun Gogoi held a meeting with Chairman cum Managing Director of NHPC S K Garg on several vital issues related to the Lower Subansiri Dam project.

Assam dam project may continue: Jairam Ramesh

Last Updated: Thursday, August 12, 2010, 16:27

With concerns being raised over the adverse effects of the Lower Subansiri hydroelectric project in Assam, Environment and Forests Minsiter Jairam Ramesh Thursday indicated that it may not be scrapped.