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29 storage dams operating at below normal capacity: CEA

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 18:08

Water level at storage dams across the country has gone down due to scanty monsoon adversely impacting irrigation and hydel generation.

Dams reducing Indus river dolphin numbers

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 14:28

Removal of river water for irrigation and habitat fragmentation by irrigation dams are decreasing the number of Indus river dolphins, says a study.

Over 670 dams in high-intensity seismic zones: Govt

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 16:20

Over 670 large dams across the country fall under high-intensity seismic zones, the government Wednesday said.

Alert people, officials before releasing dam waters: MP govt

Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 00:04

Madhya Pradesh Government has asked authorities to provide prior information to officials concerned and people before releasing excess water from dams.

Karuna opposes AP CM`s remarks on check dams across Palar

Last Updated: Saturday, June 21, 2014, 14:36

DMK president M Karunanidhi on Saturday opposed Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu`s remarks on constructing check dams across Palar, saying it would affect three districts in Tamil Nadu dependent on the river for its drinking water needs.

Noisy scenes for 2nd day in Kerala Assembly over TN`s claim on dams

Last Updated: Thursday, June 12, 2014, 15:14

Noisy scenes were witnessed for the second consecutive day on Thursday in the Assembly over Tamil Nadu`s claim on four dams located within the state, even as Chief Minister Oommen Chandy made it clear that these dams would continue to be part of Kerala.

Dams on Brahmaputra in China an aggression: Sangma tells PM Modi

Last Updated: Sunday, June 01, 2014, 22:14

The reported building of dams on the Brahmaputra in China was a "matter of serious concern" and any attempt to interfere with the river`s flow should be considered as an "act of aggression", NPP leader PA Sangma has told Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

MNS slams Tatkare for proposing release of water from dams in Nashik

Last Updated: Thursday, October 31, 2013, 13:08

The announcement by Maharashtra Water Resources Minister Sunil Tatkare on releasing water to Marathwada from dams in Nashik district has met with criticism not only from Raj Thackeray-led Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) but also from the minister`s own party NCP.

‘China has cleared three dam projects on Brahmaputra’

Last Updated: Monday, August 12, 2013, 16:35

China has cleared three dam projects on Brahmaputra mainstream in Tibet, government said on Monday.

Arunachal to go ahead with building dams: CM

Last Updated: Friday, August 02, 2013, 19:50

Brushing aside concerns raised by the neighbouring Assam, Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Nabam Tuki on Saturday said his state would go ahead with construction of dams.

Maoists fuelling anti-dam protests in Northeast: BJP

Last Updated: Friday, July 05, 2013, 21:59

The BJP on Friday alleged that Maoists were fuelling anti-dam protests across the country, mainly in the Northeast.

4,536 large dams without emergency action plan

Last Updated: Thursday, July 04, 2013, 15:13

Till September 2011, only eight states (or merely 4.06 percent) have prepared EAP for 192 large dams against 4728 large dams in 29 states.