Himachal Pradesh and Punjab
NGT slams centre over groundwater extraction in dry areas
Rains wreak havoc in Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh and Punjab
Following the southern states witnessing heavy rainfall and floods this monsoon, the northern parts of India are now also experiencing incessant rains.
Centre mandates NOC for using groundwater for infra projects
Cyclone causes rain in 18 states; floods, landslides reported in North India
Yamuna river water quality improves, thanks to floodwater: Experts
When I meet Puran Chand, an activist in the forefront of the anti-Renuka dam struggle, he dictates from the two much-thumbed pages of his notebook the several objections he has against the government’s plan for the rehabilitation of people displaced by the Renuka dam.
NGT to hear petition on Ganga revival on a day-to-day basis
Bill to manage river basins out
Seven ministries other than the Water Ministry to help revive the Ganga
Bhakra dam was the first hydropower project of independent India. Though it brought electricity and water to vast areas, the people displaced in the Bilaspur area of Himachal Pradesh remain dissatisfied. Many of them were not adequately compensated, and began living and farming in the adjoining forests. They were allowed to stay put--unofficially--by the administration.