Bangladesh's plan to build a dam on Ganga to ease water shortages in its southwest coastal region hangs in the balance as India has yet to accept the plan.
Chhattisgarh is embroiled in decades old inter-state water disputes with Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Odisha, Uttar Pradesh and Maharashtra.
Construction of a massive dam in southwestern Cambodia will not start until at least 2018, Prime Minister Hun Sen said on Tuesday, in an apparent effort to stop heavy opposition to the project which has focused criticism on him.
Pakistan has expressed concern over construction of a dam in Jammu and Kashmir and termed it a violation of the Indus Water Treaty (IWT).
Various environmental groups in India have raised concerns over safety of large power projects. Last year's catastrophic flood in Uttarakhand was also blamed on hydro-projects for intensifying the magnitude.<br />
Idukki district, where the dam is located, is on a boil now with emotions running high. Raising the height of the dam will reportedly inundate about seven square km of land with its flora and fauna.
A media report Wednesday said that the Chinese State Council had approved the dams under an energy development plan for 2015.