Despite decades of modernisation efforts, the Central Water Commission (CWC) does not have ‘real-time data’ on floods and depends on manual data for its policymaking.
Work on the project started in 1974 but stopped in 1997 after the partially built dam was responsible for flooding the area.
Ganga: New govt report suggests hydro projects flout rules to maintain river's minimum environmental flow
A recently published government status report makes it increasingly clear that the minimum environmental Ganga flow mandated is too little, and even that is not being lived up to.
Dam construction and other upstream activities have left the fishing communities in Pakistan along the Indus with little to fish, and livelihoods that have dried up with the river.
The Sardar Sarovar Dam was filled full capacity on 17 September, a month ahead of schedule.
They are an annual nightmare in many parts, areas that were not considered a risk, are flood-prone,
Lok Sabha passes Dam Safety Bill; legislation provides for constitution of national committee for surveillance, maintenance of dams
The Lok Sabha passed the Dam Safety Bill, 2019, which seeks to provide uniform safety procedures for specified dams in the country
The extreme heavy rainfall warning issued by the regional meteorological department for south Tamil Nadu has been withdrawn, Deputy Director General S Balachandran said Saturday.
Red alert in Kerala, Tamil Nadu as IMD warns of heavy rains over weekend; states say they are prepared to handle any situation
According to an India Meteorological Department (IMD) bulletin, the low pressure is very likely to become more marked during the next 12 hours and concentrate into a depression.
Haryana won't supply additional water to Delhi; new dams should be constructed fast, says CM Manohar Lal Khattar
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said on Tuesday that his state will not be able to supply additional water to the national capital.
Dams in Maharashtra have 52 percent water stock of their capacity, which is 2 percent higher compared to the corresponding period in 2017.
Formula E: From teams and drivers to engines, here's all you need to know about the all-electric racing series
The 2017-18 Formula E season starts on 2 December. Here's all you need to know about the all-electric racing series.
The Smart City scheme of Government of India might broaden the gap between the rich and poorer cities with an overreliance on technology possibly resulting in an unaffordable housing for the poor, a United Nations expert says in a report to the current UN Human Rights Council (HRC) session
There are more environmental conflicts in India than any other country, and more clashes are over water (27%) than any other cause
Toothless water and irrigation laws in Maharashtra explain the paradox of a state with the largest dam infrastructure facing water scarcity and drought
Marathwada drought: Maha has the most dams in the country, but the least effective irrigation network, leaving lakhs in the lurch
Marathwada drought: When a dam becomes an end, rather than a means to an end, what you get is a grand water and irrigation system on paper and water scarcity on the ground.
Will Modi save the river, or, it will disappear like the other sacred river—Saraswati? We will know in 2018.
The CPI Tamil Nadu unit said it would take steps to organise all-party protest against Karnataka's plans to construct check dams across the Cauvery river.
Normal life was hit with heavy rains on the third day here with Irrigation department releasing water from different dams resulting in rise of water level of rivers Godavari and Darna.
Dams across the Ganga were not villains in the Uttarakhand flood tragedy which claimed about a thousand lives and left several thousand missing, but victims, said Jayawant Kawale, managing director of Jindal Power, in the Goa capital.