26 Nov 2015
Rio De Jenario: Mud from a dam that burst at an iron ore mine in Brazil earlier this month, killing 12 people and polluting an important river, is toxic, the United Nations' human rights agency said yesterday.
14 Nov 2015
Tirunelveli: Four dams including Kundaru, Ramanathi, Kadana Nathi and Karuppanathi reached full level following heavy rains in the Western Ghat area, officials said.
06 Nov 2015
Rio De Janeiro: A dam burst at a mining waste site in Brazil, unleashing a deluge of thick, red toxic mud that engulfed a village and killed at least 17 people, an official said.
14 Oct 2015
Guwahati: Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi today said the reported move by China operationalising a hydro-power station on the Brahmaputra river will cause irreparable damage to Assam and other parts of the Brahmaputra basin.
01 Oct 2012
Protests rocked the Cauvery river basin district of Karnataka for the second day on Monday over release of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu with police taking about 100 people into custody after they squatted on tracks and detained the Mysore-Shirdi express at Gejjalagere village.
09 Sep 2015
Bhopal: Objecting to the raising of Sardar Sarovar dam's height from 112 metres to 139 metres, Narmada Bachao Andolan activist Medha Patkar described it as a scam bigger than the Vyapam admission and recruitment scam in Madhya Pradesh.
30 Sep 2012
Complying with the Supreme Court directive, Karnataka on Sunday began release of Cauvery River water to Tamil Nadu, triggering widespread protests across the district and disrupting vehicular movement.
11 Jun 2015
Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa has questioned the Centre for 'entertaining' Kerala's request for approving environment study to construct a new dam at Mullaperiyar in her state, saying it was in contravention to the Supreme Court order.
08 Aug 2015
Bengaluru: Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah today accused his Tamil Nadu counterpart of 'politicising' the Mekedatu dam project across river Cauvery and reaffirmed his government's commitment to go ahead with the project.
12 Mar 2015
New Delhi: The construction of three dams in Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh is likely to end the water woes of Delhi, government said on Thursday.