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Tag: Hydro power

Requiem for a people’s river

The documentary film, Ho Gayi Hai Pir Parvat Si, puts the voices of the people of Himachal Pradesh, where the Sutlej River is being dammed by hydropower projects, front and centre

Anti-dam protests continue in Arunachal Pradesh

Anti-dam activists had thought they had won when the Bharatiya Janata Party campaigned on an anti-big dam manifesto, but the new government of the same party continues supporting big dams, earning the ire of activists

Locals in Arunachal Pradesh are resisting more dam building on Siang, the main tributary to the Brahmaputra. In a recent meeting…Read More

New Assam government vows to oppose big dams

In a region dotted with large dam projects and public protests against them, the state’s water resources minister says big dams ruin environment, promises to push micro and mini hydro projects instead

Environmental issues seem to have played an important role in the recently concluded assembly elections in the Indian state of Assam. The alliance led by the Bharatiya Janata Party…Read more