Tag: Rivers

What Makes Indore’s Narmada Water Project One of the Costliest in...

As the Indore Municipal Corporation gears up to launch Phase 4 of the Narmada Project, Part 1 of The Bastion’s series highlights why the financial viability of the project begs inspection and an overall rethinking of Indore’s water supply channels.

As Delhi’s Yamuna Reservoir Project Winds Up Its Pilot, Farmers Have...

While experts have called this project “largely successful,” farmers in the region have questions about how the pilot—and scaling it to other parts—might compromise their long-term farming productivity.

Two Years, 18 Vessels, and Colossal Costs Later: Lessons from the...

Grandiose aside, the financial, social, and environmental viability of massive MMTs built on India’s inland waterways needs serious investigation and an honest rethink. Here’s why.

The Different Hues of Green Painting the 2022 State Legislative Assembly...

How have contesting parties waging the 2022 state assembly elections in Punjab, Goa, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, and Manipur been talking ‘green’?

Delhi’s Master Plan Ignores the City’s Fishers, But This is Not...

While Delhi's Master Plan 2041 proposes green belts and parks along the Yamuna, it excludes those dependent on its resources: like Delhi’s 2,500 fishers.

Hooked! Angling for Conservation

I was just a young boy when I caught my first fish. I felt excitement, anticipation and adrenaline all at once, as if I...

In Her Opinion: Dr. Veena Srinivasan on the Rural and Urban...

Today, the water crisis is one of the leading causes of worry in the environment sector. Funds are diverted towards the issue, research on...