Tag Archives: Arunachal Pradesh

China’s Brahmaputra Dam Plan Strains Relations with India Further

Powerchina’s announcement it will build a mega dam could spur a dam-building race with India, with disastrous consequences for the ecology of the region.

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Can an Association of Eastern States of South Asia Become a Reality?

Can ‘Gujral Doctrine’ be transformed into a regional grouping comprising of culturally close territories of northeast India, Bangladesh, Nepal, and Bhutan, the political status of which would have to be negotiated between the states to which the territory belongs today?

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Private Dam Builders Back Out of Brahmaputra Dams

Arunachal Pradesh’s ‘dam rush’ seems to be over with most private players yet to start on the projects and asking the public sector to take over.

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Peace Again at Stake in India’s Nagaland

With the NSCN (K) withdrawing from the ceasefire, trouble could brew once more in India's restive Nagaland state, putting the government’s ambitious plans for an ASEAN trade gateway at risk.

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India Gives Green Light to Build Country’s Largest Dam

Largest dam in Indian history will be built on a tributary of the Brahmaputra river but, with no public consultation or study of downstream impacts.

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India’s Other Border Problem

  Just a week after Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s trip to Beijing, where he signed a Border Defense Cooperation Agreement, China has reminded India of its other border conflict: Arunachal Pradesh. The Hindu reports that China opened a new highway that links Medog, Tibet’s so-called “last isolated county,” with the rest of China. The Global Times called Medog “the last roadless county in China” – it did …

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