There are lessons for India from China on dams

Hindustan Times | Nov 8, 2019 at 1:52 PM
  • The building of large dams has increasingly run into grassroots opposition in established democracies but gained momentum in autocratic states.
  • The spate of dam building in Asian autocracies is exacerbating already-fraught water security disputes.
  • By diverting river waters to its mega dams, China has emerged as Asia’s upstream water controller, arming it with powerful leverage.