Neutrino Observatory

Centre tells SC public hearing done for INO project, TN officials refute claim

As per the documents available with TNIE, Dharmendra Kumar Gupta, director of the environment ministry’s infrastructure division, has submitted the note.

published on : 26th February 2022

Centre goes to SC, wants to share new information on neutrino observatory

The court had called for a hearing on January 27, but the petitioner’s side sought time, saying its advocate was down with Covid-19.

published on : 30th January 2022

TN team asks Centre to drop neutrino observatory project

Amid pressure from Union govt, TN cites proximity of tiger corridor and Western Ghats’ ecological fragility as reasons for its stance

published on : 29th September 2021

India-based Neutrino Observatory case to come up before green tribunal today

The contentious India-based Neutrino Observatory (INO) case will come up for admission before the Principal Bench of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) in Delhi on Friday. 

published on : 27th April 2018

Tamil Nadu man immolates self to protest against neutrino project

MDMK cadre immolated himself in protest against the India-based Neutrino Observatory project in Theni district, which is deemed environmentally hazardous by certain group.

published on : 31st March 2018

India-based Neutrino Observatory receives nod from environmental ministry

The ministry accorded environmental clearance to the neutrino project at Pottipuram village in Uthamapalayam taluk in Theni district promoted by the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research.

published on : 27th March 2018

Chennai-based NGO accuses Neutrino Observatory of submitting false information to committee

The Expert Appraisal Committee (EAC) of Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) recently recommended grant of environment clearance to the INO.

published on : 18th March 2018

India-based Neutrino Observatory project gets Centre’s approval, ball in Tamil Nadu's court

The INO in Theni district, which suffered multiple delays having caught-up in political activism, has been cleared by Environment Ministry after a geo-technical probe report allayed ecological fears.

published on : 15th March 2018

Delayed INO project finally set to take off

Expert Appraisal Committee of Union Environment Ministry takes up request for grant of environment clearance as special case.

published on : 9th February 2018

Is Centre bending rules to push India-based Neutrino Observatory project?

INO project director says MoEF may not insist on EIA, public hearing

published on : 6th January 2018