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Despite opposition, Karnataka submits detailed report on Mekedatu dam to CWC

Karnataka claimed that a pre-feasibility report was already forwarded to Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Puducherry, but no comments were received from the co-basin States.

published on : 22nd January 2019

Centre refutes TN charges, says DPR nod for Mekedatu dam conditional

Centre said any further approval would be subject to Karnataka resolving inter-state matters amicably with co-Basin States of Cauvery basin. 

published on : 13th January 2019

Government, Opposition spar in Assembly over Mekedatu dam

The State government has constantly taken several steps to oppose the Mekedatu project, elaborated Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami in response to MK Stalin, DMK President.

published on : 8th January 2019

DMK, AIADMK walk out of Rajya Sabha over Cauvery dam issue

Members of the AIADMK and DMK, which are bitter political rivals in Tamil Nadu, walked out of the House after making separate submissions.

published on : 4th January 2019

Mekedatu dam: Centre to soon call meeting of Karnataka, TN CMs to resolve issue

The issue was discussed in detail by Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy in a meeting with Union Water Resources and Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday here.

published on : 26th December 2018

In a setback to Tamil Nadu, SC refuses to stay permission for Mekedatu dam

Today, four petitions including the three filed by Tamil Nadu State and one by Puducherry union territory on Mekedatu issue came up for hearing before the apex court. 

published on : 12th December 2018

Give up Mekedatu dam project, can't hold any talks, Tamil Nadu government tells Karnataka

The TN law minister urged Karnataka Water Resources Minister not to proceed in any manner with the preparation of a DPR for Mekedatu Project or take up any construction activities in Cauvery Basin.

published on : 10th December 2018

Karnataka invites Tamil Nadu chief minister to visit Mekedatu site

The project was proposed purely to provide drinking water to Ramanagaram and Bengaluru districts, and not a single acre will be irrigated with this water.

published on : 8th December 2018

Can’t stop Karnataka from readying Mekedatu detailed project report: Cauvery panel

After three hours of argument, CWMA chairman gave preliminary approval for Karnataka to prepare Detailed Project Report, refused to withdraw the permission.

published on : 4th December 2018

Tamil Nadu moves SC against Mekedatu dam, says project violates CWDT

The petition sought a stay on the operation of approval given by Central Water Commission on November 22 to Cauvery Neervari Nigam, Bengaluru, to prepare a Detailed Project Report. 

published on : 1st December 2018

Treat Mekedatu project as a special case: Yeddyurappa to Karnataka Government

The government should go ahead with the project including preparation and submission of Detailed Project Report, besides starting construction works, he said in a statement here.

published on : 27th November 2018

Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami asks PM Modi to withdraw nod given for Karnataka's new Cauvery dam

The chief minister urged prime minister Modi to instruct the CWC to forthwith withdraw the permission given to Karnataka as it is in violation of Cauvery Tribunal final award.

published on : 27th November 2018

Despite Tamil Nadu's resistance, Centre sets Karnataka's Mekedatu dam project in motion

Mekedatu dam project was being considered by Cauvery Water Management Authority (CWMA) in its meeting scheduled on December 3 before which the TN government is likely to take legal recourse.

published on : 27th November 2018

‘Tamil Nadu firm on not to allow building of Mekedatu dam’

Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami announced that the Tamil Nadu government was firm on the decision to not allow Mekedatu dam on the Cauvery and there was no change in that position.

published on : 12th September 2018