Cauvery water

Mekedatu dam may submerge tourist hotspots

They fear that the construction of the dam will submerge most of the holiday spots, including those of Jungle Lodges and Resorts’ Bheemeshwari and Galibore fishing camps. 

published on : 20th June 2022

Mekedatu row: TN delegation to meet Jal Sakthi Minister

Stalin said Karnataka has been making efforts to reduce the quantum of Cauvery water being given to TN, and Mekedatu dam was one such move.

published on : 19th June 2022

Will discuss Karnataka's Mekedatu plan: Cauvery Water Management Authority chief

CWMA chief SK Haldar said that the Authority would ensure the allocation of water as ordered by the Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal and the Supreme Court in the best possible way.

published on : 18th June 2022

Karnataka CM Bommai meets Jal Shakti minister Gajendra Shekhawat, discusses Mekedatu project

The Tamil Nadu government last week moved the Supreme Court with an aim to seek a direction to the CWMA restraining it from holding any discussion on the project at its meeting.

published on : 18th June 2022

Karnataka's plan to build dam at Mekedatu violates SC order: Tamil Nadu minister Durai Murugan

Water Resources minister Durai Murugan requested Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai not to make any further move on the Mekedatu issue until the SC resolves this dispute.

published on : 16th June 2022

Stalin’s letter to PM on Mekedatu not legal: Bommai

Bommai said the Central Water Commission and Jal Shakthi Ministry had earlier put a condition that a detailed project report on the Mekedatu project has to be approved by CWMA.

published on : 15th June 2022

Kuruvai paddy cultivation yet to gain pace in Thanjavur

According to sources, the early release of water from Mettur was expected to increase paddy coverage to 70,000 hectares in the district, against the usual 44,000 hectares.

published on : 15th June 2022

Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin asks PM Modi to keep Mekedatu issue off Cauvery river authority table

Ahead of Friday meet, Stalin highlights that SC must take call, requests Modi to tell Jal Shakthi minister to comply

published on : 14th June 2022

Cauvery river water reaches Melaiyur regulator in Tamil Nadu's Mayiladuthurai

Farmers are worried over pending desilting works in narrower irrigation channels, which branch from A and B irrigation channels.

published on : 3rd June 2022

Tamil Nadu: Bridge work stalls Cauvery water release in Grand Anaicut Canal

The water released from Mettur dam reached the Grand Anaicut in Thanjavur district on May 27 and from there, water was released into Cauvery, Vennaru and Kollidam for cultivating Kuruvai paddy.

published on : 3rd June 2022

Increased Cauvery water inflow into Mettur reservoir augurs well for Kuruvai paddy season

Following rains in the catchment areas of Cauvery, inflow into the reservoir has been significant for over a week, While inflow was 5,554 cusecs on Saturday, it increased to 9,314 cusecs on Monday.

published on : 17th May 2022

Replace CWMA with new panel, demand farmers 

At the seminar, CRRC coordinator P Maniyarasan said the CWMA has not ensured monthly release of Cauvery water due for TN.

published on : 16th May 2022

Will take all steps to get due share of Cauvery water, says Tamil Nadu CM Stalin

The State government had declared the Cauvery Delta region as a Protected Agricultural Zone as per the Tamil Nadu Protected Agricultural Zone Development Act, 2020.

published on : 12th May 2022

Hogenakkal Drinking Water Project: Tamil Nadu government rejects Karnataka's objection

Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai on Saturday, after a virtual meeting with his cabinet colleagues, said the State is preparing to take on Tamil Nadu on interstate river disputes.

published on : 23rd January 2022

Karnataka government to oppose Tamil Nadu's Hogenakkal water project

Instead, it had advocated a dam at Hogenakkal on the border between Chamarajanagar in Karnataka and Dharmapuri in Tamil Nadu. 

published on : 22nd January 2022
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