Gajendra Singh Shekhawat

TN delegation meets Shekhawat, says CWMA can’t discuss Mekedatu

Talking to reporters after meeting the Union Minister, Durai Murugan said, “Our main demand was that the CWMA should not discuss the proposal for Mekedatu dam.

published on : 23rd June 2022

 Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, Sachin Pilot spar over past revolt, canal plan

Union Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat and former deputy CM of Rajasthan Sachin Pilot are locked in a verbal spat over the political crisis that erupted in the state two years ago.  

published on : 22nd June 2022

Bommai meets Union Water Resources Minister, discusses Mekedatu 

Terms Tamil Nadu’s move “political stunt”  Says Karnataka will respond to neighbouring state’s SC plea once notice is served.

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

Bhubaneswar MP Aparajita seeks rejuvenation of Prachi river

Sarangi who met Union Jal Shakti Minister on Thursday discussed the revival of the ‘dead’ river and placed a proposal before him for rejuvenation of the river at an investment of Rs 297.81 crore.

published on : 20th May 2022

Jodhpur violence: Shekhawat accuses state govt of not taking action against rioters

The senior BJP leader also accused the ruling Congress of "doing politics of appeasement" and threatened that he, along with other leaders of the party, will sit on dharna if rioters are not arrested.

published on : 3rd May 2022

Rajasthan vs Centre: Gehlot, Shekhawat engage in war of words over ERCP

Gehlot targeted Shekhawat that he was not able to get the ERCP the status of a project of national importance from the Centre.

published on : 12th April 2022

Shekhawat hits back at Gehlot, says CM's remarks on Eastern Rajasthan Canal Project 'can't be called normal'

Gehlot had on Friday said though Shekhawat is an MP from Rajasthan and the Union Jal Shakti minister, he was not showing any interest in the projects pertaining to the state.

published on : 9th April 2022

Water disputes: Bommai to meet union minister Shekhawat soon

Will take a delegation of state MPs, all-party legislators to Delhi to exert pressure, says CM

published on : 19th March 2022

Bandi & Co ask Centre to form new tribunal

Shekhawat, who said he was well aware of the issue, told them that he was discussing the possibilities on the issue with the Union Law Minister and soon a solution would be found.

published on : 17th March 2022

Peddireddy urges Centre to sanction Rs 3,720 crore under Jal Jeevan Mission 

The state Rural Development Minister urged the Union Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat to sanction Rs 3,720 crore as the share of the Centre and that the state will bear the remaining cost.

published on : 6th March 2022

Union government can’t solve Mekedatu row: Union Jal Shakti Minister

“We can only facilitate and we are ready to do that,” said Shekhawat, who was in Bengaluru to review Jal Jeevan scheme implementation. 

published on : 6th March 2022

Ready to facilitate talks between Karnataka, Tamil Nadu on Mekedatu: Union Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat

Hoping that the Mekedatu project is implemented, Gajendra Singh Shekhawat did not want to talk much on the matter, as it is sub-judice.

published on : 5th March 2022

Min raps PPA for slow pace of Polavaram

The lower cofferdam area eroded to an extent of 220 metres long and 36 metres deep in Godavari floods in 2019 and 2020. 

published on : 5th March 2022

CM Jagan, Union Min Sekhawat to tour Polavaram project site today

East Godavari Collector C Hari Kiran and SP M Ravindranath Babu inspected the colony and reviewed the security arrangements.

published on : 4th March 2022
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