Mekedatu

HDK demands Centre’s intervention on Mekedatu, Cauvery row

On the Cauvery River Authority directing Karnataka to release 28 tmcft of water to Tamil Nadu, he said the Centre should intervene and treat all states equally.

published on : 2nd September 2021

Cauvery authority puts off Mekedatu discussion with TN

The issue is likely to come up for discussion during the next meeting of the Authority in September.

published on : 1st September 2021

Cauvery panel drops dam talk as TN opposes

Admitting that the Mekedatu issue was part of the CWMA’s agenda, the authority’s chief SK Haldar told reporters, “We wanted to discuss the issue.

published on : 1st September 2021

Cauvery delta farmers seek Kerala support on Mekedatu dam row

The farmers pointed out the Cauvery has been the source of irrigation for about 25 lakh acres and drinking water source for about five crore people of Tamil Nadu.

published on : 31st August 2021

Puducherry Assembly urges Centre not to discuss Mekedatu dam proposal at Cauvery meeting

Moving the resolution, Chief Minister N Rangasamy said if a dam was constructed across the Cauvery at Mekedatu, the Karaikal region of Puducherry will not get its due share of 7 TMC of water

published on : 30th August 2021

Mekedatu project: TN moves SC to restrain Karnataka

“Any new scheme contemplated should be taken up only with the consent of the other basin States as they are vitally affected by the unilateral action of the upper riparian State.

published on : 28th August 2021

Cauvery authority can’t discuss Mekedatu issue since it’s sub judice: Durai Murugan

He said the matter is subjudice as petitions filed by the Tamil Nadu government are pending before the Supreme Court. 

published on : 28th August 2021

Tamil Nadu to approach Supreme Court against National Green Tribunal order on Mekedatu Dam

Detailing the action taken by it to prevent neighbouring Karnataka from going ahead with its proposal to construct the dam, a policy note was tabled in the Tamil Nadu Assembly.

published on : 23rd August 2021

'No one can stop Mekedatu project', says Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai

In his maiden Independence Day speech as Chief Minister, Basavaraj Bommai reiterated his government's stand on the balancing reservoir project.

published on : 16th August 2021

CT Ravi treads safe ground on Mekedatu dam, slammed

Senior BJP leader C T Ravi seems to have taken his political role as national general secretary in charge of Tamil Nadu more seriously than his role as a legislator from Karnataka.

published on : 13th August 2021

No need for permission from other states for Mekedatu, says Bommai

Bommai on Wednesday said that he and other officials have been summoned to Delhi with all relevant documents to support the State’s case.

published on : 12th August 2021

Bommai firm on Mekedatu dam, will take legal team to Delhi for nod

Brushes aside objections from Tamil Nadu, gets backing of Oppn, farmers’ organisations

published on : 10th August 2021

Bommai, Annamalai lock horns over Mekedatu project

No compromise, says CM as TN BJP president holds one-day hunger strike against project; face-off puts BJP in sticky spot  

published on : 6th August 2021

Karnataka must get all on board for Mekedatu dam: Union minister Shekhawat

The JDS MP sought to know why Karnataka needed Tamil Nadu’s permission to go ahead with the project since no such clause was mentioned in the Cauvery Tribunal’s orders.

published on : 6th August 2021

Mekedatu: AAP leaders to sit on hunger strike Thursday

The party is demanding that the government set a 12-month deadline to complete the project that aims to provide drinking water to people in Bengaluru.

published on : 4th August 2021
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