Tamilnadu Chief Minister M K Stalin on Sunday urged his Karnataka counterpart B S Yediyurappa not to pursue the Mekedatu project, a day after the latter requested him to not oppose that initiative. Rejecting Karnataka’s stand that implementation of this project would not affect the interests of Tamil Nadu farmers, Stalin, in a letter to Yediyurappa, said that this view… Continue reading "Tamilnadu Chief Minister M K Stalin asks his Karnataka counterpart not to pursue Mekedatu project"
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami on Thursday introduced a bill in the state legislative assembly to declare the Cauvery Delta region in the state as a Protected Special Agriculture Zone. The bill was tabled in the assembly after the cabinet on Wednesday approved the policy decision announced by the chief minister during a public meeting recently. The Bill… Continue reading "TN Assembly passes Bill to declare to Cauvery Delta as Protected Agricultural Zone"
Cauvery Water Management Authority (CWMA) meeting happened in New Delhi today, in which the Tamil Nadu government placed a slew of demands. The demands include 2 TMC water from Karnataka before the end of May and opposition to include Mekedatu as a subject of disucssion of the meeting. Today’s meeting assumes importance in view of Kuruvai (short term crop) season… Continue reading "Cauvery Authority meets in Delhi, TN demands water from K’taka"
The union government has proposed the linking of Godhavari and Cauvery rivers to facilitate the optimum utilisation of surplus water going waste into the sea, Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami has said. With the Cauvery case coming up before the Supreme Court today, the current situation does not warrant any discussion with anyone over the issue of sharing of Cauvery… Continue reading "Central govt planning to link Cauvery-Godhavari, TN will get more water: CM"
Tamil Nadu today approached the Supreme Court seeking contempt action against the Centre for “willful disobedience” in carrying out the mandate of the apex court on constituting the Cauvery Management Board for which the six-week deadline expired on Friday. In the 49 pages petition filed by the Tamil Nadu government it has been stated that the Central government has insulted the… Continue reading "Cauvery: TN files contempt of court plea against Centre"