The Centre must not support Karnataka’s endeavour to build the Mekedatu dam and should expedite the Godavari-Cauvery link project, AIADMK top leaders O Panneerselvam and K Palaniswami urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday. Briefing reporters in the national capital, AIADMK co- coordinator Palaniswami said that during the meeting, the party requested that the Central government must not support Karnataka’s… Continue reading "AIADMK leaders urge PM not to support construction of Mekedatu dam"
After Tamilnadu, the AINRC-led NDA government in Puducherry has decided to oppose Karnataka’s proposed dam on river Cauvery at Mekedatu, with Chief Minister N Rangasamy set to take up the issue with the Centre, official sources said on Wednesday. Rangasamy would write shortly to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat seeking their intervention in… Continue reading "Puducherry to follow Tamilnadu’s way in Mekedatu issue"
At a time when Cauvery river water issue is boiling between Tamilnadu and Karnataka, Chief Minister M K Stalin, on Friday, announced that a meeting of all legislative parties to discuss Mekedatu issue will be held on 12 July. “Tamilnadu stands determined against contraction of dam despite Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa writing a letter and asking Tamil Nadu… Continue reading "TN legislative parties to discuss Mekedatu issue on 12 July"
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"
A meeting of the Cauvery Water Management Authority (CWMA) on Friday directed the Karnataka government to release the June and July monthly stipulated quantum of Cauvery waters to Tamilnadu for kuruvai cultivation. At the 12th meeting of CWMA, which was conducted through video conference facility, State PWD Additional Chief Secretary Dr Sandeep Saxena and other top officials from TN government… Continue reading "CWMA directs Karnataka to release Cauvery water to Tamilnadu for Kuruvai cultivation"
Opening a window of possibilities of boosting groundnut exports from eastern region, a consignment of 24 metric tonne (MT) of groundnuts was exported to Nepal from West Bengal. The consignment was sourced from farmers of west Midnapore district of West Bengal, was exported by APEDA registered Laduram Promoters Pvt Ltd, Kolkata. Traditionally, Gujarat and Rajasthan have a major share in… Continue reading "In a boost to exports from eastern region, 24 MT of groundnuts exported to Nepal from West Bengal"
Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will be interacting with field officials from States and Districts to converse about their experience in handling the pandemic at 11am on 18th May. Many of these districts have seen a huge surge in cases and widespread infection. The battle against COVID-19 across various States & Districts is being led at the cutting edge by… Continue reading "PM to interact with State and District officials across the country on COVID-19 management"
The Union Home Minister Shri Amit Shah launched several projects in Bagalkot district of Karnataka. On his two-day visit to Karnataka, the Union Home Minister today inaugurated the expansion project of a Sugar Mill and the 75th branch of Vijaya Bank. He also laid the foundation stone of Ayurvedic Medical College and several farming projects. On this occasion, Shri Amit Shah… Continue reading "Union Home Minister Shri Amit Shah launched several projects in Bagalkot district of Karnataka"
Union Home Minister Shri Amit Shah lays the foundation stone of 97th Battalion of Rapid Action Force at Bhadravathi in Karnataka
The Union Home Minister Shri Amit Shah laid the foundation stone of 97th Battalion of Rapid Action Force (RAF) at Bhadravathi in Shivamogga district of Karnataka. On this occasion Union Minister of Coal & Mines and Parliamentary Affairs, Shri Pralhad Joshi, Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa, Deputy Chief Ministers Govind Karajol and Dr. Ashwath Narayan, Home Minister of Karnataka, Shri Basavaraj… Continue reading "Union Home Minister Shri Amit Shah lays the foundation stone of 97th Battalion of Rapid Action Force at Bhadravathi in Karnataka"