The Centre should not permit the Karnataka government to build a dam at Mekedatu across the Cauvery based on the Supreme Court verdict of February 16, 2018. It proscribed any state from undertaking such a venture, Chief Minister MK Stalin said on Wednesday. Laying the foundation stone for new schemes and declaring open completed schemes in addition to distributing government… Continue reading "Stalin asks Centre to stop Karnataka’s Dam plan"
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At a time when the 16th meeting of Cauvery Water Management Authority (CWMA) is scheduled on June 23, the Tamil Nadu legislative parties team headed by Water Resources Minister Duraimurugan on Tuesday left for Delhi to meet Union Jal Sakthi Minister Gajendra Singh Shekawat and to register their opposition to not discuss Mekedatu issue in the CWMA meeting. “CWMA does… Continue reading "Mekedatu: TN leaders leave for Delhi to meet Jal Sakthi Minister"
The Tamilnadu government filed a petition against Cauvery Water Management Authority (CWMA) in the Supreme Court asking the Court to give direction to the CWMA not to discuss the Mekedatu issue. Water Resources Minister Duraimurugan, in a statement, said that CWMA in its 16th meeting to be held on June 17 has decided to discuss the Mekedatu issue. “The petition… Continue reading "TN files petition against CWMA"
Chief Minister MK Stalin, on Monday, asserted that Tamil Nadu will “definitely stop” the desperate Karnataka from constructing the Mekedatu dam even as the State Assembly unanimously passed a resolution condemning the Karnataka government for allotting funds for the dam despite Supreme Court’s verdict. The resolution urged the Union government not to provide technical and environmental support for the project.… Continue reading "Mekedatu row: TN Assembly unanimously passes resolution condemning Karnataka"
The Tamilnadu government has moved the Supreme Court seeking to restrain Karnataka from proceeding with any activity regarding the proposed construction of a reservoir at Mekedatu across the Inter-State Cauvery river. The Tamilnadu government in its plea stated that the planning of the Mekedatu project by Karnataka with a capacity of 67.16 TMC ft. and generation of 400 MW power… Continue reading "TN government moves SC on Mekedatu dam issue"
Tamilnadu will file an appeal in the Supreme Court against the order of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) as it disposed a case relating to Mekedatu dam proposed by the Karnataka government across Cauvery river, said the Minister for Water Resources Duraimurugan. Moving the demand for grants for his department in the assembly on Monday, Duraimurugan said, the NGT, Principal… Continue reading "TN to file an appeal in SC against NGT order in Mekedatu dam issue"