Tamil Nadu Water Resources Minister Duraimurugan will meet officials concerned in New Delhi on Wednesday over the ongoing Cauvery row with Karnataka, amid the neighbour’s assertion to go ahead with the construction of a dam across the inter-state river at Mekedatu there. The minister left for Delhi on Tuesday. He had earlier said Karnataka did not release Cauvery water to… Continue reading "Mekedatu issue: Duraimurugan to meet official in Delhi"
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"
Three resolutions were unanimously passed against construction of Mekedatu dam by Karnataka government at the meeting of all legislative parties, held at Secretariat, on Monday. The first resolution states that Karnataka government is taking all steps to construct Mekedatu dam and if dam is constructed it will affect the interest of Tamilnadu farmers. State government, through the resolution, has urged… Continue reading "Mekedatu: Three resolutions passed at all legislative parties meeting in TN"
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"