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Mullaperiyar dam: TN withdraws plea from SC seeking CISF security at site

Mullaperiyar dam is a masonry dam and was constructed pursuant to the Periyar Lake Lease Agreement of October 29, 1886 across Periyar river.

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Mullaperiyar dam: Tamil Nadu lifts seven shutters

The Kerala government has asked, as a precautionary measure, 206 families living downstream of the 120-year-old dam to move to safer locations.

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Mullaperiyar dam row: SC seeks reponse from Kerala govt for CISF deployment

The Tamil Nadu government had on February 20 moved the apex court seeking deployment of CISF for protection of Mullaperiyar dam in Kerala.

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TN wants CISF men at Mullaperiyar dam, SC seeks Centre response

Kerala sought that water level should be raised above 136 feet only after exhausting storage into Vaigai.

Achuthanandan, Chandy urge PM to intervene

Supreme Court has allowed Tamil Nadu to raise the water level in the dam to 142 feet.

SC dismisses Kerala’s plea to review Mullaperiyar dam verdict

The verdict had also restrained Kerala from obstructing Tamil Nadu from raising the water level in the dam.

Three southern states locked in water dispute

In May this year, the Supreme Court ruled that water up to 142 feet could be stored in the Mullaperiyar dam.

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DMK rejects Jayalalithaa’s charge on Mullaperiyar dam row

Jayalalithaa accused Karunanidhi of showing no concern or interest in Mullaperiyar dam issue.

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Kerala moves SC to review decision on raising Mullaperiyar dam height

A lease for 999 years entered into by the British government with the Maharaja of Travancore in 1886 was held to be valid by the bench.

Centre forms panel to monitor Mullaperiyar dam safety

As per the proposal, the panel will ensure increasing the full reserve level to 142 feet and look into the safety aspects of the century-old structure.

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Kerala assembly to discuss Mullaperiyar dam issue on June 9

The issue would be taken up on the first day of the monsoon session under assembly Rule 130.

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Mullaperiyar: Strike hits normal life in Idukki

The strike was called to express apprehensions of the people over the apex court order.

SC throws out Kerala law on Mullaperiyar dam

Verdict allows Tamil Nadu to raise water level in the dam to 142 ft.

SC quashes Kerala law restricting water level in Mullaperiyar dam

The SC held that the 2006 law framed by Kerala was unconstitutional since it interfered with the judicial functions.

In Troubled Waters

Sohan Roy’s debut movie Dam 999 created furore in 2011. In Delhi to receive the Rajiv Gandhi Shiromani Award on Sunday,the Dubai-based businessman and budding filmmaker speaks about the political controversy surrounding the film and the theme for his next project