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Wednesday, January 19, 2022



March for Mekedatu reservoir halted: the project, legal issues and politics

January 15, 2022 7:04 am

The Congress on Thursday halted its ‘Mekedatu march’, a day after the Karnataka High Court raised questions on how it was being carried out amid rising Covid-19 cases. The march was launched for implementation of a project to build a reservoir on the Cauvery at Mekedatu.

Cauvery Authority dropped deliberation on Mekedatu after objection, says TN Govt

September 01, 2021 8:04 am

At the outset, Tamil Nadu representatives cited a petition by the state government in the Supreme Court seeking rejection of a Detailed Project Report for the Mekedatu dam proposal.

Residents plant paddy on north Bengaluru road to draw attention to its beat-up condition

August 31, 2021 7:32 am

The Medarahalli main road has been in a dilapidated condition after various civic agencies dug it up one after the other without any coordination.

Mekedatu issue: BJP’s Tamil Nadu president holds hunger strike against dam

August 05, 2021 8:10 pm

“The inter-State River Water Dispute Act is clear. You cannot build the dam without the consent of the lower riparian state. BJP always stands for the well-being of the farmers and it will not allow the construction of the Mekedatu Dam,” Annamalai asserted.

AIADMK slams Karnataka's opposition to Cauvery-Gundar scheme

July 22, 2021 9:01 am

"Karnataka opposing schemes being implemented within Tamil Nadu is an expression of jealousy," and seemed to indicate it was okay with excess water draining into sea but not being useful for the people of his state,O Panneerselvam alleged.

Centre said won't let Karnataka construct Mekedatu dam over Cauvery: Tamil Nadu Minister Durai Murugan

July 16, 2021 6:03 pm

An all-party delegation from Tamil Nadu, led by Murugan, met Union Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat in New Delhi and handed over to him the three resolutions passed by the state government.

Tamil Nadu all-party meeting urges Union Government not to permit Karnataka build dam at Mekedatu

July 12, 2021 4:38 pm

The representatives of all legislature parties unanimously passed three resolutions in the meeting at the secretariat. Members of all parties will go to New Delhi to discuss the issue with the Union Government.

Bengaluru water crisis: Karnataka mulls ban on construction of new apartments for next 5 years

June 27, 2019 8:08 pm

Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister G Parameshwara said that they are planning to ban the construction of apartments in the city after consulting with various stakeholders.

Cauvery water dispute: DMK-led Opposition parties to hold human chain protest today

April 23, 2018 1:40 pm

Cauvery water dispute protests: DMK Working President M K Stalin said besides the human chain, statewide agitations will be held by other Opposition parties.

Facebook users still waiting on privacy scandal

April 10, 2018 7:40 am

Reeling from its worst privacy crisis in history _ allegations that this Trump-affiliated data mining firm may have used ill-gotten user data to try to influence elections _ Facebook is in full damage-control mode.