October 24, 2018 7:13 pm
Opposition parties too hit out at the Centre over the issue, with principal opposition party DMK urging the state government to file a case against the Environment Ministry.
August 24, 2018 2:23 pm
The Supreme Court bench said that it would confine itself to the aspect of disaster management and said that the decision to lower the water limit in the dam was taken in view of Kerala's recent deluge.
August 24, 2018 12:55 am
Kerala Floods: The Mullaperiyar reservoir, though situated in Kerala, in the upper reaches of the Western Ghats, is operated by the government of Tamil Nadu. The waters from it flow into another dam in Idukki, located downstream in the Periyar river basin.
July 14, 2017 8:55 pm
Tamil Nadu, in its plea on May 4, had sought execution of the Supreme Court judgement in the Mullaperiyar Dam case, saying it has been held that it will have a right to maintain the dam while its security would be taken care of by the Kerala police.
May 04, 2017 11:54 am
The two states have been engaged in a long legal battle over the maintenance of the Mullaperiyar dam located on the Periyar River in Idukki district of Kerala.
April 14, 2016 2:52 am
Mullaperiyar dam is a masonry dam and was constructed pursuant to the Periyar Lake Lease Agreement of October 29, 1886 across Periyar river.
December 08, 2015 1:12 am
The Kerala government has asked, as a precautionary measure, 206 families living downstream of the 120-year-old dam to move to safer locations.
July 03, 2015 11:53 am
The Tamil Nadu government had on February 20 moved the apex court seeking deployment of CISF for protection of Mullaperiyar dam in Kerala.
February 21, 2015 12:27 am
Kerala sought that water level should be raised above 136 feet only after exhausting storage into Vaigai.
January 14, 2015 12:58 am
Supreme Court has allowed Tamil Nadu to raise the water level in the dam to 142 feet.