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Tamil Nadu CM writes to PM Modi over Kerala proposal for new dam

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.

SC tells Tamil Nadu to maintain water level in Mullaperiyar dam due to Kerala floods

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.

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Kerala govt to SC: Sudden release of water from Mullaperiyar dam by Tamil Nadu a reason for floods

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.

Mullaperiyar Dam row: SC grants time to Tamil Nadu to file rejoinder to Kerala reply

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.

SC issues notice to Kerala on TN's plea seeking maintenance of Mullaperiyar dam

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.

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.

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.

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.

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