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Mullaperiyar dam


Mullaperiyar dam water level at 142 ft, Idduki admin sounds alert

November 30, 2021 10:18 am

🔴 As the water level increased, Tamil Nadu opened seven shutters of the spillway, discharging 2944.31cusecs (cubic feet per second) of water to the river Periyar, which will flow to Idukki reservoir, 35 km downstream.

Mullaperiyar dam: Don't multiply petitions, all issues to be considered in main matter, says SC

November 29, 2021 3:59 pm

The apex court, which refused to entertain the fresh petition, granted liberty to the petitioner to move a formal application for impleadment in the pending proceeding.

Panneerselvam asks TN CM Stalin to call all-party meeting on Mullaperiyar issue

November 14, 2021 12:36 am

Panneerselvam, who is from the Tamil Nadu-Kerala border region where the Mullaperiyar dam is situated, asked Chief Minister M K Stalin to take the matter to the Supreme Court and not hold any more talks with the neighbouring state.

Issue of Mullaperiyar dam a matter of continuous supervision, says SC

November 13, 2021 7:24 pm

A bench of Justices A M Khanwilkar and C T Ravikumar observed that there should not be any adversarial approach in the matter and it would look into the issues and then take a call.

Explained: Why has Kerala revoked order allowing Tamil Nadu to fell trees near Mullaperiyar dam?

November 10, 2021 8:14 am

On Nov 5, Kerala granted Tamil Nadu permission to cut down 15 trees, but the decision was frozen two days later in the wake of fears that such a move would impair the interests of Kerala in the long-pending inter-state dispute.

Mullaperiyar: Water level will be increased to 152 ft after strengthening baby dam, says TN Minister

November 06, 2021 7:07 am

Tamil Nadu and Kerala have been at loggerheads over the century-old dam, with Kerala insisting the reservoir is not safe, and wants a new one in its place while its neighbour has been maintaining it was strong.

Mullaperiyar dam: old dispute between Tamil Nadu & Kerala, revived after recent rains

October 29, 2021 10:55 am

The dam is located in the upper reaches of the river Periyar, which flows into Kerala after originating in Tamil Nadu. The reservoir is within the Periyar Tiger Reserve.

Tamil Nadu has said will open Mullaperiyar dam on Oct 29: Kerala Water Minister

October 27, 2021 9:45 pm

The current water level in the over-a-century-old dam is 137.75 feet.

Mullaperiyar dam very old, something new needs to be done: Kerala Governor

October 26, 2021 4:06 pm

This is the first time the Kerala Governor has spoken on the issue, simmering for decades between the governments and people of Kerala and Tamil Nadu. Although the dam is located in Kerala, it is operated by the Tami Nadu government.

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

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.