Mullaperiyar Dam Row

  • Mullaperiyar dam is safe: SC panel 04-05-2012 08:32 PM

    New Delhi: In a setback for Kerala in the Mullaperiyar dam row, the report submitted by the 5-member committee appointed by the Supreme says that the dam is safe. The report vindicates Tamil Nadu's demand to raise the water level in the dam from 136 ft to 142ft. But the...
  • Mullaperiyar: Kerala, TN to get copies of report 04-05-2012 02:32 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday permitted Kerala and Tamil Nadu to get copies of the report submitted by the monitoring committee on the Mullaperiyar dam row. A five-judge constitution bench of the court headed by Justice DK Jain, while permitting the two warring states to get copies of...
  • 'No timeframe set by PM to resolve Mullaperiyar row' 10-02-2012 12:33 AM

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has not set any timeframe for resolving Mullaperiyar Dam dispute involving Kerala and Tamil Nadu, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said in New Delhi on Thursday. Chandy also said that in a federal structure the Centre has limitations in getting into a dispute involving two...
  • Mullaperiyar: Expert panel visits dam areas 24-12-2011 08:11 AM

    Idukki: Technical experts on the Supreme Court-appointed empowered committee on Mullaperiyar Dam issue on Friday began their visit of dams in Idukki district and adjoining areas to provide inputs for the panel to draw up its report on the dispute between Kerala and Tamil Nadu. The expert members, CD Thatte...
  • Mullaperiyar: Auto strike in Coimbatore 23-12-2011 10:36 AM

    Chennai: Commuters in Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu set to face the brunt of another strike as autorickshaws will be off the roads on Friday as a mark of protest, to condemn the Kerala government's stand on the Mullaperiyar Dam issue. Kerala has been insisting on a new dam to replace...
  • TN not responding positively on dam issue: Chandy 23-12-2011 02:05 AM

    Alappuzha/Theni: Kerala on Thursday accused Tamil Nadu of "not responding positively" to its offer for talks on the raging Mullaperiyar row as shops and business establishments remained shut in response to a traders' strike in five districts of the neighbouring state. Chief Minister Ommen Chandy said Kerala wanted to solve...
  • Dam row: Jaya slams move to set up NDMA team 21-12-2011 02:50 PM

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Wednesday took strong exception to the National Disaster Management Authority forming a team of experts to draw up a contingency response plan for the Mullaperiyar Dam, saying it was nothing but "succumbing to the subterfuge" of Kerala. In a letter to Prime Minister...
  • Mullaperiyar row: Vaiko, other leaders arrested 21-12-2011 12:33 PM

    Chennai: Twelve people including MDMK leader Vaiko and Tamil Nationalist Movement leader P Nedumaram have been arrested as they tried to block all routes to Kerala over Mullaperiyar row. NDMK has been organising a blockade on 13 routes that connect Tamil Nadu and Kerala as part of an economic blockade...
  • Kerala: PC withdraws remarks referring to by-poll 18-12-2011 11:43 AM

    New Delhi: Home Minister P Chidambaram on Sunday withdrew his remarks referring to by-elections in the context of the Mullaiperiyar dam issue which has created a furore in Kerala. "Like some other speakers, I also made a passing reference to the forthcoming by-election. I take back that remark," he said...
  • Jaya accuses PM of remaining silent on dam row 16-12-2011 07:28 AM

    Chennai: Stepping up her attack against the Centre, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Friday accused Prime Minister Manmohan Singh of remaining silent on the Mullaperiyar dam row. "I had written to him (Singh) on November 23 asking him to direct Kerala not to create panic on the safety of...
  • Mullaperiyar row: TN against PM's intervention 16-12-2011 03:02 AM

    New Delhi: Kerala on Thursday assured the Supreme Court that it would protect the Mullaperiyar Dam from any attacks by protesters while Tamil Nadu opposed Kerala's suggestion that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh convene a meeting of the two states for resolving the dispute. Stating that it was the constitutional responsibility...
  • Mullaperiyar: TN, Kerala officials' talks put off 15-12-2011 10:24 PM

    New Delhi: Talks between officials of Tamil Nadu and Kerala organised by the Centre on the Mullaperiyar dam issue have been put off with the former saying it would prefer to await the decision of the Supreme Court on the issue before coming to the table. Sources in the government...
  • Mullaperiyar: TN rejects SC's appeal offer 15-12-2011 08:31 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday said the Prime Minister was the "most suitable authority" to hammer out a solution to vexed water disputes like Mullaperiyar dam row and wanted to appeal for his intervention but refrained from doing so after Tamil Nadu objected to it. A five-judge Constitution...
  • Mullaperiyar: Kerala ready for tripartite deal 15-12-2011 10:53 AM

    New Delhi: Voicing Kerala's readiness to walk the extra mile to resolve the Mullaperiyar Dam row, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said he was even willing to enter into a tripartite agreement and enact a law assuring Tamil Nadu that it will get 'same quantity' of water from the new dam....
  • Mullaperiyar row: Kerala CM-led team to meet PM 14-12-2011 08:24 AM

    New Delhi: An all-party delegation from Kerala, headed by Chief Minister Oommen Chandy will meet the Prime Minister on Wednesday over the Mullaperiyar Dam row. The delegation will also include Leader of Opposition VS Achuthanandan. Meanwhile, in Tamil Nadu, the DMK will organise human chains in several districts, protesting against...
  • SC raps TN, Kerala for fuelling Mullaperiyar row 13-12-2011 10:26 PM

    The Apex court criticised Tamil Nadu for using its observations on Mullaperiyar issue in ads in national dailies. ...
  • Kerala, TN fuelling Mullaperiyar Dam fire: SC 13-12-2011 04:44 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday came down heavily on Tamil Nadu and Kerala governments, and criticised them saying that instead of dousing the fire they were adding fuel to the Mullaperiyar Dam row. Questioning the Tamil Nadu government, the five-judge Constitution Bench, headed by Justice DK Jain, asked...
  • Mullaperiyar: Cops lathicharge TN protesters 13-12-2011 01:09 PM

    Theni (Tamil Nadu): Police on Tuesday lathicharged hundreds of people at the state border town of Gudalur when they forcibly tried to enter Kerala, demanding adequate protection to the 116-year-old Mullaperiyar Dam, over which both Tamil Nadu and Kerala are locked in a row. Police said the crowd pelted stones...
  • Dam row: Kerala BJP asks Union ministers to quit 12-12-2011 09:41 PM

    Kozhikode: The BJP on Monday demanded that the Central ministers from Kerala resign and undertake fasting in front of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's residence in Delhi over the Mullaperiyar dam issue. BJP state spokesperson George Kurian accused the Congress-led UPA Government of enacting a "drama" on the dam issue, which...
  • TN BJP team meets Advani on Mullaperiyar 10-12-2011 10:43 PM

    Chennai: A delegation of BJP leaders from Tamil Nadu on Saturday met party senior leader LK Advani in Delhi to apprise him of the state's "just stand and Kerala's wrong campaign" on Mullaperiyar dam row, ahead of his scheduled meeting with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. "We informed him about various...
  • FTN: Are water wars going to be the conflict of the future?

    Tonight at 10, Sagarika Ghose asks a panel of experts if water wars are going to be the conflict of the future. ...
  • Mullaperiyar dam row: Keralites targeted in TN 08-12-2011 01:16 AM

    Thiruvananthapuram/Chennai: The vexed Mullaperiyar dam row on Wednesday took a new turn with stray incidents of violence targeting Keralites reported in parts of Tamil Nadu even as Kerala decided to step up pressure on the Centre by taking an all-party delegation to meet Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. Sticking to the...
  • Mullaperiyar dam row: BJP march turns violent 04-12-2011 05:26 PM

    Idukki: BJP workers who took out a march demanding urgent steps to resolve the Mullaperiyar dam dispute turned violent at Vallakkadvau near the dam area on Sunday. Several party workers were injured as they clashed with police who sought to block them from marching by raising barricades, BJP leaders said....
  • Kerala: Row over AG's remarks on Mullaperiyar dam 03-12-2011 09:04 AM

    Thiruvananthapuram: The Opposition LDF in Kerala on Friday demanded resignation of the advocate general alleging his statement on the safety of the Mullaperiyar dam in the high court was against the state's avowed stand. While making statements on the safety measures being taken by the government required in the event...