15 Sep 2013
Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Sunday launched a Rs 10 a litre Amma Mineral Water bottle, inaugurating the water plant set up by the transport department.
26 Sep 2014
Chennai: The Tamil Nadu government on Friday announced a populist 'Amma Cement Scheme' under which it will procure cement from private manufacturers and sell them at Rs 190 per bag in the wake of possible increase in rates of the key construction component.
11 Jun 2014
Chennai: Rolling out yet another pro-poor measure, Jayalalithaa government on Wednesday launched three varieties of low-cost salt, named after the Chief Minister herself.
21 Jun 2013
In a bid to ensure quality and affordable drinking water for the poor and middle class people, the Jayalalithaa government in Tamil Nadu is set to launch nine 'Amma Mineral Water' production units across the state that would offer one litre bottle at a price of Rs 10.
19 Oct 2016
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday retained its direction to Karnataka to release 2000 cusecs of Cauvery water per day to Tamil Nadu.
19 May 2016
New Delhi: West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress today crushed the opposition and Tamil Nadu's AIADMK proved exit polls wrong by retaining power in assembly elections, the biggest popularity test after the 2014 Lok Sabha polls.
26 Sep 2016
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi chaired a meeting to review the Indus Water treaty with Pakistan amidst heightened tension between the two countries. National Security Advisor Ajit Doval, Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar, the Water Resources Secretary, and senior PMO officials are present at the meeting.
19 Sep 2016
New Delhi: The Cauvery Supervisory Committee is meeting on Monday to decide on the quantum of the river water to be released to Tamil Nadu and other states by Karnataka.
07 Sep 2016
Bangalore: Continuing their protests against the Supreme Court's direction for releasing Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu, a farmer in Mandya on Wednesday attempted to commit suicide. Karnataka, in compliance with the top court's direction, on Wednesday morning released Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu. As soon as the news spread, protesters intensified the agitation.
17 Aug 2016
New Delhi: This year, almost one-third of the country had suffered from severe drought. The water crisis in metro cities is a big issue as well. In urban areas, untreated water is treated at water treatment plants to make it fit for consumption. But if I say that now you can drink sewage water safely after getting it processed. Surprised?