09 Sep 2015
Bhopal: Objecting to the raising of Sardar Sarovar dam's height from 112 metres to 139 metres, Narmada Bachao Andolan activist Medha Patkar described it as a scam bigger than the Vyapam admission and recruitment scam in Madhya Pradesh.
08 Aug 2015
Bengaluru: Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah today accused his Tamil Nadu counterpart of 'politicising' the Mekedatu dam project across river Cauvery and reaffirmed his government's commitment to go ahead with the project.
01 Oct 2012
Protests rocked the Cauvery river basin district of Karnataka for the second day on Monday over release of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu with police taking about 100 people into custody after they squatted on tracks and detained the Mysore-Shirdi express at Gejjalagere village.
30 Sep 2012
Complying with the Supreme Court directive, Karnataka on Sunday began release of Cauvery River water to Tamil Nadu, triggering widespread protests across the district and disrupting vehicular movement.
11 Jun 2015
Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa has questioned the Centre for 'entertaining' Kerala's request for approving environment study to construct a new dam at Mullaperiyar in her state, saying it was in contravention to the Supreme Court order.
12 Mar 2015
New Delhi: The construction of three dams in Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh is likely to end the water woes of Delhi, government said on Thursday.
14 May 2015
Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Thursday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take up with China the issue of construction of dams on Brahmaputra river there.
30 Apr 2015
New Delhi: Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Thursday led an all-party delegation to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking the Centre's "cooperation" for implementing the Mekedatu dam project in his state, which is being opposed by neighbouring Tamil Nadu.
25 Mar 2015
Chennai: Terming as 'illegal' Karnataka's attempts to construct a check-dam across river Cauvery at Mekedatu, Tamil Nadu government on Wednesday assured of all steps, including legal, to 'thwart' its neighbour's attempts to build the reservoir.
04 Feb 2015
New Delhi: The National Green Tribunal will take up the final hearing in the case of the controversial Kanhar dam in Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday.