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We will continue our demand for a new dam: Chandy


May 9th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 9 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Wednesday expressed happiness at the recent apex court-appointed expert committee's report that studied the safety of the 119-year-old Mullaperiyar Dam and ... Read more...

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‘Justice Thomas should have stood up for Kerala on Mullaperiyar’


May 6th, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kottayam, May 6 (IANS) The standoff between Kerala Water Resources Minister P.J. Joseph and Justice (retd) K.T. Thomas, a member of the apex court appointed expert committee that studied the ... Read more...

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Kerala committed to new Mullaperiyar dam: Governor


March 1st, 2012 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 1 (IANS) Acting Kerala Governor H.R. Bhardwaj Thursday said the state government was committed to building a new dam at Mullaperiyar. He also accused the previous Left ... Read more...

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Kerala minister, Congress MP spat in public


January 24th, 2012 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Alappuzha (Kerala), Jan 23 (IANS) In an unseemly incident, Kerala Water Resources Minister P.J. Joseph and Congress Lok Sabha member Kodikunnil Suresh, in the presence of media persons and farmers' ... Read more...

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Little response to shutdown over new Mullaperiyar dam


January 18th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 18 (IANS) A statewide shutdown called to demand a new dam to replace the leaking structure at Mullaperiyar turned out to be a damp squib Wednesday.Barring the ... Read more...

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Union minister’s Mullaperiyar remark irks Kerala


January 16th, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kottayam (Kerala), Jan 16 (IANS) Union Science and Technology Minister Ashwani Kumar's statement that the 115-year-old Mullaperiyar dam is safe has not gone down well in Kerala with ruling ... Read more...

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Let Kerala give up two taluks to end dam row: Karunanidhi


January 12th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 12 (IANS) With Kerala insisting on a new dam in place of the Mullaperiyar Dam, DMK president Thursday revived a over five decade old demand: retrieval of Peeramedu ... Read more...

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Mullaperiyar Dam: Chandy briefs Tamil Nadu media


January 7th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 7 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Saturday had a closed-door meeting on the Mullaperiyar Dam issue with an invited group of media persons from Tamil Nadu but ... Read more...

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New Mullaperiyar Dam will be a reality: Chandy


January 4th, 2012 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 4 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said Wednesday a new Mullaperiyar Dam will soon be a reality."A new dam is now under active consideration and this is ... Read more...

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Kerala again speaks of new Mullaperiyar dam


January 3rd, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 3 (IANS) Even as a Supreme Court-appointed experts committee continues to deliberate on the Mullaperiyar dam, Kerala Tuesday once again stressed on a new dam as the only ... Read more...

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Team for Mullaperiyar Dam contingency plan on hold


December 27th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 27 (IANS) The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) has put on hold the setting up of a team to formulate a contingency response plan for the Mullaperiyar ... Read more...

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Kerala, Tamil Nadu should compromise on dam: Vayalar Ravi (Interview)


December 27th, 2011 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) Minister for Overseas Indian Affairs Vayalar Ravi says Kerala and Tamil Nadu should reach a compromise on the contentious Mullaperiyar dam."It is unfortunate there has ... Read more...

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PM arrives in Chennai, Jayalalithaa raises Mullaperiyar (Lead)


December 25th, 2011 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 25 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa Sunday called on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh at the Raj Bhavan here and submitted a memorandum reiterating her earlier requests ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh warmly welcomed in Chennai


December 25th, 2011 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived here Sunday evening on a two-day visit during which he will meet Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa and her ... Read more...

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Kudankulam, Mullaperiyar to dominate PM’s Tamil Nadu visit


December 24th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 24 (IANS) The Mullaperiyar Dam row, the stalled Kudankulam project, financial assistance and additional power to the state are some to the issues that are expected to ... Read more...

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Chandy demands new dam in place of Mullaperiyar


December 21st, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 21 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Wednesday said a new dam should be built in place of the more than century-old Mullaperiyar Dam, reiterating that Tamil Nadu's ... Read more...

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Maintain calm over Mullaperiyar: Chidambaram


December 17th, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 17 (IANS) Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram Saturday appealed to the people of Tamil Nadu and Kerala to maintain peace on the Mullaperiyar dam controversy.Speaking at a ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu house asserts rights over Mullaperiyar Dam


December 15th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 15 (IANS) Tamil Nadu assembly Thursday unanimously passed a resolution that it would not relinquish its rights over the Mullaperiyar Dam based in Kerala under any circumstances. ... Read more...

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Mullaperiyar: Special session of Tamil Nadu assembly Thursday


December 14th, 2011 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 14 (IANS) A special session of the Tamil Nadu assembly will be held Thursday to pass a resolution that the state will not give up its rights over ... Read more...

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PM calls for restraint on Mullaperiyar Dam issue


December 14th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday said that both Kerala and Tamil Nadu should observe restraint on the Mullaperiyar Dam issue and create an environment ... Read more...

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Chandy hopes Mullaperiyar issue will be amicably resolved


December 12th, 2011 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Pathanamthitta (Kerala), Dec 12 (IANS) With an amicable solution to the Kerala-Tamil Nadu tangle over the 115-year-old leaking Mullaperiyar Dam not yet in sight, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Monday said ... Read more...

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Hazare agitation eclipses other protests at Jantar Mantar


December 11th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) Protests on issues like a separate Telangana state and the Mullaperiyar Dam were literally lost in the crowd at Jantar Mantar Sunday as Anna ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu beefs up security along Kerala border


December 11th, 2011 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 10 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Saturday beefed up security at areas near Kerala border to prevent any violent incidents over Mullaperiyar Dam issue, a senior police official said.Speaking to ... Read more...

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Kerala minister slams Jayalalithaa’s appeal on Mullaperiyar


December 10th, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 10 (IANS) P.J. Joseph, Kerala water resources minister and crusader for a new dam at Mullaperiyar, Saturday termed as a distortion of facts Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. ... Read more...

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Dam issue: Will TN theatres shut Dec 15?


December 9th, 2011 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 9 (IANS) Two different associations of theatre owners in Tamil Nadu have sent out mixed signals on whether or not cinemas will be shut Dec 15 on the ... Read more...

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DMK demands all-party meet on Mullaperiyar Dam


December 9th, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 9 (IANS) DMK president and former Tamil Nadu chief minister M. Karunanidhi Friday urged the state government to call an all-party meet to discuss the Mullaperiyar Dam issue.Speaking ... Read more...

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Kerala assembly restates stand on Mullaperiyar Dam


December 9th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 9 (IANS) In a rare unity in the Kerala assembly, the 141-member house Friday unanimously passed a resolution that the central government should sanction a new dam ... Read more...

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208-km human chain formed in Kerala to demand new dam


December 8th, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 8 (IANS) A human chain stretching over 208 km and across two districts of Kerala was formed Thursday to press the state's demand for a new dam to ... Read more...

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Will lead all party delegation to PM on Mullaperiyar: Chandy


December 7th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 7 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Wednesday announced that he would be leading an all-party delegation from the state to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to pitch ... Read more...

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The troubled waters around Mullaperiyar: a ready reckoner


December 7th, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai/Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 7 (IANS) A raging dispute between Kerala and Tamil Nadu over the 116-year-old Mullaperiyar dam is in the national spotlight with the two chief ministers seeking Prime ... Read more...

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Mullaperiyar issue generates heat in Rajya Sabha


December 7th, 2011 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) The dispute over the Mullaperiyar dam generated heat in the Rajya Sabha during zero hour Wednesday, with MPs from Tamil Nadu saying the dam ... Read more...

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Moves to defuse Mullaperiyar dispute


December 5th, 2011 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Chennai/Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 5 (IANS) Two Kerala ministers went on fast Monday, including one at Rajghat in New Delhi, to demand a resolution of the Mullaperiyar dam issue as ... Read more...

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PM yet to reply on demand for CISF at Mullaperiyar: Jayalalithaa


December 5th, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 5 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa Monday said Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is yet to respond to her letter asking for deployment of Central Industrial Security ... Read more...

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Kerala, Tamil Nadu officials to discuss Mullaperiyar dam


December 5th, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 5 (IANS) In a sign of a way forward out of the impasse over the Mullaperiyar dam issue, Kerala and Tamil Nadu officials are to meet on ... Read more...

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Deploy forces to protect Mullaperiyar, Vaiko urges PM


December 5th, 2011 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) With the rift between Kerala and Tamil Nadu over the Mullaperiyar dam growing, MDMK leader Vaiko Monday met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and urged ... Read more...

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