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Andhra court stays release of water to Krishna delta


July 16th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 11 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh High Court Monday directed the state government not to release water from Nagarjuna Sagar to Krishna delta if the water level in ... 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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Manmohan Singh winds up two-day Tamil Nadu visit (Roundup)


December 26th, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday wound up his two-day Tamil Nadu visit, during which he inaugurated the 125th birth anniversary of mathematical genius Srinivasa Ramanujan ... Read more...

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May consider central security for Mullaperiyar Dam: PM (Lead)


December 26th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday assured DMK president M. Karunanidhi that the central government would consider providing security to the Mullaperiyar Dam in Kerala. According ... Read more...

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Mullaperiyar: Karunanidhi urges PM to intervene


December 26th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 26 (IANS) DMK president M. Karunanidhi Monday called on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh at Raj Bhavan here and urged him to take steps to end attacks on ... 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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Jayalalithaa takes on disaster authority over Mullaperiyar


December 21st, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 21 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Wednesday accused the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) of succumbing to the subterfuge of Kerala by constituting a team ... Read more...

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Now ad war over Mullaperiyar dam


December 19th, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 19 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy, following in the footsteps of his Tamil Nadu counterpart, has issued newspaper advertisements appealing to the people of both states to ... 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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Kerala scheming to convert Tamil Nadu into a desert: Karunanidhi


December 12th, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 12 (IANS) DMK president and former Tamil Nadu chief minister M. Karunanidhi Monday alleged that Kerala is trying to convert the state into a "Sahara Desert" by enacting ... Read more...

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Don’t play with people’s lives over dam: Stalin to Kerala


December 12th, 2011 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 12 (IANS) DMK leader M.K. Stalin Monday asked Kerala not to play with the lives of people of Tamil Nadu by "false propaganda" about the safety of the ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa urges Kerala to abide by Supreme Court order


December 1st, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 1 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Thursday requested her Kerala counterpart Oommen Chandy to ensure that his government abides by the apex court order allowing the ... Read more...

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Mullaperiyar dam row: Kerala, Tamil Nadu MPs meet PM


November 29th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) The political battle over the Mullaperiyar dam hotted up Tuesday with MPs from Tamil Nadu and Kerala seeking Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's intervention to ... Read more...

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PM to speak to Chandy, Jayalalithaa on Mullaperiyar


November 25th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday promised to speak to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa and Kerala's Oommen Chandy to defuse tensions between the ... Read more...

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Fertiliser bomb fears persist despite ammonium nitrate ban


August 9th, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) India has banned the open sale of ammonium nitrate, found to have been used most recently in the Mumbai triple explosions, but experts are concerned ... Read more...

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Rains disrupt Maharashtra-Gujarat train services


August 1st, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 1 (IANS) Train services between Maharashtra and Gujarat were briefly disrupted Monday as heavy rains continued to lash several parts of the two neighbouring states since Saturday, officials ... Read more...

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Heavy rains lash Mumbai, Thane; four drown


July 30th, 2011 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 30 (IANS) At least four people were killed as heavy rains lashed various parts of Mumbai, Navi Mumbai and Thane district Thursday and Friday, officials said here Saturday.Low-lying ... Read more...

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‘DAMs - The Lethal Water Bomb’ bags three awards at LA fest


May 24th, 2011 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, May 24 (IANS) "DAMs - The Lethal Water Bomb", a thought-provoking documentary on the 116-year-old Mullaperiyar dam in Kerala, bagged three awards at the prestigious Los Angeles Movie Awards ... Read more...

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Karunanidhi did not press Tamil Nadu’s demands: Jayalalithaa


January 21st, 2011 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 21 (IANS) AIADMK General Secretary J. Jayalalithaa Friday accused Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi of failing to press for the state's rights with the central government in respect of ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu nominates ex-judge to Mullaperiyar Dam panel


April 21st, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 21 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi Wednesday announced that former Supreme Court Justice A.R. Lakshmanan will represent the state on the five-member committee constituted by the apex court ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa wants Tamil Nadu to join dam panel


February 23rd, 2010 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 22 (IANS) AIADMK General Secretary J.Jayalalithaa Monday urged the Tamil Nadu government to nominate someone who can effectively put across the state's viewpoint on the Mullaperiyar dam case. She condemned the ... Read more...

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DMK opposes apex court’s Mullaperiyar dam panel (Lead)


February 20th, 2010 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 20 (IANS) A day after Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi said that the state had not lost anything in the Mullaperiyar dam case, his party Saturday voiced its ... Read more...

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DMK opposes apex court’s Mullaperiyar dam panel


February 20th, 2010 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 20 (IANS) A day after Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi said that the state has not lost anything in the Mullaperiyar dam case, his party Saturday announced its opposition ... Read more...

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Nothing lost in Mullaperiyar case: Karunanidhi


February 19th, 2010 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 19 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi Friday said that the state has not lost anything nor has it given anything to Kerala in the Mullaperiyar Dam case that ... Read more...

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Why is Tamil Nadu obeying Kerala law on Mullaperiyar: Jayalalithaa


November 15th, 2009 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 15 (IANS) Continuing the war of words on the Mullaperiyar dam row, AIADMK chief J. Jayalalithaa has charged the DMK-led Tamil Nadu government with "giving credence" to a Kerala law ... Read more...

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When will Tamil Nadu get justice on Mullaiperiyar, wonders Karunanidhi


November 13th, 2009 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 13 (IANS) Facing flak from the opposition after Tamil Nadu agreed in the Supreme Court to refer the Mullaiperiyar dam row to a five member constitution bench, Chief Minister M. ... Read more...

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‘Achuthanandan seeking political mileage through Mullaiperiyar dam’


October 29th, 2009 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 29 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.Karunanidhi Thursday alleged that the Kerala government headed by V.S. Achuthanandan was seeking political mileage through the Mullaiperiyar dam issue. Reiterating that Kerala was repeatedly ... Read more...

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Kerala assembly demands a new dam at Mullaperiyar


July 24th, 2009 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 24 (IANS) The Kerala assembly Friday passed unanimously a resolution demanding that the central government take the lead in resolving the Mullaperiyar dam issue, allowing the state government to construct ... Read more...

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Kerala Govt. to seek Manmohan Singh’s intervention in water dispute


June 15th, 2009 - 6:36 pm ICT by ANI
Thiruvananthapuram, June 15 (ANI): Kerala's State Water Resources Minister N K Premachandran on Monday said that CM V. S. Achuthanandan would write to Prime Minister seeking his intervention to resolve the ... Read more...

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Kerala to submit report on Mullaperiyar dam to SC


July 7th, 2008 - 9:35 pm ICT by ANI
Thiruvananthapuram, July 7 (ANI): Kerala Government will soon present before the Supreme Court, a study conducted by the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi stating the113-year-old Mullaperiyar dam being hydrologically unsafe ... Read more...

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Incessant rain destroys crops in three southern states


March 23rd, 2008 - 3:02 pm ICT by admin
Chennai, Mar 23 (ANI): Incessant rain continues to lash several parts of Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Pudhucherry. Thutukudi, Tiruneveli, Nagapatinam, Thiruvarur, Cuddalore have been badly hit districts where rains have damaged ... Read more...

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