Tag: Krishna Raja Sagar Dam

Sumalatha Ambarish meets Mines and Geology Minister
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Sumalatha Ambarish meets Mines and Geology Minister

July 13, 2021

Bengaluru: In an interesting development amidst the statement of Mines and Geology Minister Murugesh Nirani that he will be visiting Mandya soon to assess the extent of alleged illegal mining, Mandya MP Sumalatha Ambarish met the Minister in Bengaluru yesterday and held talks on the alleged illegal mining and quarrying activities in Mandya district.  During…

‘Quarrying in vicinity of KRS Dam to be completely stopped’
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‘Quarrying in vicinity of KRS Dam to be completely stopped’

July 13, 2021

Mandya: Mandya District in-Charge Minister K.C. Narayanagowda said that the Government has decided to ban all types of mining and quarrying, both legal and illegal, in 10-12 km radius of KRS Reservoir taking into account the safety and stability of the Dam.  Speaking to press persons after holding a meeting at the DC’s office here…

KRS Dam is safe, clarifies CNNL MD
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KRS Dam is safe, clarifies CNNL MD

July 10, 2021

Govt. attempts to draw curtains on bitter political-personal slugfest Bengaluru: In the backdrop of a bitter slugfest between former Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy and his bête noire Mandya MP Sumalatha Ambarish over cracks in the Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam built across River Cauvery in Mandya due to rampant illegal mining, the State Government has…

Drone’s eye view to track illegal mining around KRS
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Drone’s eye view to track illegal mining around KRS

July 9, 2021

State asks Mandya Administration to use technology to scan mining hotspots  Bengaluru: The State Government has ordered the Mandya District Administration to use unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) with advanced cameras to identify illegal stone and granite mining hotspots in and around the Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam in Mandya and the areas surrounding it.  There…

Trial blasts around KRS Dam soon to study impact
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Trial blasts around KRS Dam soon to study impact

July 8, 2021

CSIR-CIMFR to conduct blasts at three places to gauge vibration impact  Rs. 22 lakh paid as fee; explosives worth Rs. 8 lakh to be used Mandya/Mysuru: The heat and dust raised over illegal stone and granite mining activity’s threat to Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam is showing no signs of thawing anytime soon as the…

Mysuru MP asks Mandya MP to take media & show cracks in dam
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Mysuru MP asks Mandya MP to take media & show cracks in dam

July 8, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: With Mandya MP Sumalatha Ambarish claiming that cracks have appeared in KRS Dam, Mysuru-Kodagu MP Pratap Simha has asked his Mandya counterpart to lead a team of media to show cracks that have appeared on the Dam structure as claimed by her.  Speaking to presspersons after attending a meeting at ZP Hall here this…

Srirangapatna MLA visits KRS Dam; seeks info from officials
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Srirangapatna MLA visits KRS Dam; seeks info from officials

July 8, 2021

‘All Mandya JD(S) MLAs are involved in mining; what is wrong in it?’ Srirangapatna: Amidst raging controversy over the safety of Krishna Raja Sagar Dam in Mandya and following Mandya MP Sumalatha’s revelations that cracks have developed in the Dam due to mining activity, Srirangapatna MLA Ravindra Srikantaiah visited the Dam this morning to take…

Roadblocks greet MP Sumalatha at quarries
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Roadblocks greet MP Sumalatha at quarries

July 8, 2021

Mounds of debris dumped on roads to prevent inspection Irked MP demands CBI probe into illegal stone mining around KRS Srirangapatna: Political bitterness in Karnataka’s Sugar Bowl spilled over as roadblocks, mounds of debris and trenches on the way to stone quarries greeted Mandya MP Sumalatha Ambarish yesterday afternoon when she visited certain quarries operating…

Scouting for illegal mining not MP’s job: C.S. Puttaraju
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Scouting for illegal mining not MP’s job: C.S. Puttaraju

July 8, 2021

Mysuru/Pandavapura: Continuing his diatribe against Mandya MP Sumalatha Ambarish, former Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy has said that Sumalatha was attempting to extract money from the mining industry. “It is all about money and the legal miners are being targeted. Mining in the region is going on for over 50 years and anyone can investigate it,”…

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