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KRS Dam crosses 100 ft. mark
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KRS Dam crosses 100 ft. mark

July 21, 2021

Srirangapatna: Thanks to copious rains in the catchment areas of Kodagu, water level at KRS Dam in Mandya District has crossed the 100 feet mark. According to statistics provided by Cauvery Neeravari Nigam Limited, water level this morning stood at 101 feet as against a maximum level of 124.80 feet. Last year (2020), the Dam…

Minor wall collapse at KRS Reservoir
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Minor wall collapse at KRS Reservoir

July 19, 2021

CNNL engineers say no need to panic Srirangapatna: At a time when the dust raised by political slugfest over illegal and legal stone mining activities posing a threat to the iconic Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam is yet to settle down, a minor wall collapse under the Reservoir steps last night has caused concern.  Over…

Former MP G. Madegowda passes away
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Former MP G. Madegowda passes away

July 18, 2021

Mandya: Former Minister and former Mandya MP G. Madegowda (94) passed away at a hospital in Bharathinagar of Maddur taluk in Mandya district yesterday following age related illness. G. Madegowda, a veteran politician, who was the President of Mandya Raitha Hitarakshana Samiti, was synonymous with the Cauvery agitation for over four decades in the district….

Miners haven’t paid Rs.1,200 crore Royalty to Government: MP
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Miners haven’t paid Rs.1,200 crore Royalty to Government: MP

July 14, 2021

Mandya: Taking a dig at the Department of Mines and Geology, Mandya MP Sumalatha Ambarish took the officials to task for not collecting Rs. 1,200 crore Royalty due to the State Government from the district mining companies for the last so many years. Talking to reporters after holding a meeting with Officials at the DC…

Will illegal mining come to an end in Mandya district?
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Will illegal mining come to an end in Mandya district?

July 13, 2021

By M.K. Mohanraj Mandya: Even as Mandya becomes a hotbed of mining politics with no holds barred spats between Independent Mandya MP Sumalatha Ambarish, wife of late actor Ambarish and JD(S) leader and former Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy over the past several days, the people of Mandya are wondering whether MP Sumalatha, who has promised…

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…

Nirani to visit mining areas around KRS dam this week
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Nirani to visit mining areas around KRS dam this week

July 13, 2021

Bengaluru: With complaints of illegal mining in the vicinity of KRS Dam galore, Minister for Mines and Geology Murugesh Nirani will be visiting mining and quarrying areas in Mandya district this week. Speaking to press persons at his residence here yesterday, Nirani said that he will take the Mandya MP, Legislators, media persons and other…

‘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…

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