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CM holds meeting with legal experts on Mekedatu project
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CM holds meeting with legal experts on Mekedatu project

December 2, 2018

Bengaluru: With Tamil Nadu filing an urgent application in the Supreme Court seeking to stay the permission given by the Central Water Commission (CWC) to Karnataka for going ahead with the preparation of a Detailed Project Report (DPR) for Mekedatu Balancing Reservoir-cum-Drinking Water project, Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy held a meeting with legal and irrigation…

Mekedatu project: State to hold meeting with former CMs on Dec.6
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Mekedatu project: State to hold meeting with former CMs on Dec.6

December 1, 2018

Bengaluru:  With the Central Water Commission (CWC) giving in-principle approval to  Karnataka for Mekedatu project, the State Government will hold a meeting with former Chief Ministers of the State. Speaking to press persons here yesterday, Water Resources Minister D.K. Shivakumar said that the State Government will hold a meeting with all former Chief Ministers at…

CWC gives in-principle nod to State to take up DPR for Mekedatu project
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CWC gives in-principle nod to State to take up DPR for Mekedatu project

November 28, 2018

Bengaluru:  Locked in confrontation with Tamil Nadu over utilisation of Cauvery waters, Karnataka heaved a sigh of relief on Tuesday with the Central Water Commission (CWC) approving the Rs.5,912 crore Mekedatu Multi-purpose Project across the Cauvery that envisages supply of drinking water to Bengaluru and Ramanagaram districts, besides generation of power. The CWC has now…

TN again objects to Karnataka’s Mekedatu Project
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TN again objects to Karnataka’s Mekedatu Project

October 9, 2018

Bengaluru: With Lok Sabha Polls just a few months away, the Tamil Nadu Government has again raked up Karnataka’s Mekedatu project, by taking up the issue with the Centre. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Palaniswamy, who met Prime Minister Narendra Modi at New Delhi yesterday, appealed the PM not to approve Mekedatu Drinking Water Project across…

Karnataka awaiting Centre’s nod for Mekedatu Project
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Karnataka awaiting Centre’s nod for Mekedatu Project

August 31, 2018

State released 310 tmcft of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu against scheduled 82 tmcft Bengaluru:  Heavy rain and floods along the Cauvery Basin have resulted in Karnataka releasing 310 tmcft of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu since the beginning of this water year (since June) as against the scheduled 82 tmcft. This is because Karnataka…

Don’t clear Mekedatu Project: TN CM writes to Centre
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Don’t clear Mekedatu Project: TN CM writes to Centre

July 6, 2017

Chennai: In the wake of media reports that the Karnataka government has approached the Central Water Commission (CWC) to seek technical clearance for the Mekedatu project across River Cauvery, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami yesterday wrote to Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti, asking her not to accord clearance to the project till…

Govt. set to file affidavit in SC on Mekedatu Project
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Govt. set to file affidavit in SC on Mekedatu Project

March 21, 2017

The State Government is all set to file an affidavit in the Supreme Court (SC) on the construction of a balancing Reservoir as part of Mekedatu Drinking Water Project. Replying to a question by MLAs Cheluvarayaswamy and Gopalaiah, during Question Hour in the State Assembly yesterday, Water Resources Minister M.B. Patil said that Karnataka was…

Proposed Mekedatu project slammed by TN parties
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Proposed Mekedatu project slammed by TN parties

February 18, 2017

Political parties in Tamil Nadu, including the main Opposition DMK, yesterday slammed Karnataka’s proposed move to construct check dam at Mekedatu across River Cauvery in Karnataka. The parties urged the Tamil Nadu Government to take steps to prevent Karnataka from going ahead with its move. “The newly-formed AIADMK Government should immediately take up the issue…

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