Tag Archives: Mullaperiyar dam

Neutrino Project: Unrelenting Vaiko Tries to Rope in Kerala Against it

Unrelenting, MDMK general secretary Vaiko has met Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy seeking his support against the prestigious Rs.1,500 crore neutrino project in Tamil Nadu. In his meeting, Vaiko submitted a petition to Chandy to join the opposition against the India-based Neutrino Observatory (INO) project as it would impact Kerala’s Idukki district too. Vaiko told Chandy that the Tamil Nadu ...

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Madras HC Rejects Writ on ‘Lingaa’; Decks Cleared for Release on Rajinikanth’s Birthday

The Madras High Court on Wednesday dismissed the writ petition filed by Ravi Rathinam, who had challenged the producers of Rajinikanth-starrer ‘Lingaa’ as copyrights violation of his upcoming film’s story idea published on Youtube. Madurai bench Justice M. Venugopal said the petitioner can initiate civil or criminal proceedings since it was a private dispute. The film directed by K.S. Ravi ...

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Mullaperiyar Dam: SC Rejects Kerala’s Review Plea, Backs Tamil Nadu’s Observation

  Accepting Tamil Nadu’s observation that increasing the level would cause no damage to the dam, the Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected the review plea filed by Kerala against the verdict to raise the water level at Mullaperiyar dam to 142 feet. The five-member bench headed by chief justice H L Datta supported the argument by Tamil Nadu, saying that ...

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Water level at Mullaperiyar dam touches 142 feet, Kerala warned of excess water flows

The water level at the Mullaperiyar dam touched 142 feet Friday, following which the Tamil Nadu government sounded a warning to the Kerala authorities that the shutters of the dam might be opened. Since last night with the water level rising Tamil Nadu started drawing water towards the Vaigai dam to ensure that the water level is below 142 feet. ...

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Panneerselvam to File Case Against Construction of Dam Over Cauvery River

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam is prepared to file a petition in the apex court requesting the stay on Karnataka’s plan of constructing dam over the Cauvery river, on Tuesday. According to a statement issued here, Panneerselvam said a petition will be filed in the Supreme Court on Tuesday seeking for a stay order against Karnataka’s plans to construct ...

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Mullaperiyar Dam: Panneerselvam to Raise Water Level, Kerala Shudders in Fear

After the Supreme Court rejected Kerala government’s plea seeking its direction for lowering the water level in Mullaperiyar dam causing safety concern to residents, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam on Sunday sought cooperation to store water up to 142 ft. In a fear of the rising water level that might led to a flood, Kerala CM Oommen Chandy has ...

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