The Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected a Karnataka governments plea expressing its inability to provide 2000 cusecs of Cauvery river water daily to Tamil Nadu due to shortage of drinking water. A three-judge bench presided over by Justice Dipak Misra allowed ... Deccan Herald, 1 month ago
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With successive droughts owing to below par rainfall and waterbodies having gone bone dry, the only option left before the government to address water woes in the parched taluks of Krishna basin in the district is to expedite the implementation of Upper ...Deccan Herald, 1 month ago
Melamarungoor, Sivagangai district (Tamil Nadu): Mazharkodi Dhanasekar has a radiant smile and is keen to talk about her achievements, which, as it emerges, are considerable: Building 650 toilets and making her panchayat in southern Tamil Nadu free of ...Sify, 1 month ago
Kerala, Andhra, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka are facing a severe drought this year, affecting many lives. Karnataka: Worst drought in decades The Krishnaraja Sagara Dam, which stores water from the Cauvery river, is hitting its dead storage level, a 15-year low. Dead storage is when the remaining volume of water is below the level of the lowest outlet; it cannot be accessed under normal operating conditions. The authorities have said summer crops cannot be irrigated. A new crisis is brewing, after ...Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
The Centre has decided to go ahead with a project to extract hydrocarbons from a village in the delta region of Tamil Nadu, despite fierce opposition from locals. The people of Neduvasal in the Pudukottai district had called off their agitation earlier this ...catchnews.com, 3 weeks ago
Chief Minister Siddaramaiah has created history by presenting the 12th budget of Karnataka. However, there seems to be nothing much for Mysuru, his home district, and the old Mysuru region. Siddaramaiah is just one short of the record of the late chief ...Deccan Herald, 1 month ago
The fast-depleting water level in Hemavathi dam in the taluk, much before the onset of summer, has created anxiety among the people on how the authorities would address the drinking water needs of the city, this year. Hemavathi dam has a storage capacity of ...Deccan Herald, 1 month ago
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