It's not good news for delta farmers. For the second consecutive year, the Mettur reservoir will not be opened for irrigation as per schedule on June 12. Times of India, 5 days ago
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In a big relief to Tamil Nadu, the Supreme Court on Friday directed the Centre to constitute a Supervisory Committee with the Secretary, Union Ministry of Water Resources as Chairman and the Chief Secretaries of the States of Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, ...The Hindu, 1 week ago TN moves Supreme Court for Cauvery Management Board The Hindu, 2 months ago
The Supreme Court on Monday issued notice to the Centre, the States of Karnataka and Kerala and the Union Territory of Puducherry on an application from Tamil Nadu for a direction to the Centre to constitute the Cauvery Management Board (CMB) and ...The Hindu, 3 weeks ago
"Even if the southwest monsoon were to be normal (as predicted by various agencies), I would appeal farmers to exercise abundant caution before going in for kuruvai. Even to think of kuruvai at this stage, without observing the behaviour of monsoon, ...The Hindu, 4 weeks ago
With the ground water table depleting rapidly in view of the drought like conditions, Tiruchi Corporation has just begun to dig additional borewells on the river bed. Next summer, it will most likely be spared of the trouble. Just a few metres ...The Hindu, 1 month ago
The Cauvery river bed has turned bone dry and the water table in the city has slumped already. With a long summer ahead, the Tiruchirapalli City Corporation is gearing up to meet the city's drinking water requirements over the next three or four ...The Hindu, 1 month ago
Rampant pollution caused by untreated effluents let into the Cauvery river and its tributaries in Tamil Nadu by mainly textile dyeing units, has resulted in the virtual "death" of large stretches of the river system, according to a conference of farmers and ...Deccan Herald, 1 month ago
For Iyya Kannu and his family, it will be first time in six decades that they are not growing summer paddy this year. They own some 20 acres in the key delta area of Tiruchi district in Tamil Nadu. "Last week, we farmers in Musiri, Thottiyam in ...Hindu Business Line, 1 month ago
On January 17, the top brass of Indian security and Intelligence huddled to review the threat perception to vital installations. Only a day before, there had been a terror attack on a British Petroleum gas facility in Algeria that left dozens dead.New Indian Express, 1 month ago
District Collector Jayashree Muralidharan on Friday expressed her unhappiness over the failure of a large number of farmers failing to insure their crops "despite my persistent advice." Speaking at the agriculturists' grievances day, she pointed out ...The Hindu, 1 month ago
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