TN, Karnataka appear heading for a face-off over Mekedatu

The contentious Cauvery issue took the centre stage again Thursday with the Tamilnadu assembly adopting a resolution urging the Union government to withdraw its approval for preparing a DPR on the proposed Mekedatu dam across the river in Karnataka and the upper riparian state asserting that the project was its “right.” Continue Reading

Mekedatu: DMK, AIADMK stage protest in Speaker’s chamber

MLAs of DMK and those in the opposition AIADMK Wednesday staged a separate sit in protest at the chamber of Speaker V Vaithilingam, demanding a special assembly session to condemn the Centre for granting permission to Karnataka to prepare a DPR on Mekadatu dam across Cauvery river. Continue Reading

TN Assembly session convened; Stalin welcomes govt’s move

DMK president M K Stalin today welcomed the convening of the Tamilnadu Assembly on Thursday based on the request of the Opposition parties to discuss Mekedatu issue. Continue Reading