S P Velumani appeals to TN people to take up #rainwaterchallenge

With parts of Tamilnadu including Chennai facing a water crisis, State municipal administration minister S P Velumani on Tuesday urged people of the state to take up the ‘rainwater challenge’, as he appealed to celebrities and volunteers to spread the word. Continue Reading

Chennai water crisis: People protest through art, music

Tamilnadu is reeling under severe water shortage. A group of people led by an NGO in Chennai staged a protest yesterday to highlight the issue and draw the government’s attention. Continue Reading

Water scarcity: TN seeks Rs 1,000 cr from Centre

The Tamilnadu government on Friday sought a special package of Rs 1,000 crore from the Centre to tackle the acute water crisis in the State on the lines of allocation made to Maharashtra. Continue Reading

TNCC president says TN must seek water from neighbouring States

Charging Municipal Administration Minister S P Velumani with lying that there is no water crisis in Tamilnadu, Tamil Nadu Congress Committee (TNCC) president K S Alagiri says the government has not been able to give water to the parched tongues of the State. Continue Reading

Chennai won’t face water crisis, Minister Velumani assures Assembly

In what might come as a relief to Chennaiites fearing an acute water crisis this summer, Municipal Administration Minister S P Velumani today said the city will not face scarcity as 4 tmc ft of water from the Krishna river will reach the metropolis by April. Continue Reading