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Mahanadi water dispute: BJP leader insists matter should not be made political, urges CWC to act
India

Mahanadi water dispute: BJP leader insists matter should not be made political, urges CWC to act

Senior BJP leader Bijoy Mohapatra urged the CWC to facilitate an agreement between Odisha and Chhattisgarh for proper sharing of the Mahanadi river water

Odisha govt blames Chhattishgarh for giving wrong information on Mahanadi water flow
India

Odisha govt blames Chhattishgarh for giving wrong information on Mahanadi water flow

Odisha government alleged that Chhattishgarh government was giving wrong information on the flow of water to Hirakud reservoir in the downstream of Mahanadi.

Cauvery dispute: Centre constitutes team to assess ground realities of basin area
India

Cauvery dispute: Centre constitutes team to assess ground realities of basin area

The Centre on Wednesday constituted a high-level technical team to visit the Cauvery basin area to assess the ground realities there.

Cauvery dispute: SC directs supervisory committee to assess 'ground realities'
India

Cauvery dispute: SC directs supervisory committee to assess 'ground realities'

A supervisory committee, led by Central Water Commission chairman GS Jha, will visit the Cauvery basin area from 7 October to 15 October to assess "ground realities" as directed by the Supreme Court, a top official said on Tuesday.

Central teams to assess drought-hit areas in the country
India

Central teams to assess drought-hit areas in the country

The Central Water Commission and the Central Ground Water Board will identify water resources management challenges

The great Indian water crisis: Data drought compounds depleting stock
India

The great Indian water crisis: Data drought compounds depleting stock

According to a government survey of ground water units in 2011, 16 percent of the units across 30 states and six UTs were in the "over exploited" category.

Eknath Khadse: There goes the magnificent minister in his flying machine
Politics

Eknath Khadse: There goes the magnificent minister in his flying machine

The CWC teams should be able to to provide evidence of the truth behind Eknath Khadse’s not so magnificent sortie by helicopter and the accusation that he allowed the use of 10,000 litres of water in arid Latur to construct a helipad for his convenience.

Hard realities: On World Water Day, India faces worst water crisis in decade
India

Hard realities: On World Water Day, India faces worst water crisis in decade

As World Water Day is marked today, water levels at Indian reservoirs are 71 per cent of last year, or 74 per cent of average storage over the last decade, the CWC data reveal.

After land it's dams: Congress seeks to cash in on anti-dam sentiment in Chhattisgarh
Politics

After land it's dams: Congress seeks to cash in on anti-dam sentiment in Chhattisgarh

Chhattisgarh is embroiled in decades old inter-state water disputes with Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Odisha, Uttar Pradesh and Maharashtra.

Jammu and Kashmir set to get modern flood forecasting system
India

Jammu and Kashmir set to get modern flood forecasting system

Jammu and Kashmir is all set to get its first, modern Flood Forecasting System.

No danger of Kosi flooding, 70,000 people still evacuated for safety
India

No danger of Kosi flooding, 70,000 people still evacuated for safety

Government today said so far there is no rise in the water level of river Kosi and there is no imminent danger but all precautionary measures are in place to deal with any eventuality.

India should sponsor a UN resolution against Lanka on genocide: Jaya
India

India should sponsor a UN resolution against Lanka on genocide: Jaya

"I request that India should sponsor a resolution in the United Nations condemning the genocide in Sri Lanka and to hold to account all those responsible for the genocide and thereby render justice to Tamils in Sri Lanka," the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister has said in the memorandum submitted to the Prime Minister.

 Govt to fast track 40,000 MW hydro power projects: Scindia
India

Govt to fast track 40,000 MW hydro power projects: Scindia

The domestic power sector is grappling with multiple woes including acute shortage of coal, delay in getting clearances and poor financial health of electricity distribution companies.

SC refuses to entertain contempt plea of TN against Karnataka
Politics

SC refuses to entertain contempt plea of TN against Karnataka

The Supreme Court on Monday refused to entertain a contempt petition filed by Tamil Nadu against Karnataka in the Cauvery water dispute case after noting that the latter has complied with its direction to release 2.44 TMC feet of water to the aggrieved state.

Karnataka urges PM not to notify final award of Cauvery Tribunal
India

Karnataka urges PM not to notify final award of Cauvery Tribunal

With just two days left for the deadline set by the Supreme Court, Karnataka CM Jagdish Shettar asked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh not to notify the proposed final award of the Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal.

Cauvery row: Central team in Tiruchi to assess condition of crops
India

Cauvery row: Central team in Tiruchi to assess condition of crops

The Supreme Court had directed the Central Water Commission Chairman to appoint an expert panel of three members to visit the delta region.