Goa environmentalists cheer Pramod Sawant's proposal for rain harvesting, raising ground water level
t the NITI Ayog's meeting in New Delhi on Saturday, Sawant said his government would take steps to ensure proper rainwater harvesting to overcome scarcity in the state. Karnataka and Goa, the riparian states of Mahadayi, have been locked in a bitter battle over the sharing of water of the river. Environmentalist Sachin Tendulkar said that the focus should be on rainwater recharge in higher reaches and foothills of the state through micro watershed-based approach.
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Diversion of the Mahadayi river water by Maharashtra and Karnataka won't have any impact on Goa, said an official.
Mahadayi dispute: Tribunal awards Karnataka additional 5.5 TMC of river water, ends 50-year row with Goa
Karnataka and Goa, the riparian states of the Mahadayi — known as the Mandovi river in Goa — had been locked in a bitter battle over sharing the waters of the river for some 50 years.
Shiv Sena hits out at Amit Shah over his silence on Mahadayi water dispute, terms it admission of 'guilt'
The Shiv Sena on Monday hit out at BJP president Amit Shah over his silence on the Mahadayi water dispute while delivering a speech to party workers on Sunday.
BJP president Amit Shah on Monday said the party would solve the Mahadayi river water sharing dispute with neighbouring Goa if it is voted to power in the upcoming Assembly polls.
Mahadayi row: Siddaramaiah says he will seek Narendra Modi's intervention if Manohar Parikar doesn't address issue soon
Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah on Saturday said he was still open for discussions with Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar to find an amicable solution to the inter-state Mahadayi river water sharing row.
Karnataka bandh disrupts normal life; protests bring Bengaluru, Mysuru to a halt, BJP, Congress trade political barbs
Normal life was disrupted in different parts of Karnataka due to a bandh called by pro-Kannada outfits demanding the Prime Minister's intervention in Mahadayi dispute.
Manohar Parrikar blames media for blowing Mahadayi river dispute 'out of proportion'; issue to be fought before tribunal
Making a U-turn on Mahadayi river water sharing issue, Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar on Wednesday said that ongoing dispute with Karnataka will be fought before the Mahadayi Water Disputes Tribunal