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Mullaperiyar dam row: SC grants time to Tamil Nadu to file rejoinder to Kerala's plea
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Mullaperiyar dam row: SC grants time to Tamil Nadu to file rejoinder to Kerala's plea

The Supreme Court on Friday granted three weeks time to Tamil Nadu to file a rejoinder in support of its plea alleging that the neighbouring state of Kerala was not allowing it to maintain the Mullaperiyar Dam.

Centre will help Kerala, Tamil Nadu reach amicable settlement over Mullaperiyar: Ram Madhav
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Centre will help Kerala, Tamil Nadu reach amicable settlement over Mullaperiyar: Ram Madhav

The Centre would do everything possible to reach an amicable understanding between Kerala and Tamil Nadu on the inter-state Mullaperiyar Dam issue.

Kerala govt to oppose any proposal to raise water level of Mullaperiyar dam
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Kerala govt to oppose any proposal to raise water level of Mullaperiyar dam

Kerala government made it clear that the state would oppose any proposal to raise the water level of Mullaperiyar dam.

Opposition wants Kerala CM to stick to traditional stand on Mullaperiyar dam
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Opposition wants Kerala CM to stick to traditional stand on Mullaperiyar dam

The opposition wanted the new government to follow the same stand taken by the previous governments in the state on the Mullaperiyar Dam issue.

Mullaperiyar issue: Kerala CM Pinarayi's bold new stand is better for ties with TN
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Mullaperiyar issue: Kerala CM Pinarayi's bold new stand is better for ties with TN

In other words, at least obliquely, Pinarayi doesn’t agree with the consensus view Kerala has drummed up over the years that the dam is unsafe.

Mullaperiyar dam: Tamil Nadu govt withdraws plea seeking CISF deployment
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Mullaperiyar dam: Tamil Nadu govt withdraws plea seeking CISF deployment

The Tamil Nadu government on Wednesday withdrew its interim plea seeking deployment of CISF to protect Mullaperiyar dam in Kerala after the Supreme Court objected to filing of such pleas in an already decided case.

Kerala, TN parliamentarians exchange barbs on safety of Mullaperiyar dam
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Kerala, TN parliamentarians exchange barbs on safety of Mullaperiyar dam

Raising the issue during Zero Hour, NK Premchandran (RSP) said that concern was voiced at an all-party meeting in Thiruvananthapuram over the findings of the monitoring committee appointed by the Supreme Court on the issue of safety of the dam.

Mullaperiyar issue: TN should understand concerns on rising water level, says Chandy
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Mullaperiyar issue: TN should understand concerns on rising water level, says Chandy

With water level in the Mullaperiyar dam touching the 142 foot mark, Kerala CM Chandy urged Tamil Nadu to "understand" its concerns over dam's stability.

Uma Bharati calls for meeting to resolve Mullaperiyar issue
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Uma Bharati calls for meeting to resolve Mullaperiyar issue

Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharati has called a meeting of water resources ministers of Tamil Nadu and Kerala to discuss the issue of rising water level in the Mullaperiyar dam.

As water level in Mullaperiyar dam rises, Kerala CM calls for all-party meet
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As water level in Mullaperiyar dam rises, Kerala CM calls for all-party meet

Even as the water level at Mullaperiyar dam in Idukki district touches an alarming 141.6 ft, Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy has called for an all party meeting next Wednesday to discuss the situation.

Centre forms committee to monitor FRL in Mullaperiyar Dam
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Centre forms committee to monitor FRL in Mullaperiyar Dam

The Centre has constituted a three-member supervisory committee headed by a senior Central Water Commission (CWC) official to supervise the restoration of Full Reservoir Level (FRL) in the Mullaperiyar Dam to the elevation of 142 feet.

Kerala assembly to discuss Mullaperiyar dam issue on 9 June
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Kerala assembly to discuss Mullaperiyar dam issue on 9 June

Kerala assembly will discuss on 9 June, the Mullaperiyar dam issue in the wake of the Supreme Court rejecting the state's contention that the 119-year-old dam was unsafe.

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

Time for Kerala govt to admit Mullaperiyar fear was a hoax
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Time for Kerala govt to admit Mullaperiyar fear was a hoax

The voices of protest in the state don’t take into consideration any of the expert committee views or the verdict of the Supreme Court.

Mullaperiyar row: Sincerity of a committee member questioned after SC verdict
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Mullaperiyar row: Sincerity of a committee member questioned after SC verdict

The blame game over the Supreme Court's verdict striking down the 2006 Kerala act which restricted the water level in Mullaperiyar dam took a turn on Sunday

Tamil Nadu officials reach Mullaperiyar dam to raise water level
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Tamil Nadu officials reach Mullaperiyar dam to raise water level

The steps come after the Supreme Court Wednesday struck down a Kerala assembly act that restricted the water level at the dam at 136 feet.

Idukki comes to halt due to bandh over SC's Mullaperiyar order
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Idukki comes to halt due to bandh over SC's Mullaperiyar order

The hartal was called to express apprehensions of the people over the apex court order yesterday

Mullaperiyar dam row: SC permits raising of water levels
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Mullaperiyar dam row: SC permits raising of water levels

The apex court had on 21 August, last year, reserved its verdict on the legal battle between Tamil Nadu and Kerala governments over Mullaperiyar dam.

SC rejects Kerala's plea on Mullaperiyar issue
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SC rejects Kerala's plea on Mullaperiyar issue

The Supreme Court on Friday rejected the Kerala government's plea to bring on record new data to counter an expert's committee report that the Mullaperiyar Dam structure was safe.

Mullaperiyar dam: SC orders digitisation of experts' report
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Mullaperiyar dam: SC orders digitisation of experts' report

The five-judge bench of the court had earlier constituted the expert committee to examine afresh the safety aspect of the dam.