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Mullaperiyar dam: Kerala maintains SC committee report against them
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Mullaperiyar dam: Kerala maintains SC committee report against them

The Kerala Water Resources Minister PJ Joseph said they are confident that their demand for a new dam will be accepted by the Supreme Court.

Mullaperiyar row: Jaya wants central forces guarding dam
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Mullaperiyar row: Jaya wants central forces guarding dam

Jayalalithaa has told the Prime Minister that if central forces are not sent to guard the dam she will deploy state forces. This comes as Kerala has restricted Tamil Nadu officials from carrying out repair works on the dam.

'Whipping up emotions on Mullaperiyar report unfortunate'
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'Whipping up emotions on Mullaperiyar report unfortunate'

Member of the Supreme Court on Mullaperiyar Dam Justice K T Thomas said it was unfortunate that some quarters sought to whip up emotions on the panel's report, instead of looking at it rationally.

Mullaperiyar dam: it’s our science versus your science now
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Mullaperiyar dam: it’s our science versus your science now

With two Kerala ministers and the Kerala Congress refusing to accept the SC-appointed committee's findings on the Mullaperiyar dam, the dispute between Kerala and Tamil Nadu has become one more based in politics than in science.

Mullaperiyar dam is safe: SC-appointed committee
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Mullaperiyar dam is safe: SC-appointed committee

The report has hugely boosted the stand taken by Tamil Nadu while Kerala now hope for some sort of salvage when the apex court asks for responses on the report.

Mullaperiyar dam is safe: where is that minister who cried death?
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Mullaperiyar dam is safe: where is that minister who cried death?

The categorical safety clearance to the 116 year old Mullaperiyar dam by the empowered committee of the Supreme Court is a huge blow to Kerala.

Mullaperiyar dam: We have no info on panel report, says Chandy
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Mullaperiyar dam: We have no info on panel report, says Chandy

Media reports suggested that the panel had given due consideration to Kerala's concerns on the safety of the 119-year-old dam.

SC-appointed panel finalises report on Mullaperiyar Dam
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SC-appointed panel finalises report on Mullaperiyar Dam

The much-awaited report on various aspects of the structure will be submitted it to the apex court on Wednesday.

The many dangers of interlinking rivers
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The many dangers of interlinking rivers

The Supreme Court last fortnight ordered the government to interlink rivers of the north with those of the south.

TN a victim of Centre's 'persistent indifference': Rosaiah
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TN a victim of Centre's 'persistent indifference': Rosaiah

Making it clear that it would not compromise on its rights on the Mullaperiyar Dam issue, the AIADMK alleged it was a victim of the Centre's "persistent indifference" and accused Kerala of whipping up "mass fear and insecurity" over the row.

Strike over Mullaperiyar issue evokes partial response
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Strike over Mullaperiyar issue evokes partial response

The dawn to dusk state wide hartal called by "Mullaperiyar Samrakshna Samithi", a forum supporting Kerala's stand on constructing a new dam, has managed to evoke only a partial response in Kerala.

Mullaperiyar: DMK chief jumps on chauvinistic bandwagon
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Mullaperiyar: DMK chief jumps on chauvinistic bandwagon

Kerala must cede dam catchment land, says Karunanidhi.

Pennycuick gets a memorial and Jaya one-ups Chandy
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Pennycuick gets a memorial and Jaya one-ups Chandy

Jayalaitha's announcement of giving a memorial to John Pennycuick, the British engineer Colonel , who constructed the Mullaperiyar dam more than 100 years ago, will most certainly evoke public passion for the present dam and the emotions associated with it.

Chandy backtracks on joint ownership, seeks TN assent on new dam
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Chandy backtracks on joint ownership, seeks TN assent on new dam

Today’s interaction with Chennai scribes was the latest in Chandy's media strategy to generate favourable opinion on the issue in Tamil Nadu but the journalists were not impressed.

Mullaperiyar: Kerala CM Chandy courts TN journos
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Mullaperiyar: Kerala CM Chandy courts TN journos

The Kerala Chief Minister has invited journalists from Tamil Nadu to give them an update on the Mullaperiyar dispute.

Kerala's stand for a new dam gaining acceptance: Chandy
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Kerala's stand for a new dam gaining acceptance: Chandy

Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy today said the state government will reply to the Supreme Court empowered committee this week on ownership mechanism for the proposed dam.

 File response on Mullaperiyar Dam: Panel to TN, Kerala
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File response on Mullaperiyar Dam: Panel to TN, Kerala

The panel asked both states to file their response to the issue by Friday.

PM has assured to take steps for friendly TN-Kerala ties: Karuna
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PM has assured to take steps for friendly TN-Kerala ties: Karuna

Karunanidhi met the PM and submitted a memorandum seeking his intervention to end attacks on Tamils in Kerala after the row erupted afresh following Kerala's insistence on building a new dam.

Mullaperiyar: Is there now light at the end of the tunnel?
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Mullaperiyar: Is there now light at the end of the tunnel?

For the first time since the Mullaperiyar dam agitation began, moderate voices from within Kerala have dented the seemingly united and hardline stand of the state on a politically inflammable issue.

Jaya meets PM; raises Mullaperiyar issue, seeks financial package
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Jaya meets PM; raises Mullaperiyar issue, seeks financial package

Soon after the PM's arrival to Tamil Nadu, Jayalalithaa met him at Raj Bhavan and submitted a memorandum making a host of demands.