Tag: Chhattisgarh Government

After Mahanadi, Chhattisgarh targeting Ib River: BJD

Bhubaneswar: Ib River is the next target of Chhattisgarh government after Mahanadi, alleged BJD in a presser today. The ruling party claimed that while the Mahanadi water dispute is still unresolved and the tribunal is yet to start functioning, the neighbouring State has started construction of a barrage on Maini river, the major tributary of […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Chhattisgarh shuts 64 gates of Kalma barrage

Bhubaneswar: Chhattisgarh government continues to show its highhandedness over the Mahanadi water dispute after the Raman Singh government today shut down the gates of Kalma barrage once again. Even as the dispute over Mahanadi river water between both the states is yet to be resolved, the Chhattisgarh government closed as many as 64 gates out […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Place demand for formation of tribunal to resolve Mahanadi row, CPM tells Odisha govt

Bhubaneswar: The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPM) today urged the Odisha government to place its demand before the Centre for formation of a tribunal to resolve the ongoing Mahanadi water row with the Chhattisgarh government. On this issue, hundreds of CPM activists, led by senior leader Janardan Pati, took out a rally from Master Canteen […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Mahanadi row: C’garh to submit detailed info at CM-level meeting

Bhubaneswar: The Chhattisgarh Government has decided to submit detailed information along with facts and figures at the tripartite meeting to be held over the Mahanadi water issue in Delhi the second week this month. The decision was taken at a meeting held between Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh and senior officers of the State in […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
BJD 'Kalasa Jatra' reaches Sambalpur

Sambalpur: The seven-day Kalasa Jatra launched by the Biju Mahila Janata Dal on August 20 protesting against the unilateral constructions in the upstream of the Mahanadi river by Chhattisgarh government today reached Sambalpur with women activists of the party taking out a procession in the city. Members of the women’s wing of the ruling party […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Mahanadi row: BJD begins Kalasa Jatra from Bargarh

Bargarh: Intensifying its Mahanadi Banchao Andolan in protest against the constructions in the upstream of the Mahanadi river by the Chhattisgarh Government, the Biju Mahila Janata Dal, the women’s wing of the ruling BJD launched a Kalasa Jatra in Bargarh district today. Hundreds of BJD women took out a procession on the streets of the […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Arpa-Bhaisajhar Barrage Project
Pradhan for joint regulatory board with Chhattisgarh on sharing of Mahanadi water

Bhubaneswar: Accusing the Odisha government of sleeping while Chhattisgarh obtained environmental clearance from the Union Ministry of Forest and Environment (MoEF) for the Arpa-Bhaisajhar Barrage Project on May 8, 2015, Union Petroleum and Natural Gas minister Dharmendra Pradhan today advised the government to form a joint regulatory board with the Chhattisgarh government on sharing of […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Sukma killings: Chhattisgarh government opposes CBI probe plea

New Delhi: The Chhattisgarh government on Monday opposed in the Supreme Court a plea for a CBI inquiry into the killing of 15 alleged Maoists by security forces in Sukma district on August 6, terming it bogus. Appearing for the state, senior advocate Mukul Rohatgi disputed the claims of the petitioner NGO and told the […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
BJD mahanadi, Polavaram
Op-Ed: Odisha Must Assert Its Rights Over Mahanadi

By Ashutosh Mishra Bhubaneswar: A section of the media has reported that Chhattisgarh is planning more projects on Mahanadi, the river considered to be the lifeline of people in Odisha. One of the mightiest rivers of the country it caters to the water needs of people in around 15 districts of the state. It is […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
Village split by Odisha-Chhattisgarh border, spills a dichotomy

Bhubaneswar/Koraput: Nothing can present the vivid dichotomy of governance better than the Chandili village under Kotpad block of Koraput district which is divided by a pucca road from Dhanpunji village that falls under the jurisdiction of Chhattisgarh government. Being a single village, the road has not only given two names to the village but also […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021