Tag: Mahanadi Dispute

Mahanadi Tribunal: Odisha submits names of representatives

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: Odisha has apprised the Mahanadi Tribunal that Chief Secretary and Water Resources secretary will represent the state in the case. As required by the Tribunal, Odisha government has already sent names of two representatives -Chief Secretary Aditya Padhi and Water Resources secretary Pradeep Jena. According to sources, the Tribunal will soon send a […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
Single tribunal to expedite Mahanadi water dispute settlement: Meghwal

Bhubaneswar/Raipur: Union Minister of State for Water Resources Arjun Ram Meghwal said that a single national Tribunal will help resolve the Mahanadi inter-state river dispute between Odisha and Chhattisgarh. “The Centre is mulling setting up a single tribunal by amending the existing inter-state River Water Dispute Act. A revised bill regarding this was sent to […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Sensitise public on Mahanadi: CM to partymen

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday called upon his party workers to sensitise the general public on how the BJP government is working against the welfare of the state. Blaming the Chhattisgarh government and the Centre at the “Mahanadi Mahasammelani” symposium at party headquarters in Bhubaneswar, Patnaik said, “The Chhattisgarh government and the […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Cabinet approves Tribunal for Mahanadi water dispute

New Delhi/ Bhubaneswar: In a major respite for Odisha government, the Union Cabinet on Tuesday approved the proposal to set up a Tribunal to resolve the ongoing Mahanadi water dispute with neighboring Chhattisgarh. The Tribunal shall determine sharing of water based on availability of water in the complete Mahanadi basin, contribution of each State, present […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Stop construction work on Mahanadi: Odisha CM urges PM

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to ask the Union Ministry of Water Resources to issue necessary directions to Chhattisgarh to stop construction work on six barrages on Mahanadi River. Patnaik in a letter has sought intervention of the Prime Minister for implementation of the Supreme Court order […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Tribunal only way to resolve Mahanadi dispute: Naveen

Bhubaneswar: Formation of a Tribunal is the only way out to resolve the ongoing Mahanadi river water dispute with neighbouring Chhattisgarh government, said Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday. Speaking at the Odisha Round Table Conclave organised by Business Standard, Patnaik said that previous efforts of finding solution through talks have failed with the […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Gadkari urges CM Naveen to resolve Mahanadi dispute through discussion

Bhubaneswar: Water Resources Minister Nitin Gadkari has urged Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to settle the Mahanadi water dispute with Chhattisgarh through mutual discussion. In a letter to CM Naveen, the Union Minister said that formation of tribunal on such dispute only delays the solution. Records show that solution to water disputes through tribunals take […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Mahanadi row: Odisha to set up House Committee

Bhubaneswar: With Centre unlikely to constitute a tribunal to resolve Mahanadi water dispute between with Chhattisgarh, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today informed that a House Committee led by Assembly Speaker and comprising leaders from all political parties will be constituted to chalk out a strategy to protect the State’s interests in the matter. The […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Mahanadi row: Special tribunal waiting for cabinet approval says Civil society body

Bhubaneswar: At a time when the Supreme Court has set the ball rolling on inter-state Mahanadi water sharing dispute, Agami Odisha, a civil society forum fighting for protection of Odisha’s interests under the banner of Mahanadi Banchao Andolan said `a special tribunal on the row awaits Union Cabinet approval. Speaking to mediapersons on arrival here […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Set up tribunal to resolve Mahanadi dispute: BJD in LS

New Delhi: Odisha has once again reiterated its demand for setting up a tribunal for resolving the ongoing water dispute with neighbouring Chhattisgarh. Raising the issue during the Zero Hour in Lok Sabha on Thursday, leader of BJD’s Parliamentary party Bhartruhari Mahatab accused the Centre of intentionally delaying the formation of the tribunal. “In 2016-17, […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Satyagraha on Mahanadi water dispute begins in New Delhi

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: More than 200 activists of Agami Odisha, a regional outfit, today began a five-day Satyagraha by the name Mahanadi Bachao Andolan to put pressure on the Centre to constitute a tribunal to resolve the inter-state water sharing dispute between Odisha and Chhattisgarh. Activists staged dharna and showcased songs, dance to create awareness on […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
SC to hear Mahanadi river water dispute case today

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: The Supreme Court will hear a petition moved by the Odisha government on the Mahanadi River water dispute today. A three-judge bench including Chief Justice J S Khehar will hear the case on the inter-state river water dispute between Odisha and Chhattisgarh. Earlier, on July 25, the Centre and both the state governments […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Mahanadi row: Negotiation committee calls it quits

Bhubaneswar: The Negotiation Committee constituted by Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation to resolve the Mahanadi water dispute between Odisha and Chhattisgarh has decided not to hold any more meetings. The committee stated that no amicable settlement on the issue was reached as both the states are not providing facts on Mahanadi. […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Set up tribunal to resolve Mahanadi dispute: Bhartruhari Mahtab

Bhubaneswar: BJD MP Bhartruhari Mahtab on Friday accused the Union Government of procrastinating the Mahanadi water issue which has now snowballed into a major controversy between Odisha and Chhattisgarh. Mahtab’s statements came soon after Minister of State for Water Resource Sanjiv Baliyan in a letter claimed that efforts were on from his ministry to resolve […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
BJD’s 4-hr strike in 4 Mahanadi-affected districts tomorrow

Bhubaneswar: A four-hour strike has been called by the BJD on Saturday in four districts of Odisha over Mahanadi water dispute. Besides, rallies will be held in the four districts today afternoon along with roadside meetings. This was informed by BJD Vice-President Prasanna Acharya at a Press Meet here today. The strike will commence from […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021

Vidhan Sabha Election Result

Chhattisgarh 54
Telangana 63
Rajasthan 117
MadhyaPradesh 166

Rajasthan, MP, Chhattisgarh, Telangana