Tag: Mahanadi River Dispute

Odisha Chhattisgarh river meet today amid Mahanadi flood
Odisha-Chhattisgarh meet on river water sharing amid Mahanadi flood today

Amid grave flood situation in Mahanadi river basin and spate in several other rivers in Odisha following week-long heavy rainfall activities in the state as well as in Chhattisgarh, the governments of both the neighbouring states are set to meet today for high-level talks on chalking out strategies for river water sharing.

  • Tuesday, 16 August 2022
Mahanadi Dispute: Tribunal directs Odisha to submit affidavit

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: The Mahanadi River Disputes Tribunal on Saturday directed the Odisha government to submit an affidavit basing on its petition filled seeking a stay order on the construction of barrages by neighbouring Chhattisgarh. The Tribunal directed the Odisha government to submit an affidavit within two weeks while the next hearing has been scheduled to […]

  • Monday, 26 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
Odisha CM urges PM to expedite formation of Mahanadi tribunal

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik urged Prime Minster Narendra Modi to expedite the process for formation of a tribunal to resolve the ongoing Mahanadi river water dispute between Odisha and Chhattisgarh. In a letter to the PM on Tuesday, Patnaik stated, “The delay in constituting the tribunal has been proving to be an advantage for […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
An IAS officer misled CM Naveen during Mahanadi dispute meet: Uma Bharti

Cuttack: With the dispute over Mahanadi River water sharing between Odisha and Chhattisgarh failing to reach a consensus, Union Minister Uma Bharti made a startling revelation during her visit to Odisha on Thursday. The senior BJP leader accused a bureaucrat of influencing CM Naveen Patnaik during a meeting held to resolve the ongoing Mahandi dispute. […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
Will Mahanadi survive? 'Chhattisgarh planning 1800 more projects’

Bhubaneswar: As Odisha is eagerly waiting for a resolution in the Mahanadi water dispute, Chhattisgarh seems to be planning more projects to further throttle the water flow of the river. Data furnished by the Centre in the Rajya Sabha has not only raised doubts over an amicable solution in the long-standing dispute between Odisha and […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
Amidst Mahanadi river row, Hirakud reservoir storage this monsoon drops to a decade low!

Bhubaneswar: Hirakud and Rengali reservoirs current storage with respect to live capacity at Full Reservoir Level (FRL) hit a decade low this year as on August 9. As per latest data available with the Water resources department, with the current live storage of 0.854 billion cubic metres (BCM), Hirakud’s current storage in proportion to the […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
Mahanadi Water Dispute Leaving Odisha High & Dry, 15 Districts Staring At A Thirsty Summer!

Bhubaneswar: Be it the construction of barrages over Mahanadi by Chhattisgarh government or negligence and the lack of vision by Odisha government, the direct effect of a dry riverbed during the non-monsoon season has threatened livelihood of lakhs of people in 15 districts of Odisha. Two pictures of Mahanadi, one at Kalma in Chhattisgarh and […]

  • Sunday, 04 April 2021