Tag: Mahanadi

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'Chhattisgarh planning to turn Odisha into desert’

Bhubaneswar: At a time when the Mahanadi water dispute is still unresolved and the tribunal is yet to begin its proceedings, the Chhattisgarh government’s construction of a dam on the upper catchment of Ib River at Gulu in Jashpur district has raised further concerns for Odisha. According to sources, Chhattisgarh’s construction of a dam at […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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Mahanadi dispute: Row between Odisha, Chhattisgarh intensifies

Bhubaneswar: Odisha on Monday strongly opposed illegal construction of barrages by neighbouring Chhattisgarh government during the Regional Conference of Eastern States on Water Resources convened by the Central government at Kolkata. At the meeting held under the chairmanship of Union Minister of State for Water Resources, Odisha’s Food and Consumer Welfare Minister Surya Narayan Patro […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
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Closure of Kalma barrage gates: Mahanadi Bachao Andolan to launch stir

Bhubaneswar: Regional outfit ‘Mahanadi Bachao Andolan’ has decided to launch a signature campaign and a ‘padyatra’ from Kalma to Puri on April 11 demanding opening of gates of Kalma Barrage by Chhattisgarh till further orders of the Mahanadi Water Dispute Tribunal. The outfit is planning to collect 1 lakh signatures and will present it before […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
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Drowning incidents mar Holi celebrations

Berhampur/Cuttack: Holi celebration was on Friday marred by drowning of at least two persons while taking bath in separate water bodies in Odisha. In Ganjam district, one person got drowned in Gopalpur sea at the Haripur Ghat while two others went missing in the sea following Holi celebrations in the city. The deceased was identified […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
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Truck falls off bridge into Mahanadi; driver, helper missing

Paradip: The driver and the helper of a truck are still missing after the vehicle fell off a bridge over Mahanadi river near Bhutamundai in Paradip late last night. Personnel of the Kujang fire brigade unit and the Orissa Disaster Rapid Action Force (ODRAF) launched a rescue operation this morning after receiving information. Till last […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
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BJD pulls up Chhattisgarh, Centre on MoEF letter on Mahanadi dispute

Bhubaneswar: Adding to the ongoing Mahanadi water dispute between Odisha and Chhattisgarh, the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) today once again pulled up both the Centre and Chhattisgarh government citing a letter of Ministry of Forest and Environment (MoEF) which had slapped a show cause notice on the neighbouring State over violation of environmental norms. […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
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Tribunal on Mahanadi in 3 months: Nitin Gadkari

New Delhi: While maintaining that a discussion will be a better way to resolve the Mahanadi dispute and ensure enough water for Odisha, Minister for Road Transport & Highways, Shipping and Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation Nitin Gadkari said that the centre acknowledges the right of Odisha to demand a tribunal and it […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
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No discussion on Mahanadi issue amid uproar in RS

Bhubaneswar: Discussions on Mahandi water dispute could not be held in the Rajya Sabha today following uproar by Congress leaders over the Triple Talaq Bill, which was passed in the Lok Sabha last week. As the pandemonium continued over the Triple Talaq Bill, the Speaker adjourned the House for the fourth time, till 11 am […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
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‘Turmoil over Baitarini River if govt remains callous’

Bhubaneswar: The negligent attitude of the Odisha government, as has been in the case of Mahanadi, could also give rise to turmoil over Baitarini River, warned senior Congress leader Niranjan Patnaik today. Also Read: Mahanadi water row disrupts Lok Sabha proceedings The manner in which the Odisha government is playing politics over the Mahanadi water […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
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Dharmendra eager to contest polls from Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Saturday expressed his keenness to contest the next general polls from Odisha, but left it to the party to decide whether he would contest Lok Sabha or Assembly election. Speaking on the sidelines of an event in New Delhi to mark the 20th anniversary of OTV, Pradhan stated, “If […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
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House committee to meet PM to demand for tribunal on Mahanadi dispute

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Assembly on Wednesday passed a unanimous resolution to form an all-party House Committee which will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi to pressurise the Centre for formation of a tribunal to sort out Mahanadi water dispute. The Committee led by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik will seek appointment for a meeting with the Prime […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
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Mahanadi Tribunal row: SC asks Centre for detailed report by Jan 2018

New Delhi: Expressing displeasure over Centre’s negligence in not portraying a clear picture on formation of a tribunal to resolve Mahanadi water dispute, the Supreme Court today directed the Ministry of Water Resources to file a detailed report by third week of January 2018 failing which the court would hear the case on the basis […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
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Mahanadi row: Bijay Mohapatra slams Centre over ‘no tribunal’ affidavit in SC

Bhubaneswar: Senior BJP leader Bijay Mohapatra today blasted the Centre claiming that it has colluded with the Chhattisgarh government on the Mahanadi water dispute while working against the interest of Odisha. Mohapatra told mediapersons, “The Centre’s rejection for formation of a tribunal on Mahanadi issue in an affidavit before the Supreme Court is against the […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
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Chhattisgarh’s river linking plan to ‘throttle’ Mahanadi water even more

Bhubaneswar: With controversy over formation of a tribunal to resolve the ongoing dispute on Mahanadi water yet to die down, Chhattisgarh’s river interlinking plan has compounded the concerns of Odisha. The neighbouring State is planning to interlink Mahanadi to Tandula and Pairy rivers, survey of which has commenced already. It was informed by Chhattisgarh’s Water […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
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BJD willing, Mahanadi verdict could tilt in Odisha's favour: Narasingha Mishra

Bhubaneswar: Leader of Opposition Narasingha Mishra today said the State would be able to protect the interest of its people in the Mahanadi water sharing dispute with Chhattisgarh if it shows sincerity in pursuing the matter. “If the case is presented before the apex court properly by an experienced lawyer, the judgement could tilt in […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
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