Tag: Polavaram

Flood management: AP ups height of Polavaram upper cofferdam by 1 metre
Flood management: AP ups height of Polavaram upper cofferdam by 1 metre

The height of the upper cofferdam was earlier 43 metres which has gone up to 44 metres now. 

  • Tuesday, 19 July 2022
Naveen-Jagan Meet: High-Level Committee To Resolve Kotia, Other Issues Between Odisha & Andhra

The meeting between Naveen and Jagan was termed as ‘very cordial and fruitful’ and a number of issues of mutual interest were discussed by the two CMs

  • Tuesday, 09 November 2021
Polavaram row: SC asks Centre to submit backwater study report

New Delhi: The Supreme Court today directed the Centre to submit the backwater study report of the Polavaram project. While hearing a petition filed by the Odisha government which has claimed that the project is being undertaken without environmental clearance, the apex court said the details of the backwater study report should be produced before […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
BJD, BJP spar over Polavaram issue

Bhubaneswar: The ruling-BJD and BJP today engaged in mudslinging over the show cause notice issued to the Centre and Andhra Pradesh government in the Polavaram project issue. While BJD alleged that the Centre was showing undue favours to Andhra Pradesh over Polavaram, BJP raised questions over State government’s delay of public hearing when the apex […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
Increase in Polavaram water discharge capacity violates tribunal: Odisha Govt

Bhubaneswar:  The water discharge capacity of Polavaram dam has been raised to 50 lakh cusec from 36 lakh cusec, which is in violation of the Godavari Water Dispute Tribunal – 1980, Odisha government had stated in an affidavit submitted to the Supreme Court. While Odisha along with 5 other states had filed an affidavit in […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
BJD to raise Mahanadi tribunal, paddy MSP hike in Parliament

Bhubaneswar: The ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) will raise Mahanadi tribunal, Polavaram, paddy MSP hike and other key issues in the upcoming second phase budget session in Parliament starting from March 5. This was decided at the parliamentary party meeting chaired by BJD president and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at Naveen Nivas here on Saturday. […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
No tribal from Odisha to be affected by Polavaram: Jual Oram

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: No tribal family from Odisha will be affected by the Polavaram project if the State government constructs an embankment to check flow of water into its border area, said Union Tribal Affairs Minister Jual Oram in the Rajya Sabha on Thursday. Oram informed the Upper House as per the reports of Polavaram Project […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
BJD to corner Centre over Mahanadi tribunal, Polavaram issues in Parliament

Bhubaneswar: The Biju Janata Dal (BJD) MPs today decided to raise Mahanadi tribunal and Polavaram issues during the winter session of Parliament starting tomorrow. After the Parliamentary Party meeting chaired by BJD president and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at the Naveen Nivas here, party MP Kalikesh Singhdeo told mediapersons, “The party will lodge a protest […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Telangana support in Polavaram row means little now: Opposition Leader

Bhubaneswar: A day after the Government of Telangana extended its support to Odisha on Polavaram row, Leader of Opposition, Narasingh Mishra today lambasted BJD-led State government for being over-excited about it. Mishra alleged that the BJD is only politicising the Polavaram matter. “There are many ways to do politics and BJD is always looking for […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Naveen raises Mahanadi, Polavaram, MSP hike issues at Inter-state meet

Bhubaneswar: As expected, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today demanded for immediate stoppage of all construction activities taken up by Chhattisgarh on Mahanadi basin during the 12th Standing Committee meeting of the Inter-State Council held at New Delhi on Saturday. Patnaik also demand for constitution of a Tribunal for resolving the Mahanadi dispute at the […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Polavaram row: SC slaps Rs 20,000 penalty on Centre

Bhubaneswar: The Supreme Court today imposed a fine of Rs 20,000 on the Central government for not responding to its previous notice with regard to a petition filed by the Odisha government challenging national project status to Polavaram project. The apex court in its order has directed the Centre to make Telangana and Chhattisgarh parties […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Constitute Tribunal to resolve water dispute: CM Naveen Patnaik

New Delhi: Odisha Government on Sunday raised the Polavaram and Mahanadi issue at the Inter-State Council (ISC) meeting held at New Delhi. Opposing the Polavaram project and construction of barrages on Mahanadi basin by Chhattisgarh, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik demanded for formation of a Tribunal for resolving various water disputes. Talking to the reporters after […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
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Budget session of Odisha Assembly likely to be stormy

Bhubaneswar: The budget session of Odisha Assembly beginning tomorrow is most likely to be stormy. Though the Opposition Congress and BJP have formulated strategies to corner the government on a host of major issues, their common agenda will be the gross irregularities by the ruling BJD in the Panchayat polls which concluded today. “There has […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
2017 a year of challenges for Odisha govt

Bhubaneswar:  After managing to come out of the cobweb of confrontations and controversies in 2016, the Odisha government will set its feet on its fourth year of its fourth term in 2017. But some of the challenges it had encountered last year will chase like a shadow in 2017. Out of the major challenges the […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Naveen blows Panchayat poll bugle on BJD foundation day

Bhubaneswar: BJD supremo Naveen Patnaik today blew the bugle at the party’s 19th foundation day for the ensuing Panchayat polls in Odisha scheduled in February next year. “All the grassroots workers of BJD including its president are the servants of the people and with this mindset we will go to the people with a message […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021