Tag: Polavaram Issue

Kotia Row: All-Party Meet Decides To Knock PM's Door If CS Level Talks Fall
Kotia Row: All Party Meet Decides To Knock PM's Door If CS-Level Talks Fail

A day after the Odisha and Andhra Pradesh governments agreed to set up an institutional mechanism to deliberate on various issues gripping the states including the contentious border dispute at Kotia, an all-political party meeting was held today in Koraput to bolster the roadmap for Odisha's efforts in resolving the row.

  • Wednesday, 10 November 2021
Polavaram row: Ramesh Majhi slams Oram's statement

Bhubaneswar: Launching a scathing attack on Union Minister Jual Oram, Odisha minister Ramesh Chandra Majhi on Tuesday said the Tribal Affairs Minister’s statement in the Rajya Sabha on the controversial Polavaram project was not based on facts. Majhi, ST, SC Development, Minorities and Backward Classes Welfare Minister, in a letter to Oram said, “While relying […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
CM Naveen polavaram project
CM Naveen writes to PM Modi over Polavaram, reiterates Odisha’s interest

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressing concerns over the ongoing construction work of Polavaram project. At a time when the matter is sub-judice, construction of the project is unfortunate, the CM said in the letter. “I am concerned about the way the interests of the people of […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Odisha flays double standards of Centre on Polavaram issue

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government in Odisha has strong exception to the double standards of the Centre on the contentious Polavaram issue. Taking note of the letter written by Union Water Resources minister Uma Bharti to Andhra Pradesh chief minister Chandrababu Naidu apprising him of Central assistance to the tune of Rs 1981.54 crore for the […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Centre should not forget its duties towards States: Odisha CM

Bhubaneswar: Targeting the Central government at BJD’s Padyatra in the Bhubaneswar Central constituency, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said that in a federal system, the central government should not forget the role to play in the development of the States and more emphasis should be given to the poor States in the country. Citing that the […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Op-Ed: Odisha Must Scale Up The Fight Against Polavaram

By Ashutosh Mishra Bhubaneswar: In a clear indication that Odisha is determined to step up its fight against the controversial Polavaram project coming up in neighbouring Andhra Pradesh the state assembly has set up a committee comprising members from various parties to take up the issue with Prime Minister, Narendra Modi. With the union environment […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021