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  1. Interstate Water Disputes Will Feature In 2019 India Polls

    30 Nov 2018- 05:41 by Local Press Report CHENNAI The New Indian Express Inter-State water disputes are assuming centre stage in Tamil Nadu once again ahead of the Lok Sabha elections scheduled for next year. This follows the Central government’s approval ...

    Local Press Report - 11/30/2018 - 05:41

  2. Bangladeshi Environmentalists, Officials Concerned Over River-Linking Project in Northeastern India

    28 Aug 2015- 10:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DHAKA, Bangladesh Bangladeshi environmental groups this week held protests against a planned river-linking project on trans-boundary waterways in northeastern India. Delegates at a conference arranged by envir ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/28/2015 - 10:24

  3. Tamil Nadu Seeks Federal Funds for River-Linking Projects

    5 Aug 2015- 09:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CHENNAI, India The government of India’s Tamil Nadu state is seeking funds from the central government for all of its planned river-linking projects. These include the Pennaiyar (Sathanur Dam)-Palar link, the P ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/05/2015 - 09:58

  4. Groundwater Overuse Threatens Food Production in India’s Tamil Nadu State: IWMI

    30 Jan 2015- 10:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CHENNAI, India Farmers in India's Tamil Nadu state are overusing groundwater for irrigation, and this could threaten food production in the region, according to new research from the Colombo-based Interna ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/30/2015 - 10:30

  5. India’s Water Minister Seeks to Promote River-Linking Projects

    8 Jan 2015- 11:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India Indian Minister for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga (Ganges River) Rejuvenation Sushri Uma Bharti said this week that the central government’s plans to link many of the nation’s ri ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/08/2015 - 11:02

  6. India's Tamil Nadu State Orders Another Feasibility Study on Cauvery River Dam

    15 Dec 2014- 10:34 by Local Press Report CHENNAI The Hindu The State government has instituted a committee to conduct feasibility study for constructing yet another barrage across the river Cauvery at Velayuthampalayam near K.Paramathi. If everything goes ...

    Local Press Report - 12/15/2014 - 10:34

  7. Indian Environment Minister Announces Cauvery River Clean Up

    4 Dec 2014- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CHENNAI, India Indian Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar announced this week that the Cauvery River will be the next major river to be targeted under Prime Minister Narendra M ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/04/2014 - 10:00

  8. Karnataka Deciding Whether to Build One Reservoir or Two

    26 Nov 2014- 10:43 by Local Press Report BANGALORE Deccan Chronicle The Karnataka state government, which has invited “Global Expression of Interest" for constructing a dam across the Cauvery river near Mekedatu, is keeping its options open on either ...

    Local Press Report - 11/26/2014 - 10:43

  9. India’s Tamil Nadu State Tells Kerala Not to Interfere With Dam Operations

    17 Nov 2014- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CHENNAI, India The government of India’s Tamil Nadu state has ordered neighboring Kerala state not to interfere with the operations of the Mullaiperiyar Dam on the Cauvery River. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Pa ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/17/2014 - 10:11

  10. Cauvery Delta Farmers Step Up Protests Against Karnataka Reservoir Plans

    14 Nov 2014- 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BANGALORE, India Farmers in India’s Cauvery River delta have vowed to step up their protests against Karnataka state’s plans to build two new reservoirs on the river at Mekedatu, saying the reservoirs will aff ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/14/2014 - 10:21

  11. Indian Court Calls on Central Government to Implement River-Linking Project

    8 Aug 2014- 10:16 by Local Press Report MADURAI Times of India The Madurai bench of the Madras high court on Thursday ordered notice to the secretaries of water resources and finance departments of the central government on a public interest litigation (P ...

    Local Press Report - 08/08/2014 - 10:16

  12. Indian State Unveils Plan to Recharge Groundwater in Cauvery Basin

    10 Jun 2014- 10:20 by Local Press Report CHENNAI Times of India The Tamil Nadu government on Monday unveiled a Rs 117-crore water recharge scheme for the Cauvery delta region. Responding to a PIL seeking construction of check dams and storage dams across ...

    Local Press Report - 06/10/2014 - 10:20

  13. Bangalore Faces Water Crisis

    1 May 2014- 09:27 by Local Press Report BANGALORE IBN Live India's IT capital and the third most important city Bangalore is facing a drinking water problem. The rising temperature has almost touched 37-38 degree Celsius in Bangalore breaking previou ...

    Local Press Report - 05/01/2014 - 09:27

  14. Indian Candidate Pushes River Linking to Solve States’ Water Woes

    17 Apr 2014- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SALEM, India Narendra Modi, chief minister of Gujarat state and prime ministerial candidate for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), the second largest political party in India, called this week for more river in ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/17/2014 - 10:00

  15. $340 Million Hogenakkal Water Project Starts Operating in India’s Tamil Nadu State

    4 Jun 2013- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CHENNAI, India The long-delayed, $340 million USD Hogenakkal Water Supply and Fluorosis Mitigation project in the water-starved Krishnagiri and Dharmapuri districts of India’s Tamil Nadu state started operation ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/04/2013 - 10:51