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Draft Dam Safety Bill has several lacunae: Jayalalithaa

Drawing attention to lacunae in the draft Dam Safety Bill, 2016, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa on Sunday said there is no pressing necessity for a central legislation on the issue as state governments have necessary expertise.

Congress demands all-party meeting on Mullaperiyar dam

The Congress in Kerala has asked the Pinarayi Vijayan government to convene an all-party meeting to discuss the concerns raised after the Chief Minister's reported statement that the Mullaperiyar dam is safe.

Tamil Nadu withdraws plea from SC for security at Mullaperiyar dam

Tamil Nadu withdraws plea from SC for security at Mullaperiyar dam

Tamil Nadu government today withdrew its interim plea seeking deployment of CISF to protect Mullaperiyar dam in Kerala after the Supreme Court objected to filing of such pleas in an already decided case.

Only solution to Mullaperiyar is new dam: Chandy

The only permanent solution to the Mullaperiyar dam is a new dam, Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said on Wednesday.

Kerala wants PM's intervention to resolve Mullaperiyar issue

With concerns over water level in Mullaperiyar dam nearly touching the permissible limit of 142 feet, the Kerala government on Tuesday expressed anxiety over Tamil Nadu's "indifferent" attitude and said the state would be taking legal options.

Water level in Mullaperiyar dam inches towards 142 feet, Chandy writes to Jayalalithaa

The water level in the dam in Idukki district touched 141.8 feet this afternoon, district administration sources said.

Mullaperiyar Dam water level: Kerala to take up matter with Centre

Kerala government will take up with Centre the state's safety concern over rising water level in the Mullaperiyar reservoir.