Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik launches signature campaign on Mahanadi, Polavaram

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik launches signature campaign on Mahanadi, Polavaram

Patnaik became the first signatory to the memorandum, which will be submitted to President Pranab Mukherjee. It is proposed to contain at least one signature from all the 87 lakh families of the state, BJD sources said.

Nov 11, 2016, 17:59 PM IST

Do homework then demand special status for Andhra: Nirmala

Political parties should do their "homework" instead of sticking to their demand of seeking special status for Andhra Pradesh, Union Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today said.

Sep 09, 2016, 16:22 PM IST

BJD MPs walkout of Lok Sabha protesting Polavaram project

 BJD members today walked out of Lok Sabha protesting Finance Minister Arun Jaitley underscoring the Centre's commitment to the Polavaram project, which is being opposed by Odisha.

May 05, 2016, 15:19 PM IST

Andhra to complete Polavaram project in 2018

 Andhra Pradesh aims to complete the prestigious Polavaram irrigation project by March 2018, Governor ESL Narasimhan told the state legislature on Saturday.

Mar 07, 2015, 17:08 PM IST

Chandrababu meets PM Modi, seeks special category status for Andhra Pradesh

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Thursday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and sought special category status for the state, which was bifurcated last year.

Jan 15, 2015, 18:40 PM IST

'80 TMC of Godavari water can be diverted through Polavaram'

Union Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday said about 80 TMC of water from Godavari river can be diverted to Krishna river through upcoming Polavaram irrigation project in Andhra Pradesh.

Nov 29, 2014, 20:48 PM IST

Difference in Congress over Polavaram issue comes to fore

Differences in the Congress over Polavaram issue came to fore on Monday with party MPs from Telangana interrupting the speech of Jairam Ramesh.

Jul 15, 2014, 00:07 AM IST

Polavaram project: Congress, BJD oppose Centre`s move

With the passage of a bill in the Lok Sabha paving the way for construction of the Polavaram project in Andhra Pradesh, the opposition Congress in Odisha said it would strongly protest the Centre`s move.

Jul 11, 2014, 19:09 PM IST

Naveen Patnaik slams Narendra Modi and Rahul Gandhi for backing Polavaram

Slamming Narendra Modi and Rahul Gandhi for reportedly backing Polavaram project in Andhra Pradesh, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday said they were talking against the interest of the state.

May 04, 2014, 20:34 PM IST

Odisha opposes visit of central experts team on Polavaram

Seeking re-imposition of ban on construction work of Polavaram project on Godavari in Andhra Pradesh, Odisha government opposed visit of 3-member central experts` team to discuss project.

Jun 21, 2013, 17:08 PM IST

BJD intensifies protest against Polavaram project

Odisha`s ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) on Monday intensified its protest against the construction of the multi-purpose Polavaram irrigation project in neighbouring Andhra Pradesh.

Aug 27, 2012, 14:57 PM IST

TRS chief asks Kiran to cancel Polavaram contracts

TRS president K Chandrasekhar Rao
has written a letter to Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Kiran
Kumar Reddy.

Oct 23, 2011, 21:54 PM IST

`Environmental issues delaying national status to Polavaram`

The Polavaram project on Godavari river was conceived as
a multi--purpose scheme providing irrigation to 4.36 lakh
hectares, water supply to towns and villages en route.

Jun 16, 2011, 20:55 PM IST

BJD to hold rally against Polavaram project

A day after Orissa govt moved to SC against Polavaram project in neighbouring Andhra Pradesh, ruling BJD says to hold rally in Malkangiri.

Sep 06, 2010, 00:05 AM IST

Orissa not to allow land to be submerged by Polavaram

Hardening its stand against
the controversial Polavaram project in neighbouring Andhra
Pradesh, Orissa government today said it would not allow land
within the state`s boundary to be inundated due to the

Aug 28, 2010, 18:46 PM IST

Sonia backs AP demand for national status to Polavaram project

Congress President Sonia Gandhi
has assured Andhra Pradesh government that the multi-purpose
Polavaram irrigation project in the state would soon be
conferred national status.

Aug 27, 2010, 23:26 PM IST

`Change in Polavaram project design will not be accepted`

The Andhra Pradesh
Panchayat Raj Minister B Satyanarayana has said that the
change in the design of the Polavaram will not be accepted by
the people of the district.

Jun 14, 2010, 13:54 PM IST