Govt appoints Dinesh Kumar as CEO of Polavaram Project

Senior IAS officer Dinesh Kumar was on Friday appointed as Chief Executive Officer of Polavaram Project Authority.

Odisha Assembly adjourned after uproar over Polavaram project

 Within minutes of its commencement, Odisha Assembly was today adjourned till afternoon after uproar by ruling BJD members against Centre's stand on the controversial Polavaram project in neighbouring Andhra Pradesh.

Odisha govt lacks information on Polavaram project: Opposition

Opposition Congress and BJP in Odisha on Tuesday alleged that BJD government lacked adequate information on the controversial Polavaram project and demanded a white paper on it.

BJD disrupts Assembly proceedings over Polavaram project

Legislators from Odisha`s ruling BJD on Monday disrupted the proceedings of the state Assembly here demanding cancellation of the multi-purpose Polavaram irrigation project in Andhra Pradesh.

Polavaram project: BJP asks Cong, TRS not to fan sentiments

Andhra Pradesh unit BJP president K Hari Babu on Sunday asked leaders of TRS and Congress to refrain from making provocative statements over the passage of the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation (Amendment) Bill in Lok Sabha.

Jaipal Reddy attacks NDA govt on Polavaram project issue

Senior Congress leader and former union minister S Jaipal Reddy on Saturday attacked the NDA government over the Polavaram project issue, alleging the amendment brought to the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation (Amendment) Bill was "unconstitutional and undemocratic".

SP asks Naveen Patnaik to take delegation to Prez on Polavaram project

The Samajwadi Party on Saturday asked Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to take an all party delegation to the President to oppose the Polavaram project in neighbouring Andhra Pradesh.

Tribal Affairs Min names member for Polavaram Project Authority

The Union Tribal Affairs Ministry has nominated its member to the Polavaram Project Authority (PPA) even as the governments of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana find themselves at odds with each other over the displacement of thousands of tribals for the irrigation project.

AP wants law on merger of Polavaram project villages

Andhra Pradesh Assembly today passed a resolution requesting the Centre to soon enact a law replacing the Ordinance merging seven revenue mandals of Bhadrachalam division with AP and complete construction of Polavaram multi-purpose project within three years.

Andhra Assembly resolution gives go-ahead to Polavaram project

The Andhra Pradesh state Assembly Tuesday by a resolution urged the Centre to go ahead with Polavaram project and make a legislation replacing the ordinance to merge with Andhra Pradesh the villages which may be submerged by the project waters.

TRS MPs oppose ordinance on Polavaram project

A delegation of TRS MPs on Thursday met President Pranab Mukherjee to oppose the ordinance to transfer some villages in Khammam district to Andhra Pradesh for executing Polavaram multi-purpose project.

Naveen Patnaik slams Narendra Modi, 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.

AP HC disposes petition over Polavaram project

The Andhra Pradesh High Court disposed off a writ petition questioning the awarding of contract for the construction of Polavaram Project.

51 Telangana protesters taken into custody

Fifty-one persons were taken into
custody on the border of Khammam-West Godavari districts in
Andhra Pradesh, while they were on their way to the proposed
Polavaram irrigation project site, to demonstrate against the

Centre to call tripartite meet on Polavaram project

The Centre will convene a meeting of Andhra Pradesh, Orissa and Chhattisgarh for expediting
environment clearances for Polavaram irrigation and hydel project in Andhra Pradesh, Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh said on Friday.

BJD holds massive protest over Polavaram project

Sunday`s was the second rally the party organised in a tribal heartland this month.

BJD attacks Centre over Polavaram project

Slamming the Centre for
supporting Polavaram project in neighbouring Andhra Pradesh,
Orissa`s ruling BJD today said it would not allow even an inch
of land to be used for the dam.