Embark on a journey to Ram Setu, Sri Lanka-Part 2

Ram Sethu, also known as Sethusamudram and Adam’s Bridge is a stretch of limestone shoals that runs from Pamban Island near Rameshwaram in South India to Mannar Island off the northern coast of Sri Lanka.

Embark on a journey to Ram Setu, Sri Lanka

Ram Sethu, also known as Sethusamudram and Adam’s Bridge is a stretch of limestone shoals that runs from Pamban Island near Rameshwaram in South India to Mannar Island off the northern coast of Sri Lanka.

Awaiting PM nod for submitting affidavit on Ram Sethu: Gadkari

The Shipping Ministry is awaiting response from Prime Minister Narendra Modi before it moves ahead with its affidavit suggesting an alternative route for the controversial Sethusamudram project.

No question of demolishing Ram Sethu: Gadkari

Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari on Monday asserted that Ram Sethu structure will not be demolished for the construction of Sethusamudram shipping canal project.

Government not to let Ram Sethu be damaged: Gadkari

The government has said it will not indulge in any activity that might affect the mythical Ram Sethu from the famous Indian epic of Ramayana.

Karunanidhi slams SG for recusing from Sethusamudram project

Slamming Solicitor General (SG) Mohan Parasaran for recusing himself from the Sethusamudram project case in the Supreme Court, DMK president M Karunanidhi raised doubts whether he had given an impression he was "communal."

Karunanidhi welcomes Centre`s affidavit on Sethu project in SC

DMK chief M Karunanidhi on Monday welcomed the Centre`s affidavit in the Supreme Court that it would go ahead with the Sethusamudram Shipping Channel project and hoped for a good verdict.

Centre brushes aside TN govt`s objection on Sethusamudram

The Centre has brushed aside the objections raised by the Tamil Nadu Government against the Rs 25,000 crore Sethusamudram shipping channel project by telling the Supreme Court that it intends to go ahead with the venture as the expert panel headed by RK Pachauri has not come out with tenable and scientific data.

Sethusamudram: Karuna issues veiled warning to Centre

Issuing a veiled warning to the Centre over the implementation of Sethusamudram project, DMK chief M Karunanidhi on Saturday said it "would leave Congress` hands" if the ruling party at the Centre abandoned its dream project.

Centre spares no steps to protect Lankan Tamils: Narayanasamy

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh had assured Tamil Nadu government that there was no change in the stand of the Centre on reconciliation and devolution of political powers to ethnic Tamils in Sri Lanka.

Karuna to launch state-wide stir against SSCP

DMK president M Karunanidhi will launch the first of a series of state-wide protests demanding implementation of the multi-million rupee Sethusamudram Shipping Canal project.

Nothing in Setusamudram project that could offend Hindus: Karunanidhi

DMK`s M Karunanidhi who made controversial remarks in on Setusamudram project that involves dredging of Ram Setu or Adams Bridge claimed there was nothing that could offend Hindus and slammed opponents.

Alternative Sethusamudram route not feasible: Centre

The Centre on Monday told the Supreme Court that alternative alignment for Sethusamudram project is not economically and ecologically feasible.

Govt plans environmental study of Sethusamudram channel

The National Institute of Oceanography (NIO) will carry out an environment impact assessment of the Sethusamudram channel, which aims to dredge a navigable link through the Palk Strait between India and Sri Lanka.

Sethusamudram project: SC asks govt to convey its stand

The government was today asked
by the Supreme Court to expeditiously convey its stand on a
report of an expert body which allegedly has doubted the
feasibility of the controversial Sethusamudram project.