The Kerala government on Monday gave an undertaking to the Centre that it would continue to provide the same quantum of water to Tamil Nadu, as is being given now, if a new dam was constructed in t

Manmohan to take up the issue with Pranab Mukherjee

Chief Minister Oommen Chandy met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh here on Monday with a delegation of eight of his Cabinet colleagues and sought over Rs.11,000 crore as a special financial package for the development of the State.

Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Monday urged Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh to consider including the rearing of animals, dairy and coir industries, and water management under the ambit of jobs provided in the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Act (MGNREGA).

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued a notice, returnable in four weeks, to the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) Chairman seeking a report on the news items that stated contaminated water was being supplied in many areas in the city due to cracks in the pipeline.

Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (MDMK) general secretary Vaiko has urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to either give up or amend, as suggested by the Tamil Nadu government, the Dam Safety Bill, 2010, which is before the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Water Resources now.

Jayalalithaa is happy, hopes Manmohan will consider her requests made earlier

The Plan outlay for Tamil Nadu for 2011-12 has been fixed at Rs.23, 535 crore, which is Rs. 3,467 crore more than the 2010-11 outlay.

This was decided at the meeting here on Wednesday between Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa, Finance Minister O.

As Kerala observed