The Supreme Court-appointed empowered committee on the controversial Mullaperiyar dam on Tuesday refused to entertain Kerala’s plea to lower the reservoir’s water level from 136 feet to 120 feet.

Kerala on Monday asserted before the Supreme Court-appointed Empowered Committee that the “construction of a new dam is the only solution to the complex Mullaperiyar dam issue” and that it would gi

The two technical experts of the Supreme Court-appointed empowered committee on Mullaperiyar dam on Monday submitted their report on the safety of the controversial reservoir before the full bench of the panel.

While the report by Dr C.D. Thatte and Mr D.K. Mehta, the experts who inspected the dam on December 24, is yet to be deliberated upon by the panel, sources indicated that they have “not found any cracks in the dam” as alleged by the Kerala government.

The State Government will ‘petition' the Empowered Committee (EC) against the ‘unacceptable' conduct of a two-member team it had deputed to Mullaperiyar to take stock of the situation of the centur


The Supreme Court-appointed empowered committee on Mullaperiyar dam is likely to receive a crucial study report on Monday on the safety aspect of the controversial dam.

Kerala is endowed with vast small hydro potential to the tune of about 700 MW. Government of Kerala has issued several guidelines from time to time for the development of small hydro development since 1992. The measues have encourage private investment to harness green energy from natural resources.

The Kerala Government should implement the Supreme Court order in connection with the Mullaperiyar dam issue, otherwise the Kerala Government led by Omman Chandi should be replaced to provide justi

Mullaperiyar dam should be decommissioned and no new dam should be constructed in Mulapperiyar in the larger interests protecting the life and property of the millions of families residing in the d

The strong protest that the Tamil Nadu government registered over the formation of an expert committee to prepare a disaster contingency plan has finally yielded result with the Centre deciding to