Aug. 10: The state government on Monday differed with the Union law minister, Mr Veerappa Moily, and asserted that Karnataka had constructed illegal irrigation projects across the Krishna River even as the Opposition criticised him.
On a visit to the city on Sunday, Mr Moily had said that projects constructed by Karnataka cannot be termed illegal and parried further questions on the subject.

M. Malleswara Rao

HYDERABAD: Karnataka has projected an enhanced availability of surplus waters in the Krishna at 517 tmcft (thousand million cubic feet), an increase of 187 tmcft over its earlier estimation of 330 tmcft, and made a strong plea before the Krishna Water Tribunal for a 50 per cent share from this.

In the present study an attempt is made to derive storage allocation release rules for multi-purpose multi-reservoir system by using the results obtained from a non-linear programming model. From the optimization results, the release pattern was observed from each reservoir corresponding to their storage and inflow in each month.

June 4: Climatic conditions in the state are clearly worsening. In fact, environmentalists say that the state capital is the sixth worst polluted city in the country.
Alarmingly, the Krishna and Godavari rivers, that contribute around 90 per cent of the state

Present study consist the spatial and temporal variations of depth, temperature and salinity, currents, flushing times and classification of the Krishna estuary. Temperature exhibited a distinct seasonal variation with higher values in premonsoon (30.0

The order of KSHRC in respect of a petition filed by project affected people under the Upper Krishna Project, as more than 30000 population of Bagalkot city has been deprived of their right to life and livelihood due to compulsory acquisition of their properties because of submersion under the backwaters of Almatti dam across Krishna river.

Net Profit: Rs 19,460 Cr Traditionally a petrochem company, Reliance Industries

Rivers, known as mother rivers in many local to regional languages, dialects and cultural idioms, are known as bedrocks of civilisation. River valley populations in the hilly gorges are thus civilisations within our larger civilisation.

Vijayawada, Sept. 9: The Congress government claims to be focused on irrigation projects, but poor water management is compounding the woes of farmers in the Krishna and Godavari delta. Despite the tall claims about irrigation projects, several lakh cusecs of water from Krishna and Godavari rivers is going waste into the sea. At the same time, flooding also occurs, damaging the crops in several hundred acres. The same fields dry up during drought and yearn for water even for a single crop.

Vijayawada, Sept. 5: The department f mines and geology booked 98 cases against illegal transportation of sand during the current financial year. A special check-post was set up at Nandigama to control unauthorised quarrying and stocking of sand in Krishna district, according to assistant director of mines and geology, Mr Srinivas.