“What we need is linking of our heart and brain with river”

Minister says project “delayed” as Centre decided to bear entire funding

The newly constituted Task Force on Inter-Linking Rivers will look afresh at all the proposed links to evaluate their feasibility, particularly in maintaining a balance between environment and deve

The Centre has set up a task force to look into various contentious issues relating to inter-linking of rivers.

Work on linking Tamiraparani, Karumeniyar and Nambiyar to benefit drought-prone areas on Tirunelveli and Tuticorin is slowing gaining momentum.

The Centre today constituted a task force comprising experts and senior officials to forge a consensus among states for the speedy implementation of the interlinking of rivers in the country.

The Consortium of Indian Farmers’ Association (CIFA) has urged the government to implement the river inter-linking project in a time-bound manner.

Thousands of farmers, under the banner of Bhartiya Kissan Union Ekta (Sidhupur), staged a dharna in support of their demands in front of the Deputy Commissioner’s office here.

Government urged to abandon PAVLP

Saturday’s bandh in Tamil Nadu against the Karnataka Government’s move to construct a dam across the Cauvery river at Mekedatu is being seen as a wake up call for the Union Government to speed up t