Cauvery Calling: Focus on Cauvery in manifestos

The BJP says that work on the Mekedatu project will start by 2023  The Cauvery river now finds a prominent place in the manifestos of the Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC), Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), and Janata Dal(Secular) (JD(S)) for the Karnataka elections in 2023. Most political parties in Karnataka, in their manifesto,  are promising […]

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IEI: Govt needs to stop postponing Mekedatu

The Institution of Engineers (IEI) wants the government to take stronger steps in the Mekedatu project. The Indian Institution of Engineers (IEI) said today that Karnataka government should immediately implement the Mekedatu project, but environmentalists point to the negative effects the project will have on the ecosystem. M. Lakshman, Chairman of IEI, said, “Dam construction […]

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