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Mullaperiyar Dam: SC Rejects Kerala’s Review Plea, Backs Tamil Nadu’s Observation

  Accepting Tamil Nadu’s observation that increasing the level would cause no damage to the dam, the Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected the review plea filed by Kerala against the verdict to raise the water level at Mullaperiyar dam to 142 feet. The five-member bench headed by chief justice H L Datta supported the argument by Tamil Nadu, saying that ...

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Water level at Mullaperiyar dam touches 142 feet, Kerala warned of excess water flows

The water level at the Mullaperiyar dam touched 142 feet Friday, following which the Tamil Nadu government sounded a warning to the Kerala authorities that the shutters of the dam might be opened. Since last night with the water level rising Tamil Nadu started drawing water towards the Vaigai dam to ensure that the water level is below 142 feet. ...

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Mullaperiyar Dam: Panneerselvam to Raise Water Level, Kerala Shudders in Fear

After the Supreme Court rejected Kerala government’s plea seeking its direction for lowering the water level in Mullaperiyar dam causing safety concern to residents, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam on Sunday sought cooperation to store water up to 142 ft. In a fear of the rising water level that might led to a flood, Kerala CM Oommen Chandy has ...

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