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Sethusamudram falls out of favour with the Centre

The project is currently under litigation after environmental concerns were raised against the plan of linking the PalkBay and the Gulf of Mannar by creating a shipping channel through the shallow......

Political battle rages on Sethusamudram project

BJP, AIADMK oppose the project while DMK and CPI-M support the Sethusamudram shipping project across the Palk Strait. T E Narasimhan reportsWith the Lok Sabha elections round the corner, the......

Be prepared to sacrifice life for Sethusamudram: Karuna

Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam chief M Karunanidhi on Monday mounted a blistering attack on the Tamil Nadu government over its opposition to the Rs 2,400 crore Sethusamudram project and asked his......

Sethu project: Pachauri warns of ecological consequences

With the Centre ignoring the Pachauri Committee report advising against implementation of the controversial Sethusamundram project, eminent scientist R K Pachauri has said that he stands by the......

SC grants time to TN to take stand on Sethusamundram

The Supreme Court granted two weeks' time to Tamil Nadu government to apprise it of its stand on the controversial Sethusamundram project after the Centre had said it intended to pursue its......

Sethusamudram controversy back in the spotlight

There seems to be no end to the 16-year-old war over the controversial Sethusamudram project. The project involves dredging the stretch of water between Tamil Nadu and Sri Lanka to make it......

Sethu project faces 20-30% cost surge

The Rs 2,427.40-crore (Rs 24.27 billion) Sethusamudram canal project off the Tamil Nadu coast will face a cost escalation of over 20 to 30 per cent and a delay of over a year if the government......

Sethusamudram Corp lines up foreign loan, IPO

Sethusamudram Corporation, the special purpose vehicle for the Rs 2,427.40 crore (Rs 24.27 billion) Sethusamudram Ship Channel Project, will raise a foreign currency loan of over $100 million. It......

Govt clears Sethusamudram project

The government on Thursday cleared the long-delayed Sethusumudram Ship Canal Project off Rameshwaram in Tamil Nadu that would vastly reduce distance between east and west coasts of India.The Rs......

Nath inherits a muddy highways programme

India's Ministry of Surface Transport is well known as a cash cow for the political party in power, and thus for the minister in charge if he is so minded, because of the massive contracts......
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'BJP trying to impose capitalism'

CHENNAI: DMK president M Karunanidhi on Saturday alleged that the Central government was desperately trying to inject capitalism into the national... ...
HC stays defamation case against Stalin

MADURAI: The Madurai bench of the Madras high court on Thursday stayed a defamation case pending against the leader of the opposition and the DMK... ...
Official inspects Sethusamudram site

Rajive Kumar, Secretary, Union Ministry of Shipping, inspected the Danushkodi sea area in connection with the implementation of the Sethusamudram... ...
Official inspects Sethusamudram project site

‘Till there is some other direction from the honourable court, the status remains the same’ ...
Cauvery panel seeks contempt proceedings against Siddaramaiah

Alleges he did not take action against protesters for attacking vehicles from Tamil Nadu The Supreme Court must immediately initiate contempt... ...

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