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Ruckus in Parliament over SC/ST Atrocities Act, Andhra status; Houses adjourned for 15th day without business
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Ruckus in Parliament over SC/ST Atrocities Act, Andhra status; Houses adjourned for 15th day without business

The Parliament logjam continued for the 15th day on Friday as both the Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha were adjourned without completing any business for the day

Protests mar both Houses of Parliament; TDP, AIADMK MPs disrupt Sushma Swaraj's address on 39 Indians in Iraq
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Protests mar both Houses of Parliament; TDP, AIADMK MPs disrupt Sushma Swaraj's address on 39 Indians in Iraq

Another day passed by with little legislative business being conducted in Parliament as parties from Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh continued their protests.

Lok Sabha passes finance, appropriation bill and budgetary proposals amidst protests from Opposition
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Lok Sabha passes finance, appropriation bill and budgetary proposals amidst protests from Opposition

With the passage of the Finance Bill and the Appropriation Bill, the budget exercise is complete in the lower house.

Cauvery verdict: AIADMK says Palaniswamy govt will continue fight as DMK slams it for improper handling of case
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Cauvery verdict: AIADMK says Palaniswamy govt will continue fight as DMK slams it for improper handling of case

The AIADMK said its government would continue efforts to get adequate share of Cauvery water even as the Opposition DMK hit out at it over the alleged inept handling of the case in the Supreme Court.

Cauvery dispute: SC awards 14.75 TMC extra water for Karnataka; Tamil Nadu terms verdict 'very unfair'
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Cauvery dispute: SC awards 14.75 TMC extra water for Karnataka; Tamil Nadu terms verdict 'very unfair'

The Supreme Court on Friday announced its verdict on the long-running dispute over the allocation of Cauvery river water between Karnataka and Tamil Nadu, saying the Karnataka government must release 177.25 TMC of water to Tamil Nadu

Rajinikanth's entry into politics seems set to upstage Tamil Nadu, fill the vacuum left by Jayalalithaa
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Rajinikanth's entry into politics seems set to upstage Tamil Nadu, fill the vacuum left by Jayalalithaa

Much like it is on the Friday of a Rajinikanth movie release, most of those who had assembled at the Raghavendra Kalyana Mandapam in Chennai on Sunday were reacting to Rajini the superstar

Tamil Nadu CM E Palaniswamy assures help to protesting farmers at Jantar Mantar
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Tamil Nadu CM E Palaniswamy assures help to protesting farmers at Jantar Mantar

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswamy on Sunday met with protesting farmers from his state at the Jantar Mantar and assured help.

#CauveryIssue: Tamilians, Kannadigas and everyone in between talk about futility of violence
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#CauveryIssue: Tamilians, Kannadigas and everyone in between talk about futility of violence

Cauvery issue: Social media users not only called out for peace but also expressed concerns about living in the city and its relationship with Chennai

Cauvery water dispute: Farmers and activists of Mandya protest against SC directive
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Cauvery water dispute: Farmers and activists of Mandya protest against SC directive

Mandya has been termed as the hotbed of Cauvery politics as about half of the agricultural land in the district receives water from the Krishna Raja Sagara (KRS) dam which is built across Cauvery river. Bad monsoons and depleting water levels of Cauvery have only added to the woes of the farmers in the city.

Cauvery dispute: SC leaves Karnataka tense and TN sulking for more water
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Cauvery dispute: SC leaves Karnataka tense and TN sulking for more water

A helpless Supreme Court on Monday did a fine balancing act in deciding on the amount of Cauvery water that Karnataka must release to Tamil Nadu

Bengaluru, Chennai and the Cauvery divide: As greed, corruption makes mindless mess, it's time to reset the SOS button
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Bengaluru, Chennai and the Cauvery divide: As greed, corruption makes mindless mess, it's time to reset the SOS button

Two cities on either side of the Cauvery divide will be out on the streets this weekend. Demolition-hit Bengaluru will be out at Town Hall on Saturday while 2015 flood-hit Chennai will make its presence felt at Vallavur Kottam on Sunday.