The Supreme Court on Friday ordered Karnataka to release 177 TMC of water to Tamil Nadu, after saying one state cannot claim ownership over a river
The Supreme Court is likely to pronounce on Friday its verdict on a batch of cross petitions by Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Kerala and Puducherry challenging the 2007 Cauvery River Water Disputes Tribunal award.
Cauvery dispute: SC verdict likely to arouse public passions, spark off political posturing in Karnataka, Tamil Nadu
The Cauvery dispute has seen violent flare-ups in the past. The Tamil Nadu and Karnataka governments will have to take care not to arouse regional passions.
Palaniswamy's Cauvery dip: What was the point of forcing policemen in uniform to get soaked to protect CM?
Nothing underscores the absurdity of the lopsided usage of cops by VIPs than Tamil Nadu chief minister K Palaniswami taking a purification a dip in the Cauvery river along with textiles minister OS Manian and chief government whip S Rajendran
Cauvery dispute: PMK, MDMK oppose Karnataka's plan to build reservoir, ask Centre to dismiss project
The PMK and the MDMK on Sunday strongly opposed Karnataka's efforts towards constructing a reservoir across the Cauvery river at Mekedatu and urged the Centre not to sanction the project.
Karnataka faces worst drought in 42 years: farmers block Bengaluru-Mysuru highway to protest release of water to Tamil Nadu
Traffic on Bengaluru-Mysuru highway was affected as farmers blocked it to protest the release of Cauvery water from KRS Dam to Tamil Nadu.
While on the surface, the uprising is indeed about jallikattu, it would be a mistake to ignore the larger message: This fight is actually about Tamil pride and identity
If the southwest monsoon, or whatever is left of it, doesn’t produce rains in Karnataka and if the northeast monsoon fails Tamil Nadu too, famine will stalk the Cauvery basin in both states.
If the CMB will "run" Karnataka’s dams, it will also "run" the dams over the Cauvery in Tamil Nadu and Kerala as well.
Amid the Cauvery turbulence, a 25-year-old bride braved her way to Karnataka border in an attempt to reach Vaniyambadi in neighbouring Tamil Nadu by walking several kilometres in the absence of public transport system.
Farmers in both states have no way of knowing how much water there really is in Cauvery or reservoirs and what’s the right share of each state when the monsoon fails, and how much water they can expect for their crops.
Cauvery water dispute: Vatal Nagaraj has been spearhead of Kannada activism, but his legacy is a joke
Maybe it is time for Vatal Nagaraj to finally lay down his hat, remove those glasses, and let someone else take charge.
As the Cauvery row gained momentum, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Friday requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to call forthwith "on a few hours notice" a meeting of chief ministers of the two states to end the impasse.
With Karnataka farmers cultivating 2.92 acres of land in the Cauvery basin, reducing the demand of scarce water is important.
Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah cited "severe hardships" when the SC directed the state to release 15,000 cusecs of water for the next 10 days to address the plight of the farmers in Tamil Nadu
The Cauvery row heated up after the SC on Monday directed Karnataka to release 15,000 cusecs of water to Tamil Nadu.
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.
The Supreme Court on Monday directed the Karnataka government to release 15,000 cusec of Cauvery river water to Tamil Nadu for the next 10 days
On Thursday Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa said the state would soon file a petition in the Supreme Court to get its share of Cauvery water from Karnataka and announced a Rs 64.30 crore package to help delta farmers raise Samba crop if inflow from the neighbouring state to Mettur dam continued to be insufficient
Normal life came to a standstill in Karnataka last week as farmers and pro-Kannada groups protested Wednesday’s interim order of the Mahadayi Water Dispute Tribunal.