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Ahead of Narendra Modi's Tamil Nadu visit, protests urging setting up of Cauvery Water Management Board intensify
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Ahead of Narendra Modi's Tamil Nadu visit, protests urging setting up of Cauvery Water Management Board intensify

Protests demanding setting up of the Cauvery Management Board intensified across Tamil Nadu, with opposition DMK asking Tamils to wear black shirts and sarees during Narendra Modi's visit to the state

Demand for Cauvery board: AIADMK launches hunger strike in Tamil Nadu; Palaniswamy, Panneerselvam begin fast
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Demand for Cauvery board: AIADMK launches hunger strike in Tamil Nadu; Palaniswamy, Panneerselvam begin fast

With anger sweeping Tamil Nadu over the Centre's failure to set up a Cauvery Water Management Board (CMB), the ruling AIADMK is set to observe a hunger strike on Tuesday.

Parliament adjourned for 18th day: Cauvery dispute stalls business in Lok Sabha, Bharat Bandh protests in Rajya Sabha
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Parliament adjourned for 18th day: Cauvery dispute stalls business in Lok Sabha, Bharat Bandh protests in Rajya Sabha

Ruckus prevailed in both Houses of Parliament on Monday as Opposition parties and those from Tamil Nadu created noisy scenes, forcing their adjournment for the 18th straight day without transacting any substantial business

Cauvery dispute: K Palaniswamy says govt will take all steps to restore state's rights on water share
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Cauvery dispute: K Palaniswamy says govt will take all steps to restore state's rights on water share

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswamy said his government would take all steps to protect the livelihood of farmers and restore the state's rights in the ongoing dispute over sharing of Cauvery water with Karnataka

Tamil Nadu govt exerting pressure on Centre over Cauvery issue, says O Panneerselvam
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Tamil Nadu govt exerting pressure on Centre over Cauvery issue, says O Panneerselvam

The ruling AIADMK in Tamil Nadu on Thursday said it was exerting adequate pressure on the Centre over the Cauvery issue and cited the persistent protests by party MPs in Parliament to drive home its point.

AIADMK urges Puducherry government to request Centre to set up Cauvery Water Management Board soon
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AIADMK urges Puducherry government to request Centre to set up Cauvery Water Management Board soon

AIADMK in Puducherry urged the Puducherry government to request the Centre to constitute the Cauvery Water Management Board (CWMB) as per the Supreme Court verdict

Cauvery verdict: Puducherry CM V Narayanasamy says 'historic' SC verdict comes as 'big relief to farmers'
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Cauvery verdict: Puducherry CM V Narayanasamy says 'historic' SC verdict comes as 'big relief to farmers'

Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy hailed the "historic" Supreme Court verdict on sharing of Cauvery water saying it ensured the Union Territory would continue to receive seven tmcft for Karaikal region lying at the tail-end of the river basin

Cauvery dispute: Farmers stage protest, disrupt train services in Tamil Nadu's Thanjavur district
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Cauvery dispute: Farmers stage protest, disrupt train services in Tamil Nadu's Thanjavur district

Train services were affected in parts of Thanjavur district on Monday as members of Cauvery Rights Retrieval Committee (CRRC), an umbrella organisation of political parties and farmers associations, blocked trains at Ayanapuram, Alangudi and Papanasam among others.

Cauvery dispute: SC directs Karnataka to release 2,000 cusecs of water per day to Tamil Nadu
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Cauvery dispute: SC directs Karnataka to release 2,000 cusecs of water per day to Tamil Nadu

Karnataka was on Tuesday directed to release 2,000 cusecs Cauvery water per day to Tamil Nadu from 7 to 18 October by the Supreme Court, which deferred its order asking the Centre to set up Cauvery Water Management Board till it finally decided on appeals relating to the age-old water dispute.

Cauvery row: Centre politicising water-sharing issue, alleges AIADMK
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Cauvery row: Centre politicising water-sharing issue, alleges AIADMK

The ruling AIADMK in Tamil Nadu on Tuesday accused the Centre of politicising the Cauvery water sharing issue and asked it to withdraw the petition submitted seeking modification in the Supreme Court order.

Cauvery dispute: Karnataka calls legislature session to decide on SC order
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Cauvery dispute: Karnataka calls legislature session to decide on SC order

Taking Karnataka to task for its repeated "defiance" by flouting its orders on release of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu and giving it a last chance, the Supreme Court had yesterday asked it to discharge 6,000 cusecs from October 1 to 6, warning no one would know when the "wrath of the law" would fall on it.

Jayalalithaa petitions PM to set up Cauvery Management Board
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Jayalalithaa petitions PM to set up Cauvery Management Board

"Many lakhs of farmers of Tamil Nadu cannot be made to wait any longer for justice which has long been delayed to them as they face season after season of acute agrarian distress forced upon them by a neighbouring State," she said.