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Mar 31, 2018
Cauvery issue: Group stages flash protest at Marina beach, urges Centre to set up water management boardA group of individuals converged at the Marina beach in Chennai and staged a flash protest urging the Centre to immediately set up the Cauvery Water Management Board in compliance with a February 16 Supreme Court order on the decades-old river water-sharing dispute.
Feb 18, 2018
Supreme Court says pre-independence agreements on Cauvery river 'neither inoperative nor extinct'SC has held that two pre-independence agreements between Mysore and the Madras Presidency on the Cauvery river are 'neither inoperative nor extinct.'
Feb 16, 2018
SC delivers verdict in Cauvery water issue: Dispute between Karnataka, Tamil Nadu dates back to 1892The Cauvery dispute began in the year 1892, between the Madras Presidency (under the British Raj) and the Princely state of Mysore when they had to come to terms with dividing the river water between the two states.
Jan 20, 2017
Jallikattu row: Protests in Tamil Nadu are not to stage bull-fights, but to safeguard cultural autonomyHad the protests supporting jallikattu been just for the love of a sport, tens of thousands of people wouldn’t have poured onto the streets. For an average Tamil, the protests are about protecting their cultural sovereignty and autonomy
Sep 03, 2016
Cauvery dispute: As SC asks Karnataka to 'live and let live', what's at the root of this fight?Setting up a Cauvery Management Board or Authority, as suggested by the Tribunal, on the lines of the Bhakra Beas Management Board is perhaps the only way to ensure that the dispute doesn’t repeat itself like a stuck record whenever rainfall is deficient.