CAUVERY RIVER

  • TN: State govt allots Rs 717.32 crore for three integrated drinking water projects October 19, 2013

    Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa has allocated Rs 717.32 crore for implementing integrated drinking water projects in Tiruppur, Erode, Thanjavur and Coimbatore districts, to benefit over 10 lakh people. An integrated drinking water project at a cost of Rs 495.70 crore would be implemented with Kollidam river as the source...
  • Karnataka: Flood alert in 3 districts as Cauvery overflows August 7, 2013

    Bangalore: The Karnataka government on Monday issued a flood alert in three districts of the old Mysore region and shifted hundreds of people to safer places as dams across the Cauvery river basin were overflowing due to heavy discharge of rain water. "A flood alert has been given in Chamarajanagar, Mysore...
  • Bangalore has water only for the next 15 to 18 days, warn officials May 20, 2013

    Bangalore: Bangalore is fearing an acute water shortage in days to come. Municipal officials have warned that the city has water only for the next 15 to 18 days. Already residents like Hiral Dhilla, from Rajajinagar are forced to buy water from tankers nearly six times a month. This mother...
  • Cauvery water remains a dream for Bangalore residents April 26, 2013

    Bangalore: There are less than nine days to go for the Karnataka elections. CNNIBN's Karnataka Yatra reaches Bangalore, looking at the water politics in the state. Midway between Mysore and Bangalore is the epicentre of politics over the Cauvery river. Mandya district erupts every time water sharing becomes a dispute between...
  • SC directs K'taka to release Cauvery water to TN for paddy crop February 7, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has provided some relief to Tamil Nadu in the Cauvery water sharing dispute. The apex court has directed Karnataka to release 2.44 tmc of water to Tamil Nadu for the paddy crop. The court also observed that this limit will not adversely affect Karnataka's drinking...
  • No more Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu: Karnataka January 30, 2013

    New Delhi: Karnataka told the Supreme Court on Tuesday that it cannot spare any more water for Tamil Nadu as it would affect the water needs of its own people. "We don't say that their (Tamil Nadu) irrigation has not suffered. It is suffering. Ours is also suffering. But that is...
  • Centre gets till Jan 31 to decide on Cauvery water award January 5, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday gave the central government time till January 31 to decide whether it would notify the decision of the water resources ministry accepting the Cauvery Water Tribunal award on the sharing of Cauvery river water. A bench of Justice DK Jain and Justice Madan B...
  • Cauvery row: Karnataka CM to lead MPs delegation to Delhi December 7, 2012

    Belgaum: In the wake of Supreme Court directing Karnataka to release 10,000 cusecs to Tamil Nadu, Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar on Thursday said he would lead a MPs team from the Cauvery Basin to meet the Prime Minister for apprising him of the distress situation in his state. "I am leading...
  • Cauvery dispute: Is there hope for a permanent solution? October 12, 2012

    Mandya: The Supreme Court will on Friday hear the contempt case filed by the Tamil Nadu government against Karnataka over the Cauvery water sharing dispute. This comes after the Jagadish Shettar government in Karnataka refused to release 9,000 cusecs of Cauvery water daily to Tamil Nadu despite the Supreme Court's...
  • Cauvery dispute: SC to hear TN's plea against K'taka October 12, 2012

    New Delhi: The Cauvery watersharing row between Karnataka and Tamil Nadu will head to the Supreme Court on Friday. It will hear the contempt case filed by the Tamil Nadu government against Karnataka. This comes after the Jagadish Shettar government in Karnataka refused to release 9,000 cusecs of Cauvery water...
  • Can't release Cauvery water to TN: Karnataka to panel October 11, 2012

    New Delhi: Karnataka on Thursday reiterated its stand on Cauvery water release to Tamil Nadu, informing the Monitoring Committee that it can't release more water to the south Indian state. The Supreme Court will now take up the matter on Friday. The Monitoring Committee report will be sent to Prime...
  • Cauvery dispute: Panel to review reports on TN, K'taka October 11, 2012

    New Delhi: The Monitoring Committee will meet on Thursday to consider reports by two central government teams that visited Karnataka and Tamil Nadu over the Cauvery water sharing dispute. The Tamil Nadu government had on Wednesday filed a contempt petition against Karnataka in the Supreme Court over its decision to...
  • Karnataka braces for crucial Cauvery meetings October 11, 2012

    Bangalore: Karnataka braced itself for crucial meetings over Cauvery water row on Thursday and Friday even as union Power Minister M Veerappa Moily, who hails from the state, on Wednesday urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to provide immediate relief to the state. "Depletion of water on the Karnataka side will...
  • Cauvery dispute: TN files contempt plea against K'taka October 10, 2012

    New Delhi: The Tamil Nadu government on Wednesday filed a contempt petition against Karnataka in the Supreme Court over its decision to stop the release of water from Cauvery river to the state. Karnataka had on Monday stopped releasing Cauvery river water to Tamil Nadu, hours after the state informed...
  • Cauvery dispute: DMK asks Centre to dismiss K'taka govt October 10, 2012

    New Delhi: DMK chief M Karunanidhi has asked the Centre to dismiss the Karnataka government as the state has not released 9000 cusecs of river water to Tamil Nadu, defying a Supreme Court order. The Tamil Nadu government has said that it will file a contempt petition in the Supreme...
  • Cauvery row: TN to file contempt petition against K'taka October 9, 2012

    New Delhi: The Tamil Nadu government has said it will file a contempt petition against Karnataka in the Supreme Court over its decision to halt the release of water from the Cauvery to the state. Karnataka on late Monday stopped releasing Cauvery river water to Tamil Nadu, hours after the...
  • Cauvery dispute: Protests likely to continue today October 9, 2012

    Bangalore: The protests over the Cauvery water release to Tamil Nadu are likely to continue in southern Karnataka and Bangalore on Tuesday. Karnataka has sought a stay on the Cauvery order which directs it to release 9,000 cusecs of water to Tamil Nadu. The matter will come up for hearing...
  • PM discusses Cauvery dispute with K'taka Cong leaders October 8, 2012

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday held consultations with Congress leaders from Karnataka on sharing of the Cauvery waters with Tamil Nadu during which they told him about the "grim" situation in Karnataka. External Affairs Minister SM Krishna, Labour Minister Mallikarjun Kharge, Minister of State for Railways KH...
  • Cauvery water dispute live: Karnataka's plea hearing on Oct 12 October 8, 2012

    New Delhi: 6.30 pm: Karnataka Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar on Monday said that it is not possible to release more water to Tamil Nadu. "We have conveyed this to Supreme Court by our senior counsel and this is the stand of the state government before the court," he said. 4.20 pm:...
  • Cauvery water dispute: Karnataka CM meets Krishna October 8, 2012

    New Delhi: Karnataka Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar met External Affairs Minister SM Krishna on Monday requesting him to ask Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to change his order on sharing the Cauvery water with Tamil Nadu. The Prime Minister had asked Karnataka to release 9,000 cusecs of water to Tamil Nadu...
  • Cauvery dispute: PM to meet K'taka leaders today October 8, 2012

    New Delhi/Bangalore: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will meet Congress leaders from Karnataka on Monday over the Cauvery water dispute. External Affairs Minister SM Krishna, Power Minister Veerappa Moily, BJP leader Ananth Kumar and Water Resources Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal are likely to attend the meet. This comes amid demands by...
  • Cauvery dispute: Central team visits Cuddalore district October 7, 2012

    Cuddalore: A report would be submitted to the Centre within three days about the water scarcity and difficulties in raising 'samba' (longterm) paddy crop, leader of the central team, currently touring Cauvery delta districts of Tamil Nadu to assess the watersituation, said. Chief Engineer RK Gupta was talking to reporters after...
  • Cauvery row: Bandh disrupts normal life in Karnataka October 6, 2012

    Bangalore: The dawntodusk 'Karnataka bandh' called by Kannada outfits to protest against the release of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu on Saturday disrupted normal life in the city and river basin districts even as windowpanes of some buses were damaged in stonepelting incidents. In Bangalore city, some persons pelted stones on...
  • Cauvery live: Protesters try to ransack Wipro office October 6, 2012

    Bangalore: 1.54 pm: Cauvery protesters enter Wipro office in Mysore. They ask the staff to stop work in view of Saturday's bandh. A few of them try to ransack the office. 1.31 pm: BJP leader V Dhananjaykumar, a BSY loyalist, slams CM Jagadish Shettar for his 'failure' to protect the state's...
  • Cauvery dispute: Karnataka on high alert amidst bandh October 6, 2012

    Bangalore: An 80,000strong police force will be stationed in Bangalore as Karnataka observes a bandh in protest against the release of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu on Saturday. Several Kannada outfits gave a call for a statewide bandh in protest against the Supreme Court's directive to the state government to...
  • Cauvery dispute: Yeddyurappa sits in dharna October 5, 2012

    Bangalore: Former Chief Minister and estranged BJP leader BS Yeddyurappa on Friday launched a frontal attack on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for issuing to Karnataka an order as Chairman of Cauvery River Authority (CRA) to release 9,000 cusecs of water to Tamil Nadu daily "without assessment of ground reality" on...
  • Cauvery dispute: BS Yeddyurappa plans protest October 5, 2012

    Bangalore: Former Karnataka chief minister BS Yeddyurappa is expected to take out a massive rally in Bangalore against Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's directive to the state to release 9,000 cusecs of water daily from the Cauvery to Tamil Nadu. Karnataka has erupted in protests ever since the Supreme Court gave...
  • Cauvery live: 4 JDS MLAs, 1 MP threaten to quit October 1, 2012

    Bangalore: 11.40 am: Four Janata Dal (Secular) MLAs and one MP from Mandya send resignations to party leader HD Kumaraswamy in protest against release of water. 11.34 am: HD Kumaraswamy says JD(S) President HD Devegowda will meet Prime Minister Manmohan Singh over the matter. "He will request him to reconsider his...
  • K'taka releases Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu September 30, 2012

    Complying with the Supreme Court directive, Karnataka on Sunday began release of Cauvery River water to Tamil Nadu, triggering widespread protests across the district and disrupting vehicular movement. "We are not in a position to release Cauvery River water but with due respect to the Supreme Court direction we are...
  • Karnataka begins release of Cauvery water to TN September 30, 2012

    Mandya: Complying with the Supreme Court directive, Karnataka on Sunday began release of Cauvery River water to Tamil Nadu, triggering widespread protests across the district and disrupting vehicular movement. Irrigation authorities told PTI that about 5,000 cusecs of water was being released from Krishnarajasagar Dam and Kabini Reservoir since Saturday...