CAUVERY WATER DISPUTE

  • Govt should clarify plan to address farmers' concerns: Karunanidhi June 11, 2013

    Chennai: DMK Chief M Karunanidhi today said the prospects of ensuing 'kuruvai' (shortterm crop) looked bleak in Tamil Nadu in the backdrop of drought in the Cauvery delta and sought to know what steps the government proposed to take to address farmers' concerns. In a statement here, he also recalled Karnataka...
  • Karnataka seeks refixing Cauvery water share June 7, 2013

    Bangalore: Karnataka on Thursday decided to seek refixing of the Cauvery river water share between it and Tamil Nadu, particularly in the four months from June, on the basis of rainfall in the last five years. As per the Cauvery water tribunal award, Karnataka now has to give Tamil Nadu 134...
  • TN: Jayalalithaa's first 2 years in power see mixed results May 16, 2013

    Chennai: Two years after she stormed into Fort St George, the seat of power in Tamil Nadu, with a massive victory, Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa has a mixed bag of results to show so far. Forcing the central government to gazette the final award of the Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal by...
  • Puducherry CM thanks Jaya on Cauvery water award February 21, 2013

    Puducherry: Puducherry Chief Minister N Rangasamy on Wednesday thanked his Tamil Nadu counterpart Jayalalithaa and the Centre after the notification of the Cauvery Water Dispute Tribunal's final award. It would ensure availability of the quantum of interstate river water allocated to Karaikal, part of the union territory, he said. "I am grateful...
  • Cauvery water dispute: Deadline to notify tribunal today February 20, 2013

    New Delhi: The deadline for the Centre to notify the Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal Award ends on Wednesday. After the notification, the future sharing of water among all Cauvery basin states, which are Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Puducherry, will be based on the final award. Currently, water sharing is...
  • 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...
  • Cauvery water dispute: SC says K'taka should get precedence January 28, 2013

    New Delhi: Expressing concern over the ongoing Cauvery water dispute between Karnataka and Tamil Nadu, the Supreme Court on Monday said that Karnataka's requirement of drinking water should get precedence over irrigation needs of Tamil Nadu. The court directed the Karnataka government to reply by Tuesday on its annual drinking water...
  • Delay in notifying award deprived TN water rights: Jaya January 10, 2013

    Udhagamandalam: The delay in notifying the final award of the Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal in the Central Gazette has deprived the rights of Tamil Nadu on Cauvery and also in receiving the due share of the river water, Chief Minister Jayalalithaa said on Wednesday. Speaking after distributing 'Pongal' (harvest festival) gifts...
  • Jaya urges PM to notify Cauvery Tribunal's final order December 21, 2012

    Chennai: Citing an order of the apex court, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Thursday urged Prime Minister Mammohan Singh to expedite the notification of the Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal's final order before the end of this month. In a letter to Manmohan Singh, the text of which was released...
  • Go to Cauvery authority: SC to Tamil Nadu, Karnataka December 11, 2012

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday asked Tamil Nadu and Karnataka to approach the Cauvery River Authority headed by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to resolve their dispute over the sharing of the river's water. The apex court bench of Justice D K Jain and Justice Madan B Lokur said...
  • 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...
  • Protests in Karnataka over Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu December 6, 2012

    Bangalore: Protests erupted late on Wednesday in Cauvery belt in Karnataka hours after Supreme Court's directive to the state to release 10,000 cusecs of water to Tamil Nadu. Authorities in Mandya, about 80 km from Bangalore, announced that schools and colleges will be closed on Thursday and Friday following a...
  • TN: Karunanidhi appeals for calm over Cauvery waters December 3, 2012

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu and Karnataka should step up efforts to check bitterness among the people of the two states over the issue of sharing of Cauvery waters, DMK president M Karunanidhi said on Monday amid reports of some violent incidents in the border areas. Karunanidhi asked the two state governments...
  • Cauvery water dispute: Jaya, Shettar to meet on Thursday November 27, 2012

    Chennai: The chief ministers of Tamil Nadu and Karnataka will meet in Bangalore on Thursday to arrive at an amicable solution to the protracted dispute over sharing of Cauvery river waters. The Tamil Nadu government in a statement on Tuesday said Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa would meet her Karnataka counterpart...
  • SC asks K'taka, TN to 'amicably' resolve Cauvery water row November 26, 2012

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Chief Ministers of Karnataka and Tamil Nadu to meet and sort out the differences over the Cauvery river water sharing issue. The apex court asked Karnataka Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa to break the logjam...
  • Meet and solve Cauvery dispute: SC to Jaya, Shettar November 26, 2012

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday asked Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa and Karnataka Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar to meet and find an amicable solution to the Cauvery river water dispute. The apex court bench of Justice D.K. Jain and Justice Madan B. Lokur said both the chief...
  • Karnataka asked to give 4 tmc of water to TN over 15 days October 31, 2012

    New Delhi: The Cauvery Monitoring Committee on Wednesday directed Karnataka to release four tmc of water to Tamil Nadu over the next fortnight even as it asked the latter to make a written submission before the panel on issues it wants to be addressed. At a meeting of the Cauvery...
  • 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...
  • 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: Farmers continue protest, want CRA to review order October 9, 2012

    Mandya: A day after Karnataka government stopped release of water to Tamil Nadu citing low storage in the Krishnaraj Sagar reservoir, farmers here said they would continue their dharna till the Cauvery River Authority review its earlier directive. "Till the CRA headed by the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh give its...
  • 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...
  • PMK slams Karnataka for stopping Cauvery water to TN October 9, 2012

    Chennai: PMK founder S Ramadoss on Tuesday flayed Karnataka for stopping release of water to Tamil Nadu from the KRS reservoir and demanded that the Centre take over all dams constructed across the Cauvery river. He also slammed the Tamil Nadu government for not involving opposition parties even as the...
  • K'taka stops Cauvery water to TN, farmers jubilant October 9, 2012

    Bangalore/New Delhi: Karnataka on late Monday stopped releasing Cauvery river water to Tamil Nadu, hours after the state informed the Supreme Court that it was in no position to continue the water flow from Monday night, a senior official said. The five crest gates of Krishanaraja Sagar (KRS) reservoir in...
  • 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...
  • Cauvery: SC defers Karnataka's plea, leaders meet PM October 8, 2012

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday decided to review the petition of Karnataka on the Cauvery water sharing dispute on October 12 after the state sought a deferment on the issue. Karnataka has sought a stay on the Cauvery order which directs it to release 9,000 cusecs of water...
  • 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...