Cauvery Water

  • Karunanidhi urges Modi to constitute Cauvery Management Board June 14, 2014

    Chennai: Days after the ruling AIADMK turned down his demand for an allparty meeting for a discussion on constituting Cauvery Management Board (CMB), DMK president M Karunanidhi on Saturday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to constitute the CMB, saying there was no legal bar to do so. In a letter to...
  • Monsoon delayed, Cauvery dispute may resurface again June 10, 2014

    New Delhi: The Cauvery river water sharing dispute is likely to resurface again. Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa is forcing the Centre to constitute the Cauvery Management Board. This supervisory board would be headed by Union Water Resources Secretary. The upper riparian state Karnataka is opposing any such move...
  • Cauvery issue: Centre to take all efforts to make Karnataka release water June 15, 2013

    Chennai: The Centre would take all efforts to make Karnataka release their share of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu and Puducherry, Minister of State in PMO V Narayanasamy said on Saturday. "It is the policy and intention of the Central government to make Karnataka to release their share of Cauvery water...
  • Cauvery Supervisory Committee to review water position of the river June 12, 2013

    New Delhi: The Cauvery Supervisory Committee on Wednesday will review the water position of the river. During the meeting in New Delhi, the position regarding storage and allocation will also be reviewed. The decision was made keeping in mind the poor storage and oncoming monsoons in Karnataka. The meeting will...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Cauvery issue: Karnataka allparty team to meet PM February 13, 2013

    Bangalore: An allparty delegation from Karnataka would meet Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday to apprise him of the state's position on the Cauvery issue. The announcement to take a delegation of floor leaders of both Houses of the state legislature to New Delhi was made by Chief Minister Jagadish...
  • Cauvery row: Karnataka reluctant to give water to Tamil Nadu February 7, 2013

    Bangalore: The Karnataka government is refusing to budge in the Cauvery water sharing dispute. The state government is reluctant to give water to Tamil Nadu for paddy crop despite the Supreme Court's order. The Jagadish Shettarled Karnataka government is looking at other legal options. This came after the apex court directed...
  • 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...
  • Cauvery row: Release more water to TN, SC tells K'taka February 4, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has directed Karnataka to release 2 tmc feet of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu. The Supreme Court has also slammed the Centre for not notifying the order given by the Cauvery Water Tribunal five years ago. It has now directed the Centre to notify the...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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 water dispute keeps TN, Karnataka tense December 8, 2012

    Chennai/Bangalore: The emotive Cauvery water sharing dispute continues to keep Karnataka and Tamil Nadu tense. The Cauvery Monitoring Committee has come out with a distress sharing formula, but yet another appeal will be before the Supreme Court in two days. 10,000 cusecs of water every day till Monday and 12,000...
  • Karnataka told to release more Cauvery water to TN December 8, 2012

    New Delhi/Bangalore: Karnataka was on Friday directed by the Cauvery Monitoring Committee to release 12 TMC (thousand million cubic) feet of Cauvery river water to Tamil Nadu during December. The state said it would appeal the order. Union Water Resources Secretary Dhruv Vijay Singh said he hoped Karnataka will find a...
  • 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...
  • Cauvery water: Centre soft on Karnataka, says Tamil Nadu December 4, 2012

    New Delhi: Since Karnataka is heading for Assembly elections in 2013, the central government may not be pushing it hard to release Cauvery water for Tamil Nadu, the Supreme Court was told by a counsel on Monday. "Karnataka elections are there. No direction will be given (to Karnataka to release water...
  • 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 talks fail, K'taka refuses to release water to TN November 29, 2012

    Bangalore: The deadlock between Karnataka and Tamil Nadu over River Cauvery water sharing continued on Thursday as the former refused to release any more water to the neighbouring state. Talking to mediapersons after the meeting, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa alleged that Karnataka "flatly refused to release any water". Referring...
  • 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...