WATER DISPUTE

  • Goa government appoints agency to study Mahadeyi river water October 2, 2014

    Panaji: Cementing its claim on Mahadeyi river water, Goa government has approved the appointment of an agency to conduct studies for protecting the state's interest before Mahadeyi Water Disputes Tribunal. The work has been awarded to DHI (India) Water and Environment Private Limited for Rs 1.34 crore. The agency will...
  • Cauvery Tribunal asks Tamil Nadu to approach SC July 15, 2014

    New Delhi: The Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal on Tuesday expressed its inability to entertain Tamil Nadu's plea seeking clarification on the final award passed by it 2007 regarding allocation of quantum of water to the States and asked it to approach the Supreme Court for appropriate directions. An application was...
  • Japan says Chinese ships in disputed waters June 6, 2014

    Tokyo : Chinese ships sailed into disputed waters off Japanadministered islands in the East China Sea on Friday, officials said, after G7 leaders cautioned against "intimidation" in territorial disputes. The Japanese coastguard said two vessels entered the 12nauticalmile band of territorial waters around one of the Senkaku islands, which China also...
  • Andhra Pradesh CM meets Manmohan Singh on Krishna water tribunal's award December 20, 2013

    Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy on Friday led an allparty delegation to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh against notifying the Krishna Water Disputes Tribunal II (KWDT II) award. Minister for Panchayat Raj and Rural Water Supply K Jana Reddy, who was part of the delegation, said that they requested...
  • SC to hear plea to set up Cauvery Management Board on December 3 November 27, 2013

    The Supreme Court will hear on December 3 the Tamil Nadu government's plea for setting up of a board to ensure implementation of the Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal award. A bench headed by Chief Justice, before whom the matter was mentioned by Tamil Nadu counsel, posted the case for hearing on...
  • 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...
  • Karuna urges Centre to give effect to Cauvery tribunal orders May 5, 2013

    Chennai: With voting for Assembly Elections in Karnataka over, DMK chief M Karunanidhi urged the Centre to set up Cauvery Management Board and the Cauvery Water Regulation Committee to give effect to the Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal orders. Karunanidhi sought to remind the Centre on the statement by Union Water Resources...
  • TN to move SC against Karnataka on Pennaiyar river dispute April 8, 2013

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu government on Monday said it will move the Supreme Court against neighbouring Karnataka over the river Pennaiyar dispute. PWD Minister KV Ramalingam told Tamil Nadu Assembly that Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa had issued directions in this regard, after opposition DMK and Left parties moved a Special Call...
  • Will take legal recourse if Cauvery award not implemented, says Jayalalithaa March 10, 2013

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Saturday declared she would resort to legal action if the central government does not set up the necessary mechanism to implement the Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal's (CWDT) final award after gazetting it. Speaking at a function organised by farmers organisations in Thanjavur, around...
  • Verdict on Kishanganga not a legal defeat: Pakistan February 26, 2013

    Islamabad: Downplaying the recent verdict by International Court of Arbitration upholding India's right to divert water from the Kishanganga hydro project, Pakistan said on Tuesday it was not a legal defeat for the country. Presidential spokesman Farhatullah Babar said that the arbitration award was not a legal defeat for Pakistan. He...
  • 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...