Cauvery Dispute

  • 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...
  • Release Cauvery water to TN: SC to Karnataka December 5, 2012

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed Karnataka to release 10,000 cusecs of water from Cauvery River to Tamil Nadu everyday till next Monday (December 10). The apex court asked the Cauvery Monitoring Committee to meet on Thursday or Friday to decide the water requirements of Tamil Nadu and...
  • 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 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: 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...
  • Cauvery dispute: BJP MPs meet Manmohan Singh October 8, 2012

    New Delhi: A delegation of BJP MPs from Karnataka on Monday met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to demand that the order asking the state to provide Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu be withdrawn as the state is suffering from a shortage of water and facing drought-like conditions. The delegation comprising...
  • Cauvery dispute: Monitoring Committee to meet on Oct 11 October 7, 2012

    New Delhi: Amid watersharing dispute between the two southern states, the Cauvery Monitoring Committee will meet in New Delhi on October 11 to decide on the issue of release of water from Karnataka to Tamil Nadu after October 15. The Cauvery River Authority (CRA) had recently directed Karnataka to release...
  • Cauvery dispute: Protests hit life in Karnataka October 6, 2012

    Bangalore: Life was interrupted in Karnataka on Saturday with the 24hour bandh called by Kannada outfits to protest the release of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu. The protestors on Saturday even attempted to ransack the Wipro office in Mysore, demanding that work be stopped. Meanwhile, roads also wore a deserted look...
  • Cauvery row: Protesters attack Wipro office amidst bandh October 8, 2012

    Bangalore: A few demonstraters entered the Mysore office of IT giant Wipro amidst the protests against release of Cauvery water during the bandh called by Kannada outfits in Karnataka on Saturday. The protesters entered the office and asked the staff to stop work in view of the bandh. A few...
  • Cauvery water release: Karnataka farmers on fast October 4, 2012

    Mandya (Karnataka): A farmers' body spearheading the stir against release of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu began a relay hunger strike in Mandya in protest against Karnataka's action and warned that people would stop paying taxes if government did not heed their demand to stop the flow by Thursday evening. "We...
  • 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...
  • Cauvery dispute: Jaya accuses Karuna of double standards September 26, 2012

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Tuesday accused DMK president M Karunanidhi of adopting double standards on the Cauvery dispute, Kudankulam nuclear project and power shortage. "It was Karunanidhi who betrayed the interests of state in the Cauvery river water issue. In the assembly, he said Tamil Nadu had...
  • Cauvery dispute: Tamil Nadu moves SC against Karnataka September 25, 2012

    New Delhi: Tamil Nadu has moved the Supreme Court against Karnataka for its share of water of the Cauvery river. Tamil Nadu says 9,000 cusecs of water is not enough. However, Karnataka says it is enough, rather too much. Karnataka Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar had walked out of a recent meeting...
  • Cauvery talks have failed, will go to SC: Jaya September 19, 2012

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa has claimed that the talks on the controversy over the sharing of water from River Cauvery have failed. The AIADMK chief has said that she will again go to the Supreme Court to seek justice. The Tamil Nadu Chief Minister alleged that Karnataka was...
  • K'taka agrees to release Cauvery water to TN September 10, 2012

    New Delhi: Karnataka on Monday agreed to release 1000 cusecs of water from the Cauvery daily to Tamil Nadu till September 19 to help it overcome its irrigational water deficit. Tamil Nadu had filed a plea at the Supreme Court seeking direction to Karnataka to release 2 TMC (thousand million cubic...