Cauvery River Authority

  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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 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...
  • 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 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 8, 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...
  • 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...
  • Release Cauvery water to TN: SC tells K'taka September 28, 2012

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday ordered the Karnataka government to release up to 9000 cusecs of water from the Cauvery daily to Tamil Nadu till October 20. Tamil Nadu is facing a severe shortage of irrigation water due to rainfall deficit. Passing the order, the apex court said that it...
  • PM to chair meeting of Cauvery River Authority today September 19, 2012

    New Delhi: Tamil Nadu and Karnataka on Wednesday will be facing the Cauvery River Authority (CRA) for the first time in nine years headed by the Prime Minister in New Delhi. Chennai wants Bangalore to release 2 TMC of water from Cauvery river as crops have been destroyed due to...
  • Tamil Nadu: Uneasy calm ahead of Cauvery meet September 18, 2012

    Chennai: With the Cauvery River Authority (CRA) all set to meet on Wednesday after a gap of nearly 9 years, there is an uneasy calm prevailing among farmers in the Delta region. They are eagerly looking at the signals coming from Karnataka, where political parties have declared they would not...
  • PM to chair meeting of Cauvery River Authority September 16, 2012

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will chair the muchawaited meeting of the Cauvery River Authority (CRA) for the first time in nine years on Wednesday primarily to discuss Tamil Nadu's demand that Karnataka release water from Cauvery river to save the crops that depend on it. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister...
  • Convene CRA meet: Jayalalithaa to PM August 26, 2012

    Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Thursday renewed her request to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to convene a meeting of the Cauvery River Authority (CRA) headed by him to finalise the distress sharing formula. She also wanted the PM to direct Karnataka to release water immediately to help farmers in Tamil...
  • Cauvery row: SC to hear petition on Aug 17 August 7, 2012

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court will hear the application filed by the State of Tamil Nadu on the Cauvery row seeking convening of a meeting of the Cauvery River Authority on August 17. A Bench comprising Justice D K Jain and Justice Madan B Lokur heard the submissions of senior...
  • Convene Cauvery River Authority meet: Jaya to PM May 19, 2012

    Chennai: Charging Karnataka with "unjustly utilising" Cauvery water for summer irrigation, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Saturday asked Prime Minister Manmhohan Singh to convene a meeting of the Cauvery River Authority to discuss the issue. Karnataka has been "unjustly utilising" the water for summer irrigation from February to May by...