CAUVERY WATER DISPUTES TRIBUNAL

  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Appoint chairman for Cauvery panel: Jaya April 20, 2012

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Thursday urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to appoint a new chairman for Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal following the resignation of Justice NP Singh. In a letter to the prime minister, the text of which was released to the media here, Jayalalithaa said: "I...
  • Cauvery row is national issue: PM March 22, 2007

    New Delhi: The interstate conflict over sharing Cauvery river water loomed large on the World Water Day as Prime Minister Manmohan Singh addressed it as an issue that holds national importance. Singh said that the issue of sharing of river water should be viewed as a national issue."We cannot allow...
  • CMs' war of words over Cauvery March 21, 2007

    Chennai: The Chief Ministers of Tamil Nadu and Karnataka do not seem to be agreeing on what they spoke to each other regarding the Cauvery watersharing issue on Tuesday. Asserting that he did not have any talks on the Cauvery issue with his Karnataka counterpart H D Kumaraswamy, Tamil Nadu Chief...
  • Cauvery: Karunanidhi rebuffs K'taka offer March 21, 2007

    New Delhi: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi has rebuffed an offer from his Karnataka counterpart for talks on the Cauvery river water sharing issue. "There is no scope for any dialogue," Karunanidhi said. He said Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy had called him up on Monday only to...
  • Fracas over Cauvery in Parliament March 20, 2007

    New Delhi: Adjournments and brawls seem to be becoming a daily affair in Parliament nowadays. After witnessing two adjournments over the Nandigram issue on Tuesday, Lok Sabha was adjourned for 30 minutes on the Cauvery issue with DMK members getting into another clash as a debate on the issue was taken...
  • K'taka to get legal on Cauvery issue February 24, 2007

    Bangalore: The Cauvery water dispute is an issue that unites leaders from all factions of all political parties in Karnataka. Members of the ruling and Opposition parties and a farmers' organisations on Saturday attended an allparty meeting to discuss the effects of the Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal's order. And the...
  • Kannada parties reject Cauvery verdict February 24, 2007

    Bangalore: The dispute over the Cauvery Tribunals verdict on the sharing of river waters continues to create ripples in Karnataka. The state government has decided to challenge the tribunal verdict on sharing of Cauvery waters with Tamil Nadu. Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy called an all party meet in Bangalore...
  • B'lore vegetable prices go for a toss February 19, 2007

    Bangalore: With vegetable prices touching new highs every day, vegetable consumption in Bangalore has gone down considerably thereby turning the world of many vegetable sellers like Vijaykumar upside down. However, besides the water shortage, Vijaykumar also blames the ongoing Cauvery protests in Karnataka for the price rise. "There is an acute shortage...
  • Cauvery award is death warrant: K'taka February 19, 2007

    Bangalore: Karnataka on Monday described the final award of the Cauvery Tribunal on the interstate river watersharing as a "death warrant" on the people of the state in general and farmers of the Cauvery basin in particular "The verdict is like serving the death warrant on the people of the state...
  • TN allparty meet on Cauvery today February 19, 2007

    New Delhi: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi convened allparty meeting in Chennai on Monday to decide the states stand on the final award of the Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal. Karunanidhi had already announced that the state would move the tribunal to seek clarifications on some points that were not in...
  • Moily for legal solution of water woes February 17, 2007

    New Delhi: As the furore over Cauvery Water Dispute tribunal's "unfair" as Karnataka chief minister HD Kumaraswamy terms it verdict continues, there are some who believe in going the legal way. "As the Cauvery Water Dispute tribunal has given its final verdict, there is always scope for filing...
  • Kannada stars join Cauvery chorus February 13, 2007

    Bangalore: After proKannada activists, lawyers and industrialists protested against the verdict of the Cauvery water disputes tribunal, it was the turn of the film fraternity in Bangalore to come out on the streets to register their disapproval over the verdict. Nearly 5,000 members of the Kannada film industry hit the...
  • Regional wars not new to Karnataka February 12, 2007

    Bangalore: The 12hourlong bandh in Karnataka paralysed normal life in most areas across the state on Monday. With growing protests, the Cauvery issue looms large and regional wars get prominent by each passing day. Its not for the first time that Karnataka has witnessed highpitched regional protests. It is also not...
  • Water wars leave B'lore high and dry February 12, 2007

    Bangalore: For once, Indias IT hub looked as if it was keen on living up to its name of being a pensioners paradise. The bustling city came to a grinding halt on Monday thanks to the statewide bandh called by various Kannada groups protesting the Cauvery tribunal verdict. The streets...
  • Bangalore IT firms work despite bandh February 12, 2007

    Bangalore: The Cauvery verdict may have sparked a row in most parts of Karnataka, but Bangalores IT industry is too prudent to be affected by such issues. Most IT and BPO companies made alternative arrangements while few declared a holiday or rescheduled the shift timings on Monday to avoid taking a...
  • Reporter's blog: Karnad, Cauvery & Kannada February 12, 2007

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  • Water war leads to K'taka bandh February 12, 2007

    Bangalore: It's been a week of unrest in Karnataka. Since the Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal's verdict on February 5 on water sharing of the river, the state has witnessed protests from all sections of the society. Now Karnataka is witnessing a complete shutdown on Monday following a statewide bandh call to...
  • Karnataka set for Monday blues, shuts down February 11, 2007

    Bangalore: Karnataka is bracing for another stike on Monday following a statewide bandh call in protest against the injustice committed to the state' in the final award of the Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal announced on February 5. Prohibitory orders have now been put out and Section 144 will be imposed from...
  • B'lore: Water woes for 4,000 prisoners February 11, 2007

    New Delhi: In Karnataka, 4,000 prisoners in Bangalore Central Jail went on a 12 hour fast to protest the Cauvery Tribunal's verdict. Only the sick and elderly prisoners did not participate in the fast, but all others stayed away from food. Meanwhile, Kannada activists also protested against a cinema hall showing...
  • Women add quirk to Cauvery protests February 9, 2007

    New Delhi: Protests against the verdict on Cauvery water sharing continued for the fourth day in Mandya and Mysore districts of Karnataka on Friday with hundreds of women taking to the BangaloreMysore highway, and blocking it off as a mark of protest. Activists of the Karnataka Rakshna Vedike Samite also marched...
  • Cauvery: TN to file review petition February 9, 2007

    New Delhi: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi on Thursday announced that the state would file a review petition before the Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal seeking redressal of some deficiencies in the award. He said that there that there were "a few unfavourable points in the award, which should be...
  • Now TN to file petition on Cauvery February 8, 2007

    New Delhi: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Karunanidhi who had welcomed the Cauvery Disputes Tribunal's verdict on Monday now says that the state government will also file a review petition. Karunanidhi on Thursday said that the state government seeks clarifications on the distress sharing formulae and monitoring mechanisms. Earlier in the day,...
  • B'lore faces wrath of Cauvery verdict February 8, 2007

    Bangalore: Its the 16yearlong battle for water that is creating ripples across Karnataka. Several groups staged demonstrations in different parts of Banaglore on Thursday, protesting the verdict given by the Cauvery Tribunals on sharing of river waters. Karnataka Rakshana Vedike activists staged a demonstration at the Mysore bank circle. The activists...
  • Karnad adds drama to Cauvery row February 8, 2007

    Bangalore: The dispute over the Cauvery Tribunals verdict on the sharing of river waters continues to create ripples in Karnataka. The latest casualty seems to be freedom of speech and the person caught embroiled in controversy is renowned theatre personality and Jnanpeeth awardee Girish Karnad. Karnad, while speaking to...
  • K'taka allparty meet inconclusive February 7, 2007

    New Delhi: The allparty meet convened by Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy to discuss the verdict of Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal on Wednesday was inconclusive and another such meet is scheduled to be held in a week's time. The state's decision to hold an allparty meet came in wake of the...