Cauvery

  • Jayalalithaa accepts Karunanidhi's challenge for open debate on Cauvery 15-04-2014 05:54 PM

    AIADMK supremo and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on accepted the gauntlet thrown by her arch-rival DMK president M Karunanidhi for an open debate on the Cauvery issue, saying she was prepared to face him in the state assembly. Repeatedly charging Karunanidhi with betraying the state on the emotive...
  • Tamil Nadu: Karunanidhi lashes out at AIADMK for criticising him 21-12-2013 08:37 PM

    Chennai: Hitting out at the AIADMK for criticising him, DMK chief M Karunanidhi on Saturday listed out the various Central government initiatives in Tamil Nadu when the DMK was part of the Union government. Referring to AIADMK's Executive and General Council meet on Thursday, he said one of the resolutions...
  • SC to hear plea to set up Cauvery Management Board on December 3 27-11-2013 04:53 PM

    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...
  • TN: State govt allots Rs 717.32 crore for three integrated drinking water projects 19-10-2013 02:41 PM

    Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa has allocated Rs 717.32 crore for implementing integrated drinking water projects in Tiruppur, Erode, Thanjavur and Coimbatore districts, to benefit over 10 lakh people. An integrated drinking water project at a cost of Rs 495.70 crore would be implemented with Kollidam river as the...
  • Ask K'taka not to undertake schemes in Cauvery without permission: Jayalalithaa to PM 03-09-2013 12:58 PM

    Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa has written to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh seeking his intervention and advice to Karnataka government not to take up any schemes, including hydro-electric projects, in the Cauvery basin without her state's consent. "I also request you to advice the Ministry of Environment and Forests,...
  • RIL, BP make new gas discovery off east coast 23-08-2013 01:34 PM

    Mumbai: Energy conglomerate Reliance Industries and British oil company BP Plc on Friday announced a new gas condensate discovery off the east coast of India in the Cauvery basin. The discovery is situated 62 kilometres from the coast in the Cauvery basin and is the second gas discovery in the...
  • Karnataka: Flood alert in 3 districts as Cauvery overflows 07-08-2013 11:20 AM

    Bangalore: The Karnataka government on Monday issued a flood alert in three districts of the old Mysore region and shifted hundreds of people to safer places as dams across the Cauvery river basin were overflowing due to heavy discharge of rain water. "A flood alert has been given in Chamarajanagar,...
  • Cauvery issue: Centre to take all efforts to make Karnataka release water 15-06-2013 05:35 PM

    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...
  • Tamil Nadu to haul Karnataka for SC contempt over water 15-06-2013 04:39 AM

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Friday announced that the state government would soon approach the Supreme Court with a contempt of court petition against Karnataka and another petition to direct the central government to set up Cauvery Management Board (CMB) and the Cauvery Water Regulation Committee (CWRC)....
  • Cauvery Supervisory Committee to review water position of the river 12-06-2013 10:39 AM

    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 11-06-2013 12:27 PM

    Chennai: DMK Chief M Karunanidhi today said the prospects of ensuing 'kuruvai' (short-term 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 seeks re-fixing Cauvery water share 07-06-2013 02:25 AM

    Bangalore: Karnataka on Thursday decided to seek re-fixing 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...
  • Karnataka CM criticises Jayalalithaa over Cauvery row 31-05-2013 02:54 AM

    Bangalore: Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Thursday criticised his Tamil Nadu counterpart J Jayalalithaa for reportedly seeking over Rs 2,000 crore in damages from the state for not releasing Cauvery water. "We do not have water to drink but still we released water to Tamil Nadu as per Supreme Court...
  • Bangalore has water only for the next 15 to 18 days, warn officials 20-05-2013 08:59 AM

    Bangalore: Bangalore is fearing an acute water shortage in days to come. Municipal officials have warned that the city has water only for the next 15 to 18 days. Already residents like Hiral Dhilla, from Rajajinagar are forced to buy water from tankers nearly six times a month. This mother...
  • TN: Jayalalithaa's first 2 years in power see mixed results 16-05-2013 08:20 PM

    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...
  • Karuna urges Centre to give effect to Cauvery tribunal orders 05-05-2013 08:21 PM

    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...
  • Cauvery water remains a dream for Bangalore residents 26-04-2013 11:49 AM

    Bangalore: There are less than nine days to go for the Karnataka elections. CNN-IBN'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...