Karnataka Bandh

  • 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...
  • 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' (long-term) paddy crop, leader of the central team, currently touring Cauvery delta districts of Tamil Nadu to assess the water-situation, said. Chief Engineer RK Gupta was talking to reporters after...
  • Cauvery dispute: Monitoring Committee to meet on Oct 11 October 7, 2012

    New Delhi: Amid water-sharing 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 24-hour 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: Bandh disrupts normal life in Karnataka October 6, 2012

    Bangalore: The dawn-to-dusk '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 window-panes of some buses were damaged in stone-pelting 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 80,000-strong 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...
  • Violence in Karnataka after Governor-CM spat January 22, 2011

    Bangalore: The war of words between Karnataka Governor HR Bhardwaj and Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa has sparked street violence overnight in the state. The violence started after Bhardwaj sanctioned the prosecution of Yeddyurappa on Friday night over the Chief Minister's alleged involvement in land scams. Karnataka Police have imposed prohibitory orders...
  • K'taka bandh: Shops shut, no untoward incidents January 22, 2011

    Bangalore: Normal life was on Saturday disrupted in Karnataka due to the day-long bandh called by the ruling BJP to protest Governor HR Bhardwaj's sanction for prosecuting Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa in alleged land scams. Majority of shops and business establishments across the state remaining closed while schools, including government-run...