River Cauvery

  • 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...
  • Water Wars: Heat may trigger Cauvery dispute again June 25, 2009

    New Delhi: The monsoon delay is threatening to trigger off another battle for waters of the River Cauvery between Karnataka and Tamil Nadu as the latter's quota of water, under the current understanding for sharing, cannot be fulfilled this year. The Krishna Raja Sagar dam near Mysore one...
  • MK refuses to take blame for TNKarnataka water war April 3, 2008

    New Delhi: The Hogennakal issue is souring ties between Tamil Nadu and Karnataka, but Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi is not willing to be blamed for triggering the controversy. The Chief Minister has been quick in rubbishing allegations that it was his statements which provoked violence against Tamils in...
  • Karunanidhi asks Centre to intervene in water war April 2, 2008

    New Delhi: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi has asked the Centre to intervene and find an amicable solution to the controversy over the Hogenakkal Fall Water Project. Karunanidhi has also called for an all party meeting in his state to discuss the future course of action. The Tamil Nadu...
  • TN locked in a Cauvery water war with Karnataka April 2, 2008

    New Delhi: After battling Kerala on the Mullaperiyar issue, Tamil Nadu is now locked in a water war with Karnataka. Protests have broken out in Bangalore over the controversial Hogenakkal Fall Water Project on River Cauvery. Kannada Rakshana Vedike activists are forcing theaters to stop screening Tamil films. The protests...
  • 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...
  • Politicians discuss Cauvery dispute February 3, 2007

    Bangalore: Politicians, cutting across party lines, put aside their political differences to attend the all party meet to discuss the muchawaited judgement to be delivered by the Cauvery Water Disputes tribunal on Monday. Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy made no bones about the fact that it was an issue that...
  • TN farmers fear Cauvery verdict February 3, 2007

    Tanjavur (Tamil Nadu): After over 16 years of dispute, the court judgement over sharing of Cauvery water is to be delivered by the Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal (CWDT). Ahead of the decision, farmers in Tamil Nadu are skeptical about their future. The court will finally pronounce its verdict on...