Cauvery: News

20 Apr 2024


FIR filed against Shivakumar for violating model code of conduct

A case has been filed against Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister, DK Shivakumar, for breaching the model code during his campaign for the Lok Sabha elections.

29 Sep 2023


Cauvery row: 44 flights canceled, schools, colleges shut in Karnataka

Amid the statewide strike called by pro-Kannada outfits in Karnataka to protest the release of Cauvery River water to Tamil Nadu, at least 44 flights that were scheduled to take off and land at the Kempegowda International Airport in Bengaluru have been canceled.

26 Sep 2023


12-hour Bengaluru bandh as farmers protest against Cauvery water release

A 12-hour bandh has been called by the Karnataka Jala Samrakshana Samiti, an umbrella outfit of farmers' unions, in Bengaluru on Tuesday to protest the release of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu.

25 Sep 2023


Bengaluru bandh on Tuesday: What's open and what's closed

Several pro-Kannada organizations and farmer associations have called for a Bengaluru bandh (shutdown) on Tuesday to protest the Karnataka government's decision to allocate Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu, per Hindustan Times.

31 Aug 2023


Cauvery water dispute: Karnataka farmers stage over-night protest

A group of farmers in Karnataka reportedly held a night-long candlelight agitation in the state's Mandya district over an order to release Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu.

24 Aug 2023


Cauvery dispute: Karnataka moves SC, says Tamil Nadu's petition untenable

Karnataka has approached the Supreme Court to clarify its stand regarding the release of water from the Cauvery River to Tamil Nadu.

06 Aug 2020


Karnataka: Dams opened as water levels rise in many rivers

As heavy rains battered several districts in the southern state of Karnataka, dams were opened to avoid flooding in many rivers, that are already flowing above the danger mark.

Karnataka to challenge Cauvery Management Authority in Supreme Court

At an all-party meet, comprising BJP, Congress, and JD(S) members, called by Karnataka CM HD Kumaraswamy on Saturday, the state government decided to authorize its legal team to file an appeal in the Supreme Court against the notification by the Centre regarding the Cauvery Management Authority.

28 May 2018


Bengaluru: Man attacked by crocodile, dies bleeding from severed leg

A Sunday outing turned traumatic for the friends and family of a 52-year-old man, who died of bleeding post a crocodile attack.

Cauvery issue: Tamil outfit TVK warns of intensifying protests

After leading anti-IPL protests in the backdrop of the Cauvery issue last week, pro-Tamil outfit Tamizhaga Vazhvurimai Katchi (TVK) today warned of intensifying its agitation, including holding protests at the Marina.

12 Apr 2018

Narendra Modi

Cauvery issue: Pro-Tamil outfits show black flags to Narendra Modi

Pro-Tamil outfits protesting over the Cauvery issue today showed black flags to PM Narendra Modi when he arrived to formally inaugurate India's mega defense exhibition, DefExpo, at Thiruvidanthai, about 40km from Chennai.

IPL 11: Which cities can now host CSK's home games?

Chennai Super Kings will not be playing any more matches at the M Chidambaram Stadium.

Cauvery-dispute: No deadline-extension for Center, SC demands implementation by May-3

The SC has pulled up the Center for not implementing its order on the Cauvery dispute, and gave it till May 3 to do so.

03 Apr 2018

Tamil Nadu

KSRTC stalls Bengaluru-Coimbatore morning bus services

The Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) has stalled the morning bus services in the sector connecting state capital Bengaluru with Coimbatore, after protests in Tamil Nadu (TN) started gaining steam.

02 Apr 2018


Cauvery Management Board: Over 200 DMK workers detained for protesting

Tamil Nadu Police today detained about 200 DMK workers in Chennai.

Cauvery-dispute: DMK calls for a state-wide shutdown on April 5

DMK has called for a state-wide shutdown on April 5, seeking the constitution of the Cauvery Management Board (CMB) by the Centre.

01 Apr 2018


Citing Karnataka elections, Centre seeks more time for Cauvery Board

In view of the May Assembly elections in Karnataka, the Central government is trying to buy time before constituting Cauvery Management Board. It has moved SC seeking an extension of three months before implementing the apex court's judgement.