Articles about Cauvery Water Dispute

Yediyurappa: We've every right to implement, start Mekedatu work

13 Jul 2021

Yediyurappa: We've every right to implement, start Mekedatu work

Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Tuesday once again asserted that the state has got every right to implement the Mekedatu project across river Cauvery and will start the work, despite objections from neighboring Tamil Nadu.

CM Yediyurappa directs officials to prepare Mekedatu project action plan

07 Jul 2021

CM Yediyurappa directs officials to prepare Mekedatu project action plan

Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa has directed officials to prepare the action plan for the Mekedatu project at the earliest, which is vital for the state, said the state's Home, Law, and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Basavaraj Bommai.

Bring bill for restoring J&K statehood: Azad to government

03 Feb 2021

Bring bill for restoring J&K statehood: Azad to government

Senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Wednesday asked the Government to bring a bill in Rajya Sabha proposing the restoration of statehood for Jammu and Kashmir.

Rajinikanth says he won't contest Tamil Nadu Assembly bypoll

10 Mar 2019

Rajinikanth says he won't contest Tamil Nadu Assembly bypoll

Top film star Rajinikanth today announced that he would not contest in the by-elections to 21 seats in Tamil Nadu Assembly, nearly a month after declaring that his target was only the Assembly election.

RS adjourned for the day after ruckus over Rafale, Cauvery

17 Dec 2018

RS adjourned for the day after ruckus over Rafale, Cauvery

The proceedings in Rajya Sabha were disrupted for the fifth consecutive day today over the Rafale jet deal and Cauvery issues, leading to adjournment of the House for the day.

Govt trying to start 5 river inter-linking projects in FY19

06 Aug 2018

Govt trying to start 5 river inter-linking projects in FY19

The government is trying to start work on five river inter-linking projects in the current fiscal and secure financial assistance from World Bank and Asian Development Bank for the Rs. 2 lakh crore project, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said.

Karnataka to challenge Cauvery Management Authority in Supreme Court

30 Jun 2018

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.

SC gives Center yet another deadline on Cauvery issue

08 May 2018

SC gives Center yet another deadline on Cauvery issue

Despite several raps by the SC, the Center continues to defy its orders on implementation of the Cauvery water-sharing scheme.

SC orders Karnataka to release 4tmc-water to TN or 'face-consequences'

03 May 2018

SC orders Karnataka to release 4tmc-water to TN or 'face-consequences'

Lashing out at the Karnataka government, the SC has ordered it to release 4tmc of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu (TN) for May, warning it of "serious consequences" otherwise.

RCB vs CSK is much more than just a match

25 Apr 2018

RCB vs CSK is much more than just a match

CSK will come knocking on the doors of RCB as they gear up to face each other in the South Indian derby.

Tamil Nadu: Folk singer arrested for criticizing PM in song

13 Apr 2018

Tamil Nadu: Folk singer arrested for criticizing PM in song

Tamil folk singer Kovan was arrested on Friday in Tiruchirappalli for singing a song which criticized BJP, PM Modi, and VHP rath yatra.

All 6 IPL-matches shifted from Chennai amid Cauvery protests: Reports

11 Apr 2018

All 6 IPL-matches shifted from Chennai amid Cauvery protests: Reports

The BCCI has shifted all six remaining matches from Chennai in light of intense protests over the Cauvery issue, sources said.

High drama at Chennai stadium ahead of CSK-KKR IPL match

10 Apr 2018

High drama at Chennai stadium ahead of CSK-KKR IPL match

There was high drama at Chennai's MA Chidambaram stadium today hours before a CSK-KKR IPL match, as protesters tried to stage a demonstration right outside.

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

09 Apr 2018

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.

Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan want Chennai residents to boycott IPL

08 Apr 2018

Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan want Chennai residents to boycott IPL

Setting aside differences, Tamil superstars Rajinikanth and Kamal Haasan joined various outfits in their calls to boycott upcoming IPL matches in Chennai.

Budget-session: LS worked for 1% of allotted time, RS 6%

07 Apr 2018

Budget-session: LS worked for 1% of allotted time, RS 6%

The Budget session which concluded on Friday was, as per PRS legislative research, least productive since 2000. Lok Sabha spent just 1% of its allotted time on legislative business, while Rajya Sabha spent 6%.

Cauvery protests: Dhinakaran urges Chennai fans to boycott IPL matches

06 Apr 2018

Cauvery protests: Dhinakaran urges Chennai fans to boycott IPL matches

AMMK leader TTV Dhinakaran on Friday appealed to cricket lovers to shun IPL matches scheduled to be held in Chennai to "strengthen the voice of farmers" seeking setting up of the Cauvery Management Board.

TN shutdown: DMK's Stalin, other leaders arrested

05 Apr 2018

TN shutdown: DMK's Stalin, other leaders arrested

DMK leader MK Stalin and other top politicians of Tamil Nadu (TN) were detained today while blocking roads in Chennai.

Cauvery Management Board: Over 200 DMK workers detained for protesting

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

02 Apr 2018

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.

Citing Karnataka elections, Centre seeks more time for Cauvery Board

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.

Cauvery-dispute: SC orders Karnataka to release 177.25tmcft water to TN

16 Feb 2018

Cauvery-dispute: SC orders Karnataka to release 177.25tmcft water to TN

Delivering its judgement in the 125-year-old Cauvery dispute, the Supreme Court has ordered Karnataka to release 177.25tmcft of water to Tamil Nadu (TN) instead of 192tmcft.

Cauvery committee agrees to SC guidelines on conflict

12 Sep 2016

Cauvery committee agrees to SC guidelines on conflict

The Cauvery Supervisory Committee headed by the Union Water Resources Secretary has agreed to adhere to the guidelines stipulated by the Supreme Court regarding the Cauvery water dispute.

Karnataka CM writes to Prime Minister for prevailing Cauvery crisis

10 Sep 2016

Karnataka CM writes to Prime Minister for prevailing Cauvery crisis

Karnataka's Chief Minister, Siddaramaiah, wrote a two-page letter to PM Narendra Modi pursuing his intervention in the Cauvery river crisis.

Bengaluru grinds to a halt as 'bandh' takes effect

09 Sep 2016

Bengaluru grinds to a halt as 'bandh' takes effect

In protest over the releasing of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu, schools, colleges, commercial establishments, public transport and offices in Bengaluru have remained shut today.

Karnataka begins releasing Cauvery water to TN

07 Sep 2016

Karnataka begins releasing Cauvery water to TN

Under strict orders from the Supreme Court, Karnataka has begun releasing Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu, bringing respite to farmers in the state.

SC to Karnataka: Release 15000 cusecs of Cauvery to TN

05 Sep 2016

SC to Karnataka: Release 15000 cusecs of Cauvery to TN

The Supreme Court has ordered Karnataka to release 15000 cusecs of Cauvery water per day for the next day to alleviate the troubles of farmers in Tamil Nadu.

Karnataka refuses to release Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu

26 Aug 2016

Karnataka refuses to release Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu

On Thursday, Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah said that they will not be able to share Cauvery's water with Tamil Nadu as the rainfall deficit has left Karnataka in distress.