Articles about Cauvery Water Dispute
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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%.
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.
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.
02 Apr 2018
Cauvery Management Board: Over 200 DMK workers detained for protesting
Tamil Nadu Police today detained about 200 DMK workers in Chennai.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.