South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 3, 2013
The Supreme Court today refused to give an urgent hearing to a plea of Tamil Nadu government for setting up Cauvery Management Board for implementation of the Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal award, saying there is "no urgency" for it.
South | Press Trust of India | Friday May 24, 2013
With the Centre convening the first meeting of the Supervisory Committee over the implementation of the final award of the Cauvery Disputes Tribunal, Tamil Nadu government today said it will press for its due share of water from the river as stipulat...
South | Maya Sharma | Thursday February 21, 2013
Karnataka knew it was coming, but the state government is severely disappointed by the final notification of the Cauvery Water Dispute Tribunal award that is meant to be the final word in the sharing of waters of the river between the four south Indi...
South | Maya Sharma | Wednesday February 20, 2013
The final award of the Cauvery Water Dispute Tribunal is expected to be notified on Wednesday. The hope is that this will settle once and for all the ongoing tussle between Tamil Nadu and Karnataka over sharing the water of the river Cauvery.
South | Press Trust of India | Saturday December 29, 2012
Mounting pressure on Centre, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa today insisted that the final order of the Cauvery Tribunal be notified considering the withering crops in the state even as she expressed doubts over DMK's intentions on the issue.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday December 11, 2012
The Supreme Court on Monday asked Tamil Nadu and Karnataka to approach the Cauvery River Authority headed by the prime minister to resolve their dispute over the sharing of the river's water.
South | Press Trust of India | Thursday December 6, 2012
Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee today urged the state government not to release Cauvery river water to Tamil Nadu, as mandated by the Supreme Court, though it would amount to contempt of its order.
South | Press Trust of India | Thursday November 29, 2012
Ahead of the meeting with his Tamil Nadu counterpart J Jayalalithaa, Karnataka Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar on Thursday expressed confidence of solving the Cauvery water sharing stalemate.
South | Press Trust of India | Monday November 26, 2012
The Supreme Court today asked the chief ministers of Tamil Nadu and Karnataka to meet and arrive at an amicable solution to the "sensitive" Cauvery water dispute.
Cheat Sheet | Maya Sharma | Wednesday October 10, 2012
The dispute between Karnataka and Tamil Nadu over the River Cauvery escalated today. The Tamil Nadu government has said that its neighbour is guilty of contempt of court for refusing to follow the Supreme Court's order to share water.
South | Reported by Sam Daniel; edited by Shamik Ghosh | Wednesday October 10, 2012
The sharing of Cauvery river water between Karnataka and Tamil Nadu is heading for another flashpoint with protests and politics picking on both sides of the border again. The toughest position so far has been taken by DMK chief M Karunanidhi, who ha...
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday October 4, 2012
With Karnataka and Tamil Nadu embroiled in a dispute on sharing of Cauvery river water, a central government team will visit the two states to get an account of reservoir levels, standing crops and water flow.
South | Press Trust of India | Monday October 1, 2012
Protests rocked the Cauvery river basin district of Karnataka for the second day on Monday over release of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu with police taking about 100 people into custody after they squatted on tracks and detained the Mysore-Shirdi expre...
South | Press Trust of India | Saturday September 29, 2012
The Karnataka government today decided to press Prime Minister Manmohan Singh again to stay the September 19 order of Cauvery River Authority (CRA) headed by him directing the state to release 9,000 cusecs of water daily to Tamil Nadu from September ...
South | Reported by A Vaidyanathan, Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Friday September 28, 2012
The Supreme Court has slammed the Karnataka government for ignoring the Prime Minister's orders to release water to neighbouring Tamil Nadu. The two states have been locked in a dispute over sharing water from the Cauvery River that goes back more th...
South | Press Trust of India | Monday September 24, 2012
Tamil Nadu government will approach the Supreme Court against the Cauvery Regulatory Authority's ruling asking Karnataka to release 9000 cusecs of water till October 15.
South | Press Trust of India | Monday September 24, 2012
Vehicular traffic on the busy Mysore-Bangalore highway was on Sunday severely disrupted as hundreds of farmers accompanied by several seers staged a dharna protesting the Cauvery River Authority order on releasing water to neighbouring Tamil Nadu.
South | Press Trust of India | Thursday September 20, 2012
Former Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa on Thursday hit out at Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's ruling on releasing Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu, saying it was "unscientific" and aimed at pleasing a section of people.
South | Press Trust of India | Sunday September 16, 2012
Karnataka Rajya Raitha Sangha (KRRS) will stage a protest in Mysore on Monday demanding a permanent solution to Cauvery river water sharing row between Karnataka and Tamil Nadu.
South | Reported by A Vaidyanathan | Monday September 10, 2012
In a good will gesture, Karnataka has agreed to release 10,000 cusecs of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu starting 12 September. Karnataka told the Supreme Court today that it will release the water as temporary arrangement from 12 Sept to 20 September.
South | Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Monday September 3, 2012
The Supreme Court today pulled up the Prime Minister's Office over the Cauvery water dispute between Tamil Nadu and Karnataka. The Centre's lawyer told the top court government needs time to file a proper reply on the issue and the date for conveying...
South | Press Trust of India | Thursday August 9, 2012
Karnataka has released over 12,000 cusecs of water into the inter-state river with the Kabini dam surplusing following heavy rains in its catchment areas. This move comes as a relief for farmers in the Cauvery delta region in Tamil Nadu facing a grim...
South | J Sam Daniel Stalin | Friday June 22, 2012
Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal, Tamil Nadu-Kerala water dispute, River Siruvani, Mullaperiyar
South | Sanjay Pinto | Saturday May 19, 2012
In politically volatile South India, even water can set States on fire. For decades on end, neighbouring states have fought over water sharing - with the Centre struggling to play King Solomon. Fasts, bandhs, litigation, statements, all party meeting...