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  • Rajya Sabha proceedings adjourned till 2 pm amid protests

    New Delhi: The Rajya Sabha proceedings were adjourned till 2 pm today as opposition parties continued their protests over multiple issues including India’s biggest banking fraud, special package to Andhra Pradesh and Cauvery water dispute.

  • Karnataka celebrates but gloom in Tamil Nadu

    The verdict handed out by the Supreme Court on the long festering, 120-year-old Cauvery water dispute is the best in the given circumstances and deserves to be commended. While Karnataka, which is on the threshold of Assembly elections has welcomed it because its share has been enhanced, Tamil Nadu is aggrieved without seeming radically upset. Kerala and Puducherry can draw comfort from the fact that their share has remained unchanged. Tamil Nadu’s

  • Cauvery Water Dispute: All you need to know about the 100-year war

    On February 16, a special bench of the Supreme Court led by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra pronounced the verdict on appeals filed by Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, and Kerala against the final award of the Cauvery Waters tribunal in 2007 on the allocation of water to the three states. The verdict comes in favour of Karnataka. The Cauvery river water sharing dispute dates back to the 19th century which has been

  • Cauvery Water dispute verdict: Supreme Court reduces Tamil Nadu’s share, increases Karnataka’s

    • SC directs Karnataka to release 177.25 tmcft of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu from its inter-state Biligundlu dam
    • Karnataka will get an enhanced 14.75 tmcft water which will be above 2007 tribunal award of 270 tmcft Cauvery water
    • 2007 tribunal award of 30 tmcft to Kerala and 7 tmcft to Puducherry to remain unchanged

    New Delh: In the much awaited verdict on Cauvery dispute, the

  • Supreme Court verdict on Cauvery water dispute likely on Friday

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court is likely to pronounce on Friday its verdict on a batch of cross petitions by Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Kerala and Puducherry challenging the 2007 Cauvery River Water Disputes Tribunal award.

  • Cauvery water dispute: Hearing to continue in Supreme Court

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday will continue the hearing on the Cauvery water issue dispute involving tussle between Tamil Nadu and Karnataka. A bench of the apex court, headed by Justice Dipak Misra, had earlier directed the Karnataka Government to provide 200 cusecs of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu till its further order.

  • Supreme Court to hear Cauvery water dispute case today

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court will on Monday hear the Cauvery water dispute involving the tussle between Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. The apex court on July 11 commenced final hearing on the appeals filed by Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Kerala against the 2007 Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal (CWDT) final award.

  • No question of supplying Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu: Karnataka

    Bengaluru: Karnataka today said there is no question of releasing Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu in line with the Supreme Court’s directive as the state itself is facing a shortage of drinking water. “There is no water for drinking purposes. If we had water we could have released. We have 3-4 tmc ft shortage to provide drinking water to Bengaluru, Mysuru and surrounding villages. Therefore, there is no question of releasing water,”

  • Supreme Court says will hear Cauvery inter-state dispute case

    New Delhi : The Supreme Court on Friday upheld its constitutional power and right to hear appeals filed by Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Kerala against the Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal final award in 2007. The apex court rejected the Centre’s stand that the Supreme Court had no jurisdiction to hear the Cauvery river dispute.

  • DMK thanks SC for understanding Tamil Nadu’s need

    Chennai: The opposition Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) party on Wednesday thanked the Supreme Court for giving a verdict in favour of Tamil Nadu in connection with the Cauvery water sharing case.

  • Spoke to PM Modi on Cauvery water issue: Deve Gowda

    Bengaluru: Former Prime Minister HD Deve Gowda on Sunday said he had a “brief” telephonic conversation with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the Cauvery river water dispute, but did not divulge the details of it. “Prime Minister Modi had called me up and spoken for a brief while on the Cauvery dispute,” he said after garlanding the portraits of Mahatma Gandhi and Lal Bahadur Shastri here on their 147th and

  • Gowda begins hunger strike seeking ‘justice’ for K’taka

    Bengaluru : Former Prime Minister H D Deve Gowda on Saturday began an ‘indefinite’ hunger strike, seeking ‘justice’ for Karnataka in the ongoing row with Tamil Nadu over release of Cauvery water.

  • BJP, Yeddyurappa support CM Siddaramaiah on Cauvery water issue

    Bengaluru : With the Supreme Court yesterday directing the Karnataka government to comply with its earlier order of releasing 6,000 cusecs of the Cauvery River water to Tamil Nadu for the next three days i.e. till Friday, former chief minister and BJP state president B.S. Yeddyurappa on Wednesday said there is no water at all, and added that his party would support Chief Minister Siddaramaiah at an all-party meeting being held today.

  • Supreme Court asks K’taka to give 6K cusecs Cauvery water to TN in 3 days

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today asked Karnataka to release 6,000 cusecs of Cauvery water in the next three days despite the unanimous assembly resolution that it cannot spare for Tamil Nadu and called for a political solution to the “impasse” by convening of a meeting of the Chief Ministers of both states and the Centre.