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  • Centre government submits draft Cauvery management scheme in Supreme Court

    New Delhi: The Centre today submitted the draft Cauvery management scheme, to ensure smooth distribution of water between Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Puducherry, before the Supreme Court for its perusal and approval. A bench, comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud, took on record the draft scheme submitted by the Union Water Resource secretary and said it would peruse it.

  • IPL 2018: Amidst Cauvery row, CSK matches to be shifted from Chepauk

    New Delhi: BCCI has short-listed four cities to host Chennai Super King’s home matches after the IPL franchise was told to consider shifting base due to the Cauvery water dispute, which has created a volatile political situation in the state, CoA chief Vinod Rai said.

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    Cauvery Water dispute: Kamal Haasan terms day-long fast by AIADMK ‘farcical’

    Tiruchirappalli: Makkal Neethi Mayyam president Kamal Haasan today accused the Tamil Nadu government of being “subservient” to the Centre rather than upholding the state’s rights on the Cauvery issue. The day-long fast observed by the AIADMK yesterday urging the Centre to immediately constitute the Cauvery Management Board (CMB) “was farcical”, Haasan told reporters here. Later, in a statement, he alleged that the state government was being “subservient” to the Centre.

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    Cauvery Water Issue: SC agrees to hear Centre’s plea on April 9

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today agreed to hear the Centre’s plea seeking clarification on the February 16 verdict regarding setting up of a Cauvery management scheme in the decades-old river water sharing dispute. A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud kept for hearing on April 9 the Central government’s plea after its counsel referred to divergent views of the concerned

  • 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 controversy: Sathyaraj apologises to Kannadigas over controversial comments

    After SS Rajamouli’s emotional video requesting his Kannada friends to not stall the release of the film – ‘Baahubali 2: The Conclusion’, actor Sathyaraj who is essaying the role of Katappa, has apologised to the Kannadigas for his comments which he made nine years ago on Cauvery water issue.

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    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.

  • Cauvery Issue: Rail roko agitations continue for second day in TN

    Chennai: Mass rail blockades by opposition parties and farmers continued for the second day today at various places across the state over the Cauvery issue, with police detaining Tamil Maanila Congress leader GK Vasan and about 300 farmers for staging protests.