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Karnataka mining baron Gali Janardhan Reddy's daughter's wedding invite is awesome - Take a look
Karnataka mining baron Gali Janardhan Reddy's daughter's wedding invite is awesome - Take a look

Gali Janardhan Reddy, once a powerful politician in Karnataka and mining baron, is in news again for spending a fortune on preparations for his daughter's wedding next month.

No water in Karnataka's reservoirs, says Siddaramaiah ahead of SC hearing on Cauvery dispute
No water in Karnataka's reservoirs, says Siddaramaiah ahead of SC hearing on Cauvery dispute

Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah has said that there is no water in the state's reservoirs.

Cauvery row: No water left in Karnataka reservoirs, says CM Siddaramaiah
Cauvery row: No water left in Karnataka reservoirs, says CM Siddaramaiah

Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah has been expressing his inability to release water to Tamil Nadu owing to poor storage.

Cauvery water issue: After attacking BJP, DMK targets Congress in Karnataka
Cauvery water issue: After attacking BJP, DMK targets Congress in Karnataka

A day after accusing BJP of raking up the Cauvery issue for electoral gains in Karnataka, DMK on Tuesday made a similar charge against the ruling Congress in the neighbouring state.

Supreme Court directs Karnataka to release 2,000 cusecs of Cauvery water a day to Tamil Nadu till further orders
Supreme Court directs Karnataka to release 2,000 cusecs of Cauvery water a day to Tamil Nadu till further orders

 The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed Karnataka to release 2,000 cusecs of Cauvery water a day to Tamil Nadu till further orders. 

Cauvery row: 42 Karnataka talukas drought-hit, no water for cattle in Tamil Nadu, says SC Committee report
Cauvery row: 42 Karnataka talukas drought-hit, no water for cattle in Tamil Nadu, says SC Committee report

The high-level central technical team, led by Central Water Commission chairman G.S. Jha on Monday submitted its report to the Supreme Court wherein it said the situation is "grim in Karnataka and Tamil Nadu.

Protest in Bengaluru against killing of RSS activist

The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) staged a protest here on Monday against the police inaction post the killing of a sangh activist.

RSS leader hacked to death with machetes in Bengaluru; BJP Yuva Morcha calls for Karnataka bandh
RSS leader hacked to death with machetes in Bengaluru; BJP Yuva Morcha calls for Karnataka bandh

The brutal incident took place on Bengaluru's Kamaraja Road when Rudresh was returning home on a bike after attending a RSS meeting,

VIOLENCE after Dussehra: Tension prevails after stone pelting incident in Karnataka, 24 detained

Several incidents of stone pelting were reported in parts of Belagavi in Karnataka following Dussehra festival celebrations leading to tension prevailing in the city, police said on Wednesday.

Karnataka hopes for justice from Cauvery expert team

Karnataka is hoping for justice from the expert team, which studied the depleted water levels in the reservoirs across the Cauvery river basin in the state on October 7-8, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said on Monday.

Central Cauvery technical team visits Mettur dam

In Tamil Nadu, the high level central technical team led by Central water commission chairman GS Jha will visited Mettur Dam to begin its two-day assessment of ground realities.

Need to resolve carefully inter-state water row: Ananth Kumar
Need to resolve carefully inter-state water row: Ananth Kumar

More than protests, there is a need to create broader awareness about Karnataka and its concerns at the Centre and judiciary, Ananth Kumar said.

Central team to study water deficit in four dams across Cauvery river in Karnataka

A team of experts, led by Central Water Commission Chairman G.S. Jha will arrive here on Friday to study the water deficit in the four dams across the Cauvery river in Karnataka, said an official.

Three killed in under-construction five-storey building collapse in Bengaluru

At least three persons were killed and five others injured when an under-construction five-storey building collapsed here on Wednesday police said.

Centre constitutes team to visit Cauvery basin area to assess ground realities

The Centre on Wednesday constituted a high-level technical team to visit the Cauvery basin area to assess the ground realities there.

Under-construction building in Bengaluru collapses, 4 feared trapped
Under-construction building in Bengaluru collapses, 4 feared trapped

At least four construction workers are feared trapped under the debris of a five-storey under-construction building, which collapsed on Wednesday, in Bengaluru.

Cauvery issue: Panel to visit river basin from Oct 7 to 15 to assess ground realities
Cauvery issue: Panel to visit river basin from Oct 7 to 15 to assess ground realities

Earlier in the day, the Apex Court asked Karnataka to release 2,000 cusecs Cauvery water per day to Tamil Nadu from October 7 to October 18.

Cauvery water row: Supreme Court asks Karnataka to release 2,000 cusecs water per day to Tamil Nadu
Cauvery water row: Supreme Court asks Karnataka to release 2,000 cusecs water per day to Tamil Nadu

Karnataka was on Tuesday directed to release 2,000 cusecs Cauvery water per day to Tamil Nadu from October 7 to 18 by the Supreme Court.

Fearing wrath from SC, Karnataka agrees to release 36,000 cusecs of water to Tamil Nadu
Fearing wrath from SC, Karnataka agrees to release 36,000 cusecs of water to Tamil Nadu

The Karnataka government decided to release water to Tamil Nadu and said it will follow orders on the Cauvery water sharing with neighbouring Tamil Nadu. 

Cauvery row: Fali Nariman declines to represent Karnataka in SC

Veteran lawyer Fali S Nariman has declined to represent Karnataka before the Supreme Court in the case on sharing of the Cauvery river water with Tamil Nadu, said an official on Monday.

Karnataka Assembly passes resolution to release water to farmers in Cauvery basin
Karnataka Assembly passes resolution to release water to farmers in Cauvery basin

The resolution comes after the Supreme Court had warned the Karnataka of consequences if it fails to abide by its latest order to release 6,000 cusecs of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu.

'SC has no authority to ask Centre to set up Cauvery board'

 The Centre on Monday told the Supreme Court that it has no jurisdiction to direct it to set-up the Cauvery Management Board as it was just a recommendation of the Cauvery Water Dispute Tribunal and not binding on the government.

Cauvery issue: Now, Centre seeks modification of SC order on setting up management board
Cauvery issue: Now, Centre seeks modification of SC order on setting up management board

In a major setback to Tamil Nadu, the central government on Monday challenged the Supreme Court's recent ruling in which it had directed the Centre to constitute Cauvery Management Board. 

Karnataka Cabinet convenes special session on Cauvery water dispute
Karnataka Cabinet convenes special session on Cauvery water dispute

The Karnataka Cabinet decided to call a special legislature session to discuss the release of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu. 

Congress issues whip for special Karnataka session on water release

Karnataka's ruling Congress on Sunday issued whip to its lawmakers to attend the special joint session of the state legislature on Monday to decide on the Supreme Court order to release Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu.

Cauvery issue: Not in position to release water; special session will decide on SC order, says Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah
Cauvery issue: Not in position to release water; special session will decide on SC order, says Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah

The Karnataka government on Saturday called a special joint legislative session on Monday to discuss and decide on the Supreme Court's order to release Cauvery river water to Tamil Nadu from October 1-6.

Karnataka moves review petition in SC on Cauvery order, calls it 'grave miscarriage of justice'
Karnataka moves review petition in SC on Cauvery order, calls it 'grave miscarriage of justice'

In its review petition, the Karnataka government said it's a "grave miscarriage of justice".

Cauvery row: Karnataka CM chairs all-party meet, Oppn backs govt's and to not release water to TN
Cauvery row: Karnataka CM chairs all-party meet, Oppn backs govt's and to not release water to TN

Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah convened an all-party meeting in Bengaluru on Saturday to discuss future course of action after Supreme Court reprimanded the state for ignoring its order to release Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu.

Dasara fest begins at Mysuru amid tight security

Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah also participated in the inaugural function of the Dasara cultural celebrations and flagged off the festival`s sporting events at Chamundi hills.