Cauvery water row: Events as they unfolded on Tuesday

By Kamna Arora | By Prashant V Singh | Last Updated: Wednesday, September 14, 2016 - 00:31

The violence in the Cauvery water dispute claimed its second life on Tuesday. PM Modi expressed pain over the attacks and appealed for calm.

13 September 2016, 22:38 PM

Prohibitory orders under section 144 CrPC and thereafter curfew orders in 16 PS limits will continue as already ordered: Bengaluru Police Commissioner.

13 September 2016, 21:55 PM

The Chennai police today cautioned against circulating "false information" on social media on the Cauvery issue and warned of appropriate legal action against offenders.

Police said it has come to notice in the last two days that some "miscreants" were attempting to promote enmity and hatred with an intention to incite violence, by "posting false information in the social media relating to incidents in Karnataka over the Cauvery issue".

"Such acts are considered as serious offences under penal laws and offenders will be prosecuted accordingly. Stringent legal action has already been initiated against such miscreants who had committed such acts," a city police release said.

13 September 2016, 21:55 PM

Puducherry Pradesh Congress committee today asked the Karnataka government to take stern action against those indulging in violence and vandalism over Cauvery water issue.  A meeting of the executive committee of the PCC adopted several resolutions including one on the Cauvery issue.

The resolution said "the current extraordinary situation in Karnataka on Cauvery water issue has come to cause concern. Innocent Tamils have been attacked and their properties are damaged." It requested the Karnataka government to take stern measures against 'perpetrators of violence' and ensure that Tamils were provided appropriate protection.

13 September 2016, 21:53 PM

In the backdrop of violence in Bengaluru and other parts of Karnataka over the Cauvery water issue, the Hyderabad police today issued advisory to TV channels asking them not to air visuals pertaining to the violence, which may potentially create law and order problem.

"It has been brought to the notice of the Authorised Officer under The Cable TV Networks ( Regulation) Act 1995, that visuals having huge potential for inciting mob violence which relate to the ongoing violence in Bangalore (Bengaluru) city are being transmitted/retransmitted through the Cable TV Networks in Hyderabad city," the police said in a statement, as per PTI.

13 September 2016, 20:38 PM

The violence in the Cauvery water dispute claimed its second life on Tuesday, as an uneasy calm hung over worst-hit Bengaluru amid sporadic protests in Karnataka and Tamil Nadu marked by targeted attacks.

13 September 2016, 20:09 PM

Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah has urged that the image of 'Brand Bengaluru' as India's tech capital should not be sullied with further violence, as was witnessed on Monday.

13 September 2016, 19:21 PM

Vistara, Jet Airways and Air India waive off flight cancellation or change fees for flights to and from Bengaluru for specific time

13 September 2016, 19:19 PM

Jet Airways waives off penalties for date change and flight change on confirmed tickets to and from Bengaluru for Sep 13

13 September 2016, 18:18 PM

Schools and colleges to open tomorrow in Bengaluru, Section 144 will remain in force till tomorrow evening, according to NDTV

13 September 2016, 17:45 PM

Omni bus services from Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu) to Bengaluru temporarily suspended after curfew imposed in many areas in Karnataka due too Cauvery issue protests.

13 September 2016, 17:41 PM

Reportedly, another person succumbed to injuries on Tuesday due to violence over Cauvery issue; death toll rises to two, according to a report in The Hindu

13 September 2016, 17:29 PM

Once again I appeal to all to please cooperate: Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah in a press conference 



13 September 2016, 17:10 PM

350 people arrested, all those who set fire to buildings and public property, based on video evidence from channels and police, says Karnataka Home Minister

13 September 2016, 16:46 PM

Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, who has written to Narendra Modi to intervene in the matter, is likely to meet the Prime Minister tomorrow.

13 September 2016, 16:07 PM

The Communist Party of India-Marxist expresses "shock and dismay" over the violence over the Cauvery river in Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. "Such disputes can only be resolved through negotiations and a mutual agreement on how these waters are to be shared." 

13 September 2016, 15:50 PM

The BJP condemns the violence against Tamils and damage to their properties in Karnataka. It charges the Congress government in Karnataka with having failed to prevent violence against Tamils on Cauvery water row.

13 September 2016, 15:38 PM

The Tamil Nadu Police arrests at least 30 activists of Tamil outfit Naam Tamizhar Katchi (NMK) when they tried to stage a demonstration in front of Karnataka Association office in Coimbatore in protest against attacks on Tamils in Karnataka over the Cauvery issue. 

13 September 2016, 15:33 PM

The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting issues an advisory appealing media to exercise restraint while covering incidence of violence and rioting. "Some TV channels have also been airing footage of violent incidents, rioting, etc repeatedly. These could further ignite tensions and reactions and could cause the law and order situation in both the states to deteriorate," the advisory read.

13 September 2016, 15:26 PM

One person, who was injured yesterday after he fell from a building while trying to flee police in Ramanagara, dies. Two people have died in protests. "Kumar, about 30 years old, has died. He was brought to our hospital at 9:30 last night in a critical stage.He is said to have jumped from third floor of a building as he was trying to escape from a lathicharge yesterday," Dr Giridhar, managing director of Lakshmi Multi-Speciality Hospital, told PTI. "He had several injuries on his body like head,?facial and pelvic. Both his legs were also fractured," he said.

13 September 2016, 15:19 PM

It is difficult to follow SC's order, but we cannot disobey or reject it as it would violate the Constitution. Violence will be dealt with an "iron hand", says CM Siddaramaiah.

13 September 2016, 15:17 PM

The Bengaluru Police urges citizens to avoid using Domuluru Water tank Jn due to ongoing Cauvery protest. "Kindly use alternate routes."

13 September 2016, 15:16 PM

Addressing media after holding Cabinet meeting, the Karnataka CM says the inability to implement the 5th September judgement is the reason why yesterday`s direction came from the SC.

13 September 2016, 15:13 PM

An additional 700 riot control police personnel have been rushed to Karnataka to tackle the situation arising out of the protests over Cauvery river water sharing. With this, a total of 1,700 paramilitary personnel have been deployed in violence-hit areas of Karnataka for maintaining law and order.

13 September 2016, 15:10 PM

Siddaramaiah says Karnataka has been facing injustice over the Cauvery issue for a long time.


13 September 2016, 15:08 PM

Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah addresses media.

13 September 2016, 14:53 PM

Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy urges the Karnataka government to take immediate steps to curb sporadic violence in that state.

13 September 2016, 14:48 PM

Karnataka Director General of Police Om Prakash​ tells CNN-News18 that 385 people have been arrested in the wake of the violence. He adds that curfew will be reviewed today.

13 September 2016, 14:20 PM

13 September 2016, 14:03 PM

In Chitradurga, a lorry bearing Tamil Nadu registration number has been burnt. In Ramanagara, protesters hold demonstrations in front of a farmhouse that reportedly belongs to a daughter of former Tamil Nadu chief minister M Karunanidhi.

13 September 2016, 14:03 PM

13 September 2016, 13:57 PM

Former Tamil Nadu Congress Committee (TNCC) president EVKS Elangovan demands that Chief Minister Jayalalithaa form an all-party delegation and meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the Cauvery issue and also the alleged attack on Tamilians and destruction of their properties in Bengaluru.

13 September 2016, 13:49 PM

Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) Treasurer and Opposition Leader in Tamil Nadu Assembly, MK Stalin, seeks Prime Minister Narendra Modi's intervention in the Cauvery crisis, urges him to convene a meeting of chief ministers of Tamil Nadu and Karnataka and "ensure a cordial atmosphere" in both states.

13 September 2016, 13:31 PM

13 September 2016, 12:16 PM

Also Read: Cauvery water sharing row: Stay calm, display sensitivity, PM Modi's appeal to Karnataka, TN

13 September 2016, 11:56 AM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi appeals to people in Karnataka and Tamil Nadu to display sensitivity, and also keep in mind their civic responsibilities. "Personally pained at the developments. In a democracy, solutions are found through restraint and mutual dialogue," says the PM.

13 September 2016, 11:22 AM

Some people are indulging in violence using names of some organisations. We will find who they are, arrest them and take action against them: Karnataka Home Minister Dr G Parameshwara

13 September 2016, 11:20 AM

I request people of Karnataka to please maintain peace in the state. Don`t take law into your hands: Karnataka Home Minister Dr G Parameshwara

13 September 2016, 11:10 AM

Karnataka Chief Minister Siddharamaiah holds high-level meeting to review the law and order in the state.

13 September 2016, 11:01 AM

The Bengaluru Police tweets that BMTC (Bengaluru Metropolitan Transport Corporation) buses have started plying on city roads.

13 September 2016, 11:00 AM

A bus that was half burnt yesterday was torched once again today near New Timber layout and another vehicle was also set on fire near Tigalarapalya. Both had Tamil Nadu registration number plates.

13 September 2016, 10:58 AM

The Karnataka police personnel and Indo-Tibet Border Police (ITBP) force conduct flag march in Mandya.

13 September 2016, 10:40 AM

Naidu says violence in Karnataka and Tamil Nadu over Cauvery water is quite disturbing. This can't be justified on any ground, adds the minister.

13 September 2016, 10:38 AM

Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Venkaiah Naidu urges people of Karnataka and Tamil Nadu to maintain peace, asks media to exercise restraint.

13 September 2016, 10:36 AM

Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu​ will brief media over Cauvery row shortly.

13 September 2016, 10:35 AM

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