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Cauvery row: Congress calls on Karnataka govt to prove no water available for release
Cauvery row: Congress calls on Karnataka govt to prove no water available for release

The Congress party said on Saturday that the Karnataka government needs to prove to the court that there is no intentional disobedience involved in not releasing waters of the Cauvery river to Tamil Nadu, as the quantity of water available is not sufficient.

KJ George to be sworn into Karnataka Cabinet on Monday

After the Karnataka CID gave a clean chit to former minister KJ George and two senior police officers in connection with the alleged suicide of Deputy Superintendent of Police MK Ganapathy, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah will reinstate KJ George as a minister in the Karnataka Cabinet on Monday.

Congress leader hacked to death in Karnataka

Police said Ismail was about to reach his car after completing his Friday prayers at a mosque at Irvanadu in Sullia when miscreants attacked him.

Cauvery row: Karnataka's 'drinking water' plan to counter SC order on release of water to TN
Cauvery row: Karnataka's 'drinking water' plan to counter SC order on release of water to TN

Backed by an all-party meeting mandate, the state cabinet has decided to defer the release of water to Tamil Nadu.

Karnataka Council opposes Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu

The Karnataka Legislative Council on Friday unanimously decided not to release Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu, saying the water was needed for drinking purposes in the state.

Cauvery row: Special Karnataka Assembly Session called today to decide on SC verdict
Cauvery row: Special Karnataka Assembly Session called today to decide on SC verdict

A special session of both Houses of Karnataka legislature will be held today to take a call on the Supreme Court's direction to the state to release 6,000 cusecs of Cauvery water per day to Tamil Nadu.

Cauvery row: Karnataka legislature special Session on Friday to take call on SC order

In a move that may set the state on a collision course with the judiciary, a special session of both Houses of Karnataka legislature will be held on Friday to take a call on the Supreme Court's direction to the state to release 6,000 cusecs of Cauvery water per day to Tamil Nadu.

Cauvery row: Karnataka trying to create a constitutional crisis, says Ramadoss
Cauvery row: Karnataka trying to create a constitutional crisis, says Ramadoss

The Karnataka government which was trying to create a confrontation between the legislature and the judiciary on the Cauvery issue should be taught a strict lesson, said PMK founder S.Ramadoss on Thursday.

Cauvery row: Karnataka defers water release to Tamil Nadu; calls legislature session on Sept 23 to decide
Cauvery row: Karnataka defers water release to Tamil Nadu; calls legislature session on Sept 23 to decide

Siddaramaiah said the cabinet decided to convene the special session of the state legislature on September 23 in the backdrop of the apex court order.

Cauvery row: Siddaramaiah to meet Deve Gowda ahead of all-party meet, BJP, JD-S to skip; several detained in Bengaluru
Cauvery row: Siddaramaiah to meet Deve Gowda ahead of all-party meet, BJP, JD-S to skip; several detained in Bengaluru

The two main political parties in Karnataka – BJP and the JD-S – have decided to boycott that all-party meeting called by Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Wednesday to discuss the future course of action on the issue of sharing Cauvery river water with Tamil Nadu.

BJP urges Karnataka to share Cauvery waters, Siddaramaiah to convene all-party, cabinet meetings

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday urged the Karnataka Government to shed selfish interest and release Cauvery waters to neighbouring Tamil Nadu.

Cauvery row: SC directs Karnataka​ to release 6000 cusecs water daily from Wednesday till Sept 27 to Tamil Nadu
Cauvery row: SC directs Karnataka​ to release 6000 cusecs water daily from Wednesday till Sept 27 to Tamil Nadu

Supreme Court on Monday directed Centre to constitute Cauvery Water Management Board in four weeks

 Cauvery water sharing row: Pro-Kannada groups protest in Mandya by eating mud, restrictions imposed
Cauvery water sharing row: Pro-Kannada groups protest in Mandya by eating mud, restrictions imposed

The Supreme Court will on Tuesday hear the plea on directions to both Tamil Nadu and Karnataka to take preventive measures in connection with a row over sharing of the Cauvery river water. Meanwhile, Section 144 has been imposed in Mandya's Sanjay circle ahead of the apex court's order.

Karnataka to challenge Cauvery panel order in SC
Karnataka to challenge Cauvery panel order in SC

Karnataka would challenge the Cauvery Supervisory Committee's Monday order to release more water to Tamil Nadu in the Supreme Court on Tuesday, said state Home Minister G. Parameshwara.

Release 3,000 cusecs daily to Tamil Nadu, Cauvery panel tells Karnataka
Release 3,000 cusecs daily to Tamil Nadu, Cauvery panel tells Karnataka

The Cauvery Supervisory Committee on Monday ordered the Karnataka government to release 3,000 cusecs of river water daily to Tamil Nadu between September 21 and 30, a senior officer said.

Cauvery water row: 22-year-old woman arsonist set ablaze 42 buses in Bengaluru for Rs 100 and mutton biryani
Cauvery water row: 22-year-old woman arsonist set ablaze 42 buses in Bengaluru for Rs 100 and mutton biryani

C Bhagya is the only woman among the 400-odd people arrested in connection with the Cauvery protests.

Security beefed up in Karnataka ahead of Cauvery Supervisory Committee meet
Security beefed up in Karnataka ahead of Cauvery Supervisory Committee meet

Even as the Cauvery Supervisory Committee is scheduled to meet in New Delhi on Monday to decide on the quantum of river water to be released to Tamil Nadu and other states, anxiety prevails in Karnataka over its outcome.

Cauvery panel analysing data given by Tamil Nadu, Karnataka

The Cauvery Supervisory Committee, which is to meet here on Monday to decide on the quantum of water to be released, is analysing the data given by Karnataka and Tamil Nadu and may defer its decision if the information provided is found to be "inadequate".

Ex-Karnataka minister KJ George cleared in Ganapathy suicide case
Ex-Karnataka minister KJ George cleared in Ganapathy suicide case

KJ George is a former Bengaluru Development and Town Planning minister. 

NIA case: Five years imprisonment for 13 on terror charge
NIA case: Five years imprisonment for 13 on terror charge

After the accused pleaded guilty, Special Judge for NIA cases C Muralidhar Pai pronounced the verdict.

Youth critical after self-immolation attempt over Cauvery water issue

A 25-year-old youth who attempted self-immolation here on Thursday protesting against Karnataka's attitude towards sharing of Cauvery river water is in critical condition, police said.

Cauvery dispute: Supreme Court asks Tamil Nadu, Karnataka to maintain peace
Cauvery dispute: Supreme Court asks Tamil Nadu, Karnataka to maintain peace

Amidst tight security, police today foiled attempted rail blockades across southern Karnataka by angry mobs protesting against the state releasing the Cauvery river water to Tamil Nadu.

KPSC Group C Exam 2016: Official answer key released, check kpsc.kar.nic.in
KPSC Group C Exam 2016: Official answer key released, check kpsc.kar.nic.in

The Karnataka Public Service Commission (KPSC) has released the official answer key of the Group C exam.

Cauvery issue: BJP pledges support to Pondy bandh on Sept 16

The Puducherry unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday announced its support to the bandh called by several tamil outfits here, Friday, to condemn the violence against Tamils in Karnataka in the wake of Cauvery row.

Cauvery row: Pro-Kannada protesters stage 'Rail Roko' protest in Mandya
Cauvery row: Pro-Kannada protesters stage 'Rail Roko' protest in Mandya

Heavy security has been put in place at the Mandya Railway Station as "Rail Roko" protest by Karnataka Rakshana Vedike is expected against the Supreme Court directive to Karnataka to release Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu.

Cauvery row: Supreme Court to hear plea on maintaining law and order in Tamil Nadu, Karnataka today
Cauvery row: Supreme Court to hear plea on maintaining law and order in Tamil Nadu, Karnataka today

Bengaluru limped back to normal life on Wednesday, making police lift curfew in all the affected areas two days after violence shook the country's tech hub.

Cauvery dispute: SC to hear petition seeking action against violence in Karnataka, TN
Cauvery dispute: SC to hear petition seeking action against violence in Karnataka, TN

In a bid to stop the violence in Karnataka and Tamil Nadu over the Cauvery water dispute, a Kanyakumari-based activist today moved the Supreme Court seeking direction to the two states to act against those who had indulged in protests.

Cauvery water row: Normalcy returns to Bengaluru, curfew lifted from all 16 police station limits
Cauvery water row: Normalcy returns to Bengaluru, curfew lifted from all 16 police station limits

Two days after violence shook Bengaluru in protest against Karnataka releasing more Cauvery river water to Tamil Nadu, the country's tech hub was back to normal on Wednesday.

Cauvery row: Two days after violent protests, calm returns to Bengaluru; schools reopen today, metro starts functioning
Cauvery row: Two days after violent protests, calm returns to Bengaluru; schools reopen today, metro starts functioning

Two days after violent protests against release of Cauvery river water to Tamil Nadu, Bengaluru is slowly limping back to normalcy.

Cauvery water row: Karnataka limps back to normalcy; Siddaramaiah says 'will comply with SC order'
Cauvery water row: Karnataka limps back to normalcy; Siddaramaiah says 'will comply with SC order'

Karnataka government on Tuesday decided to comply with Supreme Court's modified order to release 12,000 cusecs of water Tamil Nadu.