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Wrath of law will fall on Karnataka govt if it fails to release Cauvery water to TN: SC
Wrath of law will fall on Karnataka govt if it fails to release Cauvery water to TN: SC

"The State of Karnataka should not be bent upon maintaining an obstinate stand of defiance."

Karnataka, Tamil Nadu meeting on Cauvery issue inconclusive

A meeting here on Thursday between Karnataka and Tamil Nadu over the Cauvery water sharing issue remained inconclusive as both states refused to budge from their respective stands on the issue.

Cauvery dispute: Will plead to reconsider the order passed, says Karnataka Law Minister

The Cauvery River originates in Karnataka but flows into Tamil Nadu and the matter of how much water each state should get has been a recurring dispute for decades.

Cauvery water row: Uma Bharti, Karnataka CM, Tamil Nadu minister to meet in Delhi today
Cauvery water row: Uma Bharti, Karnataka CM, Tamil Nadu minister to meet in Delhi today

Karnataka on Wednesday deferred the release of Cauvery river water to Tamil Nadu to Thursday.

Karnataka defers decision on release of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu by a day
Karnataka defers decision on release of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu by a day

The Karnataka government today deferred the decision to release Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu till September 29.

BJP to support Siddaramaiah on Cauvery water sharing: Yeddyurappa

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.

Cauvery water issue: Karnataka government calls all-party meet to discuss its response to SC's order
Cauvery water issue: Karnataka government calls all-party meet to discuss its response to SC's order

The Karnataka Government has convened an emergency cabinet meeting followed by an all-party meeting on Wednesday to evolve a consensual stand on release of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu according to the Supreme Court order.

Cauvery row: Release water to Tamil Nadu, SC tells Karnataka; Section 144 imposed in Bengaluru till Sept 30
Cauvery row: Release water to Tamil Nadu, SC tells Karnataka; Section 144 imposed in Bengaluru till Sept 30

In a big setback to the Karnataka government, the Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the state to release at least 6,000 cusecs of water to Tamil Nadu for next three days.

SC directs ex-Karnataka CM, his wife to face trial in graft case
SC directs ex-Karnataka CM, his wife to face trial in graft case

Former Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy and his spouse will have to face criminal trial for alleged misuse of official position in granting lease to a mining firm and allotment of 80 acres of land to a private cooperative society, the Supreme Court said today.

Cauvery row: SC directs Karnataka to release 6,000 cusecs of water to Tamil Nadu within three days
Cauvery row: SC directs Karnataka to release 6,000 cusecs of water to Tamil Nadu within three days

Karnataka government sought modification of the Supreme Court order on Cauvery water sharing on Monday.

Supreme Court to hear Karnataka plea to modify order on Cauvery water sharing
Supreme Court to hear Karnataka plea to modify order on Cauvery water sharing

The Supreme Court is likely to hear the Karnataka Government`s plea on Tuesday to modify an earlier order on the sharing Cauvery waters with Tamil Nadu.

Karnataka seeks more time to release Cauvery water

An aggrieved Karnataka on Monday sought time till January from the Supreme Court to release more Cauvery river water to Tamil Nadu as it needs the depleting quantity for drinking purpose.

Cauvery dispute: Karnataka asks SC to modify order on water sharing
Cauvery dispute: Karnataka asks SC to modify order on water sharing

The Karnataka Government on Monday filed an appeal in the Supreme Court seeking modification of the court`s order on providing water to Tamil Nadu.

Cauvery row: Karnataka govt files appeals in SC against release of water to TN
Cauvery row: Karnataka govt files appeals in SC against release of water to TN

On Sep 20, the SC had directed Karnataka to release 6,000 cusecs from September 21 to 27 to TN.

KJ George reinstated as minister after Karnataka CID gives him cleanchit in suicide case
KJ George reinstated as minister after Karnataka CID gives him cleanchit in suicide case

George had resigned on July 18, soon after a court in Madikeri, Kodagu district directed police to register a FIR against him and two police officers in connection with the suicide of 51-year-old Ganapathy.

NDRF deployed in rain-affected areas of Telengana, Andhra, Karnataka
NDRF deployed in rain-affected areas of Telengana, Andhra, Karnataka

The teams are in touch with the local administration and monitoring the situation round the clock, NDRF said.

Ex-Karnataka minister KJ George to be re-inducted into cabinet on Monday
Ex-Karnataka minister KJ George to be re-inducted into cabinet on Monday

Former Minister K J George will be re-inducted into the state cabinet on Sunday, after the Karnataka CID gave him a clean chit in the case related to the alleged suicide of DySP M K Ganapathy.

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.