Delta farmers held for rail roko bid over Cauvery water in Tamil Nadu

Hundreds of farmers were today detained in different parts of delta districts in Tamil Nadu, when they attempted to block trains demanding release of the Cauvery river water by Karnataka for agriculture operations.

Unable to release Cauvery water to TN as state is facing drought: Karnataka

 Karnataka Government today expressed the state's inability to release Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu as it is "facing" the worst drought in over four decades and suggested that both the riparian states should go by the distress formula described in the final award by the Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal.

'Karnataka not releasing Cauvery water as per tribunal order'

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa has urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to advise Karnataka to release the Cauvery river waters as per the orders of Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal (CWDT).

Two persons drown in Cauvery

 Two persons, including a 19-year-old boy, were today washed away while taking a holy dip in the river Cauvery here on the occasion of Aadi festival.

Iconic Indian fish on verge of extinction: Study
Iconic Indian fish on verge of extinction: Study

A new study has claimed that the 'Humpback Mahseer', a freshwater fish found only in India's Cauvery Basin is on the 'brink of extinction'.

TN oppn seeks PM's intervention in Mekedatu reservoir issue

Opposition parties in Tamil Nadu on Monday sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi's intervention against Karnataka's plan for construction of reservoir over Cauvery river at Mekedatu.

Tamil Nadu observes bandh on Cauvery row, Karnataka dubs it "political"

 The day-long bandh called in Tamil Nadu on Saturday to protest Karnataka's move to build a reservoir at Mekeddatu across Cauvery evoked a mixed response with normal life being partially affected as the neighbouring state termed the stir as "politically motivated".

All-party MPs team from TN meets PM over Karna's move to build dam on Cauvery

 Pressing the Centre to direct Karnataka government against going ahead with the construction of a dam across Cauvery river, an all-party MPs delegation from Tamil Nadu and Puducherry on Saturday called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and sought his "immediate" intervention in the issue.

Tamil Nadu's objection to Mekedatu dam political: Siddaramaiah

Terming Tamil Nadu's objection to the proposed Mekedatu dam project across Cauvery river as politically motivated, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah Saturday said the state government knows how to face the issue "legally and through other means".

Tamil Nadu farmers protest over Cauvery dam issue

A shutdown called by various farmer's organisations in Tamil Nadu on Saturday to protest against Karnataka's decision to build a dam across the Cauvery river at Mekedatu is underway peacefully without any untoward incident.

Rail, road rokos, protests mark Tamil Nadu farmers' bandh

The day-long state-wide bandh in Tamil Nadu, called by farmers and backed by opposition parties and trade unions, protesting Karnataka's move to build a new dam across Cauvery in Mekedatu on Saturday evoked good response in the delta region of the state but life remained largely unaffected in Tamil Nadu.

DMK to support farmers association bandh over Mekedatu dam row

DMK on Monday alleged that Karnataka releases water from Cauvery only when there is surplus water available to Tamil Nadu and not as per the orders of the river dispute tribunal, and its chief M Karunanidhi said his party would support the March 28 bandh over the Mekedatu dam row.

Cauvery dispute: MDMK human chain protest on April 7

Protesting against the Narendra Modi government's 'betrayal' of Tamil Nadu on the Cauvery river dispute issue involving Karnataka, MDMK chief Vaiko on Thursday said that a human chain protest will be held in Thanjavur on April 7.

Cauvery issue: Steps to expedite case in SC, says Tamil Nadu govt

 With the Centre yet to constitute the Cauvery Management Board and the Cauvery Water Regulation Committee, the Tamil Nadu government on Thursday said it was taking steps to expedite a case in this regard in the Supreme Court.

Two engineering college students drown in Cauvery river near check dam

Two engineering college students drowned while taking a bath in a channel near a check dam across Cauvery river at Jedar Palayam here on Sunday, police said.

CPI plans all-party meet on Karnataka move to build check dams

 The CPI state unit today said it would take steps to organise an all-party protest against Karnataka's plans to construct check dams across the Cauvery river.

Police seize two sand laden lorries, arrest three in TN

Two tipper lorries transporting illegally mined sand were seized and three persons were arrested at a village near here on Saturday, police said.

Police seize two sand laden lorries, arrest three in TN

Two tipper lorries transporting illegally mined sand were seized and three persons were arrested at a village near here on Saturday, police said.

Karnataka CM refutes Jayalalithaa`s charges on Cauvery issue

Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah Saturday refuted his Tamil Nadu counterpart Jayalalithaa`s allegations that his government was not releasing Cauvery water and asserted that water is being released as per the Supreme Court guidelines.

Jaya slams BJP, says it is no different from Cong on Cauvery

In her first ever attack against BJP in her ongoing election campaign, AIADMK supremo and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Sunday said the party was no different from Congress on the emotive Cauvery issue.