`Water release to TN as per tribunal distress sharing formula`

Denying the Opposition charge that Karnataka has `compromised` the interests of its farmers, Water Resources Minister M B Patil on Monday said the state has released Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu as per distress sharing formula of the Cauvery Water Dispute Tribunal.

Karunanidhi puts riders for prospective allies for LS polls

Spelling out riders for prospective allies including DMDK ahead of Lok Sabha polls, DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi on Sunday night said those parties that support the stalled Sethu Samudram Project and oppose communalism were welcome to join its alliance.

Karnataka, TN lock horns over Mekedatu hydel power project

Seeking to counter Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa, Karnataka government today defended its proposal to build a reservoir across the Cauvery river at Mekedatu to generate hydro-electric power, saying it is in conformity with the final order of the Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal.

Karnataka river projects would hit Tamil Nadu: Jayalalithaa

Tamil Nadu CM J Jayalalithaa has requested Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to advise Karnataka to desist from going ahead with any project in the Cauvery basin.

Karnataka hasn`t violated SC order on Cauvery: CM

Karnataka on Sunday asserted it has never violated any Supreme Court order on the Cauvery water sharing issue and rejected the Tamil Nadu`s contention that it had committed contempt of court.

`Cauvery water issue deprived TN of Rs 500 cr hydel project`

Vexed Cauvery water issue "deprived" Tamil Nadu of Rs 500 crore hydel project in Nilgiris district as Centre refused to give clearance, claiming riparian states may object to using water from river.

Narayanasamy lambasts Pondy govt; lauds Jayalalith

Minister of State in PMO and Congress` V Narayanasamy lauded Jayalalithaa Tamil Nadu govt for taking "prompt" steps to help farmers in Cauvery Delta region and attacked Puducherry CM N Rangasamy.

TN CM announces over Rs 2000 crore package to farmers

In a major relief to over one lakh farmers in Cauvery Delta region, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Friday announced a relief package worth over Rs 2000 crore.

Rajnath Singh cautions Centre on notifying Cauvery Tribunal award

With Cauvery row expected to dominate assembly polls, BJP`s Rajnath Singh cautioned Centre on notifying Tribunal award and asked to bring Chief Ministers of Tamil Nadu and Karnataka to negotiate.

Centre should notify Cauvery Tribunal award: Vasan

Union Shipping Minister G K Vasan has made a strong plea to the Centre to notify the Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal`s award in the gazette as stipulated by the Supreme Court.

SC asks Karnataka to release 2 TMC water to Tamil Nadu

Supreme Court directed Karnataka to release 2 TMC (Thousand Million Cubic feet) of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu and asked Central Water Commission to file report on water requirement of two states.

No key policy decisions in Governor`s address: Karunanidhi

DMK chief M Karunanidhi said Governor`s address to Tamil Nadu Assembly lacked any key policy decisions and described it as a "compilation" of some announcements made by Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa.

Cauvery dispute: No consensus betwenn K`taka & TN,

The Supreme Court on Tuesday refrained from passing any order for directing Karnataka to release Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu after the two states failed to sort out differences to reach a consensus on sharing water.

Centre should check Karnataka water levels: Karunanidhi

Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) president M Karunanidhi Friday said the central government has to find out whether there is water in Karnataka dams and take appropriate action.

Cauvery issue: SC asks CMC to decide water needed by TN, Karnataka

The SC on Friday directed the CMC to hold a meeting within a week to decide the amount of Cauvery water required by Tamil Nadu and Karnataka which are fighting a legal battle over it.

Cauvery issue: Karunanidhi criticises Jayalalithaa`s remarks

DMK president M Karunanidhi on Sunday said criticism by his arch-rival and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on the issue amounts to casting aspersions on the PMO.

Cauvery issue: TN CM holds meeting with Cabinet colleagues

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Sunday held a review meeting with her cabinet colleagues and senior officials to discuss the Cauvery issue.

Narayanasamy requests Karnataka to release water

Minister of State in the PMO V Narayanasamy appealed to Karnataka Government to release Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu on humanitarian grounds considering plight of farmers whose crops were withering.

AIADMK not concerned about `suicide` of farmers: Karunanidhi

DMK chief M Karunanidhi on Monday accused the AIADMK government of not being concerned about alleged suicides of farmers in Cauvery delta districts.

Centre would soon notify Cauvery tribunal award: Vasan

The Centre would soon notify the final award of the Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal, Union Shipping Minister G K Vasan on Saturday said.