Cauvery

Indians should speak in their mother tongue more, less in English: Naidu

Indians should speak in their mother tongue more, less in English: Naidu

The Vice President said that Subbulakshmi`s music is immortal and everyone in this country was influenced and thrilled by her music. He said that music acquired a "divine dimension" when she lent her voice to various compositions.

Sep 19, 2017, 17:43 PM IST

Don't accord clearances to Mekedatu project, Tamil Nadu asks Centre

The Tamil Nadu government on Wednesday asked the Centre not to accord any clearance to projects taken up in the Cauvery basin until all the issues related to the sharing of river waters are settled.

Jul 05, 2017, 23:35 PM IST
Baahubali 2: Pro-Kannada groups threaten to disrupt release of film?

Baahubali 2: Pro-Kannada groups threaten to disrupt release of film?

The protestors apparently want Sathyaraj, who plays Kattapa in the magnum opus to apologise for his remarks he had made against the Kannadigas during the Cauvery dispute.

Apr 15, 2017, 15:39 PM IST

Bill for permanent water tribunal moved in Lok Sabha

A bill to set up a single, permanent tribunal to adjudicate all inter-state river water disputes was introduced in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday, amid opposition from the Biju Janata Dal (BJD).

Mar 14, 2017, 21:27 PM IST

TN CM Palaniswami writes to Modi on construction of reservoir across Cauvery river

The Tamil Nadu government today protested against Karnataka's "unilateral action" of constructing a reservoir across river Cauvery at Mekedatu and sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi's intervention in the matter.

Feb 25, 2017, 20:51 PM IST
Cauvery water row: Tamil Nadu seeks Rs 2,480cr compensation from Karnataka for not releasing wate

Cauvery water row: Tamil Nadu seeks Rs 2,480cr compensation from Karnataka for not releasing wate

The Tamil Nadu government sought a compensation of Rs 2,480 crore from Karnataka.

Jan 09, 2017, 11:42 AM IST

Read Kalki Krishnamurthy's ‘Ponniyin Selvan’ to know more about river Cauvery

The river is the central theme of legendary Tamil writer Kalki Krishnamurthy's seminal novel Ponniyin Selvan.

Nov 11, 2016, 08:16 AM IST
BJP slams DMK for calling all party meet on Cauvery

BJP slams DMK for calling all party meet on Cauvery

Minister of State Pon Radhakrishnan demanded a White Paper on the Cauvery issue and the role of Congress and the DMK on it.

Oct 22, 2016, 22:41 PM IST
Need to resolve carefully inter-state water row: Ananth Kumar

Need to resolve carefully inter-state water row: Ananth Kumar

More than protests, there is a need to create broader awareness about Karnataka and its concerns at the Centre and judiciary, Ananth Kumar said.

Oct 09, 2016, 01:19 AM IST

Centre constitutes team to visit Cauvery basin area to assess ground realities

The Centre on Wednesday constituted a high-level technical team to visit the Cauvery basin area to assess the ground realities there.

Oct 05, 2016, 20:20 PM IST
Fearing wrath from SC, Karnataka agrees to release 36,000 cusecs of water to Tamil Nadu

Fearing wrath from SC, Karnataka agrees to release 36,000 cusecs of water to Tamil Nadu

The Karnataka government decided to release water to Tamil Nadu and said it will follow orders on the Cauvery water sharing with neighbouring Tamil Nadu. 

Oct 04, 2016, 15:56 PM IST
Cauvery issue: Not in position to release water; special session will decide on SC order, says Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah

Cauvery issue: Not in position to release water; special session will decide on SC order, says Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah

The Karnataka government on Saturday called a special joint legislative session on Monday to discuss and decide on the Supreme Court's order to release Cauvery river water to Tamil Nadu from October 1-6.

Oct 02, 2016, 09:11 AM IST
Ex-PM Deve Gowda sits on indefinite hunger strike against SC's Cauvery order

Ex-PM Deve Gowda sits on indefinite hunger strike against SC's Cauvery order

Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah has convened an all-party meeting in Bengaluru today to discuss the future course of action.

Oct 01, 2016, 12:09 PM IST
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."

Sep 30, 2016, 15:31 PM IST

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.

Sep 29, 2016, 09:02 AM IST
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.

Sep 28, 2016, 09:51 AM IST
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.

Sep 23, 2016, 16:54 PM IST

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.

Sep 23, 2016, 15:44 PM IST

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.

Sep 21, 2016, 09:27 AM IST
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.

Sep 19, 2016, 14:42 PM IST