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.
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa held a review meeting with her cabinet colleagues and senior officials to discuss the Cauvery issue.
Supreme Court`s order directing Karnataka to release 10,000 cusecs water to Tamil Nadu evoked protest with `Cauvery Hitharakshana Samithi` giving a call for district bandh in event of water release.
President of Cauvery Hitharakshana Samithi (Cauvery Protection Committee) G Madegowda termed the order as "unscientific and unacceptable".
The Supreme Court will on Monday hear the Tamil Nadu government`s petition for immediate release of the water of River Cauvery from Karnataka.
Talks between Shettar and Jayalalithaa in Bangalore had failed to achieve any breakthrough with both sides sticking to their stands.
Tamil Nadu BJP asked the party-led Karnataka government to ensure release of Cauvery water to the state in line with the Supreme Court directive.
The BJP government in Karnataka has committed a series of lapses in presenting the state`s case before the Supreme Court and Cauvery River Authority, Congress alleged.
The much anticipated meeting of the Cauvery Monitoring Committee decided that Tamil Nadu should get 8.85 tmc of water over the next fortnight, but Karnataka maintained that it would not accept it.
Amid demands by leaders from Karnataka to review the Cauvery River Authority`s decision of asking the state to release 9,000 cusecs of water for Tamil Nadu, PM Manmohan Singh has convened a meeting of political leaders.
Former Prime Minister HD Deve Gowda Friday disagreed with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh ruling asking Karnataka to release 9,000 cusecs of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu.
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