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Tamil Nadu CM inaugurates desilting work at Mettur dam

Palaniswami launched the work by removing silt, the first ever such exercise in the 83-year old history of the reservoir across the Cauvery river, using a spade.

Central Cauvery technical team visits Mettur dam

In Tamil Nadu, the high level central technical team led by Central water commission chairman GS Jha will visited Mettur Dam to begin its two-day assessment of ground realities.

Karnataka releases Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu, readies to move Supreme Court

Karnataka releases Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu, readies to move Supreme Court

Complying with the Supreme Court direction, the Karnataka government on Wednesday released Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu amid intensifying protests by farmers.

Tamil Nadu should stop whining about Cauvery river: Subramanian Swamy

Calling on Tamil Nadu to stop `whining` over the Cauvery river, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Wednesday said that the state should instead desalinate sea water for drinking purpose as well as for irrigation.

Karnataka releases Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu; farmers continue protest, schools shut

Karnataka releases Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu; farmers continue protest, schools shut

The Supreme Court had on Monday gave Karnataka three days to respond to Tamil Nadu's plea and release 15,000 cusecs of water daily for 10 days from September 7-16.