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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.

Jayalalithaa orders higher outflow from Mettur Dam for Aadiperukku

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Saturday directed to increase the quantum of water released from Mettur Dam so that the farmers can joyfully celebrate 'Aadiperukku' festival on August 3.

Mettur dam water level at 81.83 feet

Heavy inflows into Mettur dam saw a rise in its level to 81.83 feet against its full level of 120 feet.

PMK seeks compensation for ryots

PMK on Friday said the Tamil Nadu government's announcement that water from Mettur dam will not be discharged on June 12 as per the practise, has 'disappointed' farmers and demanded compensation for the ryots.

Tamil Nadu govt announces Rs 40 crore sops for Delta farmers

Tamil Nadu government Thursday said water from the Mettur dam for 'kuruvai' crops in Cauvery Delta districts cannot be released on June 12 due to lower storage levels, but announced a slew of schemes at over Rs 40 crore for taking up the short-term crop based on groundwater.

Water level in Mettur dam at 97 feet

The water level in the Mettur dam today stood at 97 feet against its full level of 120 feet.

Mettur Dam opening advanced to tomorrow

Tamil Nadu Government today ordered release of water for irrigation in Cauvery Delta region from tomorrow, instead of August 15 as announced earlier.

Water level in Mettur dam at 48.87 feet

The water level in the Mettur dam on Monday stood at 48.87 feet against its full level of 120 feet.

Discharge from Mettur dam reduced to 3,000 cusecs

Discharge from Mettur dam was reduced today from 5,000 cusecs to 3,000 cusecs due to heavy rain in delta areas.

Water level at 81.27 ft in Mettur dam

The water-level in the Mettur dam this
morning stood at 81.27 feet against the full level of 120 feet.

Water level in Mettur dam at 80.67 feet

The water level in the Mettur dam on Saturday stood at 80.67 feet against its full level of 120 feet.

Water level at 109.71 feet in TN

The water level in the Mettur dam on Monday morning stood at 109.71 feet against the full level of 120 feet.

Water level in Mettur Dam crosses 120 ft mark after 8 yr gap

After an eight year gap, the water level in Mettur dam, the main storage across River Cauvery in Tamil Nadu, has crossed the Full Reservoir Level of 120 feet.

Mettur Dam level crosses 100 feet mark

The water level in the Mettur Dam on Monday crossed the 100 foot mark and stood at 100.85 feet against its full level of 120 feet.

No suicide by farmers, Tamil Nadu tells HC

Tamil Nadu government has submitted before the Madras High Court that there was no suicide by farmers in the state.

TN demand for Cauvery water prompted by political motive: Cong

Cong Leader of Oppn in K`taka Legislative Assembly, Siddaramaiah, alleged that TN`s demand to release Cauvery water is prompted by political motive.

Water released from Mettur dam for irrigation

After over three months delay, water from the Mettur Dam was on Monday released for Samba paddy crop cultivation in Cauvery delta districts of Tamil Nadu.

Water level in Mettur dam at 82 feet

The water level in the Mettur dam Friday stood at 82 feet against the full level of 120 feet.