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River Cauvery row: Karnataka minister writes to Tamil Nadu CM, asks for permanent solution

In a letter to the Tamil Nadu CM, Shivakumar said that the Karnataka government's Mekedatu Balancing Reservoir cum Drinking Water Project sought to regulate the water release in a judicious manner.

Dec 06, 2018, 15:30 PM IST

Why this Kaala-Kaveri Di? Tamil Nadu and Karnataka must talk to each other, not talk at each other

Tamil Nadu and Karnataka are exemplary for the rest of India on many fronts. Surely, they can work this issue out.

Jun 05, 2018, 13:09 PM IST

Live updates: Shops shut, road and rail traffic affected in protests across Tamil Nadu over Cauvery issue

The dawn-to-dusk bandh has received the backing of a wide range of groups.

Apr 05, 2018, 08:00 AM IST

AIADMK calls for formation of Cauvery Management Board

All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) spokesperson CR Saraswathi on Friday called for the formation of Cauvery Management Board (CMB) at the earliest to resolve a water-sharing dispute between Tamil Nadu and Karnataka.

Nov 18, 2016, 08:53 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

Cauvery delta farmers protest against Karna's Mekedatu project

 Thousands of farmers and cadres of various political parties in Cauvery delta areas today held agitations against Karnataka government's plan to implement Mekedatu project by constructing two dams across the river Cauvery.

Nov 22, 2014, 16:47 PM IST

Four persons perched on tree top rescued

Four persons, who had perched themselves atop a tree after falling into a swollen River Cauvery near Hogenakkal, were rescued on Monday by personnel of National Disaster Management Authority and IAF.

Aug 05, 2013, 14:20 PM IST

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.

Aug 05, 2013, 11:22 AM IST

`Tamil Nadu won`t allow Mekedatu dam across Cauver

J Jayalalithaa assured the state Assembly that her govt would not permit neighbouring Karnataka to build a dam across the river Cauvery at Mekedatu.

Mar 30, 2012, 22:22 PM IST