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Cauvery row: Kannada activists half-bury themselves in Maddur
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Cauvery row: Kannada activists half-bury themselves in Maddur

Maddur: Taking a cue from the farmers who half-buried themselves in Maharashtra to draw the attention of the Government towards their problems in April this year, a group of farmers half-buried themselves in Maddur this morning protesting against the release of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu from the Krishna Raja Sagar Dam. The protesting farmers,…

Old pacts on Cauvery distribution not valid, says Karnataka
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Old pacts on Cauvery distribution not valid, says Karnataka

New Delhi: The Supreme Court yesterday began its final hearing on the appeals filed by Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Kerala against the 2007 award of the Cauvery Water Dispute Tribunal (CWDT) on sharing of water. The Tribunal was set up in 1991. In 2007, it ordered the allocation of 419 tmcft of Cauvery water to…

SC stays ban on cow slaughter
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SC stays ban on cow slaughter

New Delhi: The Supreme Court (SC) this morning ordered a nationwide stay on Central Government’s rule that had imposed a blanket prohibition on the slaughtering of cattle brought from animal markets. The SC extended the Madras High Court’s stay order on the issue stating that “livelihood cannot be subjected to uncertainties.” The Centre on May…

SC hearing on Cauvery water row: Security beefed up in Mandya
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SC hearing on Cauvery water row: Security beefed up in Mandya

Mandya: Mandya Police headed by SP G. Radhika conducted a flag march on the main thoroughfares of the city this morning to warn the agitators of stringent action in case of disrupting peace and harmony over River Cauvery issue. The Police have also been conducting meetings with the farmer leaders and pro-Kannada organisations at all…

Cauvery water: TN moves SC for its share
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Cauvery water: TN moves SC for its share

New Delhi: The Supreme Court (SC) today allowed Tamil Nadu to file a fresh plea against Karnataka for not giving its due share of 22.5 TMC of Cauvery water. A bench headed by Justice Dipak Misra asked the Counsel for Tamil Nadu to file a proper application in this regard and assured that it would…

Roads within city exempted from highway liquor ban: SC
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Roads within city exempted from highway liquor ban: SC

New Delhi: In a major relief for pubs, bars and restaurants shut down along the State and National Highways, the Supreme Court said that there was nothing wrong with denotifying highways if such roads are within a city. The apex court said this morning the purpose of its ban was to ensure high-speeding vehicles on…

Can’t ban everyone from depositing old notes: SC
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Can’t ban everyone from depositing old notes: SC

New Delhi: People with legitimate reasons for not being able to deposit old 500 and 1,000 rupee notes — like those in prison — cannot be denied the right to swap the outlawed currency for new notes, the Supreme Court said today, asking the Government to explain how it will help these citizens by the…

Supreme Court refuses interim order on Aadhaar notification
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Supreme Court refuses interim order on Aadhaar notification

New Delhi: The Supreme Court yesterday refused to pass an interim order against the Centre’s notification making Aadhaar mandatory for availing benefits under social welfare schemes, with the government assuring the court that no citizen would be deprived of such benefits for want of the unique identity number. The earlier deadline of June 30 has…

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