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Student from Mysuru drowns in Cauvery River
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Student from Mysuru drowns in Cauvery River

February 27, 2024

Madikeri: A student from Mysuru, who had gone for a swim in Cauvery River at Kanive village near Kudige drowned on Monday. The deceased student is Hruthwik (16), son of Ravikumar of Rangaiahnakoppal near Bilikere in Hunsur taluk, who was pursuing his PUC course at Trinity College in Mysuru. Hruthwik, who had gone to his…

Thousands of people offer ‘Pitru Tarpana’ at Srirangapatna
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Thousands of people offer ‘Pitru Tarpana’ at Srirangapatna

October 15, 2023

Srirangapatna: The island town of Srirangapatna witnessed a huge influx of people from different parts of the State, as people came in thousands for offering ‘Pitru Tarpana’ to Cauvery River in memory of their ancestors on the occasion of Mahalaya Amavasya yesterday. Several spots on the Cauvery River Bank such as Sopanakatte, Gosai Ghat, Paschima…

Injustice to Karnataka in Cauvery Water Dispute: Congress, BJP, JD(S) and legal team equally responsible 
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Injustice to Karnataka in Cauvery Water Dispute: Congress, BJP, JD(S) and legal team equally responsible 

October 4, 2023

Irrigation expert Arjunahalli Prasanna Kumar says parties were passive when in power but played politics when in Opposition Mysore/Mysuru: Irrigation expert Arjunahalli Prasanna Kumar has levelled serious allegations against the Congress, BJP and JD(S), holding them responsible for the injustices faced by Karnataka’s farmers in the contentious Cauvery water-sharing dispute. He stressed that there is…

Bandhis not a solution
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Bandhis not a solution

September 30, 2023

Every time there is failure of rains and the river Cauvery drains, there is fire in the plains.  Yesterday, a Karnataka Statewide Bandh was organised to voice opposition to the Government’s decision to release Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu. But what purpose did the recent bandhs serve? Did it bring rain? Did it stop the…

Bandh Total
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Bandh Total

September 29, 2023

Prohibitory Orders under Section 144 CrPC imposed in Mandya district limits of Mysuru-Bengaluru Expressway Mysuru/Bengaluru: The whole of Karnataka came to a standstill today, following the dawn to dusk ‘Karnataka Bandh’ call given by various pro-Kannada organisations and supported by several other organisations, over the release of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu complying with the…

Bengaluru shuts down as bandh gets good response
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Bengaluru shuts down as bandh gets good response

September 26, 2023

Bengaluru: With the support of over 175 groups, today’s Bengaluru Bandh, which began at 6 am and will last until 6 pm, has brought normal life in the State Capital to a grinding halt. The bandh has been organised by the ‘Karnataka Jala Samrakshana Samithi,’ a coalition of farmers’ associations and pro-Kannada organisations. This protest…

MLA Srivatsa pins blame on Congress-DMK alliance
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MLA Srivatsa pins blame on Congress-DMK alliance

September 24, 2023

‘Karnataka people made scapegoats to save I.N.D.I.A. bloc for upcoming Lok Sabha polls’ Mysore/Mysuru: Accusing the Congress-led Government in Karnataka of failure in handling the Cauvery water issue following the Supreme Court’s refusal to intervene in orders to release water to Tamil Nadu, Krishnaraja MLA T.S. Srivatsa accused the Congress High Command of arm-twisting Karnataka…

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Mandya Bandh Total

September 23, 2023

Mandya: In a show of solidarity, the Cauvery heartland of Mandya and Maddur witnessed a complete shutdown this morning as farmers, activists and various pro-Kannada organisations united for a Bandh against the State Government’s move to comply with the orders to release Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu.  The call for the Bandh was given by…

Cabinet to discuss Cauvery crisis today
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Cabinet to discuss Cauvery crisis today

September 22, 2023

State to ask Cauvery Water Management Authority, Cauvery Water Regulation Committee to assess ground realities Mysore/Mysuru: The Karnataka Cabinet will meet at 6 pm today at Vidhana Soudha to deliberate on the Cauvery water issue in light of ongoing protests, particularly in the Cauvery basin of the Old Mysuru region. These protests were sparked by…

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