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Cauvery water to canals: Government says NO
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Cauvery water to canals: Government says NO

Bengaluru: Even as there are widespread protests by the farming community demanding the State Government to release Cauvery water to their canals for them to take up agricultural activities, the Government has indicated that it will not be releasing water to the fields in the basin areas. Water Resources Minister M.B. Patil said yesterday that…

PM Modi should intervene to end Cauvery row: CM
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PM Modi should intervene to end Cauvery row: CM

Mysuru: Chief Minister Siddharamaiah has demanded the intervention of Prime Minister Narendra Modi for ending the Cauvery row involving Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. He maintained that the State had no choice but to follow Supreme Court order on release of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu. Speaking to press persons at Mysore Airport in Mandakalli here…

Water to canals: HDK joins JD(S) dharna in city
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Water to canals: HDK joins JD(S) dharna in city

Mysuru: With over 10 months remaining for the Karnataka Assembly elections, all the three political parties, the Congress, the JD(S) and the BJP, seems to be in a poll mode. While the Congress is basking in glory with the Government’s achievements in the last four years and has launched a publicity blitzkrieg, the BJP is…

Mandya farmers demand release of water to canals
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Mandya farmers demand release of water to canals

Mandya: Demanding release of water to Cauvery canals and filling up of major water bodies in the district, farmers belonging to one faction of the KRRS staged a demonstration in front of Cauvery Neeravari Nigam (CNN) office here yesterday. Hundreds of farmers, who converged on the CNN office after arriving in a procession on bullock…

Release of water to Tamil Nadu: Farmers stage protest
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Release of water to Tamil Nadu: Farmers stage protest

Mysuru: Strongly condemning the release of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu (TN), over a hundred farmers under the banner of Karnataka Sugarcane Growers Association staged a demonstration in front of the Cauvery CADA (Command Area Development Authority) office on Sayyaji Rao Road here  on Friday. Alleging that the State Government was releasing water to TN…

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 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…

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