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

July 16, 2017

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

July 12, 2017

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

July 12, 2017

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

July 11, 2017

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…

Release of Cauvery water to TN
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Release of Cauvery water to TN

July 10, 2017

Mysuru: Over 100 farmers came to city this morning from Srirangapatna to protest against the release of Cauvery water from the Krishna Raja Sagar Dam to Tamil Nadu. The farmers, who staged a dharna in front of Cauvery Command Area Development Authority (CADA) office on Sayyaji Rao Road, shouted slogans against Mandya District In-charge Minister…

Minister defends release of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu
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Minister defends release of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu

July 7, 2017

Bengaluru: The State government yesterday defended the release of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu and said that a small quantity was being released from the Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) dam to comply with the Supreme Court’s order. Minister for Water Resources M.B. Patil said that to ensure victory in the legal battle in the Supreme…

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

July 5, 2017

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…

Farmers up in arms: Hundreds stage protests in Mandya, Mysuru
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Farmers up in arms: Hundreds stage protests in Mandya, Mysuru

July 3, 2017

Mandya/Mysuru: As part of a Statewide stir, hundreds of farmers under the banner of Karnataka Rajya Raitha Sangha (KRRS) staged a demonstration in front of the Office of Mandya Deputy Commissioner here this morning. They were demanding full farm loan waiver in Co-operative Banks and Sthree Shakthi Sanghas and stipulation of minimum SAP (State Advisory Price)…

Formation of Cauvery Experts Group: State to consult Fali S. Nariman
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Formation of Cauvery Experts Group: State to consult Fali S. Nariman

May 10, 2017

Bengaluru: An all-party meeting, convened by Karnataka Chief Minister Siddharamaiah to discuss the Centre’s proposal of forming a ‘group of experts’ on distress sharing of Cauvery river water, yesterday decided to consult noted Jurist Fali S. Nariman on the issue. Nariman heads the legal team for Karnataka on Cauvery issue. On Feb. 2, the Secretary…

2 drown in River Cauvery
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2 drown in River Cauvery

April 30, 2017

Kollegal: In a tragic incident, two persons including the one who had hosted a party to celebrate on him getting a job were drowned in River Cauvery near Danagere in the taluk last evening. The deceased have been identified as Anil (25), son of ASI Shivaswamy, attached to Chamarajanagar Traffic Police Station and Keerthan, son…

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