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Storage in 4 dams is 26 tmcft against 57.89 tmcft last year
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Storage in 4 dams is 26 tmcft against 57.89 tmcft last year

Bengaluru: After three consecutive years of drought, the Cauvery Basin will witness one more year of distress. Weak monsoon so far has resulted in poor inflow into the four reservoirs in the Cauvery basin — Krishna Raja Sagar Dam, Kabini, Harangi and Hemavathi reservoirs. Added to the woes is the continuous release of water from…

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…

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

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

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…

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

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)…

Release of water to Tamil Nadu: Protests continue across Mandya
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Release of water to Tamil Nadu: Protests continue across Mandya

Mandya: Protests over the release of KRS water to Tamil Nadu continued across the district for the second day yesterday. Police detained hundreds of protesting farmers at Mandya city, while farmers staged a road blockade at Srirangapatna to register their protest against the detention of farmers. The farmers who gathered near Sir M. Visveswaraiah statue…

State-wide protest by KRRS
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State-wide protest by KRRS

Mysuru: Lashing out at the State Government for releasing Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu, Karnataka Rajya Raitha Sangha (KRRS) leader and MLA K.S. Puttannaiah has said the KRRS will hold a State-wide protest tomorrow (July 3). Speaking to press persons at Jaladarshini Guest House here yesterday, Puttannaiah urged the State Government to explain the reason…

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