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  • 8 May 2018- 11:46 by Local Press Report BENGALURU The Times of India The Karnataka government on Thursday said it was not in a position to release Cauvery river water to neighbouring Tamil Nadu even as the Supreme Court sought to know the quantum of water that could be spared by the state. &quot
  • 14 Jan 2018- 21:55 by Local Press Report BENGALURU, India Times of India Citing shortage of water in the state's four reservoirs, the Karnatakagovernment on Saturday rejected Tamil Nadu chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami's appeal to immediately release seven tmc ft of Cauvery water.
  • 24 Aug 2017- 05:57 by Local Press Report SALEM The Hindu With the steady increase in inflow of water into Stanley Reservoir, the district authorities have relaxed the conditions laid for the industrial houses situated in the town to source water from River Cauvery at Mettur. Mettur town and its
  • 10 Aug 2017- 07:54 by Local Press Report BENGALURU The New Indian Express Farmers of the Cauvery basin who were protesting for over a month demanding water have finally got the government’s attention. Bowing to their pressure, the state government has decided to release water from four Cauvery
  • 7 Oct 2016- 11:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BANGALORE, India Tamil Nadu Ministers met on 7th October with state governor Vidyasagar Rao at his request to discuss ongoing issues related to upstream release of water related to the Cauvery river system. “The governor enquired the Ministers about the
  • 28 Sep 2016- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BENGALURU, India Representatives of both Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Janata Dal (Secular) parties in Karnataka have today (September 28th) urged the State government against releasing Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu. The call comes in the aftermath
  • 7 Sep 2016- 05:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BENGALURU, India India's Karnataka state will adhere to the Indian Supreme Court's directive to release some 425,000 liters per second of water to neighboring Tamil Nadu State for 10 days. Water has today been released from three of the four
  • 11 Sep 2015- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CHENNAI, India Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa has written to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, seeking his intervention to get neighboring Karnataka to release 781 million cubic meters of water from the Cauvery River. Under a 2007 order
  • 30 Jan 2015- 10:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CHENNAI, India Farmers in India's Tamil Nadu state are overusing groundwater for irrigation, and this could threaten food production in the region, according to new research from the Colombo-based International Water Management Institute (IWMI).
  • 8 Jan 2015- 11:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India Indian Minister for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga (Ganges River) Rejuvenation Sushri Uma Bharti said this week that the central government’s plans to link many of the nation’s rivers will provide significant benefits
  • 26 Nov 2014- 10:43 by Local Press Report BANGALORE Deccan Chronicle The Karnataka state government, which has invited “Global Expression of Interest" for constructing a dam across the Cauvery river near Mekedatu, is keeping its options open on either building a single reservoir or several
  • 17 Nov 2014- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CHENNAI, India The government of India’s Tamil Nadu state has ordered neighboring Kerala state not to interfere with the operations of the Mullaiperiyar Dam on the Cauvery River. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam sent a letter to this effect to
  • 14 Nov 2014- 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BANGALORE, India Farmers in India’s Cauvery River delta have vowed to step up their protests against Karnataka state’s plans to build two new reservoirs on the river at Mekedatu, saying the reservoirs will affect their livelihoods. “Under the guise of
  • 7 Jul 2014- 10:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BANGALORE, India The Cauvery Neeravair Nigam Limited (CNNL), an irrigation agency under the Karnataka State Water Resources Department, is calling on farmers in neighboring Tamil Nadu State to end protests and cooperate with the department on withdrawals
  • 10 Jun 2014- 10:20 by Local Press Report CHENNAI Times of India The Tamil Nadu government on Monday unveiled a Rs 117-crore water recharge scheme for the Cauvery delta region. Responding to a PIL seeking construction of check dams and storage dams across the Kollidam river to recharge the depleting