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  • 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
  • 19 Sep 2016- 08:57 by Local Press Report KARNATAKA NDTV Karnataka on Sunday stopped the flow of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu after complying with the Supreme Court's order to release a total of 1,68,000 cusecs of water by September 20. Conflict Food Security Policy Scarcity Social Issues
  • 14 Sep 2016- 10:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BENGALURU, India Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on September 14th appealed for restraint from water protesters in Karnataka state. There have been two deaths and more than 350 arrests during unrest following the state’s release of water from the
  • 9 Sep 2016- 12:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BANGALORE, India Hundreds of IT firms and multinationals are not working today in Bangalore, the state capital of Karnataka. The capital of India’s technology industry has largely closed down in protest at the state of Karnataka releasing Cauvery river
  • 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
  • 28 Aug 2015- 10:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DHAKA, Bangladesh Bangladeshi environmental groups this week held protests against a planned river-linking project on trans-boundary waterways in northeastern India. Delegates at a conference arranged by environmental groups the Bangladesh Poribesh
  • 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
  • 8 Aug 2014- 10:16 by Local Press Report MADURAI Times of India The Madurai bench of the Madras high court on Thursday ordered notice to the secretaries of water resources and finance departments of the central government on a public interest litigation (PIL) seeking to accord sanction for the
  • 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
  • 17 Jul 2013- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India India’s Karnataka and Tamil Nadu states, which have been battling in the courts for nearly a year over sharing the water of the Cauvery River, clashed this week during the third Cauvery Supervisory Committee meeting in New Delhi. Once
  • 1 Jul 2013- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India India’s central government late last week released new guidelines on how to properly share river water in an effort to solve long-standing inter-state water-sharing disputes. It is inviting public comments on the measure until July 31.
  • 17 Jun 2013- 10:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CHENNAI, India Local and federal officials in India are calling for quick formation of a Cauvery Management Board and Water Regulation Committee in order to help Tamil Nadu state access its share of the river's water. The Tamil Nadu state unit of