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Longtime Dispute Over Cauvery River Still Entrenched

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— It is the longest-running river-water sharing dispute in India, and perhaps one of the oldest such disputes globally: The neighboring states of Karnataka and Tamil Nadu in southern India have been engaged in a prolonged battle over the past several decades over the sharing of waters of the Cauvery River.