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Cauvery water management draft scheme: DMK holds all-party meeting over water-sharing dispute

DMK's M K Stalin is among leaders of major parties in Tamil Nadu opposing the Centre's draft scheme on distribution of Cauvery's water among Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Puducherry. They have raised concerns over the timely release of water to Tamil Nadu.

Supreme Court nod to Cauvery draft scheme drawn up by Centre

On distribution of the river’s water among Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Puducherry, the SC said it “will have to be taken forward to its logical end in accordance with law with promptitude”.


Supreme Court approves Centre's draft Cauvery Management Scheme

The apex court rejected the suggestions of Karnataka and Kerala governments for the scheme, terming them as "devoid of merits". 

Supreme Court reserves order on finalization of Cauvery management scheme

The scheme, once finalised, would deal with the issue of water share of the four states in different circumstances like normal and deficient water years in the Cauvery river basin.

Cauvery water dispute: ‘Centre holding discussions, won’t take unilateral decision,’ says Nirmala Sitharaman

Sitharaman said several states have river water management boards and authorities to resolve water disputes and the best system of boards should be chosen to address the Cauvery dispute.

Cauvery water dispute: DMK-led Opposition parties to hold human chain protest today

Cauvery water dispute protests: DMK Working President M K Stalin said besides the human chain, statewide agitations will be held by other Opposition parties.


Day-long bandh in Puducherry to press for CMB

Private schools declared a holiday while attendance in government schools was low. Office attendance was normal, they said.

Cauvery row: At least 4 arrested for throwing slippers; 4,000 cops deployed as protesters demand IPL match boycott

The protesters, raising slogans against the state and central government, temporarily took over the main Anna Salai road near the stadium. Police also resorted to lathicharge to control the activists marching against the match.

Stop flaying Congress, press Centre over Cauvery Management Board: Puducherry CM to AIADMK

V Narayanasamy said he had submitted a detailed letter to PM Modi during the latter's visit to Puducherry urging him to set up the CMB to protect ryots in the Union Territory and assure them of water from the river for irrigation.

Govt cites Karnataka polls, seeks time on Cauvery in Supreme Court

The Centre brought to the court’s notice efforts made by it to comply with the February 16 order, referring to a meeting of the Chief Secretaries and other senior officers of the three states and the Union territory.