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Cauvery river


Microplastics in Cauvery river may be harming fish: IISc study

April 11, 2022 4:52 pm

Using a technique called Raman spectroscopy, the researchers detected microplastics and toxic chemicals containing the cyclohexyl functional group.

With water march, Congress looks for firm footing in south Karnataka

January 10, 2022 7:59 am

🔴 South Karnataka is home to the Vokkaliga — one of the two dominant communities in the state — that makes up 15 per cent of the population.

Tamil Nadu govt forms panels to prevent pollution of Cauvery, tributaries

October 10, 2021 6:50 am

State Environment and Climate Change Minister Siva V Meyyanathan said efforts are on to obtain the advice of experts including those from IIT (M) to prevent the pollution of Cauvery river

Cauvery river polluted with high levels of pharmaceutically-active compounds: IIT Madras study

October 07, 2021 12:50 pm

One river system in South India that has been subjected to constant human threat is the River Cauvery, the study revealed.

In Rajya Sabha, Digvijaya says Jal Shakti ministry failed to utilise its funds

March 16, 2021 1:16 am

DMK lawmaker M Shanmugam said the central government had failed to uphold the rights of upper-riparian states.

Cauvery issue rocks Rajya Sabha, Naidu orders AIADMK, DMK, MPs to leave House

January 02, 2019 4:36 pm

AIADMK members had trooped into the well as soon as the House resumed in the afternoon and were continuously shouting slogans "we want justice, take the permission (to build dam on Cauvery) back, don't deny rights of Tamil Nadu".

Now, Karnataka enters statue race, to construct 125-feet structure of Mother Cauvery

November 15, 2018 4:47 pm

The entire project will include the statue, a museum complex, two glass houses measuring around 360 feet that will give a bird’s eye view of the reservoir, a band stand, indoor stadium and replicas of historical monuments.

Discharge of surplus Cauvery water inundates villages, swamps crops in TN

August 16, 2018 5:18 pm

Following discharge of excess water from Bhavani Sagar reservoir (as the dam almost touched the full level of 105 feet), low-lying areas in Erode were affected.

Tamil Nadu goverment presents revenue deficit budget; Opposition stages walkout

March 15, 2018 6:42 pm

Targeting the state government on the Cauvery river water issue, opposition parties led by DMK, however, staged a walkout from the Assembly on the opening day of the house.

Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami urges Narendra Modi to set up Cauvery Board

February 24, 2018 9:55 pm

"On behalf of the people of Tamil Nadu, I would like to request the Prime Minister to take speedy action to form the Cauvery Management Board and the Cauvery Water Regulation Committee as per the directions of the Supreme Court," Palaniswami said