Cauvery water dispute

Cauvery water dispute News

BJP-led govt at Centre discreetly aiding Karnataka on Mekedatu: DMK

Karnataka's insistence on going ahead with the dam was contrary to the Cauvery Tribunal's final award, as well as the Supreme Court judgement, which barred it from opting for such dams that would affect the quantum of water to Tamil Nadu, DMK President M K Stalin said.

Kumaraswamy calls all-party meet, Karnataka govt to appeal in SC against Cauvery water authority

The decision comes a week after the Centre constituted a nine-member Cauvery Water Management Authority and Cauvery Water Regulation Committee, comprising representatives from Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Puducherry.


Officials instructed to release Cauvery water for crops in Mandya: Kumaraswamy

Kumaraswamy pointed out that water is being released to neighbouring Tamil Nadu, with which Karnataka has locked horns over sharing the river water.

River, state and Centre

Cauvery Authority’s challenge lies in forging federal consensus on Centre’s role in inter-state rivers. This could guide the making of a policy on river water sharing.

Centre likely to notify Cauvery scheme before June 1

The appointments of the members of the Cauvery Water Management Authority and Cauvery Water Regulation Committee will be made after the scheme is notified.

River Sutra

International treaties hold lessons for the Cauvery dispute.


Delhi Confidential: Image Change

The President’s secretariat recently got in touch with most government offices, asking them to replace Kovind’s earlier photograph in their respective offices with a new one.

Better late

Centre’s scheme to give effect to Cauvery verdict comes just in time for the monsoon. It should be notified at the earliest.

Poll drama foretells Cauvery churn

Centre is set to notify water-sharing scheme, but Karnataka’s objections put question mark over implementation, particularly when dispute is central to the strongholds of the JD(S).

Supreme Court reserves order on Cauvery management scheme

“We will pronounce the order tomorrow. If that is not possible, then we will pass the order on May 22 or 23,” the bench, comprising Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra, Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud, said.