Karnataka directed to release Cauvery water to TN immediately

The Cauvery Water Management Authority (CWMA) has directed Karnataka to immediately release the balance quantum of water due for Tamilnadu. Also, according to the Tamilnadu government, the CWMA dropped discussion on Mekedatu reservoir project following ‘strong protest’ from TN, Kerala and Puducherry. Continue Reading

Cauvery Authority directs Karnataka to release water to TN

A meeting of the Cauvery Water Management Authority (CWMA) has directed the Karnataka government to release the June and July monthly stipulated quantum of Cauvery waters to Tamilnadu for Kuruvai paddy cultivation. Continue Reading

TN strongly opposes Karnataka’s move to construct Mekedatu dam

Expressing its strong opposition, the Tamilnadu government reiterated that it will never allow Karnataka to build the Mekedatu dam across river Cauvery, Water Resources Minister Duraimurugan said. Continue Reading

Centre’s Cauvery decision: Stalin threatens to stage protest

DMK president and leader of Opposition in Tamilnadu Assembly, M K Stalin today said that party will stage a protest if the Central government does not revoke its decision to bring the Cauvery Water Management Authority (CWMA) under the Union Jal Shakti Ministry. Continue Reading

Tamilnadu demands 31.2 tmc ft water from Karnataka at Cauvery meet 

The Tamilnadu government, in the fourth meet of Cauvery Water Management Authority (CWMA) in New Delhi today, asked that Karnataka be ordered to release 31.2 tmc ft of river water that is due for July. Continue Reading

Cauvery row: TN files plea in SC saying CWMA chief is partial

At present, Masood Hussain is the interim chairman of the CWMA – the statutory body that exercises power to monitor the storage, apportionment and regulation and control of Cauvery waters. Continue Reading