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

Second train carrying water to Chennai leaves Jolarpettai

To manage the water needs of Chennai, another train with 50 wagons ferrying 25 lakh litre water chugged off from Jolarpettai railway station this morning. Starting from today, the city would have two trains engaged for supplying water. Continue Reading

Special train, carrying 25 lakh litres of water, leaves for Chennai

The water special train was decorated with flower garlands and banana plants. Poojas were performed before the train was flagged off by a water board official from Jolarpettai this morning. Continue Reading

Not so fast, Thalaiva

That was truly a fast one, thalaiva. We had predicted last week in these columns that your rational realm does not stretch beyond bandhs. How careless of us to have missed the obvious hunger weapon that you had unleashed only a few months back when the Supreme Court struck down a strike call, for what cause, I forget. Still, some journo friends have been suggesting that a fast idea was festering in your fertile mind. Continue Reading