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Karnataka seeks more time to release Cauvery water

Bengaluru: An aggrieved Karnataka on Monday sought time till January from the Supreme Court to release more Cauvery river water to Tamil Nadu as it needs the depleting quantity for drinking purpose. “Our lawyers have filed an interim petition today (Monday) in the Supreme Court, seeking modification of its September 20 order to release 6,000

Cauvery issue: BJP pledges support to Pondy bandh on Sept 16 

Puducherry: The Puducherry unit of the Bharatiya Janata party (BJP) today announced its support to the bandh called by several tamil outfits here, tomorrow, to condemn the violence against Tamils in Karnataka in the wake of Cauvery row.”The BJP will extend its support to the bandh being observed in the Union Territory tomorrow to condemn

Karnataka protests Cauvery water order with day-long shut-down

Bengaluru:  Karnataka is protesting the state government’s release of Cauvery river water to Tamil Nadu, based on a Supreme Court directive, with a shut down on Friday. The day-long protest is being spearheaded by as many as 500 pro-Kannada organisations, which represent sections including farmers, traders and businesses. Security has been stepped up and more