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Due to power disruption in the second and third stages of the Cauvery Water Supply Scheme on Thursday, pumping of water from Tippagondanahalli to the city has been stopped.
The recent case of elephant poaching by a gang in the Cauvery Wildlife Sanctuary has put forest officials on high alert.
The discovery of a 10-day-old carcass of a tusker, shot dead by hunters with its two tusks stolen, has prompted the state forest department to launch a full-scale inquiry into the incident.
The Siddaramaiah government had rejected it on various grounds with illegalities involving the project and being against the High Court directives.
Union Water Resources Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Monday that with a budget of upto Rs 60,000 crore, the project will make good use of about 1100 tmc ft of Godavari water.
Centre said any further approval would be subject to Karnataka resolving inter-state matters amicably with co-Basin States of Cauvery basin.
As soon as the House met for the day, Congress members trooped into the Well of the House with placards, demanding a Joint Parliamentary Committee probe into the Rafale deal.
Members of the AIADMK and DMK, which are bitter political rivals in Tamil Nadu, walked out of the House after making separate submissions.
Sources said, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Vijay Goel has told the protesting lawmakers of the two parties that Water Resources Minister Nitin Gadkari will discuss the issue with them.
Amid the AIADMK slogan shouting, Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad said that the entire opposition wants discussion.
Slogan shouting members of Tamil parties -- AIADMK and DMK trooped -- into the well of the House over construction of the Mekadatu Dam on the Cauvery River.
Parliament winter session Day 8: AIADMK, DMK protest over Cauvery; Rajya Sabha adjourned till 2.30 pm
Members of AAP were also seen in the well, carrying placards with demands to end the sealing drive in the national capital.
Shivakumar said the central government had looked at all aspects of the project before allowing Karnataka to prepare a detailed project report (DPR).
'Kannadigas and Tamils were not enemies and the inter-state river water should be shared accordingly at times of copious inflows and distress situation,' said Kumaraswamy.
Soon after the House assembled, AIADMK and DMK members trooped to the Chair's podium, holding placards.