Decades-long wait continues for residents seeking relocation from banks of Cauvery in Namakkal

The wait is set to get longer as revenue officials claim that a suitable parcel of land is not available in the district

published on : 12th October 2021

Karnataka hasn’t released due share of Cauvery water: TN tells CWRC

To discuss the issue, the next meeting of the CWMA is likely to be convened within 10 days. 

published on : 12th October 2021

TN forms panels to check pollution of Cauvery river

Water samples have been taken to ascertain the level of contamination to initiate action

published on : 10th October 2021

Cauvery river heavy on contaminants: IIT-Madras study

Although several studies in the past have shown the deteriorating quality of Cauvery water, this is the first time a study has quantified the concentration of pharma contaminants.

published on : 8th October 2021

Farmers in TN's Cauvery delta rise in solidarity with Lakhimpur Kheri victims

On Thursday, the farmers of Thanjavur district organised a protest at the Budalur four road junction against the killings

published on : 7th October 2021

Karnataka Congress sets one-month deadline to start work on Mekedatu reservoir

Tamil Nadu is objecting to Karnataka’s plans to utilise surplus water that now flows from Karnataka to the lower riparian state and has urged the Union Government not to accord approval to the project

published on : 5th October 2021

Karnataka Minister performs rituals for over 1000 unclaimed Covid-19 victims at Srirangapatna ghat

Deputy Commissioner Ashwathi and other officials took part in the rituals, held for two to three hours.

published on : 5th October 2021

Effluents from dyeing units polluting Noyyal river Again

Effluent released by Tiruppur dyeing units in the Noyyal River, which drains into the Cauvery in Karur, has been posing a threat to farmers and residents.

published on : 28th September 2021

Discussion on Mekedatu issue deferred again

Also, the authority directed Karnataka to release Cauvery water due to Tamil Nadu immediately.  The next meeting will take place by October 7. 

published on : 28th September 2021

Cauvery’s battle for survival amid TN, Karnataka water sharing dispute

Pollution, deforestation, and climate change wreak havoc on the river even as disputes over its water refuse to die down 

published on : 22nd September 2021

No question of interfering in Cauvery Calling, says court

The court said planting trees on barren government land is not a crime, though Isha Outreach is not planting a single tree on government land. 

published on : 8th September 2021

Former CM Yediyurappa to stay on in 'Cauvery' as Ashoka’s 'long-term guest'

According to rules, BS Yediyurappa can continue to stay in Cauvery for three months after demitting office, after which he will either have to vacate or pay rent.

published on : 6th September 2021

HDK demands Centre’s intervention on Mekedatu, Cauvery row

On the Cauvery River Authority directing Karnataka to release 28 tmcft of water to Tamil Nadu, he said the Centre should intervene and treat all states equally.

published on : 2nd September 2021

Cauvery panel drops dam talk as TN opposes

Admitting that the Mekedatu issue was part of the CWMA’s agenda, the authority’s chief SK Haldar told reporters, “We wanted to discuss the issue.

published on : 1st September 2021

Cauvery delta farmers seek Kerala support on Mekedatu dam row

The farmers pointed out the Cauvery has been the source of irrigation for about 25 lakh acres and drinking water source for about five crore people of Tamil Nadu.

published on : 31st August 2021
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