Supreme Court approves draft Cauvery Management Scheme

The Supreme Court today approved the Centre’s draft Cauvery Management Scheme for smooth distribution of water among four southern riparian states. A bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra rejected the suggestions of Karnataka and Kerala governments over the scheme, terming them as devoid of merits. The bench, also comprising Justices A M Khanwilkar and […]

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Supreme Court asks Water Resources Secy to bring draft Cauvery management scheme

The Supreme Court today directed the Secretary of the Union Water Resources Ministry to personally appear before it on May 14 with a draft of the Cauvery management scheme for implementation of its verdict on water sharing between four states including Tamil Nadu and Karnataka. A bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra told the […]

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High Court asks cricket body if it will seek extra water for IPL pitches, ground

The Bombay High Court today sought to know from the Maharashtra Cricket Association (MCA) if it would seek additional water supply from the Pune civic body for ground and pitch maintenance for six IPL matches shifted to that city from Chennai. The MCA stadium at Gahunje in Pune will host the remaining six ‘home’ matches […]

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Cauvery: SC asks K’taka to release 2000 cusecs of water to TN

The Supreme Court today retained its direction to Karnataka to release 2000 cusecs of Cauvery water per day to Tamil Nadu till further orders and asked the two governments to ensure peace and harmony, saying citizens should not become law unto themselves. A three-judge bench headed by Justice Dipak Misra, which commenced the crucial hearing […]

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Cauvery: Karnataka moves SC seeking urgent hearing

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Karnataka has moved the Supreme Court for urgent hearing on its plea seeking a direction to restrict the quantum of water to be released from River Cauvery to Tamil Nadu, from 15,000 cusecs to 1,000 cusecs. The application filed late last evening has also sought modification of the apex court’s Sep 5 order in which […]

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