The Supreme Court today said it will commence on July 11 the final hearing of the appeals filed by Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Kerala against the 2007 award of the Cauvery Water Dispute Tribunal (CWDT) on sharing of water for 15 consecutive workings days. A ... Deccan Herald, 1 month ago
Kerala, Andhra, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka are facing a severe drought this year, affecting many lives. Karnataka: Worst drought in decades The Krishnaraja Sagara Dam, which stores water from the Cauvery river, is hitting its dead storage level, a 15-year low. Dead storage is when the remaining volume of water is below the level of the lowest outlet; it cannot be accessed under normal operating conditions. The authorities have said summer crops cannot be irrigated. A new crisis is brewing, after ...Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
With successive droughts owing to below par rainfall and waterbodies having gone bone dry, the only option left before the government to address water woes in the parched taluks of Krishna basin in the district is to expedite the implementation of Upper ...Deccan Herald, 1 month ago
Virajpet taluk has been staring at a severe water crisis in the coming months following a deficit in the south west as well as north east monsoon. Water in River Cauvery that flows in the taluk has declined drastically. With water crisis already looming large ...Deccan Herald, 1 month ago
The fast-depleting water level in Hemavathi dam in the taluk, much before the onset of summer, has created anxiety among the people on how the authorities would address the drinking water needs of the city, this year. Hemavathi dam has a storage capacity of ...Deccan Herald, 1 month ago
100 farmers from Tamil Nadu are camping out in Jantar Mantar demanding that the government take note of their plight. As the state faces a severe drought, crops have been failing and more than 200 farmers have committed suicide. Although largely ignored by ...Sify, 3 weeks ago
Vatal Nagaraj, former MLA of Chamarajanagar and president of Kannada Chaluvali Paksha on Saturday, staged a lone protest by sleeping on a mat, against the privatisation of Lalitha Mahal Palace Hotel in the city. Lalitha Mahal, the second largest palace in ...Deccan Herald, 2 months ago
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