A group of residents of villages around Unniyur have opposed the Public Works Department move to open a sand quarry on the Cauvery river in the village.

At its source, wells are drying up as swathes of forest lie submerged by dams or cut down for rail and power lines

Despite the implementation of the underground drainage scheme sanctioned under the National River Conservation Programme (NRCP) mainly aimed at preventing the pollution of the Cauvery a decade ago,

BENGALURU: More than 12 lakh residents in and around Mahadevapura, Dasarahalli, Bommanahalli, Raja Rajeshwari Nagar and Byatarayanapura will get Cauvery drinking water to their homes under the 5th

Once sighted in the thousands, the Blue-tailed bee-eater is a sparsely spotted bird these days.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of State of Karnataka Vs State of Tamil Nadu & Others dated 21/03/2017 regarding Cauvery water dispute. The basic prayer in these interlocutory applications is that the State of Kerala should not utilize the water more than that has been allocated to it by the award under challenge and also to stop certain constructions (check dams).

The Cabinet on Wednesday gave in-principle approval for implementing the long-pending Mekedatu multipurpose project utilising the Cauvery river water at a cost of Rs 5,912 crore.

The protest of Tamils against the ban on Jallikattu is a trigger. The pent-up anger against the successive policies of the central government and corporate encroachment of resources is the main cause of massive turnout in the protests. The protests displayed the limits of the Hindu right’s attempts to make inroads into the state’s politics by valorising Tamil language and culture. The protests indicate a continuity of Tamil politics with renewed strength through social media activism.

The Supreme Court asked Karnataka to continue releasing 2000 cusecs of Cauvery water to neighbouring State of Tamil Nadu while posting appeals filed by Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Kerala against the

Several parts of the state are already facing severe drinking water scarcity which could worsen in the days to come.

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