Amid recurrent floods and ongoing water disputes between states, the government today floated a draft Bill which seeks to set up 12 river basin authorities in the country to settle discords and pre

Draft legislation seeks to create mechanism for integrated planning, development and management of water resources of a river basin.

Upping the ante against Karnataka for its refusal to release Cauvery waters, Tamil Nadu today decided to file a contempt petition in the Supreme Court besides seeking a direction for setting up two

This Scheme may be called the Cauvery Water (Implementation of the Order of 2007) Scheme, 2013. It shall come into force on the date of its publication in the Official Gazette.

Now that the Attorney General has opined that Punjab cannot object to it, the Jammu and Kashmir government is planning to go ahead with the construction of the Ravi canal from Basantpur up to the i

According to the 1892 Madras-Mysore agreement, Karnataka cannot take up any work without Tamil Nadu's consent

The Tamil Nadu government on Monday said it will move Supreme Court against neighbouring Karnataka over the river Pennaiyar dispute. PWD Minister K V Ramalingam told Tamil Nadu Assembly that Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa had issued directions in this regard, after opposition DMK and Left parties moved a Special Call Attention on the situation arising out of Karnataka taking up some work regarding check dam on the river.

Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today took exception to his Haryana counterpart Bhupinder Singh Hooda's offer to resolve the contentious river waters issue with Punjab amicably through parleys.

Holding out an olive branch to Punjab in the ongoing inter-state waters dispute, Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda today offered to settle it by sitting across the table with his Punjab

Order of Cauvery water disputes tribunal in Civil Miscellaneous Petition Nos. 4, 5 and 9 of 1990 in the matter of (water dispute amongst the state government of Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Kerala and Union Territory of Pondicherry, viz dispute regarding the inter-state river cauvery and the river valley thereof).

The state delegation led by chief minister Jagadish Shettar urged prime minister Manmohan Singh not to constitute the Cauvery Management Board.