A three judge bench will decide Supreme Court's (SC) jurisdiction on the Inter-State River Water Disputes tribunals. The SC referred the question of its jurisdiction to interfere with the orders of

The Nuer tribals of Sudan settled their disputes in more organised and effective a manner than modern societies

Promotion of water guzzling crops like rice is leading to maximum utilisation of river waters in India. The Cauvery dispute between Karnataka and Tamil Nadu is probably the first of such problems that lie ahead

For geological reasons, Tamil Nadu has always had the lion's share of the Cauvery waters. But when Karnataka built the Krishnarajasagara dam, it secured the advantage

For 50 years the Mettur dam was completed. Tamil Nadu farmers used more than 75 per cent of the Cauvery waters, which was largely responsible for the tremendous escalation in rice cultivation in the

As the Cauvery tribunal tries to resolve the water sharing dispute, it becomes evident that monsoons hold the key

The government and anti dam activists gave ground during the first ever talks on the controversial Sardar Sarovar Project

Flaying the grow ing tendencies of

The act provides for adjudication of disputes relating to waters of inter-state rivers and river valleys.