38.6c New Delhi, India, Wednesday, May 29, 2024
Executive

Cauvery Water Dispute Verdict: Karnataka to receive a bigger share

By LawStreet News Network      16 February, 2018 02:21 AM      0 Comments

A Three-judge Bench of the Supreme Court, including CJI Dipak Misra today delivered its much-awaited verdict on the Cauvery water dispute stating that the water is a national asset and no State can have a monopoly over it.

As per the verdict, the State of Karnataka will now release 177.25 TMC  thousand million cubic feet water to Tamil Nadu instead of 192 as ordered by the Cauvery Water Tribunal in 2007. Thereby, reducing the share of Tamil Nadu. Whereas, the court has not changed the 2007 Tribunal award of 30 TMC to Kerala and 7 TMC to Puducherry.

The apex court said that the increase in the share of Cauvery water for Karnataka by 14.75 TMC has been done keeping in view the fact that there is an increased demand of drinking water by Bengaluru and also for many industrial activities.

The court further said that its order on Cauvery water allocation would continue for next 15 years.

The verdict came after Karnataka, and Tamil Nadu approached the Supreme Court against the order passed by the Cauvery River Water Dispute Tribunal, in 2007, allocating 419 TMC to Tamil Nadu in the entire Cauvery basin, 270 TMC to Karnataka, 30 TMC to Kerala and 7 TMC to Puducherry.



Share this article:

User Avatar
About:


Leave a feedback about this
TRENDING NEWS

battle-over-butter-chicken-moti-mahal-takes-daryaganj-to-court-in-trademark-showdown
Trending Business
Battle Over Butter Chicken: Moti Mahal Takes Daryaganj to Court in Trademark Showdown

Moti Mahal and Daryaganj restaurants clash in Delhi High Court over trademark claims, each asserting they invented Butter Chicken and Dal Makhani.

28 May, 2024 11:33 AM
punjab-and-haryana-high-court-upholds-eds-arrest-of-aap-mla-dismisses-plea-challenging-detention
Trending Judiciary
Punjab and Haryana High Court Upholds ED's Arrest of AAP MLA, Dismisses Plea Challenging Detention [Read Order]

Punjab and Haryana High Court dismisses AAP MLA Jaswant Singh's plea against his ED arrest, ruling it was in line with Section 19(1) of the PMLA.

28 May, 2024 11:56 AM

TOP STORIES

no-legal-mandate-for-uploading-of-form-17c-on-website-or-handing-over-to-anyone-other-than-candidate-or-agent-ec-tells-sc
Trending Judiciary
No legal mandate for uploading of Form 17C on website or handing over to anyone other than candidate or agent, EC tells SC

EC tells SC there's no legal mandate to upload Form 17C on websites or provide it to anyone other than candidates or agents, citing risks of misuse and mistrust.

23 May, 2024 11:28 AM
national-security-always-paramount-sc-cancels-bail-of-pfi-members
Trending Judiciary
'National security always paramount,' SC cancels bail of PFI members [Read Judgment]

SC emphasizes national security, cancels bail of eight PFI members, stressing balance between civil liberties and counter-terrorism under UAPA.

23 May, 2024 12:05 PM
calcutta-hc-invalidates-five-lakh-obc-certificates-issued-after-2010-cites-unconstitutional-grounds
Trending Judiciary
Calcutta HC Invalidates Five Lakh OBC Certificates Issued After 2010, Cites Unconstitutional Grounds [Read Judgment]

Calcutta High Court invalidates OBC certificates issued after 2010, declaring them unconstitutional. Court cites undue haste and procedural impropriety.

23 May, 2024 03:33 PM
mp-high-court-grants-police-protection-to-couple-facing-honour-killing-threats-over-marriage
Trending Judiciary
MP High Court Grants Police Protection to Couple Facing Honour Killing Threats over Marriage [Read Order]

MP High Court grants police protection to a couple facing death threats from their parents for marrying without consent, citing serious measures against honor killings.

23 May, 2024 03:45 PM

ADVERTISEMENT


Join Group

Signup for Our Newsletter

Get Exclusive access to members only content by email