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POLITICS

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Godavari, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Cauvery water dispute

Ragi can resolve Cauvery issue

Karnataka’s decision to refuse to release Cauvery water, to protect its irrigated summer paddy, will have an adverse effect on the standing Kuruvai paddy in Tamil Nadu, intensifying this property dispute of sorts.

POLITICS

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Kaala, Cauvery water dispute, Karnataka, Rajinikanth

Why banning release of Rajinikanth's Kaala in Karnataka is futile

The south superstar is not the first actor to talk about Cauvery river dispute (and he won't be the last).

POLITICS

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Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Cauvery water dispute, Supreme Court

Why Supreme Court's Cauvery verdict is a precursor to intense water wars ahead

This article is co-authored by Gauri Noolkar-Oak, a trans-boundary water conflict researcher, and Aditya Manubarwala, a trainee solicitor.

VOICES

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Tamil Nadu, Karnataka elections, Cauvery water dispute, Supreme Court

Cauvery row: Why Supreme Court deciding to give Karnataka more water is a blow for farmers

Tamil Nadu is the biggest loser.

POLITICS

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Jayalalithaa, Cauvery water dispute, EPS, OPS

Busy with infighting, OPS and EPS ignored 5 burning issues in Tamil Nadu

The state is on a downward spiral.

POLITICS

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Cauvery water dispute, Tamil Nadu, Jallikattu

How Jallikattu has become a fight for Tamil nationalism and culture

The sport Yeruthazuvuthal has been part of the state's culture for more than 2,500 years.

POLITICS

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Jayalalithaa, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Cauvery water dispute

Cauvery crisis: Is Jayalalithaa's absence costing Tamil Nadu?

Centre's decision comes as the first big setback for the state in the post September 22 period, when the CM has been in hospital.

POLITICS

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Supreme Court, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Cauvery water dispute

Cauvery row: Why Karnataka must dig up other options

While it is convenient to blame the perennial drought for water woes, its implications are far more worrying and long-term in nature.

POLITICS

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Supreme Court, Tamil Nadu, Cauvery water dispute

Why Supreme Court must stay out of Cauvery row

It has fallen into a watery trap and gone beyond its jurisdiction to be an arbiter of an issue of which it has no expertise, and most likely no authority.

POLITICS

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Delhi Government, Cauvery water dispute, Ahmednagar

Ahmednagar rape to Cauvery row: How social justice falls prey to political priorities

Violence and mass disturbance are increasingly channelised through non-institutional means.