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Tamil Nadu faces worst drought in 140 years
The storage of water in the six major reservoirs in the state was just 6.2 per cent of capacity as of April 27. T E Narasimhan and Gireesh Babu report. 'The farmer is dying and the country......
'If Cauvery water doesn't come, we are at God's mercy'
IMAGE: The Mettur dam on the Cauvery river. Photograph: Kind courtesy Vvenka1/Wikipedia Commons Rediff.com's A Ganesh Nadar travels to the Cauvery delta in Tamil Nadu and finds farmers there......
'The Cauvery water dispute is going to get worse'
IMAGE: A view of the Krishnarajasagar Dam in Mysuru. Photograph: PTI 'The Cauvery river has become excessively politicised by all political parties.''They see a vote bank in an emotive issue of......
TN to file contempt plea against K'taka over Cauvery issue
Upping the ante against Karnataka for its refusal to release Cauvery water, Tamil Nadu has decided to file a contempt petition in Supreme Court besides seeking a direction for setting up two......
Cauvery issue: TN to move SC seeking damages from K'taka
Intensifying the legal battle over the Cauvery issue, Tamil Nadu government on Monday decided to move the Supreme Court seeking damages from Karnataka for the loss of crops caused by the......
Chennai witnessing one of the worst droughts in over 70 years
Lush agricultural lands have turned parch as groundwater levels deplete to new lows, and wells and water reservoirs go dry.While the administration points to deficient rainfall as a reason, experts......
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