[News] Apex Court directs Karnataka to release 2 TMC Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu

Cauvery water

The Supreme Court on Thursday asked Karnataka to release at least 2 tmc of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu or “face serious consequences.”A bench headed by Chief Justice DipakMisra slated the next hearing for Tuesday on the pleafiled by Tamil Nadu for framing of scheme for releasing Cauvery water as per the judgment.The court also directed the Centre to file an affidavit by Tuesday stating the steps taken to frame the scheme. Attorney General Venugopal informed the Apex Court that the plan has to be pre-approved by the Cabinet which was unable to meet due to unavailability of the Prime Minister, who after returning from his foreign visit has now left for Karnataka for the election campaign. Therefore, Venugopal pleaded to the court to adjourn the hearing on the issue post-Karnataka assembly elections.

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