Cauvery Management Board not to be adopted, SC order suggests

Putting to rest the confusion over the Cauvery Management Board, Karnataka has said that its stand before the Supreme Court today stood vindicated.

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Centre challenges constitution of Cauvery Management Board, says it is legislative function

cauvery_647_090516022314_090716050042New Delhi, Oct 3: The union government on Monday moved the Supreme Court challenging the order which directed the constitution of the Cauvery Management Board (CMB).

Attorney General of India, Mukul Rohatgi mentioned before a Bench comprising Justices Dipak Mishra and U U Lalit that this is a legislative function and the court does not have jurisdiction over the matter. The court will now take up this matter on October 4th.

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Cauvery row: Release water or face the wrath of the law, SC tells Karnataka

supremeNew Delhi, Sept 30: Warning Karnataka that the wrath of the law would fall upon it if orders are not followed, the Supreme Court ordered the state to release 6,000 cusecs of Cauvery water daily to Tamil Nadu between October 1 and 6. “One knows not when the wrath of the law will fall upon him,” a bench compromising Justices Dipak Mishra and UU Lalit observed.
The Supreme Court also ordered the constitution of the Cauvery Management Board (CMB) by October 4 and directed the centre to do the same. Further it said that the CMB will visit Karnataka and Tamil Nadu on October 4 and 5 to assess the ground situation.

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