New 3-judge bench of Supreme Court to hear Cauvery matter today

cauveryNew Delhi, Oct 18: A day after the Cauvery technical committee submitted its report on the Cauvery water issue to the Supreme Court, a new Bench will be taking up the matter for hearing.
The three-judge Bench will comprise Justices Dipak Mishra, Amitava Roy and A M Khanwilkar. After the counsels representing both Karnataka and Tamil Nadu suggested that the matter be heard by a three-judge Bench, the new bench was formed.

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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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