Cauvery water dispute: SC cuts TN’s share, increases Karnataka’s allotment
In an important judgement, the Supreme Court on February 16 reduced Tamil Nadu’s share of the Cauvery waters and increased Karnataka’s allotment. Karnataka has been directed to release 177.25 tmcft of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu as against 192 tmcft awarded by the Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal in 2007. The judgement also clarified that Karnataka will now have an enhanced share of 14.75 tmcft water per year , making it 284.75TMCft now.
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