The apex court in its sitting today has ordered both the Tamil Nadu and Karnataka government to file a list of witnesses within a week.
In yet another turn to the complex Cauvery water issue, Tamil Nadu government has sought a compensation of Rs 2,480 crore from Karnataka for not releasing water to the state, which was its due, and that too despite the Supreme Court order. The apex court in its sitting today has ordered both the Tamil Nadu and Karnataka government to file a list of witnesses within a week. It also said that the details of witnesses affidavit should also be listed within 4 weeks.
Meanwhile, the Supreme Court had said that it would continue to hear on the Cauvery water dispute on February 7. The SC has directed that the hearing will go on for three weeks from February 7 onwards. It also directed Karnataka to continue to release 2,000 cusecs of Cauvery water everyday to Tamil Nadu until further hearing is made.
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