SC reserves order on the Cauvery dispute

SC reserves order on the Cauvery dispute

The Supreme Court on Wednesday reserved its order on the Cauvery river water dispute involving Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Puducherry on the 2007 Cauvery River Water Disputes Tribunal.   The apex court bench completed the hearing earlier today.

According to Hindustan Times, during the course of the hearing today, the court ordered that the Centre shall have to frame a scheme for the implementation of its orders on the river water-sharing between the states and Puducherry after the judgement is pronounced.

Reserving the order, the three member bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justice Amitava Roy, and Justice AM Khanwilkar asked the parties involved to present written submissions on various aspects of the issue that had emerged during the course of hearing on the 29 days which spread over eight months.

In September last year, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Kerala and Puducherry filed petitions seeking modification of Cauvery Tribunal’s final order, which was delivered in 2007. In its order, the court had allocated the highest share to Karnataka followed by Tamil Nadu, Kerala and the Union Territory of Puducherry.

The apex court had, on July 11 commenced the final hearing on the appeals filed by the three states and the Union Territory which saw the reserving by the court today.

Sources: ANI, Hindustan Times

Kabali Creates Khalbali Before Its Release

The Kabali fever has hit the world as the movie is set to release this Friday, July 22. The housefull shows worldwide before the release of the movie, free auto rides to audience and giving free movie tickets for constructing public toilets has proven that the Thalaivar fandom is incomprehensible.

The movie is said to be released on 5000 big screens. Within 2 hours the tickets for the movie were sold at 400 theatres in United States. Europe’s largest theatre Le Grand Rex in Paris is already housefull. Advance booking in Chennai has filled the entire city theatres for first three days. SPI Theatres which has 27 screen showcasing 96 shows per day is also all booked. Firstpost  reported that the first day at Vettri theatres is booked by friends, family and VIPs of the owner Rakesh Gowthaman.

LG Kiran Bedi tweeted that Puducherry government was giving free tickets to those who construct toilets in their house and the method has been working very well. Fyndus, a data processing Chennai startup and Bengaluru’s Opus declared a holiday on the day of Kabali release as reported by NDTV. With Kabali frenzy everywhere, the film is expected to break Bahubali records soon after its grand release.

Kabali, starring Rajinikanth and Radhika Apte has been directed by Pa. Ranjith. The teaser has already set the record of the highest viewed Asian film on YouTube crossing 25 million.