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Tamil outfits protest against the PM’s April 12 Chennai visit

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M.K. Stalin at a rally in Chennai, demanding a Cauvery board

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Neelum project in Pak

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A deserted view of Majestic Bus Stand during Karnataka band in Bengaluru. Pro Kannada organisations have called a day-long statewide bandh on the issue of Mahadayi water sharing between the states of Karnataka and Goa.

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Buses parked at Majestic Bus Stand during Karnataka band in Bengaluru. Pro-Kannada organisations have called a day-long statewide bandh on the issue of Mahadayi water sharing between the states of Karnataka and Goa.

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MPs of Odisha staging protest over Mahanadi water dispute near Mahatma Gandhi statue on Parliament, in New Delhi.

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A delegation of Indian experts, headed by P K Saxena, left, holds talks with his Pakistani counter part Mirza Asif Saeed, right, in Islamabad, Pakistan. Pakistani and Indian experts opened round-table talks in Islamabad over water disputes between the two nuclear-armed neighbors, even as tensions over competing claims to Kashmir remain high.

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A Tamil Nadu farmer wearing a necklace of human skulls representing suicides by agricultural workers, with other farmers during 100 days Hunger Strike demanding river interlinking and other farmers issues at Jantar Mantar, in New Delhi.

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INLD (Indian National Lok Dal) hold a demonstration and gherao the Parliament on the SYL (Sutlej-Yamuna Link) canal issue, in New Delhi.

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INLD (Indian National Lok Dal) hold a demonstration and gherao the Parliament on the SYL (Sutlej-Yamuna Link) canal issue, in New Delhi.

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A delegation led by Punjab Chief Minister Prakash Singh Badal meeting President Pranab Mukherjee Sutlej-Yamuna Link issue at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi.

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Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal along with a delegation addressing the media after meeting President Pranab Mukherjee on Sutlej-Yamuna Link issue at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi.

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A delegation led by Haryana Chief Minister ML Khattar coming out after meeting President Pranab Mukherjee on Sutlej-Yamuna Link issue at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister, Narendra Modi chairing the meeting on Indus Water Treaty, in New Delhi.

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A police officer detains a youth as they walk past burning trucks that belong to the neighboring Tamil Nadu state set ablaze by angry mobs in Bangalore, Karnataka.

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Pro-Karnataka activists are joined by others as they shout slogans against neighboring Tamil Nadu state, during violence in Bangalore, Karnataka.

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An armored vehicle of riot police drives past burning trucks belonging to the neighboring Tamil Nadu state after they were set ablaze by angry mobs in Bangalore, Karnataka.

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Volunteers and functionaries of different Tamil outfits stage a demonstration at the Puducherry branch of Karnataka Bank Limited to protest against the Karnataka government's refusal to release Cauvery water for Tamilnadu.

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(L-R) Karnataka Chief Secretary Arvind Jadhav CWC Member Masood Hasan during the Cauvery Supervisory Committee meeting at the Water Resources Ministry, in New Delhi.

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Pro-Kannada activists protest by burning tires during the Karnataka bandh called over the Mahadayi water dispute interim order by the Mahadayi Water Disputes Tribunal, in Chikmagalur in Karnataka.

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Police personnel stand as people protest during 'Bandh' demanding right of water share of Mahadayi river in Hubli, Karnataka.

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Villagers during second day of "Jal Satyagraha" after the Upper Veda dam water reaches to the fields and houses submerged at village Udaipur, district Khargone, Madhya Pradesh.

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Left parties along with TJAC and TRS activists protesting against the Polavaram project in Hyderabad.

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AIADMK party workers celebrate Supreme court's verdict on Mullaperiyar Dam issue, in Chennai.

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In a major relief for India, The Hague-based International Court of Arbitration has rejected Pakistan's objections by upholding New Delhi's right to divert water from the Kishenganga river for power generation in Jammu and Kashmir.

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People ousted over the Indira Sagar dam during their 'Jal Satyagrah' at Malud village in Khandwa district, Madhya Pradesh.

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People rejoice at the sight of Cauvery water gushing out of the century-old Kallanai in Tiruchirappally.

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Central government's four-member team study the situation in the Cauvery basin. They are slated to visit Krishna Raja Sagara dam and Hemavathi river besides aerial survey of Kabini and Harangi rivers in Mysore.

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Police detain members of a Kannada outfit who were demonstrating over the ongoing Cauvery issue in Bengaluru.

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College students demonstrating over the ongoing Cauvery issue in Mysore.

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Activists of Karnataka Rakshana Vedike prepare to burn an effigy of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa during a protest over Cauvery water issue in Bengaluru.

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Farmers accompanied with various organization stage protest at KRS in Mysore on Cauvery water ‘row’.

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Prime Minister Manmohan Singh shakes hands with DMK chief and former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi at a meeting in Chennai to discuss the Mullaperiyar Issue.

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Members of Delhi Tamil Sangam hold placards during a protest over Mullaperiyar Dam issue in New Delhi.

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An all party delegation led by Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy meets with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Mullaperiya Dam issue, at Parliament House in New Delhi.

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Members of Kerala Assembly Committee visit the Mullaperiyar dam in Idukki.

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Road show An anti-dam protest in Kochi

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Too old? The Mullaperiyar dam

Watery Fears Kerala MPs protest outside Parliament as A.K. Antony walks by

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UDF workers burn an effigy of MDMK leader Vaiko at the Kumili check post during a protest over Mullaperiyar dam in Kochi.

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Former Congress MP Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy sits in the backdrop of a portrait of his father YSR Reddy during a day-long fast to protest against alleged injustice to farmers from Andhra Pradesh state, in New Delhi. Reddy is protesting against the alleged injustice meted out to Andhra Pradesh state in the Krishna Water Disputes Tribunal award, settling dispute between the states of Karnataka, Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh over sharing of the waters of River Krishna, and the possible adverse impact it will have on farmers of the state.

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Former Congress MP Jagan Mohan Reddy along with supporters during a protest dharna against Krishna Water Disputes Tribunal verdict at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi.

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Fali Nariman, representative of Maharashtra and Mohan V Katarki, Advocate of Karnataka Government (R) come out of Krishna Water dispute tribunal's office after the verdict on the dispute in New Delhi.

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TDP President N. Chandrababu Naidu speaks during a protest against the Babli Dam project in front of a statue of Mahatma Gandhi in Hyderabad. The protesters alleged that Maharashtra state is building the dam across River Godavari illegally and this would deprive Andhra Pradesh state of its due share of Godavari waters. Naidu was earlier arrested while trying to visit the project site and was forced to return to Hyderabad on Tuesday.

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Police detain Telugu Desam Party member and state lawmaker Payyavula Keshav during a protest against the arrest of their leader Chandrababu Naidu and against the Bhabli Dam project in Hyderabad.The protesters alleged that Maharashtra state is building the dam across River Godavari illegally and this would deprive Andhra Pradesh state of its due share of Godavari waters.

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Police detain activists of Left parties protesting against the Bhabli Dam project across River Godavari in Hyderabad. The protesters alleged that Maharashtra state is building the dam illegally and this would deprive Andhra Pradesh state of its due share of Godavari waters.

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Village women collect water from a tube well at Bhamasar village, about 55 kilometers west of Ahmedabad. Excessive irrigation and the unrelenting thirst of tens of millions of people are causing ground water levels in northern India to drop dramatically, a problem that could lead to severe water shortages.

AP Photo/Ajit Solanki

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