Weekly Current Affairs

Mahadayi: Karnataka bandh may hit life today [Polity]

  • The State is expected to see a complete shutdown in protest against the Mahadayi Water Disputes Tribunal (MWDT) order declining Karnataka’s plea for diversion of 7 tmcft of water from the river to the Malaprabha basin.
  • Home Minister G. Parameshwara said that prohibitory orders under Section 144 of CrPC have clamped on Nargund, Navalgund, Hubballi and Dharwad towns.
  • To prevent untoward incidents, four companies each of Border Security Force (BSF), Rapid Action Force (RAF) and adequate number of Karnataka State Reserve Police (KSRP) personnel have been deployed in Mumbai-Karnataka region.