Bengaluru, Sept 12: The Supreme Court on Monday modified its order and directed Karnataka to release 12,000 cusecs of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu until Sept 20. Following this, several incidents of violence were reported from Bengaluru.
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12.00: Curfew imposed in 9 more police station limits in Bengaluru.
11.46 pm: Kerala CM requests railway minister to arranage special trains to bring Keralaites back from Karnataka.
11.28 pm: One dead while another injured injured after police opened fire on protesters in Bengaluru's Hegganahalli area at Bengaluru.
11.12 pm: Curfew imposed in Kamakshipalya, Kengeri, Byatrayanapura, Vijaynagar, Rajainagar, Rajgopalnagar and Magadi road.
8.40 pm: Union Home Ministry seeks report on Cauvery riots.
8.14 pm: US issues advisory to its citizens in Bengaluru to avoid places of demonstration.
8.00 pm: Two people have been injured in police firing. The protestors were trying to torch a police vehicle at Hegganahalli, Rajgopalnagar, Police station limits.
7.05 pm: More than 20 buses belonging to Coimbatore based KPN travels set on fire on Mysuru road.
7.00 pm: Several buses burnt at Timber Yard layout in Bengaluru- Cauvery protests
5.57 pm: Karnataka Chief Minister calls for emergency cabinet meeting at 11.30 AM tomorrow to discuss the Cauvery issue.
5.54 pm: 10 companies of CRPF and Rapid Action Force have been sent. We have also requested for 10 more companies: Karnataka Home Minister.
5.53 pm: We have the support of the centre. We have deployed enough police personnel. We know injustice has been done to Karnataka, but please protest peacefully says Karnataka Home Minister
5.51 pm: Supervisory committee tells Karnataka it cannot supercise all reservoirs in both states (Tamil Nadu). Karnataka had asked for on field assessment of all reservoirs in both states.
5.50 pm: Karnataka and Tamil Nadu have been asked to submit data of nine years relating to water resources by Supervisory Committee on Cauvery issue which will meet again on Sepmtember 19.
5.48 pm: Nayandahalli remains very tense. Protestors vandalise a Toyota Innova
Home Minister appeals for calm. Says the Cauvery issue would be fought out legally
5.45 pm: Vehicular movement most affected on Mysuru road
5.43 pm: CRPF, RPF, CISF delpoyed. Apart from this, 20,000 homeguards and 185 KSRP platoons have also been deployed says Home Minister of Karnataka, Parameshwar
5.40 pm: Around 200 protestors have been detained in Bengaluru
5.37 pm: Supervisory committee to meet again on September 19.
5.34 PM: Supervisory Committee tells Karnataka to file a report by September 16th about the diversion of Cauvery water from the KRS dam to Tamil Nadu.
5.30 pm:As a preventive measure, Section 144 of the Code of Criminal Procedure has been imposed in Bengaluru city from 17:00 hours. The Bengaluru police took to its Twitter account to announce the same. Earlier the commissioner had clarified that there were no prohibitory orders imposed.
5.12 pm: Four people have been detained by Chennai Police in connection with petrol bomb attack at New Woodlands Hotel in Mylapore in early morning hours.
5.05 pm: Theatres stop screening movies, shut after protests erupted in the city.
5.02 pm: KSRTC stops both RTC and BMTC bus services completely, people stranded at Majestic and Shivajinagar.
5.00 pm: Cauvery-Protests staged at Yadgir by activists.
4.53 pm: Youth attempts suicide in Maddur.
4.35 pm: Indranagar, Vijaynagar remain tense. Security enhanced in Tamil dominated areas such as Tannery Road, Ulsoor.
4.32 pm: I appeal to people of both the states to maintain peace: G Parameshwara, Karnataka Home Minister.
4.28 pm: Cops telling establshments to down shutters as precautionary measure. Bengaluru witnesses traffic jams.
4.27 pm: Stones pelted at lorries bearing TN registration number near Hubli bypass.
4.23 pm: Security deployed near the statue of Tamil poet Thiruvalluvar in Bengaluru.
4.17 pm: Around 270 Cheethas (police patrol vehicles) deployed all over in Bengaluru in wake of Cauvery Protests: Police.
4.15 pm: Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah writes to the CM of Tamil Nadu Jayalalithaa over violent protests
4.10 pm: After fresh protests, we have completely shut down Metro services till further orders: Vasant Rao, BMRCL.
4.04 pm: Bengaluru Police Commissioner has appealed for peace.
4.00 pm: Metro services which resumed briefly has now been shut down until further notice.
3.54 pm: 15,000 police personnel, 3000 home guards and 270 cheethas deployed in Bengaluru.
3.53 pm: A2B hotel attacked on Bannerghatta Road.
3.48 pm: According to TV reports, total 12 lorries, one canter have been set on fire.
3.37 pm: Metro services in Bengaluru resume.
3.33 pm: Additional Commissioner of police, Charan Reddy says situation in Bengaluru under control. Traffic jams are being cleared.
Some parts of city remain tense and heavy police presence can be seen in the city.
Commissioner of police says no section 144 imposed. Home Minister contradicts him tells a television channel that there is prohibitory order in the city.
3.30 pm: I urge Kannadigas and Tamilians across the border to maintain peace, said Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah.
3.28 pm: Police deployment heavy around Tiruvallur statue at Ulsoor.
3.25 pm: Hero Showroom in Nayandahalli set on fire, four fire tenders rush to the spot.
3.20 pm: Mantri Mall in Malleswaram forcefully shut. Meanwhile, stones thrown at Karnataka bank in Chennai.
3.15 pm: Traffic jam reported from several parts of the city including MG Road, Richmond Road, Bomanahalli.
3.12 pm: Protests reported from Narendra bypass, Dharwad.
3.00 pm: Two trucks from Tamil Nadu stoned at Hassan and Channarayapatna on Bengaluru-Mangaluru national highway.
2.55 pm: Prohibitory Order has not been Ordered to any area of Bengaluru City: Commissioner of Police.
Prohibitory Order has not been Ordered to any area of Bengaluru City by @CPBlr— BengaluruCityPolice (@BlrCityPolice) September 12, 2016
2.53 pm: Section 144 imposed in parts of Mysuru.
2.50 pm: All Kannada people in Tamil Nadu are living safely; there's no issue at all: CR Saraswathi, AIADMK
2.48 pm: Three cases of vehicle burning reported around Mysuru road. Situation returning to normal says police.
2.47 pm: Charan Reddy, additional commissioner of police say normal traffic has been restored and situation is under control.
2.45 pm: Pro Kannada activists call for bandh on Tuesday.
2.37 pm: Mohandas Pai appeals to people to remain calm, says violence will not solve anything.
2.27 pm: Retired Tamil Nadu judge Shivappa's house attacked in Pandavpura.
2.25 pm: Pro-Kannada activists vandalise and set vehicles on fire in Bengaluru.
Protest over Cauvery water issue: Pro-Kannada activists vandalise & set vehicles on fire in Bengaluru. pic.twitter.com/QI2ARmLQfK— ANI (@ANI_news) September 12, 2016
2.20 pm: Cauvery water issue: Police lathi-charges protesting pro-Kannada activists in Bengaluru.
Cauvery water issue: Police lathi-charges protesting pro-Kannada activists in Bengaluru. pic.twitter.com/qp6puvyduv— ANI (@ANI_news) September 12, 2016
2.19 pm: Lorry with TN registration set on fire near PRS junction. TN registered qualis set on fire at Mysuru.
2.18 pm: Police increase security. Hoysala vehicles across city.
2.12 pm: Pro-Kannada activists vandalise vehicles in Bengaluru.
Protest over Cauvery water issue: Pro-Kannada activists vandalise vehicles in Bengaluru. pic.twitter.com/DoBMUSn0av— ANI (@ANI_news) September 12, 2016
2.11 pm: Section 144 CRPC imposed in Bengaluru.
2.10 pm: For both states to live in peace such incidents should not occur: Karnataka CM on violent protests on Cauvery issue.
For both states to live in peace such incidents should not occur: K'taka CM on violent protests on Cauvery issue pic.twitter.com/sxFkxkssLD— ANI (@ANI_news) September 12, 2016
2.07 pm: Protests erupt in Mysore road, several shops, commercial establishments attacked.
2.06 pm: Vatal Nagraj and other protestors taken into custody.
2.04 pm: Security increased in Srirampura, Okalipuram, Shivanjinagar and Prakashnagar.
2.00 pm: Stores in Indiranagar attacked.
1.55 pm: Security has been heightened in several parts of the city after several incidents of violence.
1.52 pm: Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah to write to Tami Nadu CM J Jayalalithaa over attacks in TN.
1.45 pm: Metro train stops services following protests.
1.35 pm: Adiyar Anand Bhavan on Mysore Road attacked, stone pelted at the restaurant.
1.30 pm: Few Bengaluru schools voluntarily decide to close down fearing violence over Cauvery issue. Government has, however, not declared holiday and says some schools have taken voluntary decision, says situation is under control.