SC orders joint inspection to verify Goa’s claim of Mhadei diversion

In a major setback to the Karnataka government, the Supreme Court on Monday ordered a joint inspection of the controversial Kalasa-Bhandura project over the Goa government’s claim that Karnataka has illegally diverted from the Mhadei river. The Supreme Court also asked the joint inspection team of Goa, Karnataka and Maharashtra officials to submit the report within four weeks.