Indus Waters Treaty: Partition to Cold War and drought, how India lost hydro disciplining tool against Pak
Would India have agreed so readily to the Indus Waters Treaty if she had not needed to be in the World Bank’s good books? That’s a question only history can answer.
'Don't want single drop to reach Pakistan': Nitin Gadkari seeks report on stopping flow of 'other water resources' into country
Nitin Gadkari said that he has directed his department to prepare a report on how India can block other water resources from flowing into Pakistan.
India, Pakistan to discuss use of Indus waters in Lahore on 29 Aug; 1st official engagement since Imran Khan became PM
Just a week after Imran Khan took his oath as the Pakistan prime minister on 18 August, India is set to have its first official engagement with a team of officials travelling to Islamabad for a meeting of the Permanent Indus Commission.
The US has signalled that it will not be drawn into the role of a mediator between India and Pakistan, saying both countries should work together to resolve their differences.
The agreement was signed because the source of all the rivers of the Indus basin were in India. It allowed India to use them for irrigation, transport and power generation, while laying down precise do's and don'ts for India.
The latest issue to crop up in the strained ties between India and Pakistan is the 1960 Indus Waters Treaty.