Centre taking steps to stop Himalayan river water from flowing into Pakistan without violating Indus treaty: Gajendra Singh Shekhawat
Gajendra Singh Shekhawat has said the government has begun the process of stopping the waters from the Himalayan rivers flowing into Pakistan without violating Indus Water Treaty.
Pakistan accuses India of not informing Islamabad about water release into River Sutlej; New Delhi denies claim
Relations between the neighbours, already hostile, have been further strained over India’s decision to revoke special status of its portion of Kashmir region
Article 370 revoked: Pakistan’s overt and covert options against India on Kashmir are limited, ineffective and self-damaging
Pakistan has no real or tangible leverage over India to force it to reverse its decision on revoking Article 370. What it can do, and will desperately try to do is to foment trouble inside Jammu and Kashmir
Amid calls for Indus' geopolitical weaponising, a reminder of how climate change has affected the river in the past
In the days following the Pulwama attack, one suggestion for retaliation has been to “cut off” the waters of the Indus to downstream Pakistan. Can we ‘turn off’ the tap though? After all, the Indus (and her tributaries) are mighty rivers — the annual flow of the Indus is estimated to be upwards of 200 cubic kilometres.
India must play hardball against Pakistan's terror policy, dialogue lulls us into complacency: Ex-dy NSA Satish Chandra
A large swathe of India's security establishment believe in imposing a cost on Pakistan for exporting terror to India. They warn against holding any dialogue with Pakistan till such time as Pakistan-sponsored terrorism did not end.
Pakistan not concerned by India's plan to divert water from 3 eastern rivers, but will 'strongly object' any breach in IWT
Pakistan's secretary of the Ministry of Water Resources Khawaja Shumail said: “We have neither concern nor objection if India diverts water of eastern rivers and supplies it to its people or uses it for other purposes, as the IWT allows it to do so.”
Pulwama attack: India to divert water from three rivers flowing into Pakistan to Yamuna, says Nitin Gadkari
As per the Indus Water Treaty, India has full rights over Ravi, Beas and Sutlej rivers while Pakistan has full rights over Jhelum, Chenab and Indus rivers.
India to speed up work on three projects to stop its share of Indus waters from flowing into Pakistan
After the Uri attack in Kashmir in September 2016, the government had sought to use the Indus Waters Treaty to put pressure on Pakistan. The measures included effectively using India's share of waters that flow into Pakistan.
Kishanganga Hydroelectric Project: World Bank asks Pakistan to accept India's proposal to appoint neutral arbiter
The institution asked Pakistan to agree to India's proposal for appointment of neutral expert to suggest a resolution on the technicalities of the project
Kishanganga Hydroelectric Project: New power facility may become another flashpoint in India-Pakistan ties
The Indus Water Treaty gives Pakistan control over the waters of the Indus, Chenab and Jhelum and Pakistan’s stand was that building of KHEP would involve changing the course of the Kishanganga thereby affecting its flow.
Pakistan's first National Water Policy has lessons for South Asia, fails to give transboundary cooperation a chance
Pakistan’s dependency ratio is 78 percent ie more than three quarters of the country's freshwater comes from outside its territory
Several hundred metres underground, thousands of labourers grind away day and night on a mammoth hydroelectric project in contested Kashmir, where India and Pakistan are racing to tap the subcontinent's diminishing freshwater supplies.
Indus Waters Treaty: Shahid Khaqan Abbasi says disputes should be resolved as per provisions of agreement
The disputes between India and Pakistan over the Indus Waters Treaty can be resolved within the context of the agreement itself, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said
Pakistan opposes the two projects, saying the plans violate the 1960 Indus Water Treaty that distributes waters of the river Indus and its tributaries between India and Pakistan.
India must rethink its 'stable' Pakistan policy with Islamic fundamentalists grabbing control of neighbour's army
It is indeed a real irony that of all the rulers of Pakistan if anyone tried to control the menace of "Islamic fundamentalism" in the armed forces or for that matter in the rest of the Pakistani society, it was General Pervez Musharraf.
The secretary-level talks between Pakistan and India on the Indus Water Treaty in Washington have been delayed, a media report said on Thursday.
Officials from India and Pakistan discussed problems relating to Indus Basin at the two-day Indus Water Commission meeting which began on Monday after a gap of nearly two years.
Pakistan, as per the treaty, is not allowed to prohibit construction of hydropower dams by India.
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.
Indus Water Treaty: World Bank pauses processes; urges India, Pakistan to look for alternative solutions
World Bank to allow alternative ways to resolve disagreements under the Indus Waters Treaty between India and Pakistan.