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Pakistan threatens to move international court if India stops Ravi, Sutlej & Beas water

The official of the Permanent Commission for Indus Waters alleged that India had 'continuously been involved in water aggression'.
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India won’t break Indus Water Treaty, but stop giving excess water to Pakistan

After his tweet on water sharing created a controversy, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari clarified that 'not a drop of excess water' must go to Pakistan.
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‘Don’t mess with Pakistan,’ army warns India

Pakistan’s army spokesman said that they did not want a war with India but warned that Islamabad would retaliate if India took military action.

Govt releases details on 3 river projects to divert waters away from Pakistan

In its statement, the water resources ministry also listed projects being worked on to implement India's decision to stop the flow of the waters into Pakistan in the wake of the Pulwama attack.

Can India hurt Pakistan with new Indus dams or Modi govt hyping old project after Pulwama?

In wake of the Pulwama terror attack, union minister for water resources Nitin Gadkari tweeted Thursday that India will “stop its share of water which used to flow to Pakistan”.
File image of Union Minister for Road, Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari | PTI

Centre to stop sharing India’s water flowing into Pakistan after Pulwama attack: Nitin Gadkari

The implementation of the decision may take nearly 6 years as dams as high as 100 m will have to be built to stop such flow.
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Pakistan team in J&K over suspicions about India’s ‘attempt to halt Indus water-sharing’

The Pakistan Indus Water Commission team will inspect two upcoming hydroelectric projects in J&K, and will be in India till 31 January.
Confluence of Indus river and Zanskar river in India | Wikipedia

India cannot satisfy Pakistan enough without reworking the Indus Water Treaty

Despite India’s scrupulous observance of the treaty provisions and its concessions, Pakistan accuses it of not fully complying with the treaty’s terms.
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India invites Pakistan Indus water commissioner to visit hydro projects on Chenab

Fresh invite comes after India postponed a similar visit in October mandated under provisions of the Indus Water Treaty.
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India expedites dam projects to restrict Indus waters in Pakistan

The three projects include the Shahpur Kandi dam project, a second Sutlej-Beas link in Punjab and the Ujh Dam project in Jammu and Kashmir.

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Rahul Gandhi at the press conference | Praveen Jain/ThePrint

Communists who once sided with BJP now irked over no alliance with Congress in West Bengal

With a chequered history, where the Left Front had ‘aligned’ with the BJP, it is impossible for the CPM cadre to adjust themselves with the Congress.

Rahul Gandhi’s Rs 72,000 income pledge: Are populist freebies the only way to win elections?

Congress president Rahul Gandhi Monday pledged to give Rs 12,000 per month to every family in India if the Congress is voted to power in the 2019 elections.


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India inducts Chinook helicopters, adds muscle to military along China border

Each Chinook helicopter can lift 45 soldiers, artillery guns or even light armoured vehicles to high altitudes. It can also fly through narrow mountain valleys.
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Why Rahul Gandhi’s Congress is in danger of morphing into a clueless NGO

Congress has questions but no answers, ‘leaders’ but no winners. Weeks before polls, it’s behaving like a virtuous, anti-establishment NGO just doing its thing.