Friday, 30 September, 2022
TopicIndus Water Treaty

Topic: Indus Water Treaty

India wants video-conference on Indus Water Treaty, Pakistan for Wagah border meeting

In a letter last week, the Indus Commissioner of India told his Pakistani counterpart that it is not conducive to hold the meeting at the Attari Joint Check Post due to Covid-19.

Tensions with China-Pakistan can derail fragile water treaties, but India won’t talk about it

The recent tension with Nepal, misunderstanding with Bhutan and border clash with China show that India can no longer create policy of long-term water security in isolation.

Modi govt steps up work on projects that will tap Pakistani waters, J&K’s UT status helps

The projects include hydropower plants, and aim to harness the waters India is guaranteed under the 1960 Indus Waters Treaty.

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'.

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.

‘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”.

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.

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.

On Camera

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(L-R) Niharika NM, Danish Sait, Kusha Kapila and Tanmay Bhat on Koffee with Karan | YouTube screenshot

Koffee With Karan finale saves a boring season. Power has moved from Bollywood to influencers

The Koffee with Karan finale was finally entertainment, entertainment, entertainment, after the most boring season in a boycott-Bollywood world.
A file image of an Indian rupee note | Illustration: Thomas White/Reuters

Modi govt cuts planned borrowing to Rs 14.21 lakh crore for second half of FY23

Centre plans to borrow Rs 5.92 lakh crore in October-March period, compared with Rs 8.29 lakh crore of borrowing in the first half of the fiscal year that will end on September.

Defence

Pinaka is a multiple rocket launcher produced in India and developed by the DRDO for the Army | Twitter/@DRDO_India

As tensions rise with Azerbaijan, Armenia buys Pinaka rockets & ammunition from India

The government-to-government contract, valued at about Rs 2,000 cr, is learnt to have been signed earlier this month. Supplies to be fast-tracked according to Armenia's requirement.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.
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