Mother beaten up over water, son commits suicide in Agra

The acute water shortage in Agra took a cruel turn for Suraj, 22, when his mother Shakuntla Devi, 50, was beaten up for a bucket of water.

South China Sea row: Protesters in Vietnam set Chinese factories on fire

Anti-China protesters have burnt several Chinese factories and offices in Vietnam as tensions over territorial rows in the South China Sea increases.

Anti-China protest hits Vietnam factories

Thousands of workers staged a protest at an industrial park in southern Vietnam Tuesday over China`s deployment of a drilling rig in contested waters, damaging factories and offices, official media said.

US urges restraint in Vietnam-China rig standoff

Chinese and Vietnamese ships were locked in a tense standoff today in disputed waters where Beijing is trying to set up an oil rig.

Cauvery issue: TN to file contempt plea against Karnataka

Upping the ante against Karnataka for its refusal to release Cauvery water, Tamil Nadu decided to file a contempt petition in Supreme Court.

Chandy rejects spy report on water dispute between Kerala, TN

Kerala CM Oommen Chandy termed as `baseless` the report that an official from TN had been functioning as a spy, `leaking` vital info from the state Secretariat here on inter-state water sharing issues between the two states.

TN asks AP to check unapproved drawing of water

Tamil Nadu on Saturday asked Andhra Pradesh to check unapproved drawing of water on its side under the Krishna water sharing agreement.

China warships sail just outside Japan waters

Four Chinese navy ships sailed through a zone just outside Japanese territorial waters between Yonaguni and Iriomote islands in Okinawa Prefecture.

Feud over water drives man to kill brother`s family

Three members of a family, including a woman, were allegedly shot dead by a relative over a bitter fued over water for crops in Tigri village.

`Nations need to join hands to resolve water woes`

Warning that water disputes
could lead to another World War, former Chief Justice JS Verma Friday said countries sharing the same ecology should forget boundaries and join hands to resolve issues related to natural resources.

GoM set up on Delhi-haryana water dispute

With Delhi and Haryana failing
to amicably settle their water sharing dispute, the Centre has
set up a Group of Ministers (GoM) to tackle the issue.

Andhra awarded largest share of Krishna water

AP will get 1,001 tmc-feet, Ktaka`s share will be 911 tmc-feet and Maharashtra will get 666 tmc-feet.

`Not conceded anything to India on water sharing`

Pakistan has said it has not conceded anything to India during the recent talks in New Delhi on sharing of river waters.

Pak radical outfit issues warning to India over water dispute

A group allied to the JuD, blamed by New Delhi for the 2008 Mumbai attacks, warned there would be a "war" if India did not release Pakistan`s share of river waters.

Water dispute to figure in US-Pak talks

The US said it finds "potential for conflict" between India and Pakistan over
water-sharing and said it would engage the subject in its
dialogue with the two South Asian neighbours.

Water dispute: MEA exposes Pak doublespeak

The Indus water dispute is threatening to undermine all efforts to reduce Indo-Pak tensions.

Pak to approach WB over water dispute with India

Pak has decided to approach the World Bank to request the appointment of a neutral expert to resolve a dispute with India over the Kishanganga hydroelectric project if bilateral efforts fail to settle the matter.

Karunanidhi joins issue with Rahul on river linking

Coming out strongly against Rahul Gandhi for his stand against interlinking of rivers, TN CM M Karunanidhi said the proposal mooted by late Prime Minister Indira
Gandhi was part of UPA`s Common Minimum Programme (CMP).

Thiruvalluvar statue in Karnataka after 18-yr wait

Eighteen years after the installation of the statue of Tamil saint-poet Thiruvalluvar here, the BJP govt in Karnataka has decided to finally unveil it on August 9.