Indus Waters Treaty

India rejects Pakistan's claim on reduced water flow in Chenab river, terms it 'baseless narrative'

Pakistan has said that water discharge in Chenab river has come down significantly, a claim that has been termed by India as "baseless narrative".

May 09, 2020, 16:12 PM IST

Pakistan plans aggressive campaign against India over Indus Waters Treaty: Report

India and Pakistan signed the Indus Waters Treaty in 1960 after nine years of negotiations, with the World Bank being a signatory.

Oct 23, 2018, 13:00 PM IST

Pak official says India has rejected objections to two hydropower projects on Chenab

An official on condition of anonymity has confirmed that India rejected Pakistan's objections raised during high-level bilateral talks on the Indus Waters Treaty.

Aug 30, 2018, 22:17 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi to inaugurate 330 MW Kishanganga Hydel Power Plant, which Pakistan tried very hard to stop

Pakistan has time and again tried to block the project. But India's right to construct the project had been affirmed by the International Court of Arbitration.

Apr 30, 2018, 07:12 AM IST

Pakistan again writes to World Bank against India's almost-complete Kishanganga Project

Even the Pakistani daily reporting it seemed unsure of what this is supposed to achieve.

Apr 05, 2018, 13:36 PM IST

Indo-Pak talks on Indus Waters Treaty fail to break deadlock: World Bank

The latest round of talks between India and Pakistan on the Indus Waters Treaty have ended without any agreement, the World Bank has said, while asserting that it will continue to work with complete impartiality to resolve the issues in an amicable manner.

Sep 16, 2017, 14:42 PM IST

Hopes raised for Pakistan-India water dispute resolution

The Indus Waters Treaty was signed in 1960 after nine years of negotiations between Pakistan and India with the help of the World Bank, which is a signatory. 

Aug 10, 2017, 11:36 AM IST

Big win against Pakistan as World Bank says India allowed to construct hydroelectric power plants under Indus Waters Treaty

In a big win for the country at the World Bank, the world body has allowed India to construct hydroelectric power plants on the Jhelum and Chenab Rivers.

Aug 02, 2017, 14:15 PM IST

World Bank assures 'neutrality' in Indo-Pak talks over Indus Waters Treaty

Pakistan had approached the World Bank last year, raising concerns over the designs of two hydroelectricity projects located in Jammu and Kashmir.

Jul 31, 2017, 10:30 AM IST

Indus Waters Treaty in interest of both India and Pakistan: Pak Minister Khawaja Asif

India and Pakistan must respect the landmark Indus Waters Treaty as it is in the interest of both countries, Pakistan's Minister for Water and Power Khawaja Asif said on Monday.

Mar 20, 2017, 20:27 PM IST

India, Pakistan to hold Indus Water Commission talks today

The Indus Water Treaty of 1960 has come under strain during the current tension between India and Pakistan.

Mar 20, 2017, 10:58 AM IST

Pakistan asks India, World Bank to inform it of all future hydel projects

Pakistan on Friday asked India and the World Bank to inform it about all the dams and hydropower projects proposed to be built by India under the Indus Waters Treaty on the western rivers, and not just the two projects under dispute currently.

Jan 20, 2017, 19:09 PM IST

Indus water dispute: Pakistan asks World Bank to resume arbitration process

Pakistan has urged the World Bank to resume the process of arbitration in its Indus water dispute with India despite the latter`s objection.

Jan 09, 2017, 10:59 AM IST

Want to resolve all issues with India amicably: Pakistan

Pakistan on Thursday said it wanted to "amicably" resolve all outstanding issues with India, including those related to the Indus Waters Treaty.

Dec 29, 2016, 15:32 PM IST

Pakistan not to accept alteration in Indus Waters Treaty with India

India is building the plants on the Kishanganga and Chenab Rivers, which Pakistan says violate the Indus Waters Treaty.

Dec 17, 2016, 12:17 PM IST

Indus Waters Treaty is bilateral issue between India and Pakistan: MEA

India on Thursday reiterated that the Indus Waters Treaty is a bilateral issue.

Dec 15, 2016, 21:20 PM IST

India-Pakistan water war: World Bank pauses separate processes initiated by both countries under Indus Waters Treaty

In a major development in connection with India-Pakistan's Indus Waters Treaty, the World Bank has paused the separate processes initiated by the two countries.

Dec 13, 2016, 16:00 PM IST

Hope India, Pakistan will resolve water issue themselves: Ban Ki-moon

During the debate, Pakistan's Ambassador to the UN Maleeha Lodhi had warned against the use of water as an instrument of coercion or war.

Nov 29, 2016, 12:39 PM IST

India takes strong exception to World Bank decision on Indus Waters Treaty

India on Thursday night took strong exception to the World Bank's "inexplicable" decision to set up a Court of Arbitration and appoint a Neutral Expert to go into Pakistan's complaint against it over Kishenganga and Ratle hydroelectric projects in Jammu and Kashmir.

Nov 10, 2016, 23:40 PM IST

China blocks Brahmaputra tributary in Tibet to build dam amid Indo-Pak tension

The blockade of the Brahmaputra river tributary comes at a time when India's reported decision to suspend talks with Pakistan under Indus Water Treaty.

Oct 01, 2016, 12:40 PM IST