Indus Water Treaty

India reminded of obligations under water treaty: Pakistan

Fri, 12/02/2016 - 11:48

Islamabad, Dec 2 (IANS) Pakistan has reminded India of its obligations under the Indus Waters Treaty (IWT) and cautioned that New Delhis own credibility would suffer if the accord was violated, an official has said here.

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'India cannot be party to actions not in accordance with Indus Waters Treaty'

Fri, 11/11/2016 - 00:36

New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) India on Thursday voiced its disapproval at the World Bank deciding to follow two "parallel mechanisms simultaneously" to resolve differences with Pakistan on the 330 MW Kishanganga hydroelectric power project coming up in Jammu and Kashmir, saying that it "cannot be party to actions that are not in accordance with the Indus Waters Treaty".

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Kashmiris seek compensation for losses due to Indus Waters Treaty

Tue, 09/27/2016 - 16:00

Srinagar, Sep 27 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir politicians are seeking compensation for losses caused by the India-Pakistan Indus Waters Treaty that has robbed the state of its huge hydro-power potential, estimated to be over 25,000 MW.

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India to use water as weapon to fight Pakistan, revisit Indus treaty

Mon, 09/26/2016 - 22:06

New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Weighing its options to hit back at Pakistan for sponsoring terror, India has decided to revisit the 56-year-old Indus Waters Treaty as Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday bluntly said that "blood and water cannot flow together".

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What is the Indus Waters Treaty and can India abrogate it?

Fri, 09/23/2016 - 14:38

New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) With India saying that there have been differences over the implementation of the 1960 Indus Waters Treaty, a dispute that was referred to an international tribunal under the aegis of the World Bank, the issue has come back into focus because of the current tension with Pakistan following the September 18 cross-border terror attack on an army base at Uri in Jammu and Kashmir that claimed the lives of 18 Indian soldiers. On Thursday, India raised the issue saying a treaty could not be a "one-sided affair".

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