Indus River: News

27 Jan 2023


India wants to change Indus Waters Treaty, cites Pakistan's 'intransigence'

India issued a notice to Pakistan on Wednesday expressing its wish to modify the Indus Waters Treaty (IWT) of 1960, blaming the latter for "intransigence" regarding the treaty's implementation.

20 Jun 2020


Galwan Valley: What is its strategic importance for India, China?

The showdown in Galwan Valley has angered India, for the sheer brutality with which Indian soldiers were attacked; piqued global interest, as two nuclear-armed neighbors have escalated tensions; and sparked a narrative war.

10 Mar 2019


India postpones tour to Pakistan for Indus River basin inspection

Amid heightened tensions between New Delhi-Islamabad, a reciprocal visit by the Indian team to Pakistan for inspection of projects in Indus river basin this month has been postponed, senior officials said today.

24 Feb 2019


What is Indus Waters Treaty? Here's everything you should know

In the aftermath of the Pulwama terror attack, the Center has decided to block water supply to Pakistan from the rivers flowing from India.

16 Sep 2017


Indus Water Treaty: No agreement reached between India-Pakistan over dispute

No agreement was reached between India and Pakistan in the latest round of World Bank-mediated talks to resolve a dispute over the Indus Water Treaty, 1960.

15 Sep 2017


Indus Water Treaty: India-Pakistan continue talks on dispute

For the second time in two months, both India and Pakistan agreed to hold high-level talks mediated by the World Bank (WB) to help resolve a dispute over the Indus Water Treaty (IWT).

02 Aug 2017


World Bank: India-Pakistan held Indus Water Treaty talks in goodwill

The World Bank (WB) said secretary-level discussions between India and Pakistan on the Indus Water Treaty (IWT) took place in a spirit of "goodwill and cooperation."

14 Jun 2017


China backs Pakistan's plans for Indus Basin dams, India opposes

Bringing in another-dimension to multiple confrontations in the sub-continent, Pakistan is looking to construct a mega-dam on the Indus in Gilgit-Baltistan region by 2018.

05 Mar 2017

Pakistan News

India resumes work on Shahpur Kandi dam

Sources stated that India stepped up its efforts of building infrastructure to utilize its legitimate share of waters from the Ravi, Beas and Sutlej rivers of the Indus system.

03 Feb 2017

Pakistan News

UN report says Pak delayed Indus Waters resolution

A UN Development Programme report stated that Pakistan delayed bringing up cases of water sharing disputes with India, delaying a resolution to the Indus Water Treaty.

22 Jan 2017

Pakistan News

Pak asks India to suspend contentious hydro-power projects

Two parliamentary bodies from Pakistan have passed resolutions asking India to suspend the ongoing construction of the Kishanganga and Ratle hydro power projects.

05 Jan 2017

Pakistan News

World Bank to meet India, Pak over Indus Waters Treaty

The Senior adviser to the World Bank president, Ian H Solomon, will meet officials from India and Pakistan to mediate over the dispute in the Indus Waters Treaty.

18 Dec 2016

Pakistan News

Will not accept any modifications in Indus Waters: Pakistan

Pakistan said it won't allow any adjustments in the Indus Waters Treat after India strongly hoped for bilateral redressal of differences.

28 Sep 2016

Pakistan News

Revocation of Indus Water Treaty an "act of war": Aziz

Pakistan's Advisor to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz, informed the Pakistan senate that revocation of the Indus Water Treaty would be considered an "act of war".

26 Sep 2016

Pakistan News

Meeting on Indus Waters Treaty: Key decisions

In order to review the Indus Waters Treaty, Modi met with NSA Advisor Ajit Doval, foreign secretary S Jaishankar and senior PMO officials.

23 Sep 2016

Pakistan News

India playing offense to contain Pakistan

Under mounting pressure to hit back at Pakistan after the audacious Uri attack, MEA spokesperson Vikas Swarup suggested that India was not averse to revisiting the 'Indus Waters Treaty' (The Treaty).