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.

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.

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.