Articles about Indus Water Treaty

The Indus Water Treaty is a water-distribution treaty between India and Pakistan. It was signed on September 19, 1960, in Karachi by the first Prime Minister of India, Jawaharlal Nehru and Pakistan’s President Ayub Khan. It was brokered by the World Bank.

India postpones tour to Pakistan for Indus River basin inspection

10 Mar 2019

India
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.

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

24 Feb 2019

India
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.

Pakistan writes to UNSC, accuses India of threatening regional security

23 Feb 2019

World
Pakistan writes to UNSC, accuses India of threatening regional security

Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has written a letter to the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) accusing India of threatening regional security, the Foreign Office said yesterday.

#PulwamaAftermath: India to stop share of water flowing to Pakistan

21 Feb 2019

India
#PulwamaAftermath: India to stop share of water flowing to Pakistan

The Center has decided to stop India's share of water flowing to Pakistan from three Indus rivers, tweeted Union Minister Nitin Gadkari.

Water flowing to Pakistan will be used for Yamuna: Gadkari

21 Feb 2019

Politics
Water flowing to Pakistan will be used for Yamuna: Gadkari

While citizens are putting pressure on Centre to act against Pakistan after Pulwama terror attack, Union Minister of Water Resources Nitin Gadkari on Thursday said river water flowing to Pakistan will be used to revive Yamuna.

India, Pakistan to resume talks on Indus Waters Treaty

28 Aug 2018

World
India, Pakistan to resume talks on Indus Waters Treaty

India and Pakistan will resume their talks on various aspects of the crucial Indus Waters Treaty in Lahore on Wednesday, the first bilateral engagement since Prime Minister Imran Khan took office.

No progress in resolving Indus Water Treaty dispute: World Bank

23 May 2018

World
No progress in resolving Indus Water Treaty dispute: World Bank

The World Bank has said that it could not reach an agreement with Pakistan over its concerns regarding the Indus Waters Treaty with India after two days of talks in Washington.

India, Pakistan spar over Indus Waters Treaty at World Bank

22 May 2018

World
India, Pakistan spar over Indus Waters Treaty at World Bank

A Pakistani delegation raised the issue of India's alleged violation of the Indus Waters Treaty with the World Bank yesterday, officials said.

Pakistan approaches World Bank over India completing Kishanganga project

05 Apr 2018

World
Pakistan approaches World Bank over India completing Kishanganga project

Pakistan has informed the World Bank about India completing the Kishanganga hydropower project during the bank's "pause" period and also urged it to "recognize its responsibility" under the Indus Waters Treaty between the two countries, a media report said today.

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

16 Sep 2017

World
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.

Indus Water Treaty: India-Pakistan continue talks on dispute

15 Sep 2017

World
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).

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

02 Aug 2017

World
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."

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

14 Jun 2017

World
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.

India, Pakistan to hold maritime meet

28 Mar 2017

India
India, Pakistan to hold maritime meet

Sources stated that India may host the Pakistan Maritime Security Agency next month for a meeting focused on maritime security with the Indian Coast Guard.

India adamant on Indus Waters, may push for Teesta deal

27 Mar 2017

World
India adamant on Indus Waters, may push for Teesta deal

India will continue using its share of the Indus waters, and will not change its plans of constructing the Miyar dam in J&K. However, Pakistan insists on World Bank intervention.

Indus Waters Treaty: Indian sources deny meet with Pakistan

23 Mar 2017

World
Indus Waters Treaty: Indian sources deny meet with Pakistan

After Pakistan announced a meet with Indian officials in April on the Indus Waters Treaty, sources in New Delhi said it is unlikely in the present bilateral environment. They also denied having received any intimation from the World Bank regarding a meet.

Indian, Pakistani officials to meet over Kishanganga, Ratle projects

22 Mar 2017

World
Indian, Pakistani officials to meet over Kishanganga, Ratle projects

India and Pakistani officials will meet in Washington during April 11-13 to discuss the Kishanganga and Ratle hydropower projects.

Indus Waters Treaty: Permanent Indus Commission meet in Pakistan

21 Mar 2017

World
Indus Waters Treaty: Permanent Indus Commission meet in Pakistan

The 113th Meeting of the Permanent Indus Commission has begun on 20th March in Islamabad.

What's in store for Pakistan after the UP elections?

13 Mar 2017

India
What's in store for Pakistan after the UP elections?

The BJP's landslide victory in the UP elections has made Prime Minister Narendra Modi virtually politically unassailable.

India resumes work on Shahpur Kandi dam

05 Mar 2017

India
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.

UN report says Pak delayed Indus Waters resolution

03 Feb 2017

India
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.

Pak asks India to suspend contentious hydro-power projects

22 Jan 2017

India
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.

World Bank to meet India, Pak over Indus Waters Treaty

05 Jan 2017

India
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.

Will not accept any modifications in Indus Waters: Pakistan

18 Dec 2016

India
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.

Prime Minister visits Bhatinda in Punjab

25 Nov 2016

India
Prime Minister visits Bhatinda in Punjab

Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Bhatinda, Punjab today to lay the foundation stone for a All India Institute of Medical Sciences hospital in Bhatinda.

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

28 Sep 2016

India
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".

Meeting on Indus Waters Treaty: Key decisions

26 Sep 2016

India
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.

India playing offense to contain Pakistan

23 Sep 2016

India
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).