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.
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.
23 Feb 2019
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.
21 Feb 2019
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.
28 Aug 2018
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.
23 May 2018
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.
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.
28 Mar 2017
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.
13 Mar 2017
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05 Mar 2017
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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).