Indus Water Treaty

  • Pakistan on brink of being ‘water scarce’

    July 20, 2015

    With water availability plummeting, Pakistan is close to being declared a water scare country, but better management of surface water resources and groundwater aquifers shared with India can help avert the crisis

  • Photo of Indus Delta from Nasa

    Pakistan floods not worsened by action in India

    September 06, 2014

    Top Pakistani and Indian officials have debunked some media reports in Pakistan, which had alleged that India had opened the gates of the Baglihar dam and had thus added to the current flooding in Pakistan

  • Jammu and Kashmir mountains. There is a strong resentment of the Indus Water Treaty in Jammu and Kashmir

    Indus Waters Treaty: an unjustified resentment

    October 02, 2013

    The 1960 Indus Waters Treaty is not perfect but represents the best that was possible in the circumstances that prevailed then. It cannot be changed until India-Pakistan relations improve

  • Kashmir power station

    Pay us for our water, Kashmir tells New Delhi

    April 16, 2013

    The government of Jammu and Kashmir has hired an international consultant to quantify the losses suffered by the Himalayan state due to the Indus Water Treaty between India and Pakistan

  • Another water battle looming

    March 23, 2012

    Pakistan is gearing up for a new fight with India, reports Athar Parvaiz from Ladakh. At the centre of the latest row is a dam funded by international efforts to tackle global warming.