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Amid Andhra-Telangana Water Dispute, Centre Takes Over Krisha-Godavari Projects

Amid Andhra-Telangana Water Dispute, Centre Takes Over Krisha-Godavari Projects

Union Jal Shakti ministry has issued a gazette notification handing over all major and medium projects to the Krishna and Goadavari river management boards

17 July 2021
Delhi BJP Workers Threaten To Cut Off Water Supply To Kejriwal’s Residence

Delhi BJP Workers Threaten To Cut Off Water Supply To Kejriwal’s Residence

They faced water cannons on Monday while trying to cut water connection to DJB chairman Satyendar Jain’s house.

12 July 2021

AAP Youth Wing Workers Detained For Trying To Cut Water Supply At Delhi BJP Chief's House

The APP workers reached Delhi BJP chief’s residence in protest against the Haryana government allegedly not providing the national capital its share of water.

Delhi Jal Board To Move SC Seeking Release Of Water From Haryana

Delhi Jal Board To Move SC Seeking Release Of Water From Haryana

Raw water being discharged into the Yamuna by Haryana is at an 'all-time low', says Raghav Chadha

11 July 2021

All Eyes On Center As Telangana And Andhra Battle Over Waters

Telangana CM K Chandrasekhara Rao’s decision to go ahead with enhancing power production at Srisailam Hydel project triggered his Andhra counterpart Y S...

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08 July 2021
Krishna River Row:  AP CM Seeks To Decry Politics Over Water

Krishna River Row: AP CM Seeks To Decry Politics Over Water

The Andhra CM’s statement has come after Telangana stepped up offensive against AP over the last few days on the Krishna water issue.


09 August 2019
One Nation, One Ration Card! Centre's Right To Food Campaign May Leave Plates Empty

One Nation, One Ration Card! Centre's Right To Food Campaign May Leave Plates Empty

Centre’s proposals for single-point solutions to state subjects raise the Opposition’s hecklesThe BJP-led NDA government's plan to link ration cards with...


29 July 2019
Using Water As Weapon? Or As A Solution For Peace? India On A Slippery Pitch

Using Water As Weapon? Or As A Solution For Peace? India On A Slippery Pitch

If India even plans to use the Indus to coerce Pakistan, it must be prepared for similar action by China and Nepal


03 June 2019
VIDEO: BJP MLA Thrashes NCP Woman Leader For Protesting Over Water Scarcity

VIDEO: BJP MLA Thrashes NCP Woman Leader For Protesting Over Water Scarcity

The victim and NCP leader, identified as Nitu Tejwani, was kicked and punched by the Naroda BJP MLA on the street when she was staging a protest along with...


09 February 2019
India To Work For 'Early Signing' Of Teesta Water Sharing Agreement: Report

India To Work For 'Early Signing' Of Teesta Water Sharing Agreement: Report

According to Bangladeshi newspaper The Daily Star, Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj gave the assurance to her Bangladeshi counterpart AK Abdul...


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06 December 2018
SC On Delhi-Haryana Water Dispute: Why Should We Pass Only Delhi Centric Orders?

SC On Delhi-Haryana Water Dispute: Why Should We Pass Only Delhi Centric Orders?

The concept of water conservation must be followed instead of demanding it from the neighbouring state, said a bench of Justices Madan B Lokur, Deepak Gupta...


23 November 2018
Growing Demand For Water Causes Rise In Conflicts Between Regions In Maharashtra

Growing Demand For Water Causes Rise In Conflicts Between Regions In Maharashtra

Maharashtra received inadequate rainfall this monsoon and the government recently declared drought in 151 out of the 353 talukas in the state.


24 July 2018
Water Row: Goa To Move Mahadayi Tribunal Against Karanataka

Water Row: Goa To Move Mahadayi Tribunal Against Karanataka

The Goa government would send its team to New Delhi to file an application before the Mahadayi Water Dispute Tribunal tomorrow against the illegal diversion of...


21 April 2018
The Beneficial Distributaries

The Beneficial Distributaries

Cauvery may have been the stated cause but DMK has a more mundane agenda: increase its Delta votes


13 April 2018
India To Face Major Water Crisis: Sardar Sarovar, Indira Sagar Dam, Which Hold Water For Millions Is Shrinking Says New Satellite Study

India To Face Major Water Crisis: Sardar Sarovar, Indira Sagar Dam, Which Hold Water For Millions Is Shrinking Says New Satellite Study

The system has named countries where shrinking reservoirs could lead to the taps completely drying up, the study said.


14 April 2018
Water Flows Downhill

Water Flows Downhill

Completion of the Kishanganga hydro project gives India a key advantage over Pakistan


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07 April 2018
It Is Water Not China That Has Ruined Nepal’s Relations With India

It Is Water Not China That Has Ruined Nepal’s Relations With India

Two thirds of Nepal’s total trade are with India only. Not only that, more than 90 percent of landlocked Nepal’s exports and imports transit through its...


17 February 2018
Why Cauvery Verdict Might Encourage New Water Conflicts To Emerge In India And Why Supreme Court Should Remain Prepared To Deal With Them

Why Cauvery Verdict Might Encourage New Water Conflicts To Emerge In India And Why Supreme Court Should Remain Prepared To Deal With Them

The SC verdict is a landmark verdict. It clearly rules that the rivers are national assets and no state can claim sole right over it.


26 January 2018
Tricky Terrain For BJP In Poll-Bound Karnataka As Stir Over Mahadayi Water Intensifies

Tricky Terrain For BJP In Poll-Bound Karnataka As Stir Over Mahadayi Water Intensifies

Observers reckon that Siddaramaiah has been able to steer the politics over Kannada identity in his favour in recent months


25 January 2018
Mahadayi River Row: Bandh Hits Life In Karnataka, Goa Suspends Bus Services To The State

Mahadayi River Row: Bandh Hits Life In Karnataka, Goa Suspends Bus Services To The State

Karnataka and Goa, the riparian states of the Mahadayi (known as Mandovi in Goa), have been locked in a bitter battle over the sharing of the water of the river


12 December 2017
China’s Water Diversion Is Not Responsible For Brahmaputra River Turning Black

China’s Water Diversion Is Not Responsible For Brahmaputra River Turning Black

A sub-regional strategy with Bangladesh, Bhutan and Nepal will only help India be able to bargain with China from a position of strength on water sharing...


12 August 2017
‘It’s A Tough Road To The Manzil’

‘It’s A Tough Road To The Manzil’

Social acrtivist Medha Patkar has been at it for 30 years with Narmada Bachao Andolan (NBA), protesting against large dams such as Sardar Sarovar on the river...


18 March 2017
To Catch A Flow

To Catch A Flow

A bold compromise is needed for the Indus Waters Talks


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