December 16, 2017

Tag Archives: Indus Water Treaty

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The Politics of Water

Corruption, terrorism, nepotism and flight of capital are important challenges, which Pakistan is facing. However, the water issue needs to be tackled with the utmost diligence and commitment by our government. Read More »

India Hastens Hydropower Projects in Jammu and Kashmir

The government appears determined to utilize the provisions of the Indus Waters Treaty to the full. Read More »

View from India: Dams Pakistan Will Build…

It is a cause for concern that Pakistan has requested China to provide water security as a part of CPEC. This is strategic, given the worsening Pak-India ties. However, India needs to be watchful, writes one former General of Indian Army. Read More »

Pakistan’s Unheralded Fight Against Climate Change

Small steps by Pakistan are helping it create resilience in the face of climate change, an issue the Indus Waters Treaty did not anticipate, and which endangers it. Read More »

Can Afghanistan Offer ‘Other Indus’ Option to India Against Pakistan?

For India, the gains are many in terms of having a role in exploiting Afghanistan’s river systems entering Pakistan on its West and the East. But building these dams will be fraught with risk. Read More »

Pakistan on Brink of Becoming ‘Water Scarce’

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. Read More »