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Water Disputes

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

Jul 17, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

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

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

Jul 12, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

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

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

Jul 11, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

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

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 Jaganmohan Reddy to dash off a letter to PM Narendra Modi urging his intervention.

08 July, 2021

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

Outlook Web Bureau

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

03 June, 2019

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

Outlook Web Bureau

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 other women demanding the restoration of water pipeline.

09 February, 2019

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

Outlook Web Bureau

According to Bangladeshi newspaper The Daily Star, Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj gave the assurance to her Bangladeshi counterpart AK Abdul Momen during the 5th meeting of the Joint Consultative Commission (JCC) held in New Delhi.

06 December, 2018

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

Outlook Web Bureau

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 and Hemant Gupta.

23 November, 2018

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

Outlook Web Bureau

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

Outlook Web Bureau

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 water.


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

Outlook Web Bureau

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

07 April, 2018

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

Ashok Swain

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 large southern neighbor.

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

Ashok Swain

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

Ajay Sukumaran

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

Outlook Web Bureau

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

Ashok Swain

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 issues.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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