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Indus Water Treaty

Indus Water Treaty: Review is not an Option

Paper No. 6327                                     Dated 11-Dec-2017

By Dr. S. Chandrasekharan

Of late, there are increasing demands from experts and political scientists from Pakistan to revise the almost six decades old Indus Water treaty that had survived despite wars, near wars, acts of terrorism and other conflicts between the two countries.

Pakistan: More on the Indus Water Treaty

Paper No. 6231                                  Dated 10-Mar-2017

By Dr. S.Chandrasekharan

(This may be read along with the previous paper on the subject- Paper No. 6226 of 24th Feb. 2017)

Pakistan: Water Crisis and the Indus Water Treaty

Paper No. 6226                                  Dated 24-Feb-2017

By Dr. S.Chandrasekharan

It is well known that Pakistan is one of the most “water stressed” countries of the world.  Currently its per capita annual water capability is 1017 cubic metres- that is perilously close to a threshold of 1000 cubic metres.  Back in 2009, it was 1500 cubic metres.

The Indus Water Treaty in Post Uri Situation

Paper No. 6174                               Dated 26-Sept-2016

By Dr. S. Chandrasekharan

In the over frenzied atmosphere post Uri attack in Kashmir, the media as well as the analysts have been freely discussing ways to punish Pakistan.   Options that should be left to the Army, the Intelligence agencies and the Ministry of External Affairs are being openly discussed with pros and cons and even recommendations are being made!

Pakistan’s Water Woes and India Bashing:

Paper No. 5689                      Dated 25-Apr-2014

Dr. S. Chandrasekharan

A month ago, one of the water experts in Pakistan warned that the "most dreaded water scarcity ever" has at last hit the country. The warning came not too soon and the surprise if any is that the warning has come too late.

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