The Centre has taken a stand in the Supreme Court that there is no legal provision to place the Thein Dam/Ranjit Sagar Project and the Shahpur Kandi Dam Project, both on Ravi river, under the Bhakra Beas Management Board (BBMB) as sought by Haryana in its suit.

“It is clear from a perusal of Section 78 to Section 80 of the Punjab Reorganisation Act, 1966 that the projects regarding which the present suit has been filed were never placed nor contemplated to be controlled and managed by the BBMB,” the Union Ministry of Power has maintained in an affidavit filed in the SC.

Almost 40 per cent glaciers in Afghanistan have been reduced in 40 years, whereas the glaciers supplying water to Ravi, Chenab, Beas and Jhelum Rivers are thinning,” said Dr Chaudary Inayatullah, C

For the second consecutive day, Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda raised the issue of water disputes with neighbouring Punjab and sought the intervention of the prime Minister.

The construction of the Ravi-Tawi Irrigation Canal project from Basantpur to upstream of Ranjit Sagar Dam in Kathua district has become the victim of political differences between two Cabinet minis

The fate of the Ravi-Tawi canal project is still hanging in balance as the Cabinet did not give administrative approval to the project today.

Haryana has filed a fresh application in the Supreme Court seeking to restrain Punjab from going ahead with executing the Shahpur Kandi dam project on the Ravi river.

It will have guiding principles on laws States may adopt

In a move that will have far-reaching implications, the Centre has decided to frame a new National Water Framework Act with guiding principles on water laws the States may adopt. States that adopt and reform will be incentivised for water projects. That such a law would be made is buried in the pages of the draft new national water policy, which is yet to be considered by the National Water Council, the supreme policy body chaired by Prime Minister and with Chief Ministers as members.

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