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Punjab and the Centre appear to be headed for a fresh confrontation over the issue of inter-state water sharing. Nearly 62 years after the Independence, Punjab has decided to take the Centre head on and demand a royalty on water to the tune of Rs 20,000 crore for the water flowing into Rajasthan.

Divisional Commissioner of Aurangabad Bhaskar Mundereceived this year

Union Minister of State for Environment and Forests (Independent charge) Jairam Ramesh today assured that his Ministry will address Bangladesh

A massive Rs 7,00,000 crores would be needed till the end of 13th Plan (2022) to create full irrigation potential in the country, water resources minister Pawan Kumar Bansal said in the Rajya Sabha.

The proposed State Water Policy, in its final draft, has attracted strong criticism from the Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti, for favouring

July 9: The Centre had informed the Parliament that it is considering five river-linking projects for diversion of surplus flood water to water deficient areas.

Replying to supplementaries during Question Hour in the Rajya Sabha, water resources minister Pawan Kumar Bansal said 30 river links were identified for inter-linking.

JAIPUR: Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and his Haryana counterpart Bhupinder Singh Hooda met here on Friday in what appeared to be an effort by the heads of two Congress-ruled States to thrash out the vexing issue of sharing of river waters in a friendly atmosphere.

Magic mantra?: The Ganga flows in Haridwar
JAIPUR: After the advocates of the much talked about National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (NREGS) ascribing the mandate the United Progressive Alliance received in the Lok Sabha elections to the unique scheme, it is now the turn of those who have taken up the cause of the Ganga to make a similar claim.

As multiple countries share a river, the likelihood of a water resource conflict from climate change could be higher between countries. This paper demonstrates how countries can cooperate in transboundary water sharing in a sustainable way, given the