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Centre for Dialogue and Reconciliation & Aman Ki Asha

Centre for Dialogue and Reconciliation & Aman Ki Asha

India-Pakistan Conference on Water, New Delhi July, 29-30, 2010 PARTICIPANT PROFILES Ramaswamy Iyer Ramaswamy R. Iyer , formerly Secretary, Water Resources, in the Government of India, was Research...
‘No water means no life for me and my family’

‘No water means no life for me and my family’

Ghazanfar Ali, 61, is a farmer in Chak 95 SB in central Punjab’s Sargodha Division. His meagre 14 acres lie in the citrus belt that once was famously wilderness. It was only a hundred years ago...
The water factor

The water factor

By Amitabh Mattoo Water is likely to be the most divisive issue between India and Pakistan in the future. Or water could, with imagination and political will, become the basis for enduring bilateral...
Water, War and Peace (Part-IV)

Water, War and Peace (Part-IV)

Children of the monsoons By Khalid Hussain ISLAMABAD: “We want to retain the Indus Waters Treaty (IWT). It is India that wants to circumvent the provisions,” alleges Syed Jamat Ali Shah,...
Indus Water Treaty under threat

Indus Water Treaty under threat

By Khalid Hussain ISLAMABAD: The Indus Waters Treaty 1960 (IWT) that settled the sharing of the Indus waters was signed by Pakistan President Ayub Khan and Indian Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru on...
War or peace on the Indus?

War or peace on the Indus?

By John Briscoe Anyone foolish enough to write on war or peace in the Indus needs to first banish a set of immediate suspicions. I am neither Indian nor Pakistani. I am a South African who has worked...
Indus Water Treaty under threat (Part – III)

Indus Water Treaty under threat (Part – III)

Water, War and Peace By Khalid Hussain ISLAMABAD: The Indus Waters Treaty 1960 (IWT) that settled the sharing of the Indus waters was signed by Pakistan President Ayub Khan and Indian Prime Minister...
Water, War and Peace (Part-II)

Water, War and Peace (Part-II)

Sustained, open communication is essential By Khalid Hussain ISLAMABAD: The ongoing water contentions between India and Pakistan in the context of the Indus Waters Treaty 1960 (IWT) place before us...
Water, War and Peace Sustained, open communication is essential

Water, War and Peace Sustained, open communication is essential

By Khalid Hussain ISLAMABAD: The ongoing water contentions between India and Pakistan in the context of the Indus Waters Treaty 1960 (IWT) place before us four different yet inter-connected...
Water, War and Peace (Part-I)

Water, War and Peace (Part-I)

Dispelling myths By Khalid Hussain ISLAMABAD: The Indus Waters Treaty 1960 (IWT) is in jeopardy. Pakistan has officially notified to India through a “note verbale” issued by the Foreign...