February 21, 2021 3:58 am
The Sutlej-Yamuna Link (SYL) canal has been a contentious issue between the two states since long with the Punjab portion of the canal still incomplete. Its construction had begun in 1982.
February 27, 2020 9:18 pm
Punjab has been demanding reassessment of the water volume of the Ravi-Beas river, while Haryana seeks completion of the SYL canal to get its share of the river water.
January 24, 2020 3:27 pm
Khattar was reacting to the resolution adopted by an all-party meeting in Punjab, which said “the government of India should ensure its river water is not in any way transferred from basin to non-basin areas of rivers Ravi, Sutlej, and Beas."
January 24, 2020 11:50 am
Bhunder expressed satisfaction over “getting the CM to agree to convene a special session of the Vidhan Sabha to discuss and consider deletion of Clause 5 from the Punjab Termination of Agreement Act.”
January 24, 2020 11:47 am
Punjab is facing a severe water crisis with the wheat/paddy cycle and over-exploitation of groundwater for agriculture wreaking havoc on its resources.
January 23, 2020 11:14 am
The Punjab government has invited all political parties including SAD, BJP, AAP and Lok Insaf Party to take a decision on the issue. The decision will then be conveyed to the Centre.
July 11, 2019 7:56 am
Hours after the Supreme Court’s directions Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar, in an informal meeting, Tuesday late discussed the issue with his Cabinet colleagues.
July 05, 2017 2:06 am
The SYL issue is pending in Supreme Court and the next date of hearing is on July 11. Amarinder Singh, who has already announced his stand of not sharing a single drop of water with Haryana, wants the neighbouring states sit together and reach a consensus.
April 28, 2016 9:25 am
15 Congress workers arrested for ‘causing disruptions’
March 28, 2016 12:02 am
The book, Gulhati says, has something for every kind of person who picks it up -- from the water engineer and student of international relations to the historian and general reader. He could have added politicians.