September 08, 2022 1:11 am
Fresh bickering among leaders of Haryana and Punjab over the SYL canal dispute began Tuesday after the Centre told the Supreme Court that the Punjab government was “not cooperating” in resolving the decades-old matter.
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’