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Punjab River Water Issue

SYL Issue: SCI Opinion in Presidential Reference not binding, pleads Punjab Govt.

Punjab government yesterday pleaded in the Supreme Court of India that the opinion of the Supreme Court on the Presidential Reference regarding the Punjab Termination of Water Agreements Act, 2004 was not binding upon either on the President of India or the parties to the dispute.

Indian Supreme Court says SYL Canal Has to be Built; Water Issue could be Sorted Later

Sticking to its earlier stand to not to take into consideration some basic issued related to allocation of Punjab's river water to non-riparian states, the Supreme Court of India on Wednesday (Feb. 22) passed a comment that (controversial) Satluj-Yamina Link (SYL) canal has to be built.

Pritam Singh Kumedan on Punjab River Water Issue During Discussion by HR Groups [Video]

Three major human rights groups of Punjab namely Punjab Human Rights Organisation (PHRO), Lawyers For Human Rights (LFHRI) and Sikhs For Human Rights (SFHR) organised a discussion on Punjab’s water crisis on the 68th International Human Rights Day on Saturday (Dec. 10) at People’s Convention Hall, Sector 36-B, Chandigarh.

Centre to form Permanent Tribunal for Inter-State River Water Disputes

Central Government of India has reportedly decided to set up a single, permanent tribunal to adjudicate all "inter-state river water disputes subsuming existing tribunals".

Himmat Shergill says Arvind Kejriwal’s Statement on Punjab Waters was ‘Distorted’

Aam Aadmi Party candidate from Majitha and Head of AAP's Punjab state Legal Cell Himmat Singh Shergill yesterday said that AAP’s national convener and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s statement has been "distorted" to "mislead the people of Punjab".

Hollow Claims By SAD, AAP & Congress On Punjab’s River Waters A Political Gimmick: Dal Khalsa

Pro freedom body Dal khalsa today reiterated that all New Delhi based parties and their agents working in the state are fully responsible for the continued loot

Arvind Kejriwal says: Delhi and All have Rights Over Punjab’s River Waters

Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal yesterday took yet another U-turn on Punjab river water issue. Only three days after maintaining that only AAP could project Punjab's river waters, Kejriwal on Wednesday (Dec. 14) maintained that the non-riparian state of Delhi has right over Punjab's river water.

Human Rights Groups held Discussion on Water Crises of Punjab & Its Solution

Three human rights organization of Punjab namely Punjab Human Rights Organisation (PHRO), Lawyers For Human Rights International (LFHRI) and Sikhs For Human Rights (SFHR).

Haryana is Already Getting 16.2 (LAF) out of SYL’s 35 (LAF) Water: Pritam Singh Kumedan

Pritam Singh Kumedan said that it was wrongful to say that the SYL canal is being built to send out 35 Lakh Acer Foot (LAF) water to Haryana as Haryana is already getting 16.2 Lakh Acer Foot (LAF) water out of this 35 LAF.

Punjab politician’s role exposes their character as Adminstrators of Occupant Indian State in Punjab

This is clip is part of extensive interview with Sikh Youth Leader Bhai Mandhir Singh about Supreme Court of India's November 10, 2016 ruling against Punjab in controversial Satluj Yamuna Link (SYL) canal.

SCI Orders status quo on controversial SYL Canal; Issues Notice to Punjab on Haryana’s plea

Supreme Court of India (SCI) today issued notice to Punjab and the Centre on Haryana’s plea for construction of controversial Sutlej-Yamuna Link (SYL) canal.

CM Badal Meets Counsel Harish Salve to Discuss SYL Canal Issue

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal met Advocate Harish Salve to discuss details about upcoming hearing about controversial Satluj Yamuna Link canal in the Supreme Court of India on November 30.

Punjab Land Records Updated Overnight to Return SYL Land to Farmers

The Punjab government reportedly got updated the land records overnight to return back the acquired land meant to farmers from whom the land was acquired to construct controversial Satluj Yamuna Link (SYL) Canal.

Non-Riparian State of Haryana Can’t Figure in Inter-State River Water Disputes Act: Kumedan to CM Badal

Pritam Singh Kumedan who has extensive study on Punjab's river waters issue has reportedly written a letter to Punjab CM Parkash Singh Badal. Kumedan told Badal in his letter that Haryana is a non riparian state, the water dispute with it cannot be included in the Inter State Water Disputes Act 1956, which caters to only riparian states.

Congress Seeks Fresh Tribunal on SYL Issue; Another Step Detrimental to Interests of Punjab

The Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PPCC) led by state chief Capt. Amarinder Singh yesterday demanded fresh tribunal on controversial Satluj Yamuna Link (SYL) Canal issue.

SYL issue: Haryana Govt moves SC seeking a status quo

Two days after the Punjab cabinet announced to de-notify the land acquired for construction of controversial Satluj Yamuna Link canal, the Haryana government today moved to the Supreme Court of India (SCI) seeking status quo.

Congress Slams Badal Govt.; Says Punjab has No Water to Sell on Non-Riparian States

Punjab Congress, which abstained form emergency session of Punjab Assembly held yesterday, has criticised SAD Badal-BJP led Punjab government questioning logic behind "selling" Punjab's river water to other states.

Control headworks and serve ultimatum to get cost of waters, Dal Khalsa to Punjab govt

Dal Khalsa has termed the resolution adopted by the Punjab assembly for seeking the cost of waters from non-riparian states as a first right step in the right direction to correct the wrongs of the past.

Punjab Assembly Resolves to Seek Cost of River Water; Weak Step in Times of High Crisis

Chandigarh: Dunig a special session of the Punjab Vidhan Sabha on Wednesday the state assembly passed a resolution, directing the state government to take up with the ...

Stop flow of waters to non-riparian states or seek royalty from them, Dal Khalsa to Punjab legislators

Squarely holding the traditional Congress and Badal Dal leadership responsible for the continued loot of water resources of Punjab since 1955, the Dal Khalsa and its allied groups warned both the parties for playing political gimmicks on the issue that has far reaching effects on the lives of the people and economy of the state.

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