Daily World Special SYL imbroglio: Centre’s draft proposal ready — No SYL shall be built, addl water to flow to Haryana

Manish Tiwari | Chandigarh The Union government has finalised a draft proposal to end the vexed river-waters issue between the two neighbouring States of Punjab and Haryana. The formula among other things includes that the SYL canal shall not be built even as all efforts shall be made to augment the capacity of the Bhakra […]

SYL: Punjab fine tunes strategy for crucial meet on April 20

DW Bureau / Chandigarh Strap: GovtÔÇÖs stand: There is no surplus water with Punjab; Rajasthan should also be invited for next meeting Two days before the crucial meet on the SYL issue convened at the instance of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Punjab government on Tuesday finalised its strategy following a series of deliberations and […]

PM convenes meeting of Punjab, Haryana to resolve SYL imbroglio

DW Bureau / NEW DELHI epaper Link Centre planning to refer vexed waters issue to new Tribunal but may seek an undertaking from Punjab that it would agree to Tribunal award Prime Minister Narendra Modi has convened a meeting of the Chief Ministers of Haryana and Punjab on April 20 to find a common ground […]

SC holds Punjab law terminating SYL agreement unconstitutional

New Delhi: ┬áPunjab on Thursdaysuffered a serious setback as the Supreme Court held as unconstitutional the 2004 law passed by it to terminate the Sutlej-Yamuna Link (SYL) canal water sharing agreement with neighbouring states. “All the questions have been answered in the negative,” a five-judge bench headed by Justice A R Dave said, while pronouncing […]