Farakka Barrage
West Bengal  /  Published 30.08.20

Erosion leaves villagers homeless

River bank erosion along the Ganga in parts of Malda district turned acute on Sunday, prompting hundreds to vacate homes. The river is fast submerging chunks of land in two villages on its left banks...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

West Bengal  /  Published 16.08.20

Barrage gap hits launch ride

Two launches brought by the state transport department for safer and faster journey between two river ports of Malda and Murshidabad districts could not be introduced for service as the height of the ...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

West Bengal  /  Published 27.11.18

Haldibari being upgraded for Bangla rail link

Indian Railways has started augmenting the infrastructure at Haldibari station in Cooch Behar to resume train services to Chilahati across the Bangladesh border. The border is just 3.5km from Hal...
By Our Correspondent in

West Bengal  /  Published 24.03.19

Bridge spanner in fray

A purported promise by former president Pranab Mukherjee and his son Abhijit to build a bridge and their alleged failure to deliver have become the talking point among 80,000 voters of Suti in the Jan...
By Alamgir Hossain in Suti(Murshidabad)


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