India  /  Published 24.07.20

Priest tax Nehru halted returns to Varanasi

Varanasi’s civic body has directed priests who conduct rituals for clients on the Ganga’s banks to pay a yearly registration fee of Rs 100 to reserve their wooden seats at the ghats. Such...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

West Bengal  /  Published 07.07.20

Swollen rivers inundate five Malda blocks

The rise in water levels of three major rivers has inundated unprotected areas on the banks in at least six blocks here this monsoon. In all, close to 10,000 families are affected in Malda district w...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

India  /  Published 30.06.20

Bridge: China link nixes bids

The Centre has cancelled technical bids for a Rs 2,411-crore, four-lane bridge over the Ganga at Patna, purportedly over the partnership of Chinese firms with the bidders. The action came in the afte...
By Dev Raj in Patna

India  /  Published 06.06.20

Covid: When govt plays Dr Diktat

At his emergency department at 1.20am on Friday, Dhiren Gupta, a paediatrician at the Sir Ganga Ram Hospital here, learned that a government diktat would prevent him practising medicine the best way h...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

Delhi  /  Published 07.06.20

Medical body slams Kejriwal for issuing 'warning'

A Delhi medical body on Saturday slammed chief minister Arvind Kejriwal for 'issuing warning' to hospitals amid rising cases of Covid-19 in the national capital, officials said.The Delhi Medical Assoc...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 13.05.20

In deep water: Ganga as 'ninja virus'

Few things can be as dangerous as an unscientific temper and a false sense of safety at the time of a pandemic. Worryingly, in India, such predispositions are being encouraged by the various arms of t...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 07.05.20

Gangajal for Covid-19? ICMR is polite

The Indian Council for Medical Research (ICMR) has decided not to go ahead with the proposals forwarded by the Union Jal Shakti ministry to undertake clinical studies for treatment of Covid-19 patient...
By PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 18.04.20

GAIL plan to resume work after lockdown

GAIL has chalked out plans to start various hydrocarbon infrastructure projects after the lockdown ends, giving priority to high-pressure natural gas pipelines, including the Urja Ganga project connec...
By TT Bureau in New Delhi

Entertainment  /  Published 02.03.20

Romance in Rishikesh

How cold can it be? That’s what I thought looking at the crystal clear water gently lapping the steps of the ghat. The sun was shining so brightly that I had taken my foam jacket off. So I caught ho...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in

Arts  /  Published 21.02.20

Firm focus

The sixth phase of Aneek’s 22nd Ganga Jamuna Utsav was held at the newly-refurbished Sivanath Sastri Sadan, or the Town Hall in Jaynagar (January 4-8). This time the focus was firmly on rural and su...
By Anshuman Bhowmick in


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