India  /  Published 15.01.21

Ganga pollution rap on UP government

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has come down heavily on the Uttar Pradesh government over the discharge of untreated sewage in rivers joining the Ganga and said there was no indication how the &ldq...
By PTI in New Delhi

Books  /  Published 01.01.21

Ganga: tales of wonder and crisis

Crossing over into Bihar, Banerjee recounts her visit to the Vikramshila Gangetic Dolphin Sanctuary near Bhagalpur and a sense of wonderment is evident in her sighting of the endangered Ganges River D...
By Priyank Pravin Patel in

India  /  Published 30.12.20

SDF seeks judicial probe into cop arrest

The opposition Si­kk­im Democratic Front has ur­ged governor Ganga Prasad to constitute a judicial inquiry into the recent arrest of a police officer for his alleged involvement in the smu...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 26.11.20

Body, 2 trucks fished out of Ganga

Goutam Choudhury, officer-in-charge of Manikchak police station, said that the five more trucks were still there in the river.  Two men are yet to be traced, he said. On Tuesday, it was known t...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

West Bengal  /  Published 21.11.20

Boat rallies for erosion fix in Nadia

Addressing a rally, which was attended by over 1,000 erosion victims, at Santipur’s Balagarh ghat, CPM MLA Rama Biswas said: “Erosion is merely not an election issue. It has become a perma...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Krishnagar


Calcutta  /  Published 24.10.20

South Dum Dum to follow NKDA immersion model

The West Bengal Pollution Control Board (WBPCB) has set out to create a model immersion mechanism in two ponds under the South Dum Dum Municipality this year to explore how the immersion process can b...
By Jayanta Basu in

West Bengal  /  Published 17.10.20

Ganga’s rage can’t erode faith in Durga

The organisers of the Manikchak Diara Sarbojonin Durgotsav at Domhaat in Malda district have had to shift the goddess’s mandap or pavilion at least five times in the past 25 years. The frequent...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

Calcutta  /  Published 06.10.20

Clean-up plan for Adi Ganga

The Calcutta Municipal Corporation has to prepare an action plan to deal with waste accumulation around the Metro piers and under the elevated stations on the Adi Ganga in a month, the National Green ...
By Subhajoy Roy, Jayanta Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 15.09.20

Farmer dies of shock as Ganga gulps home

A farmer at Dhusaripara village in Murshidabad’s Samserganj collapsed and died moments after his parental home got washed away in Ganga’s riverbank erosion on Sunday night. Eyewitnesses s...
By Alamgir Hossain in Samserganj

West Bengal  /  Published 11.09.20

River’s fury or storm, students suffer

Nearly 3,000 students, their guardians and teachers are keeping fingers crossed as the swelling Ganga nears a high school and a primary school in Birnagar area of Malda’s Kaliachak-III block, go...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda


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