Ganga River
West Bengal  /  Published 06.07.20

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

Opinion  /  Published 22.03.19

Listen to the Brahmaputra

A river is a rite of passage, a flow of narrative few men understand. It connects past and present, upstream and downstream, links creation myths to everyday history. A river is a composite of time in...
By Shiv Visvanathan in

West Bengal  /  Published 14.02.19

How Bengal wasted Ganga cleanup funds

A draft performance audit report on Rejuvenation of the Ganga pointing out Bengal government’s failure in checking pollution in the river has left the top brass of the administration grappling for a...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 15.01.19

Ganga in Bengal has little of Gomukh glacier

The Ganga that flows through Bengal hardly retains a trace of the pristine waters originating in the Gomukh glacier that is counted among the primary headstreams of the holy river, according to river ...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta

India  /  Published 09.01.19

PM did nothing for Ganga: Waterman

Rajendra Singh, the Waterman of India, has accused Narendra Modi of doing “nothing” in the past four-and-a-half years for the critical Ganga and playing divisive politics with the national river....
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta

India  /  Published 22.12.18

Mystery of the wrecker of dreams

Union minister Nitin Gadkari has sprung a tantalising riddle on the BJP and the rest of the country in the run-up to the general election.“Sapne dikhane wale logon ko achchhe lagte hai, par dikhaye ...
By J.P. Yadav in New Delhi

India  /  Published 02.11.18

Sunday respects to Ganga seer

The Supreme Court on Friday permitted followers of environmentalist and “Save Ganga” crusader G.D. Agarwal, who died last month after a 111-day fast, to pay their respects to his embalmed body at ...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 30.10.18

Clean Ganga and Swachh Bharat are intertwined

Playing up holiness is part of the Bharatiya Janata Party’s USP: the name of the prime minister’s ‘clean the holy river’ project, Namami Gange, is a good example. The fanfare and sadhu cluster...
By The Editorial Board in

Jharkhand  /  Published 28.10.18

Clean Ganga drive on its last lap

The Mission Clean Ganga Haridwar-Patna expedition is on its last lap with the team from Tata Steel having collected 53 tonnes of wastes so far.The 40-member team — 20 men and as many women — led b...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

Bihar  /  Published 27.10.18

Steamer recce for safe Chhath

The district administration has stepped on the gas to ensure better arrangement at the ghats with less than three weeks left for Chhath.After two days of inspection by road, officials on Saturday chos...
By Amit Bhelari in Patna


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