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Ganga River
West Bengal  /  Published 28.07.21

River rider for children

Police in Jangipur have decided to prevent children from bathing in local rivers until the monsoon recedes in September to avert any untoward incident. Y. Raghuvamshi, the police chief of Jangipur in...
By Alamgir Hossain in Jangipur

West Bengal  /  Published 26.07.21

Ganga gobbles up 50 homes overnight

Around 50 houses were gobbled up by the Ganga in a 12-hour period since Saturday night because of the erosion of the left bank at Baishnabnagar in Malda district. Hundreds of residents have started s...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

West Bengal  /  Published 01.07.21

Body in Ganga, CM brings up UP

A decomposed body was recovered from the Ganga in Malda on Wednesday, prompting chief minister Mamata Banerjee to mention it at a news meet in Nabanna and refer to bodies in Uttar Pradesh floating dow...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

India  /  Published 11.06.21

Ganga samples collected for virus test in Bihar

A team of scientists from various central institutions has started collecting samples from the Ganga in Bihar to test the presence of coronavirus in the water. The move comes after the Centre initiat...
By Dev Raj in Patna

India  /  Published 09.06.21

Ganga: plea to PM from Varanasi

A retired professor in Varanasi has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath requesting them not to change the shape and nature of the Ganga and hinder ...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

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India  /  Published 28.05.21

Death tales from hinterland

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By Sankalp Phartiyal, Danish Siddiqui in Pauri Garhwal

Opinion  /  Published 23.05.21

Rural India yet unmapped in virus’s cartography

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By Gopalkrishna Gandhi

Calcutta  /  Published 21.05.21

Covid: Floating corpses in Ganga affects fish consumption

Against the tide Shayari Sinha Dey, a Lake Town-based teacher in a government school, has not given up on her staple despite the rumours. “I agree that water contamination is very likely under...
By Showli Chakraborty in Salt Lake

India  /  Published 19.05.21

UP cops use car tyres to burn a body

The video shows a villager of Phephna, on the orders of the five policemen, pouring petrol on the body 5ft from the river and burning it with the help of tyres. Tanda said: “Local people had in...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

Opinion  /  Published 18.05.21

A lot worse than it seems

Hundreds of people, young and old, queued up outside a vaccination centre in Osmanabad district in Maharashtra last week; only 350 of them got their first jabs. The situation on all fronts in many pa...
By Jaideep Hardikar


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