Health  /  Published 14.11.18

Infographic: Your lungs sucking Delhi's air, with filters on

By The Telegraph in New Delhi

Bihar  /  Published 01.12.18

Lip service slur on save-dolphin plan

There is more lip service in saving the national aquatic animal of India — Ganga Dolphins — than actual action, believes the “Dolphin Man” R.K. Sinha himself.“Officials of the Wildlife Insti...
By Our Special Correspondent in Patna

Bihar  /  Published 12.11.18

People lend a hand to clean up ghats in Chhath

In the good old days there were few Chhath devotees and many a volunteer willing to help. Today it is the reverse. Too many devotees, too few volunteers. Even the river isn’t cooperating much by cha...
By Gautam Sarkar in

India  /  Published 21.05.19

‘Ganga refugees’ who can’t cook food in summer

Sitting under a small tree atop an embankment close to the Ganga to save himself from the scorching Sun, Kamlesh Rai, 30, was poring over a vernacular daily to keep himself abreast of politicking in t...
By Dev Raj in Buxar

India  /  Published 17.12.18

Monk tortured by BJP govt: Mom

The mother of a monk who had been picked up by police two months ago during a hunger strike for a clean Ganga has alleged that he is in the captivity of the BJP government in Uttarakhand “where offi...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

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

India  /  Published 05.09.19

Biryani case on hosts in UP village

Over a dozen invitees who had chicken biryani at a feast last weekend in an Uttar Pradesh village to mark the death anniversary of a Sufi saint have demanded travel expenses from the hosts to purify t...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 13.10.18

Ganga seer in hospital

A second sadhu fasting for the Ganga’s protection was on Friday night taken forcibly to AIIMS Rishikesh in a virtual rerun of the way Swami Gyan Swaroop Sanand was whisked away to the same hospital ...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

Bihar  /  Published 10.11.18

Light, safety, security... Final checks done before Chhath

District magistrate Kumar Ravi expressed satisfaction with arrangements in and around the ghats on Saturday a day before Chhath, Bihar’s biggest festival, takes off. The four-day festival starts wit...
By Amit Bhelari in Patna

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


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