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River Erosion
West Bengal  /  Published 23.10.22

Erosion makes students' future dark

In some places, students, who have become homeless as the mighty river has gobbled up their houses, have left their villages and don’t know if they would be able to continue with their studies...
By Alamgir Hossain, Soumya De Sarkar in Malda, Behrampore

West Bengal  /  Published 19.07.22

Hooghly: HC notes land erosion risk

The court has directed village panchayat chief and Hooghly Primary School's chairperson to explain the situation and propose steps for their safety and security...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

Culture  /  Published 17.07.22

Sand Pit Warriors

The Telegraph reports on a riverine community’s determination to save its environs...
By Moumita Chaudhuri

West Bengal  /  Published 23.02.22

Plea to PM on Ganga erosion

The chief minister explained in her letter why the erosion along the river had become a major problem in those Bengal districts...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 09.12.21

Didi ire at Centre over Ganga erosion

The Bengal CM asked why the ‘calamity’ had not been addressed by the ‘Namami Gange’ project that was launched by the govt with much fanfare...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

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West Bengal  /  Published 17.10.21

Risky school to be shifted

It is one of the four primary education facilities on the island with 55 students and three teachers...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 29.09.21

Malda homeless vent ire at officials

Since last Sunday, erosion has become acute in a number of villages under Birnagar-I panchayat of the block...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

West Bengal  /  Published 27.09.21

Ganga washes away mosque, 30 homes

Residents lamented the destruction of the mosque, locally known as Jama Masjid of Lalutola, which was over 100 years old...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

West Bengal  /  Published 13.09.21

Ganga eats away 250 homes in 8 hours

Since morning, the residents started shifting their belongings to safer places as the river menaced at the homes...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

West Bengal  /  Published 07.09.21

Fresh erosion gobbles 35 houses in Malda

Over 100 residents have become homeless within a few hours and were shifted to safer places...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda


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