River Erosion
West Bengal  /  Published 18.08.21

7 more homes eroded by Hooghly in Santipur

Local sources said the latest spate of erosion began around 9pm on Monday...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Chakdah

West Bengal  /  Published 16.08.21

Rivers flood more areas in Malda

The Bhutni island on the Ganga was inundated and most areas in all three panchayats were under water...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

West Bengal  /  Published 12.08.21

Hooghly river gulps 8 homes in 10 minutes

At least 30 families near the river bank dismantled their houses to shift to safer places...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Chakdah

West Bengal  /  Published 07.08.21

30 homes disappear in 30 minutes

The district administration and the state irrigation department announced a red (secondary) alert along the banks of the Ganga and are keeping a close watch on the situation...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

West Bengal  /  Published 06.08.21

Erosion forces dismantling of school

This is the second school which has been dismantled in a decade in the district because of erosion; the primary school has four teachers and 75 students...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Chakdaha


West Bengal  /  Published 29.04.21

Erosion victims find shelter in toilet

Home and land swept away by Ganga, youth sees vote as duty...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

North East  /  Published 05.04.21

In deep water: Floods, erosion in Assam

Govt reports suggest Brahmaputra and its tributaries wash away over 8,000 hectares of land every year, over 4.27 lakh hectares since the 1950s...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Pathsala

West Bengal  /  Published 17.10.20

Ganga’s rage can’t erode faith in Durga

The frequent change in the autumn address of the goddess is an indication of how the aggressive river is devouring its banks and changing the land map of the district...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

West Bengal  /  Published 21.09.20

Govt to transfer land to erosion victims

Evicted residents get plots ...
By Our Bureau in Malda, Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 18.09.20

Villagers pit self-help against river erosion

Though irrigation department officials have promised necessary steps to combay erosion by the rivulet Kalindri, locals said they would rather save houses near the river and a high school...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda


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