River Ganga
West Bengal  /  Published 23.02.22

Plea to PM on Ganga erosion

Mamata Banerjee wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday, urging him to reconsider the 2017 decision of curtailing the work jurisdiction of the Farakka Barrage Project Authority and restore its...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 16.02.22

Sahibaganj: Tribal festival starts

The three-day tribal festival of Maghi Purnima celebration began on Wednesday in the Sahibganj district with a large number of devotees taking a holy dip in the river Ganga and performing prayers and ...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

West Bengal  /  Published 13.09.21

Ganga eats away 250 homes in 8 hours

At least 250 families living at different villages located on the left bank of the Ganga in Kaliachak 3 block of Malda have become homeless after the swollen river gobbled their houses since Sunday mo...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

West Bengal  /  Published 12.09.21

3 girls pulled out of Ganga, 2 of them die

Three minor girls of Malda district went missing in the Ganga on Friday and were rescued the same day, but two of them died on Saturday. The duo breathed their last at the Malda Medical College and H...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

West Bengal  /  Published 07.09.21

Fresh erosion gobbles 35 houses in Malda

Around 35 houses, a metalled road and a mosque were gobbled by the Ganga in an unexpected fresh erosion in KaliachakIII block of Malda district since Monday morning.  Over 100 residents people o...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda


West Bengal  /  Published 27.08.21

3 children go missing in Ganga

Three children were reported missing in the surging Ganga in Murshidabad over Wednesday and Thursday, a few weeks after Jangipur police district had officially barred those aged under 15 from bathing ...
By Alamgir Hossain in Behrampore

West Bengal  /  Published 19.08.21

3 killed as boat capsizes in Ganga

Three brothers drowned when a small country boat capsized in West Bengal's Malda district, an official said on Thursday. According to the official four persons including the three brothers and th...
By Our bureau and PTI in Malda

West Bengal  /  Published 19.08.21

3 brothers missing in swollen Ganga

Three brothers went missing in the swollen Ganga after a small boat they had boarded to submerge jute stems for harvesting capsized at Krishnapur under Baishnabnagar police station of Malda on Wednesd...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

West Bengal  /  Published 17.08.21

Erosion threatens panchayat’s survival

Residents of nearly 40 localities in all 12 villages under Birnagar-I panchayat of Kaliachak-III block in Malda are fearing the loss of their homes and farms as the Ganga is fast gobbling up land of t...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

West Bengal  /  Published 16.08.21

Rivers flood more areas in Malda

The flood situation in Malda deteriorated in the past 24 hours as two of the three major rivers in the district were flowing over danger levels.  As the Ganga, Mahananda and the Fulhar swelled u...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda


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