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Trinamool demands probe by Centre into water crisis

Trinamool Congress on Thursday demanded a probe by the Centre into the breakdown of two sluicegates of Farakka barrage, saying it has led to flow of excess water to Bangladesh causing severe power......

The tizzy caused by Modi's proposed gift!

B S Prakash takes a tongue-in-cheek look at what India's neighbours think about Prime Minister Narendra Modi asking Indian scientists to develop a SAARC satellite, which can be dedicated as a......

A dismal third anniversary for UPA-2

At the end of UPA-2's three years in power, India has become a more unbalanced, strife-torn and unhappy society, with reduced human security and tattered social cohesion. Rather than correct policy......

India, B'desh settle border rows, but thorns exist

Rediff.com's Sanchari Bhattacharya, who is travelling with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to Dhaka, reports on the outcome of Dr Singh's deliberations with his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina......

Saving the Sundarbans

On September 6, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will visit Bangladesh for a highly anticipated round of talks. This is the moment for both sides to look afresh at the Sundarbans and make it the......

Chidambaram's Budget speech

Speech of P. Chidambaram Minister of Finance PART A Mr. Speaker, Sir, I rise to present the Budget for the year 2005-06. 2. Last year, while presenting the Budget, I had suggested that the vote in......

Re-engineering the 'dying city'

Ever since "Calcutta port" was established in 1870 it has, like all river ports, been gradually making its way to the sea. Thus Satgaon yielded to nearby Hugli (Portuguese), Chinsura (Dutch) and......

'If the land goes, then your home goes'

Sourav Sarangi is an award-winning filmmaker whose latest work Char… The No Man’s Island explores the border between India and Bangladesh, defined by a river and its ever-changed......
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Ram Bihari

Water, they say, will cause third world war. Like other riparian states, Bihar is also facing problems on water front. Ram Bihari Singh, convener... ...

http://m.timesofindia.com/city/patna/Remove-dams-encroachments-to-clean-Ganga-Ram-Bihari/articleshow/46681566.cms
Didi again writes to PM, seeking Farakka barrage gates replacement

In the previous letter, she had requested for a waiver for the debt-ridden Bengal. Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has written to Prime Minister... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/cities/kolkata/didi-again-writes-to-pm-seeking-farakka-barrage-gates-replacement/
MPs concerned over food in trains, suggest variety of items

Members in Rajya Sabha today registered their culinary concerns over food supplied in trains suggesting a variety of items for the menu, with the... ...

http://www.indiatvnews.com/politics/national/mps-concerned-over-food-in-trains-suggest-variety-of-items-27549.html
Farakka Barrage lock-gate collapses

A damaged lock-gate of the Farakka Barrage across the Ganges river near the Indo-Bangla border has been washed away following which authorities... ...

http://zeenews.india.com/news/west-bengal/farakka-barrage-lock-gate-collapses_1562410.html
The Moulder of Metaphors

In early 2010, Bangalore-based artist M Santhamani embarked on a boat journey down the Ganges, along with two other women friends. She wanted to... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/magazine/The-Moulder-of-Metaphors/2015/02/28/article2688428.ece

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