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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......

Are Bihar floods a man-made disaster?

Year after year, floods cause mayhem in Bihar but the government is not paying adequate attention to water management, reports Satyavrat Mishra. IMAGE: A village inundated by flood water near......

Feel like 'crying' at Ganga's condition in Bihar, Nitish tells PM

With Bihar battling floods despite receiving less than normal rains, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi, seeking the Centre's intervention as he insisted that......

Bihar's worst flood in 41 years claims 14 lives, 5 lakh hit

At least 14 people have been reported killed in Bihar and over 5 lakh have been affected in one of the worst floods in Patna since 1975, triggered by a sudden discharge of 11.67 lakh......

Rivers in spate, flood situation grim in Bihar

With the rise in level of the Ganga, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has expressed apprehension of further rise in water level by Monday in view of release of water from Bansagar dam as......

India set to sign climate change treaty on Friday

About 150 countries are expected to sign the agreement in New York on the same day. India will sign the Paris Agreement on climate change on Friday in New York. The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime......

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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Indus as bargaining chip

It would be foolish to interfere with water supply arrangements under the Indus Waters Treaty (IWT) vis-รก-vis Pakistan as it would only end up... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/letters/indus-as-bargaining-chip/article9154713.ece
After being thrashed over trash, Bengal cops attacked again over nexus with bike thieves

KOLKATA: A day after getting thrashed for dumping garbage in a village despite the residents' protests in Alipurduar, West Bengal police was again... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/nation/After-being-thrashed-over-trash-Bengal-cops-attacked-again-over-nexus-with-bike-thieves/2016/09/26/article3630284.ece
Geopolitics, myth and economics

The confluence of the Rangeet and Teesta rivers, in Darjeeling's Teesta Bazaar. The Teesta is on the right. t the top of the Himalayas in Sikkim,... ...

http://www.orfonline.org/research/teesta-water-dispute/
Floods in India will get worse, unless we take the long term, ingenious approach

With widespread drought followed by unprecedented and heavy monsoons, India has emerged as one of the biggest victims of climate change this year.... ...

https://yourstory.com/2016/09/india-floods-approach/
Bihar pitches for action due to siltation caused by Farakka Barrage

Patna : The Bihar government today made a strong presentation before a committee constituted by Union Water Resources Ministry to show how... ...

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/nation/politics/210916/bihar-pitches-for-action-due-to-siltation-caused-by-farakka-barrage.html

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