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PIX: Makarsankranti dip at Gangasagar in evening hours after 65 yrs

After a gap of 65 years, the pious Makarsankranti dip at Gangasagar, the second largest after Kumbh Mela, will again take place during the evening hours on Tuesday, the Chief Priest of the......

IN PICS: GANGASAGAR MELA, the Kumbh of the east

The Gangasagar pilgrimage and fair is the second largest congregation of mankind after the holy Kumbha Mela at Prayag. The Gangasagar fair and pilgrimage is held annually on the Sagar Island's......

Seven killed in stampede at Gangasagar mela

At least seven pilgrims were killed and nine injured, four of them seriously, when a stampede broke out at the Gangasagar mela in South 24 Parganas district of West Bengal early on Thursday.Around......

6 elderly women die due to rush at Ganga Sagar fair

At least six pilgrims died while returning from Ganga Sagar fair in Kachuberia, West Bengal, on Sunday, which the officials initially said was a stampede but the state government later claimed it......

Makar Sankranti draws lakhs to banks of Ganga

Lakhs of devotees on Thursday thronged the Ganga banks in Haridwar, including Har Ki Pauri, to take a dip in the sacred river on the occasion of Makar Sankranti which also marks the first major......

Industries don't exist in Bengal? Mamata rejects Left's claim

The West Bengal chief minister said her government was engaged in developing infrastructure in the state.   West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday rejected the Communist Party......
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The stark life of the Ganga

The GangesSUP team believes the great river isn't as dirty as we think it is. But the perils outnumber the positives The physical form of the Ganga... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Leisure/TSvjrPK48BUHAEXUghi75O/The-stark-life-of-the-Ganga.html
Away from national glare, BJP caught in a bitter tit-for-tat in West Bengal

Though five states are going to the polls with high profile political battles in Uttar Pradesh and Punjab, the real action is taking place in West... ...

http://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/away-from-national-glare-bjp-caught-in-a-bitter-tit-for-tat-in-west-bengal/story-Zb5j7C4ulVkdcG1rG8aBgJ.html
Mamata holds totally arrogant PM Modi responsible for 120 plus...

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee continued her diatribe against the BJP government on Tuesday, alleging that Prime Minister Narendra Modi... ...

http://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/demonetisation-mamata-holds-totally-arrogant-pm-modi-responsible-for-120-plus-deaths/story-9dOe1mk2Z17W24lmz5BrAI.html
They were buried under a sea of people

On security arrangements at the venue, Singh said there were no policemen at the spot, nor any allotted paths for entry and exit. After what he saw... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/india/gangasagar-stampede-eyewitness-account-they-were-buried-under-a-sea-of-people-4477771/
West Bengal, Centre lock horns over Gangasagar deaths

The death of devotees at the Gangasagar Mela has triggered a fresh controversy between the West Bengal government and the Centre with a senior... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/West-Bengal-Centre-lock-horns-over-Gangasagar-deaths/article17046483.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication

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