Barrage strikes Hilsa off UP platter
Saturday, 19 July 2014
Binay Singh, TNN | Jul 19, 2014, 01.08PM IST VARANASI: The delicious Hilsa has completely disappeared from Ganga water in Bhagalpur, Patna, Varanasi and Allahabad. Even giant fresh water prawn has disappeared. Experts blame Farakka Barrage over Ganga in West Bengal as it has drastically altered the... Read More...
Barrages across Ganga for waterway dangerous: Minister
Tuesday, 30 September 2014
TNN | Sep 27, 2014, 10.26PM IST Patna: State water resources minister Vijay Kumar Choudhary on Saturday expressed reservations about the Centre's reported decision to construct barrages across the Ganga at every 100km interval to provide desired level of water for steamers' plying as part of the... Read More...
Boatmen demand to lift ban on boating in Ganga
Monday, 10 August 2015
TNN | Aug 9, 2015 VARANASI: After 11 days of imposing of ban on boat operations in Ganga by the district administration due to rise in water level, the boatmen have launched an agitation to withdraw the ban. They said that they are facing difficulties in the absence of alternate source of income. ... Read More...
Centre plans commission status for Ganga authority
Saturday, 28 March 2015
By Vishwa Mohan, TNN, 27th March, 2015 | The Economic Times NEW DELHI: If the Centre has its way, the National Ganga River Basin Authority (NGRBA) - a key central body which monitors planning and execution of all schemes of Ganga rejuvenation in coordination with five states - will be converted... Read More...
IMAGE CM Blames Farakka Barrage for Decline in Dolphin Pollution
Sunday, 06 October 2013
Nitish Kumar at Dolphin Day program in Patna on Saturday. Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, while attending the 'Dolphin Day' function at Rabindra Bhawan in Patna on Saturday put the blame for Ganga pollution in the Farakka Barrage saying due to low flowing of the water caused by the structure... Read More...
IMAGE Farakka under fire in India
Monday, 04 May 2015
Abu Bakar Siddique | Dhaka Tribune | May 3, 2015 Nine Indian citizens move an environment court, seeking over Rs3,000 crore in annual compensation for the devastation caused by the barrage   The Farraka barrage has caused devastation, not only in Bangladesh, but also in India, according to a... Read More...

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Minutes of Meeting with World Bank-2nd September, 2015
Saturday, 12 September 2015
A meeting was held with World Bank officials on 2 September, 2015. Representations: Jayanto Bandopadhyaya, Vimal Bhai, Prahlad Goenka, Bharat... Read More...
Representation to World Bank on TORs for NW-1 Studies
Tuesday, 25 August 2015
August 13, 2015 Shri Arnab Bandopadhyay The World Bank New Delhi My Dear Arnab: We write in continuation of our earlier interactions regarding NW-1.... Read More...
Comments on TOR for NW-1 Studies Submitted to Inland Waterways Authority of India
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IMAGE Ganga Rejuvenation Must Go Beyond Lip Service
Saturday, 18 October 2014
Bharat Lal Seth | Fri, 10/17/2014 - 3:35pm | International Rivers   The rejuvenation of the Ganga figured prominently in the manifesto of the... Read More...
IMAGE Let the River Take its Course
Tuesday, 30 September 2014
Written by Ramaswamy R Iyer | Posted: September 30, 2014 2:10 am | The Indian Express Soon after the prime minister assumed... Read More...
IMAGE World Rivers Day and Ganga: A look at Farakka Barrage and other such calamities
Tuesday, 30 September 2014
Parineeta Dandekar | 29th September, 2014 | SANDRP   Last Sunday of every September is celebrated as ‘World Rivers Day’. It is a recent... Read More...
Water resources depleting in Ganga catchment area: Study
Wednesday, 12 August 2015
B.D. Kasniyal | The Tribune | Aug 11, 2015 Urbanisation, rampant felling of trees to blame for the depletion  Over 1,500 billion cusecs of... Read More...
Boatmen demand to lift ban on boating in Ganga
Monday, 10 August 2015
TNN | Aug 9, 2015 VARANASI: After 11 days of imposing of ban on boat operations in Ganga by the district administration due to rise in water level,... Read More...
IMAGE Farakka under fire in India
Monday, 04 May 2015
Abu Bakar Siddique | Dhaka Tribune | May 3, 2015 Nine Indian citizens move an environment court, seeking over Rs3,000 crore in annual compensation... Read More...

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