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Ganga River

Floating bodies in Ganga: Bihar sends water samples for Covid contamination testing

On May 17, the Centre had asked Uttar Pradesh and Bihar to prevent the dumping of dead bodies in the Ganga and its tributaries

10 Jun 2021 12:58 PM

Rising water levels in rivers spark panic in Bihar

The major cause of concern for the government has been the rising water level in four rivers - Kosi, Bagmati, Kamala Balan and Mahananda

17 Jul 2020 4:02 PM

Varanasi’s Maratha connection

Most Varanasi ghats were rebuilt after 1700 AD, when the city was part of Maratha Empire.

11 Aug 2019 1:48 AM

Prayagraj faces flood-like situation as heavy rainfall swells river Ganga

Houses constructed near the river have been submerged in water leading to the displacement of thousands of people.

13 Jul 2019 1:31 PM

Centre to ensure constant water flow in Ganga

It is therefore important to ensure that judicious distribution of Ganga water is done so that requirements of the common man are not affected.

01 Nov 2018 6:27 AM


‘Explain Ganga work to public’

PM Modi wants ministers to tell people how govt is cleaning river.

27 Oct 2018 1:32 AM

Why not ‘injurious to health’ warning boards for Ganga water, asks NGT

The green panel also directed NMCG to install display boards at a gap of 100 kms, indicating if the water was fit for bathing or drinking.

27 Jul 2018 6:22 PM

Jashodaben takes holy dip in Ganga

Accompanied by her brother, she also visited the Akshayvat tree and prayed at the iconic 'Bade Hanuman' temple.

09 Dec 2017 12:22 AM

'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan' funds could’ve been used to build 2,000 toilets in Maharashtra: Sena

Sena said, though govt has advertised much about state and Mumbai becoming open-defecation free, the claim is ‘far from reality’.

22 Nov 2017 2:07 PM

SC stays Uttarakhand HC order assigning human status to Ganga, Yamuna

The plea asked that in case of human casualties, can the affected people file suit for damages against the Chief Secretary of the State.

07 Jul 2017 1:59 PM


First of it's kind, underwater tunnel of East West Metro to be built under Ganga

Building a tunnel under the river had never taken place elsewhere in India, said Union Minister Babul Supriyo.

18 Apr 2017 11:19 AM

75% villages along banks of Ganga open defecation-free: Modi

PM highlighted how tweets related to uncleanliness in railways receive prompt response and are met with quick action.

11 Apr 2017 9:23 AM

Humanising rivers: An incomplete idea

The language of the Uttarakhand judgment is almost telegraphic.

02 Apr 2017 5:11 AM

An avoidable tragedy

The compensatory amounts are a reflection of how cheap lives have become in a country of 1.25 billion.

16 Jan 2017 1:59 AM

21 dead as boat capsizes in Bihar, toll likely to rise

Nitish Kumar announced an exgratia of Rs 4 lakh for the family of those who died in the incident.

15 Jan 2017 1:24 AM


Patna: 19 killed as boat returning from festival capsizes in Ganga river

The accident took place when the boat, carrying at least 34 people, was about to reach the river bank.

14 Jan 2017 11:05 PM

Patna: 17 killed as boat capsizes in Ganga

According to reports, the accident took place when the boat, carrying at least 34 people, was about to reach the river bank.

14 Jan 2017 9:14 PM

Haldia to get multi-modal terminal by 2019: IWAI

To be completed by August, 2019, IWAI expects 7.95 million tonnes per annum of cargo traffic at the Haldia terminal by 2020.

30 Dec 2016 5:28 AM