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Nitish Kumar blames Farakka dam for floods, writes to PM Modi calling for it's demolition
India Today

Should the Farakka barrage be removed?

Its design has obstructed sediment flow, perhaps causing floods in Bihar. But it also helped meet Kolkata‚Äôs needs Business Line, 2 weeks ago
The utility of Farakka Barrage? Bangladesh Daily Star, 1 month ago
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Siasat Daily

India trashes reports on Farakka water flooding Bangladesh

Indian ministry of external affairs has criticised the media reports regarding release of water from Farakka Barrage contributing to floods in Bangladesh as erroneous and misleading. The official spokesperson of the ministry Vikas Swarup, came up ...
 New Age Bangladesh4 weeks ago 'Farakka Barrage release did not cause floods'  News Today4 weeks ago Media reports on Farakka water misleading: India  Bangladesh Daily Star4 weeks ago PTI - INDOBANGLA - Reports of Farakka Barrage water release causing floods in B'desh erroneous: India  Namibia Press Agency4 weeks ago
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United News of India

Bullet kills youth during police clash

A youth died of a bullet wound he suffered during a clash between police and villagers on a highway in Farakka today over a roadblock to protest erratic power supply. Villagers who had blocked NH34, which connects Calcutta to Dalkhola in North Dinajpur, ...
 The Telegraph1 month ago One killed, 20 injured at Farakka as agitators turn violent  Times of India1 month ago Protesters, policemen injured in Murshidabad clash  United News of India1 month ago Villagers , police clash over power cuts; CPM, Cong give 12-hr bandh call at Jangipur sub-division today  The Echo Of India1 month ago
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Siasat Daily

Farakka dam not cause of floods in Bihar: Experts

The article below represents a preview only and is not meant for reuse or republishing. Patna, Aug. 27 -- Well known hydrologist and former head of civil engineering department of Patna University T Prasad on Friday said Farakka barrage was not the ...
 HT Syndication1 month ago BJP-NITISH - No scientific evidence proves Farakka Dam caused Bihar floods: Sushil  Namibia Press Agency1 month ago Yes, Farakka adds to Bihar's flood woes: Expert  Times of India1 month ago No Scientific Evidence Proves Farakka Dam Caused Bihar Floods: Sushil Kumar Modi  Siasat Daily1 month ago
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The Hindu

Reviving the Farakka debate

The recent floods in Bihar and to a lesser extent in places such as eastern Uttar Pradesh and parts of West Bengal and Madhya Pradesh have again raised serious questions about the role of dams and barrages in flood protection. The massive discharges ...
 The Statesman3 weeks ago 5 States reel under flood impact, Farakka gates to be opened  The Hindu1 month ago Floods in West Bengal  The Echo Of India1 month ago Photo essay: State of flood  Livemint.com1 month ago
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Opening Farakka Barrage gates in monsoon routine activity: India

India has said that the Farakka Barrage gates remain open in monsoon for the smooth passage of the Ganges flows as a routine and unavoidable activity. Indian foreign office spokesperson on Friday termed media reports regarding waters released by ...
 New Age Bangladesh3 weeks ago Opening Farakka gates during monsoon routine and unavoidable: India  Bdnews24.com4 weeks ago Patna remains on tenterhooks despite lifting of Farakka gates  HT Syndication1 month ago India orders opening of Farakka Barrage gates  Financial Express Bangladesh1 month ago
Deccan Chronicle

Lalu Yadav stirs row with flood remark

Patna: While chief minister Nitish Kumar wants silt management policy and removal of Farakka Barrage from Ganga as a permanent solution to the flood problem, RJD Chief Lalu Yadav on Thursday blamed Jharkhand government for releasing excessive water ...
 Deccan Chronicle1 month ago Lalu Prasad Yadav blames Jharkhand for floods  Asian Age1 month ago

Farakka has no primary health centre

The article below represents a preview only and is not meant for reuse or republishing. Berhampore, Aug. 28 -- Even after 70 years of Independence, there is no Block Primary Health Centre (BPHC) at Farakka in Murshidabad. The Beniagram Primary ...
 HT Syndication1 month ago Centre let Bihar down on Farakka: Speaker  HT Syndication1 month ago

CM to PM: Dismantle Farakka

The article below represents a preview only and is not meant for reuse or republishing. Patna, Aug. 24 -- Chief minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday met Prime Minister Na rend ra Mod ito apprise him of the flood situation in 12 Bihar districts, ...
 HT Syndication1 month ago Farakka barrage must go: Nitish  HT Syndication1 month ago
Money Control

NTPC's Farakka plant gets green panel nod for coal supply

An Environment Ministry panel hasgiven permission to state-run NTPC for transporting importedcoal to its Farakka Thermal Power Plant in West Bengal vianational waterways for another 6 months till January 2017.
 Money Control2 weeks ago Security tightened at NTPC plants  United News of India1 month ago
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