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Nitish Kumar meets PM Modi, seeks Centre's intervention in desilting Ganga

Bihar Floods: Nitish requests PM to send Central team

On Sunday, Mr. Kumar, had said the Farakka barrage needed to be "removed" and a national desilting policy put in place to prevent flooding. The Hindu, 1 day ago

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Drowned by fury of Ganga

Nitish Kumar's outburst on the Farakka barrage is an echo of the concerns raised by the people of Bhagalpur and Sahebganj, now in Jharkhand, ever since the mid-seventies when the barrage was constructed, opening the channel for recurring floods and ...
 The Telegraph2 days ago Remove Farakka barrage to save Bihar from floods, says Nitish  Prokerala3 days ago Situation alarming in Bihar; officials put on alert  Deccan Herald3 days ago
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Farakka barrage construction dries up hilsa, jumbo prawns supply in state

Varanasi: After the construction of the Farakka Barrage, hilsa disappeared completely from the Ganga, said Arvind Mishra, deputy director of the fishery department presently posted at Jhansi. The Farakka Barrage lacks proper fish passes, restricting ...
 Times of India2 weeks ago 'Fish Ladders' to be installed in river Ganga to help hilsa breeding, says Uma Bharti  DNA3 weeks ago Fish ladders to be put up in Ganga to help hilsa breeding: Uma  Business Standard3 weeks ago Hilsa to climb Farakka ladders to jump onto Bengal plate!  HT Syndication2 weeks ago

Over 100 houses lost in erosion in West Bengal as 31 villages hit by floods

Around 100 houses were washed away today due to erosion in river Ganga near Farakka barrage while 31 villages were submerged in flood waters of Fullara river affecting 22,000 people in Malda district, officials said. The post Over 100 houses lost in erosion ...
 First Post.com3 weeks ago 31 villages hit by flood in Malda, 100 houses lost in erosion  Economic Times3 weeks ago West Bengal: 31 villages hit by flood, over thousands of lives affected in Malda district, 100 houses lost in erosion  India.com3 weeks ago 31 villages submerged, 22,000 affected in Malda  The Statesman3 weeks ago
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Farakka barrage has many disadvantages, says Nitish

Patna: Chief minister (CM) Nitish Kumar on Saturday demanded removal of Farakka barrage on river Ganga, saying "the disadvantages of the barrage appear to be higher than its benefits". Raising the issue of Bihar's share in Ganges waters at the 11th ...
 Times of India1 month ago Bihar CM demands removal of Farakka barrage on river Ganga  Times of India1 month ago Lounge loves | Ganga: Moving Upstream  Livemint.com1 month ago

Erosion victims block railway track...

BJP MLA loses home in erosion *Administration passes buck to Farakka Barrage Project Train services and traffic along NH-34 came to a halt today as the erosion victims of Kaliachak III block blocked the railway track and the national highway for ...
 The Echo Of India3 weeks ago

'Climate change, erosion pushing new generations to poverty along Ganga'

Shantipur (West Bengal), June 28 (IANS) Climate change and vicious river bank erosion in the post-Farakka Barrage period have blurred the lines between the rich and the poor and are pushing successive generations to grinding poverty along the lower ...
 Yahoo! India1 month ago Climate change, erosion pushing new generations to poverty along Ganga  Prokerala1 month ago

Acute drinking water crisis hits the south

People of the south-western part of the country are facing an acute drinking water crisis because of the Farakka Barrage in India. This has forced locals to use the underground water level reserve which is receding at an alarming rate as big and ...
 Dhaka Tribune2 months ago

No scientific evidence proves Farakka Dam caused Bihar floods

The BJP today claimed there is no scientific evidence to prove that floods occurred in Bihar due to Farakka Dam and alleged Chief Minister Nitish Kumar is raising the barrage issue and silt management policy to hide lacunae in providing relief to ...
 Business Standard20 hours ago

Live: Uproar over Kashmir unrest, atrocities against ...

Highlights 11:32 (IST) PJ Kurien asks RS members to calm down "Can I arrest the Home Minister and bring him here?" says a beleaguered Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman as MPs demand a discussion on Kashmir unrest. 11:28 (IST) Rajya ...
 Firstpost.com2 weeks ago
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