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Bengal makes Sagar Island 'no-plastic zone'

The West Bengal government has initiated measures to make Sagar Island - the venue for the annual Gangasagar Mela - a plastic-free zone. The local administration has been asked to ensure that pilgrims coming to the area for the Gangasagar Mela do not the ... Deccan Herald, 3 weeks ago
Website to trace missing people at Ganga Sagar fair Business Standard, 1 week ago
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Pilgrims arrive early to avoid last-minute Gangasagar rush

Early birds have started thronging the Sagar Island to avoid the last-minute rush of pilgrims to the annual Gangasagar Mela in the second week of January.Every year on Makar Sankranti (January 14), thousands of pilgrims gather at the island to take a dip at ...
 Business Standard3 weeks ago

Mamata assures adequate arrangements for pilgrims at Gangasagar Mela

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said her government has made adequate arrangements to ensure security of the pilgrims visiting Sagar Island for the 'Gangasagar Mela'.Terming the fair as a "grand assembly of humanity", Banerjee also ...
 Prokerala1 week ago Centre does not provide any support to Gangasagar fair: Mamata  Prokerala1 week ago

Coast guard beefs up measures to ensure safety of Gangasagar pilgrims

The Indian Coast Guard has beefed up measures to ensure a safe pilgrimage to Ganga Sagar Mela for thousands of people expected to visit Sagar Island in West Bengal January 10-16 on the occasion of the Hindu festival of Makar Sankranti, an official said on ...
 Prokerala1 week ago

Gadkari cancels Kolkata visit after BJP & Trinamool workers clash in Kolkata

Reports of clashes between Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and All India Trinamool Congress (AITC) workers at North Kolkata’s Pathuriaghata Street has led Union minister Nitin Gadkari to cancel his visit to the city. Gadkari, the Union Minister for Road ...
 catchnews.com5 days ago

Ruminations: Clash of cultures

The BJP’s efforts to ride over this hump by associating itself with Vivekananda might not be enough All indications suggest that the next big clash between the Hindutva agenda of the saffron Parivar and the secular coalition led by the Congress party will ...
 The Financial Chronicle1 week ago

Calcutta HC stops BJYM rally for 2 days

The Calcutta High Court today directed that a Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) rally be stopped for two days in view of a mob attack on it.The vehicle of a court-appointed special officer was damaged in the mob attack.Following the high court's nod to the ...
 Business Standard1 week ago

Ruminations: In Modi’s shadow

The saffron Parivar and its icons had been certain that their agenda of Hindu majoritarianism would inevitably succeed During an assignment on Left extremism many years ago that took me to Robertsganj, in Uttar Pradesh’s Sonbhadra district, I had met a ...
 The Financial Chronicle2 weeks ago
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