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Farakka Barrage key factor in Bangladesh’s...

Farakka Barrage key factor in Bangladesh’s...

Environment

Sun, Feb 11 2018

Bangladesh, heavily reliant on agriculture, bears the brunt of the barrage’s destructive effect

‘Water is a highly emotive issue’

‘Water is a highly emotive issue’

Foreign Affairs

Wed, Apr 19 2017

The recent state visit by PM Sheikh Hasina to India is being hailed as a new turning point in the long-running...

More than neighbours

More than neighbours

Editorial

Fri, Apr 7 2017

Will this usher in a new era of cooperation between India and Bangladesh and resolve our long-standing...

Indians giving?

Indians giving?

Towheed Feroze

Sun, Apr 2 2017

When it comes to India, does Bangladesh give more than it gets?

Is Bangladesh collateral damage in the...

Is Bangladesh collateral damage in the...

Foreign Affairs

Fri, Mar 31 2017

'I have a good personal and political rapport with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. But my state’s interest...

Environmentalists demand demolition...

Environmentalists demand demolition...

Environment

Mon, Mar 13 2017

"We want the demolition of those barrages which have cast negative impacts on Bangladesh's agriculture,...

China, India in competition to woo Bangladesh...

China, India in competition to woo Bangladesh...

Foreign Affairs

Sun, Mar 5 2017

Issues on water-sharing between Bangladesh and India have long been an obstacle for discussions between...

A tale of two rivers

A tale of two rivers

Shilajit Kar Bhowmik

Sat, Feb 25 2017

Water is necessary for peace

Farakka is bad for both sides

Farakka is bad for both sides

Editorial

Wed, Feb 22 2017

We hope the Bihar chief minister’s statements will hasten the way towards a viable, long-term solution...

Bihar CM: Time to decommission...

Bihar CM: Time to decommission...

Environment

Tue, Feb 21 2017

Farakka has been blamed for reducing water flow, causing salinity ingress and drying up of the Sundarbans...

Farakka barrage, engineers and...

Farakka barrage, engineers and...

What the World Says

Tue, Sep 20 2016

Why the controversial barrage was built on the Ganges just upstream of the India-Bangladesh border, and...

India: Media reports on Farakka water...

India: Media reports on Farakka water...

Bangladesh

Sat, Sep 3 2016

“The Ministry of Water Resources of India has clarified that the Gates of Farakka Barrage are operated...

Farakka propaganda irks Bangladesh

Farakka propaganda irks Bangladesh

Bangladesh

Sat, Sep 3 2016

Media reports about India opening all flood gates of Farakka Barrage and fears of consequent flooding...

Farakka is a hindrance to peace

Farakka is a hindrance to peace

Uncategorized

Tue, Aug 30 2016

The Farakka Barrage is a bane for Bangladesh

Flood worsens as Farakka sluice gates...

Flood worsens as Farakka sluice gates...

Uncategorized

Sun, Aug 28 2016

Flood triggered by the rise in water level of Padma and Mahanada Rivers after India opened the sluice...