Is the mighty Ganga drying up?  | The Hindu

Is the mighty Ganga drying up? | The Hindu

The Ganga that has nourished the Indian civilisation for centuries has recorded a historically low inflow in its lower reaches this year, going by the evidence on the ground. The inflow at the Farakka barrage in West Bengal nearly halved, compared with the quantum of...
Here is why Ganga Dussehra is the Heart of Hindus in India

Here is why Ganga Dussehra is the Heart of Hindus in India

Ganga Dussehra celebrated on June 14, this year to mark the descent of the River Ganga upon Earth Many devotees take a bath in the Holy River Ganges to wash away all their sins Kite flying is another tradition that is practiced after bathing in the river There are...
India’s Kumbh Melas are running short of water

India’s Kumbh Melas are running short of water

“When I came to the Kumbh in my childhood, this was a beautiful river flowing with sweet water,” Badal Nath, 64, reminisced on the banks of the Shipra river in Ujjain in central India. “The last time [12 years ago], it was a stinking drain, nauseating even to step...