FARRAKA BARRAGE

  • About time the Govt did away with Mamata? February 19, 2012

    Kolkata: Yet another bombshell has been dropped on the Congressled Centre by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, this time over excess drainage of water from the Farakka barrage to Bangladesh. In a stronglyworded letter to the Prime Minister, Banerjee called the Centre's delay in repairing two sluice gates of...
  • Farraka issue: Mamata alleges criminal conspiracy February 18, 2012

    New Delhi: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has reportedly alleged in her letter to the Prime Minister concerning the Teesta watersharing pact that the Farraka barrage was a "manmade disaster, planned on the one hand with finesse and aplomb, to plunge West Bengal into a crisis and on the...
  • Teesta water sharing: Foreign secy meets Mamata February 18, 2012

    New Delhi: Foreign Secretary Ranjan Mathai is reportedly meeting West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in a bid to settle the Teesta water sharing agreement. The West Bengal CM had earlier written a letter to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh raising objections over the Farakka Barrage watersharing with Bangladesh. In her letter,...