River Ganga

  • Bihar floods: With devastated homes, lakhs worried about the future 07-09-2013 08:51 AM

    Patna: The flood situation in Bihar has worsened with more than 180 people dead and over a lakh affected across 15 districts in the state. Lining up for food, fighting for every morsel and braving the sun with polythene sheets, it's a day by day struggle for more than 2...
  • Uttarakhand floods: The voices from the hills are seething in rage, lend an ear

    Let There Be Noise |  Subhajit Sengupta
    The rain fall hasn't stopped in the last 24 hours. The mule and doli owners' strike has just been sorted, but given the weather ...

  • Varanasi: Locals abandon houses due to rising water level in Ganga 05-07-2013 03:39 PM

    New Delhi: The rising water levels in the Ganga have caused several locals abandon their houses on the banks of the river in Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh. Meanwhile, incessant rains have led to floods across the eastern districts of the state. Over 500 villages have been affected due to the...
  • Uttarakhand: Over 100 dead; toll may rise with 500 still missing 19-06-2013 07:58 AM

    Haridwar: The monsoon that hit North India early is continuing to wreak havoc in Uttarakhand, killing more than 100 people and leaving over 70,000 tourists and pilgrims stranded. The death toll is expected to rise with 500 people still missing. The famous Kedarnath shrine has suffered damage after it was...
  • Watch: Many temples submerged in Rishikesh 18-06-2013 10:58 AM

    CNN-IBN reports from the ground as monsoon continues to wreak havoc in North India. Many villages have been washed away by the flow of the Ganga near the Lakshman Jhula in Rishikesh. ...
  • Delhi: Doctor kills wife, dumps body in Ganga 28-09-2011 08:35 AM

    New Delhi: A Delhi-based doctor has been arrested for allegedly murdering his wife Supriya. He strangulated her and then threw her body off the bridge into a river. Supriya's mother Nibhasha said, "Please get justice for my daughter. My daughter used to say he treats her badly." On Friday, Supriya...
  • Ganga 'junkyard' remark: Aus host apologises 05-08-2011 09:57 AM

    Melbourne: An Australian radio show host facing criticism for using a derogatory word against India and calling river Ganga a "junkyard" has issued an apology. Council of Indian-Australians president Yadu Singh on Friday said: "I am pleased to report that Sydney's 2Day FM Radio station and (host) Kyle Sandilands have...
  • Aus radio host says 'India is a shit hole' 01-08-2011 01:21 PM

    Melbourne: An Australian radio show host is facing criticism from the Indian community over his reportedly derogatory comments on India and Hinduism, in which he called river Ganga a 'junkyard'. A Sydney-based Indian group is seeking an apology from the radio station following a report that host Kyle Sandilands made...
  • 24 dead as bus plunges into Ganga 11-05-2007 08:19 AM

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  • 30 Minutes: The Ganga is dying 24-03-2007 12:49 AM

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  • Bihar celebrates a sunny Chhath 28-10-2006 12:38 PM

    Thousands offerred their prayers to the sun god on the occasion of Chhath puja on Saturday. ...