26 Aug 2016
Patna: RJD chief Lalu Prasad has come in for sharp criticism from opposition leaders for his 'Ganga at one's doorstep' remark while taking stock of the flood situation on the outskirts of the state capital two days ago. While talking to flood victims, Lalu had on August 23 said they (people) were lucky to have the Ganga coming to their doorstep as not everybody gets 'Gangajal' in his home.
26 Aug 2016
Patna: With reports of eight fresh deaths on Friday, the total deaths in Bihar flood increased to 135, with Bhojpur district accounting for 12 deaths in the second round of floods due to the swollen Ganga. The flood, caused by a spate in the Ganga, Sone, Punpun, Burhi Gandak, Ghaghra, Kosi and other rivers, has affected 31.33 lakh people in 1,934 villages in 12 districts, a Disaster Management Department statement said.
18 Aug 2016
New Delhi: Congress chief Sonia Gandhi has been admitted to Sir Ganga Ram Hospital again for a medical check-up, two days after she was discharged following treatment for illness and a shoulder injury.
15 Aug 2016
Patna/Kolkata: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and his West Bengal counterpart Mamata Banerjee on Monday hoisted the national flag to mark the Independence Day in their respective states. Nitish Kumar said that he is committed to the fast development of the state. He said 'Sushasan' (good governance) has been established in Bihar and his government is doing everything for just development."Our resolve is Bihar's development. The state is developing fast and it is for everyone to realise," Nitish Kumar said.
12 Aug 2016
Marking the breaking of a new dawn, a roll-on-roll-off inland vessel will set sail from Varanasi’s Aghoreshwar Bhagwan Ram Ghat on River Ganga to West Bengal’s Haldia river port on Friday.
14 Aug 2016
New Delhi: Congress president Sonia Gandhi was on Sunday discharged from a private hospital here where she was undergoing treatment for dehydration, fever and a shoulder injury for the last 11 days.
10 Aug 2016
New Delhi: The Namami Gange programme is "atonement" for the pollution of the Ganga post-Independence, Union minister Uma Bharti said on Wednesday and appealed to MPs from constituencies along the river to help make the campaign successful.
03 Aug 2016
New Delhi: Congress president Sonia Gandhi, who had to cut short her visit to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's constituency Varanasi after she was taken ill, was shifted to Ganga Ram Hospital from Army's Research and Referral Hospital on Wednesday.
31 Jul 2016
Lucknow: A little over two years ago, the BJP's prime ministerial candidate, PM Narendra Modi, had told a sea of supporters and party workers that he had been beckoned by the Ganga to come to Varanasi to contest the Lok Sabha elections.
11 Oct 2013
Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Friday laid the foundation stone of the Ganga Expressway, paving the way for the much-awaited road project.