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VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
National aquatic animal, Brahmaputra, Ganga, Sunderbans

Almost gone: How the Gangetic Dolphin is struggling to cope with the Ganga's increasing salinity

The national aquatic animal population is taking its last breaths and we all are culpable of its mass murder.

VARIETY

 |  6-minute read
Ganga, Prayagraj, Allahabad, Kumbh mela

Ode to Allahabad: Kumbh is grand and gorgeous. But the city needs salvation

The city cannot live without either of its identities — religious or historical, Nehruvian or dharmic.

POLITICS

 |  8-minute read
Ram mandir, Congress, Pollution, Narendra Modi

Why the Ganga must become a political issue like Ram Mandir

As millions descend upon the Kumbh Mela, sadhus, activists and opposition leaders are raising questions over the government’s claims of a cleaner Ganga.

POLITICS

 |  10-minute read
River, Environment, Lok Sabha election 2019, Narendra Modi

How Ganga can decide the 2019 Lok Sabha polls

For Rahul Gandhi, pledging to clean the Ganga is an opportunity to win the hearts of millions of Hindus.

VARIETY

 |  Wild Ways  |  5-minute read
Environment, Hinduism, Ganga, Irony

Durga Puja is proof our rivers are not fit to carry faith

The fact that most of our Gods are supposed to depart through the conduit of flowing rivers is laced with irony.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
Ganga, Water pollution, Narendra Modi, Namami Gange

Promises washed away? RTI reply reveals the depths of failures around the Namami Gange mission

Union minister Nitin Gadkari had said the Ganga would be ‘70 to 80 per cent’ cleaner by March 2019. But official data shows a starkly different picture.

VOICES

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Rivers, Sewage, Ganga, Namami Gange

Those who worship Ganga have turned it into a dump. Who will save the holiest river?

As citizens, it's time we made the big splash of change.

POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
National mission for clean ganga, Ganga, Clean ganga, Namami Gange

Mockery of Modi vowing he'll have River Ganga cleaned up 4 years ago

Government does not seem keen on pursuing the goals of aviral and nirmal together.

VARIETY

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Narendra Modi, Namami Gange, Water pollution, Ganga

Despite Rs 20,000 crore to clean up Ganga, we can't even bathe in India's holiest river

The Ganges is dying, as are the people who dare take a dip in it.

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
Ganga, Dying rivers, Kumbh logo, Kumbh 2019

Why UP government's mega PR drive for Kumbh Mela is misplaced

It is the conservation of the river that needs to be the talking point.