Dhaka: The Teesta water sharing treaty remains the main bilateral issue between India and Bangladesh six months after the accord was called off at the last minute.

New Delhi: For the first time since the Teesta water treaty between India and Bangladesh fell through, both countries are moving ahead again.

Having burnt its fingers over the Teesta river water agreement with Bangladesh, that West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee stalled, the draft National Water Policy (NWP) envisages “consultativ

KOLKATA, 18 JAN: River expert Kalyan Rudra today said that few more issues have to be studied before submitting the report on sharing of the Teesta river water with Bangladesh.

Jalpaiguri, Jan.

Gajoldoba (Jalpaiguri), Jan. 8: Bickering gave way to bonhomie today when water was released for the first time from the Teesta Barrage to farmlands along the left bank.

Jalpaiguri, Jan.

KOLKATA, 22 DEC: The state government has taken up a Rs 51-crore project to clean Bagjola Canal, state irrigation minister Dr Manas Bhuniya said at Writers’ Buildings today, adding the Centre would

In Sikkim at least 17 large hydropower projects on the Teesta River and its tributaries have their environmental clearances in place, despite warnings, improper assessments and negotiated conditions. At a point of time when a natural seismic occurrence has shaken the stability of an already unpredictable Himalayan ecosystem, it is important to revisit the concept of hydropower projects as a green, clean and safe option.

A high amount of silt deposit on the bed of the Teesta combined with the hydel power projects upstream in Sikkim and Bengal has reduced the flow and the volume of water in the river, an expert repo