Farakka barrage

Padma, Mahananda continue to swell in north

The Padma and Mahananda rivers continued to swell in Natore and Chapainawabganj districts after India opened all the gates of the Farakka barrage following flood in Patna and 12 other districts, inundating new areas.

October 9, 2019
October 9, 2019

Hasina-Modi agreements on shared rivers: What did Bangladesh get?

During her recent visit to India, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina met with the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. At this meeting, a number of agreements were signed, several of which concern shared rivers.

October 1, 2019
October 1, 2019

Padma, Mahananda continue to swell in north

The Padma and Mahananda rivers continued to swell in Natore and Chapainawabganj districts after India opened all the gates of the Farakka barrage following flood in Patna and 12 other districts, inundating new areas.

August 28, 2016
August 28, 2016

‘India didn’t do right by opening Farakka’

India did not do the right thing by opening the Farakka barrage, Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu says reflecting on the flood situation it has caused in Bangladesh.