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Ganga

  • Changing lives around the Mahakali

    February 12, 2020

    Women living along the transboundary river have found their own leaders who empower them to demand their basic rights

  • In a village close to the transboundary Mahakali river, a pregnant woman awaits news of remittance from her husband working abroad [All images by: Minket Lepcha]

    Lives without men

    February 10, 2020

    A photographic account of the lives of women in the transboundary Mahakali River basin as their men migrate in search of work

  • Mahakali women find their voices

    February 07, 2020

    A photographic journey among women in the India-Nepal transboundary Mahakali River basin, the first in a series

  • Cyclone Bulbul aftermath (Image: Delwar Hossain)

    Mangrove forest saves Bengal from Cyclone Bulbul

    November 12, 2019

    The Sundarbans absorbed the fury of the cyclone to save West Bengal and Bangladesh, but was badly damaged in the process, while the India Meteorological Department earned praise for its accurate updates

  • The Ganga

    Photo essay: The Ganga and its people

    August 28, 2019

    Travelling by foot along the Ganga, Siddharth Agarwal documents how the river is an intrinsic part of the life of the people that live beside it

  • Polls and pollution along the Ganga

    April 23, 2019

    Water, air and soil are all polluted in Uttar Pradesh, India’s most populous state; but no campaigner in this election season talks about it, and voters do only when reminded

  • Photo feature: Ganga back to dirty ways

    April 22, 2019

    Within a few weeks of the end of the Kumbh Mela in Prayagraj, the Ganga is again flowing dirty and lean, as the water released from the Tehri dam in Uttarakhand has been stopped again, and pollution continues unabated

  • Water is big issue before India’s elections

    April 15, 2019

    The manifestos of India’s main national parties, the BJP and the Congress, lay a great deal of emphasis on water management, but there are few new ideas to manage the big crisis