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The Farakka effect: If honeybees migrate, why not people?

The consequences of the Farakka Barrage on southwestern Bangladesh have been devastating, driving migration into Assam and West Bengal, and inflaming ethnic conflict, argues Ashok Swain

The Bangladesh-India relationship is complex in nature, but one issue has dominated it: politics over the Ganga. The Ganga water sharing issue goes back to 1951, when Bangladesh was…Read More