Ganga pollution: NGT convenes meeting of stakeholders
Ganga pollution: NGT convenes meeting of stakeholders

The National Green has convened a joint meeting of stakeholders on May 1 to discuss a strategy for making Ganga pollution-free and chalk out a workable solution.

Now get purified ganga jal in Varanasi

A few Ganga devotees have come up with an action plan to purify the water of Ganga.

Govt to make law to protect Ganga from pollution
Govt to make law to protect Ganga from pollution

The Centre will enact a law for permanent protection of river Ganga from pollution as Prime Minister Narendra Modi today pitched for an "uncompromising mission-mode approach" to stop its further pollution.

UP govt to introduce online Ganga pollution check

Uttar Pradesh government Tuesday said that an online monitoring system was being introduced to check pollution in Ganga river.

Floating diyas adding to pollution in Ganga river

 Scores of floating 'diyas' offered to the Ganga River everyday contribute to the pollution in the holy river, Union Minister Chaudhary Birender Singh said today.

SC seeks report on STPs to check Ganga pollution

The Supreme Court Wednesday asked if the Modi government intended to complete the task of cleaning the Ganga in its present term or carry it to the next term and keep the issue alive.

PM Modi calls for time-bound, swift action to keep Ganga clean
PM Modi calls for time-bound, swift action to keep Ganga clean

Taking a serious view towards 'Clean Ganga' campaign, PM Narendra Modi on Tuesday called for time-bound, swift action and single-minded focus to stop pollution of the River Ganga.

Will Ganga rejuvenation plans save the river?

Ganges is the most polluted river in the world, carrying thousands of tonnes of rubbish, toxins,industrial waste and dead bodies. Uma Bharti through her schemes and laws has promised to rejuvenate the life of this holy river.

Disposal of solid waste near Ganga: NGT seeks Centre's reply

 Taking a serious view of dumping of garbage around the Ganga, the National Green Tribunal has sought the Centre's response on a plea seeking directions for disposal of solid wastes on the bank of the river accumulated during Kartik Poornima fair in Uttar Pradesh.

Clean Ganga: SC pulls up pollution boards for not taking stringent action against industries
Clean Ganga: SC pulls up pollution boards for not taking stringent action against industries

Taking into consideration the present state of river Ganga, the Supreme Court on Wednesday criticised the Centre and state pollution control boards for their failure to take action against defaulters.

Israel offers help in Ganga cleaning project
Israel offers help in Ganga cleaning project

Israel has expressed interest in sharing its expertise on water purification and waste water treatment under Prime Minister Narendra Modi's pet project for cleaning river Ganga.

Clean Ganga drive: Centre gives clearance to 6 new sewage treatment plants

Taking a positive step towards cleaning the holy river Ganga, after Prime Minister Narendra Modi pledged to rejuvenate it on a priority basis, the Centre has given clearance for six new sewage treatment plants (STPs).

CPCB uploads list of industrial units polluting Ganga on its website

Following an order of National Green Tribunal (NGT), the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has uploaded a list of 972 industrial units polluting river Ganga and its tributaries on its website, government said on Thursday.

Rope in industry stalwarts and reward CSR incentives for Ganga clean-up drive: PHD Chamber

Amidst growing focus on the Ganga clean-up drive, the PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry has called on the Government to rope-in voluntary contributions of the stalwarts of the India Inc. and the leading Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs), to clean rivers such as Ganga and Yamuna by rewarding them with Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) tax incentives.

Ganga water can cause cancer: Study

Ganga is considered as the holiest of the holy rivers, serving as a gateway for souls to escape the cycle of rebirth and attain salvation.

India`s struggle to free Ganga of pollution– a flowing mess!

For centuries, Ganga is considered as the holiest of the holy rivers, serving as a gateway for souls to escape the cycle of rebirth and attain salvation.

UP threatens to cut water supply to Delhi over Ganga pollution

Alleging that Delhi was emptying its 16 drains into the Yamuna river which was later converging with the Ganga and polluting it, the UP government has issued a notice to Arvind Kejriwal government and threatened to cut water supply to the national capital.

Varanasi citizens file FIRs against polluting Ganga

In a first, citizens of Varanasi Friday lodged police complaints against "unknown" people for polluting the Ganga.

Advani concerned over pollution in Ganga

Concerned over pollution in country`s rivers, including the sacred Ganga, BJP leader LK Advani has asked the chemical industry to find innovative and cost effective ways to stop environmental degradation.

Uma blames Centre, state governments for Ganga pollution

BJP leader Uma Bharti Sunday said she will continue to work for making the holy river pollution-free through her mass campaigns.