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Sand mining in UP, Haryana: Green Panel notice to Centre on farmer's plea

Sand mining in UP, Haryana: Green Panel notice to Centre on farmer's plea

The National Green Tribunal has sought response from the Centre, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh governments on a plea seeking prohibition of sand mining on Yamuna's riverbed in both the states.

Pollution in Ganga: NGT reprimands Centre, UP Govt

Pollution in Ganga: NGT reprimands Centre, UP Govt

 The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Monday reprimanded the Centre and Uttar Pradesh Government over pollution in the river Ganga.

Inspiring: Man from Patna swears to clean Ganga all by himself

A man named Vikas Chandra aka, Guddu Baba from Patna has taken an initiative all alone to clean Ganga. Watch the full report here.

Govt to initiate entry-level activities to expedite Ganga cleaning

The Centre will initiate many entry-level activities to expedite the process of cleaning of Ganga during January-March next year leading to "visible" results in a "short" time frame.

Ganga rejuvenation: NGT bans plastic from Gomukh to Haridwar

There will be a complete ban on use of plastic of any kind from Gomukh to Haridwar along Ganga with effect from February 1, the National Green Tribunal directed on Thursday while slapping a penalty of Rs 5,000 per day on erring hotels, dharamshalas and ashrams spewing waste into the river.

Surface cleaning of Ganga to begin from January 2016

The cleaning of solid waste like clothes, parts of dead bodies from the surface of the mainstream of Ganga will begin in January next year, the Centre said today.

Gayatri Pariwar to clean up ghats from Gangotri to Gangasagar

 Gayatri Pariwar to clean up 200 ghats of river ganga from Gangotri to Gangasagar under Nirmal Ganga Jaal Abhiyaan.

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Tell us one place where Ganga is clean: NGT asks Centre

Tell us one place where Ganga is clean: NGT asks Centre

Expressing open displeasure over the government's lackadaisical approach towards ensuring cleanliness and uninterrupted flow of the Ganga, NGT said "we take it that almost nothing has happened in reality."

River Ganga likely to be clean by 2020: Govt

River Ganga likely to be clean by 2020: Govt

Cleaning of river Ganga is expected to be completed by 2020, by which time desired results of initiatives taken up for the purpose will be visible, the government has said.

NMCG, NYKS sign deal to raise Ganga volunteer corps

With an aim to raise Ganga Volunteer Corps, which would be involved in various activities associated with cleaning river Ganga, the National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) and Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan (NYKS) Monday signed an MoU for a period of five years.

Haridwar: Hotel Radisson Blu sealed for polluting Ganga

The National Green Tribunal has found that Haridwar's five star hotel Radisson Blu is to a great extent responsible for Ganga pollution, therefore, the hotel has been sealed for now.

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.