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

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 10:02

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

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 14:17

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

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 10:12

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

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 16:12

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.

Ganga rejuvenation roadmap to be prepared in one month

Last Updated: Saturday, June 07, 2014, 10:02

As part of plans for Ganga`s rejuvenation, transport of passengers and goods between Varanasi and Hooghly on the Hindu holy river is being contemplated, an official statement said Friday.

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

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 04, 2014, 18:21

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.

AAP takes on Narendra Modi, says Sabarmati`s water is also polluted

Last Updated: Saturday, May 10, 2014, 01:04

Countering Gujarat Chief Minister and BJP`s Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi`s claim about the clean-up of Sabarmati river here, Aam Aadmi Party on Friday released a report which says that its water is highly polluted.

UP threatens to cut water supply to Delhi over Ganga pollution

Last Updated: Sunday, February 09, 2014, 20:05

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.

SC issues notice to Centre, states on pollution in Ganga

Last Updated: Friday, January 10, 2014, 19:07

The Supreme Court Friday issued notices to the Centre and states of Uttrakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand and West Bangal on a PIL seeking its direction to prohibit them from throwing waste material from factories into river Ganga and check pollution.

Sugarmill, dairy firm polluting Ganga;NGT seeks Centre`s reply

Last Updated: Monday, October 07, 2013, 21:11

The NGT Monday sought the responses of the Centre and the Uttar Pradesh government on a plea alleging that the Ganga is being polluted due to effluents discharged by sugar mills and a dairy firm.

Varanasi citizens file FIRs against polluting Ganga

Last Updated: Friday, May 10, 2013, 18:11

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

Varanasi citizens file FIRs against polluting Gang

Last Updated: Friday, May 10, 2013, 14:35

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