Ganga pollution

Ashes must be buried on ground and saplings planted on it, says BJP minister, sparks row

Ashes must be buried on ground and saplings planted on it, says BJP minister, sparks row

The former Mumbai Police Commissioner had in past made several controversial remarks.

Dec 20, 2017, 13:27 PM IST
Bihar CM Nitish Kumar demands national debate on Ganga pollution

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar demands national debate on Ganga pollution

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday stressed on the need for a national debate for a clean and pollution-free Ganga river.

Feb 25, 2017, 20:42 PM IST
Ganga pollution: NGT pulls up Akhilesh Yadav govt, asks 'what initiatives have been taken so far'

Ganga pollution: NGT pulls up Akhilesh Yadav govt, asks 'what initiatives have been taken so far'

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Wednesday pulled up the Akhilesh Yadav-led Uttar Pradesh government and asked as to what all slew of measures it has taken so far to curb pollution in river Ganga, the holiest river in India.

Dec 21, 2016, 22:33 PM IST
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.

Jan 31, 2016, 10:15 AM IST
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.

Jan 18, 2016, 13:11 PM IST

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.

Dec 14, 2015, 22:50 PM IST

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.

Dec 12, 2015, 19:48 PM IST

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

Dec 10, 2015, 23:34 PM IST

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.

Nov 23, 2015, 23:22 PM IST

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.

Oct 18, 2015, 19:29 PM IST

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Oct 10, 2015, 12:15 PM IST

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Oct 10, 2015, 09:18 AM IST
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."

Oct 09, 2015, 20:09 PM IST
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.

Jul 30, 2015, 18:07 PM IST

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.

Jun 08, 2015, 21:37 PM IST

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.

May 23, 2015, 18:27 PM IST
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.

Apr 15, 2015, 21:08 PM IST

Now get purified ganga jal in Varanasi

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

Apr 13, 2015, 09:39 AM IST
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.

Mar 26, 2015, 22:41 PM IST

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.

Mar 10, 2015, 19:30 PM IST