Ban on Ganga baths: Varanasi Mayor imposes Rs 1000 fine on violators

The Mayor of Varanasi has imposed a complete ban on bathing and washing clothes in the river Ganga and has directed that any violation would lead to a fine of Rs 1,000.

Increasing dead bodies in Ganga posing threat to river health: TERI
Increasing dead bodies in Ganga posing threat to river health: TERI

A recent survey by the Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) has showed that an increasing dead bodies of human beings and cattle floating in the Ganges pose a threat to the health of the river.

Saints, local residents clash over illegal mining in Haridwar

Saints and local residents in Haridwar clashed over illegal mining in the river Ganga.

Cabinet approves 'Namami Gange' programme

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the flagship "Namami Gange" programme, which attempts to integrate the efforts to clean up and protect the Ganga river in a comprehensive manner.

'River Ganga cleaning campaign could shift India's view of responsibilities to safeguard natural bounty'

Government's ambitious Ganga cleaning programme and setting up of the National Green Tribunal could shift India's view of its responsibilities to safeguard its natural bounty, a study by Circle of Blue has revealed.

PM Modi to chair National Ganga River Basin Authority meet Thursday
PM Modi to chair National Ganga River Basin Authority meet Thursday

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, whose government has given top priority to cleansing the Ganga, would chair the fifth meeting of National Ganga River Basin Authority (NGRBA) Thursday.

Centre seeks action plans from municipalities, ULBs on Ganga

Concerned over unabated pollution of River Ganga, the Centre Wednesday directed 118 municipalities, urban local bodies (ULBs) in five states to furnish action plans for reducing pollution or face legal action for non-compliance.

Campaign to protect Gangetic dolphins
Campaign to protect Gangetic dolphins

 To protect the endangered Gangetic river dolphins here and in nearby districts, a three-day campaign is being run on a cruise.

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.

65 endangered juvenile gharials released into Ganges at Hastinapur, UP
65 endangered juvenile gharials released into Ganges at Hastinapur, UP

To protect the 'critically-endangered' species from extinction, the Uttar Pradesh government in association with the World Wide Fund for Nature has released 65 juvenile Gharials, bred in captivity, into the Ganges at Hastinapur.

NGT seeks more information about tanneries on Ganga banks before ruling

The National Green Tribunal Thursday sought more clarification on key issues before deciding the fate of about 700 Kanpur-based tanneries on the banks of river Ganga, termed as "highest sources of pollution" in one of its earlier observations.

Determine to rejuvenate Ganga: Uma Bharati
Determine to rejuvenate Ganga: Uma Bharati

Notwithstanding attempts by the alleged "power mafia" to disrupt rejuvenation of Ganga, the Government Saturday said that it is determined to cleanse the polluted holy river "come what may".

BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj speaks exclusively to Zee Media

BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj speaks exclusively to Zee Media.

Sakshi was at the centre of a controversy when he asked Hindu women to have at least four children, sparking condemnation from the opposition, which alleged that the ruling party was trying to polarise the atmosphere.

DNA: Over 100 dead bodies found afloat in Ganga in Unnao, UP

More than 100 decaying dead bodies surfaced in the river Ganga near Pariyar between Kanpur and Unnao on Tuesday.

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Who is responsible for unclaimed dead bodies floating in River Ganga?

Home Ministry has asked UP government to submit a report in the wake of over hundred dead bodies found afloat in Ganga river in Unnao district of Uttar Pradesh.

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.

SC pulls up Centre over Ganga cleaning, Uma Bharti says process will take time
SC pulls up Centre over Ganga cleaning, Uma Bharti says process will take time

Union Minister of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Uma Bharti on Wednesday said that the government will take time to clean the Ganga river.

Dead bodies in Ganga: Centre seeks report from UP govt

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: Home Ministry has asked UP government to submit a report in the wake of over hundred dead bodies found afloat in Ganga river in Unnao district of Uttar Pradesh.

Scores of dead bodies found floating in Ganga river in Unnao, UP
Scores of dead bodies found floating in Ganga river in Unnao, UP

In a sensational development, scores of dead bodies were found floating in Ganga river in Unnao district of Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday.

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.