River Yamuna

Uttarakhand HC declares Ganga, Yamuna rivers as 'living entities', gives them legal rights

Uttarakhand HC declares Ganga, Yamuna rivers as 'living entities', gives them legal rights

Besides Ganga, which is one of the largest rivers in India and considered to be the holiest river and holds a high place in the mythology of India, similar status has been given to river Yamuna, the tributary of Ganga.

Mar 21, 2017, 09:54 AM IST

Chhath festival concludes amid feasting, merriment

Braving early morning chill, hundreds of people living in different parts of the city converged on the banks of River Yamuna here on Wednesday to pay obeisance to the rising sun, as the four-day Chhath festival came to an end.

Nov 18, 2015, 15:19 PM IST

Ensure no cattle blood flows into Yamuna: NGT to Delhi govt

A day before Eid-ul-Zuha, the National Green Tribunal Thursday asked the Delhi government to ensure that no blood is allowed to directly seep into the Yamuna river due to slaughtering of cattle.

Sep 24, 2015, 18:03 PM IST

Yamuna flowing above warning level; no flood threat says Delhi govt

Despite Yamuna flowing above the warning level, Delhi government on Tuesday said that there is no danger of flood and they are prepared for deal with the situation.

Aug 18, 2015, 21:25 PM IST

Activists protest against Yamuna pollution

Activists gathered along the banks of the Yamuna here to demand an early clean up of the river that is the lifeline to millions in northern India.

Mar 26, 2015, 18:41 PM IST

Yamuna`s interceptor drains project to finish by March

The second monetary instalment for laying interceptor sewers to prevent untreated water flowing into the Yamuna has been released and the project is likely to be completed by March, the urban development ministry said Friday.

Jan 31, 2014, 21:45 PM IST

Sand mining: NGT issues show cause notice to offenders

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) today issued notice to all persons, named by Uttar Pradesh goverment as offenders indulging in illegal sand mining, asking why they should not be directed to pay compensation for unauthorised removal of the mineral from river Yamuna.

Jan 22, 2014, 21:49 PM IST

MPs want govt to take steps to make Yamuna pollution-free

Expressing concern over the "sorry state" of river Yamuna, members in the Lok Sabha today unanimously asked the government to save the "lifeline" of people from pollution.

Mar 11, 2013, 17:17 PM IST

Yamuna resembles a drain: Supreme Court

SC said all parameters of water quality of river Yamuna indicates that it more or less resembles a drain.

Nov 09, 2012, 22:41 PM IST

SC asks CPCB to apprise about steps taken to clean Yamuna

The Supreme Court today asked the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) to apprise it within two weeks about the steps taken by it to protect and prevent pollution of river Yamuna.

Aug 16, 2012, 19:37 PM IST