Clean Ganga drive: Toxin sensors to send alerts about effluents level

The Central government has directed to install high-tech sensors at critical points along the Ganga to check the level of discharge of industrial waste into the river from about 700 units.

Call to check industrial pollution in Ganga

The water resources, river development and Ganga rejuvenation ministry and the environment, forests and climate change ministry Thursday said they will jointly check industrial pollution of the Ganga river.

Cleaning of Yamuna: Uma Bharti promises to work pro-actively

Promising to cleanse the polluted Yamuna river, Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti on Wednesday said she would pro-actively work to get clearances from various ministries for developing the crucial source of water for Delhi.

South Australia keen on `Clean Ganga` project

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s ambitious `Clean Ganga` project received a shot-in-the-arm with the South Australia government showing its interest in cleaning up the river, which is considered sacred by many Indians.

2015-16 to be observed as water conservation year

The year 2015-16 will be observed as water conservation year and a public movement will be launched during the year to conserve the precious resource, Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Minister Uma Bharti said Wednesday.

Centre sets three-year target to rejuvenate Ganga River

With the Narendra Modi government according top priority to cleaning River Ganga, the Centre has set a target of three years to rejuvenate the polluted holy river.

Research needed to locate the mythological Saraswati River: Uma Bharti

To locate the mythological Saraswati River more research is needed, Uma Bharti, Union Water Resources Minister said today.

Will fully follow SC directives on Ganga clean-up: Uma Bharti

Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti on Wednesday said her ministry will follow the directives of Supreme Court in "letter and spirit" as regards the cleaning up of the Ganga.

Efforts on to revive Saraswati river: Uma Bharti

Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti on Tuesday said scientific evidence and information is being collected to revive the ancient river Saraswati which disappeared long ago.

Efforts on to detect roots of river Saraswati: Govt

Scientific evidence and information is being collected by the government to detect and revive underground water sources of river Saraswati which disappeared long ago, Lok Sabha was informed on Tuesday.

Uma Bharti promises to control Yamuna pollution

The central government has promised action to contain pollution of the Yamuna river and restore its past glory.

SC asks Centre to apprise about steps taken for cleaning Ganga

The Supreme Court has asked the Centre to apprise it about the steps taken for cleaning up of the river Ganga for which the NDA government has created a new ministry.

STF on right track in MPPEB scam: Uma Bharti

Union Minister and former State Chief Minister Uma Bharti said that the Special Task Force (STF) was moving in the right direction in probing the Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board (MPPEB) scam.

Uma Bharti demands CBI probe into MP`s Vyapam scam

Senior BJP leader and Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti had demanded a probe by the Central Bureau of Investigation into the Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board (MPPEB) scam, better known as Vyapam recruitment scam.

BJP`s river linking plan likely to get push

BJP`s ambitious proposal to link rivers across the country is set to get a push with the Water Resources Ministry being asked to prepare a future roadmap.

All rivers are as divine as Ganga, says Bharti

All rivers are divine and the government will not neglect any of them in its zeal to rejuvenate Ganga, Minister for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Uma Bharti said in the Lok Sabha on Monday.

Rise in rape cases due to degradation of social values: Uma Bharti

Blaming degradation of social values for rising rape and molestation cases in the country, Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti said the problem can be overcome through social pressure and compulsions.

Uma Bharti accuses UP govt of "shielding" criminals

Union Minister Uma Bharti on Sunday slammed the Samajwadi Party government over the deteriorating law and order situation in Uttar Pradesh and accused it of "shielding" criminals and rapists.

Demand in RS for a comprehensive plan to clean rivers

A demand for a detailed plan for launching cleanliness drive in all rivers including Ganga was made in Rajya Sabha Friday.

3 projects for interlinking of rivers identified: Govt

Government today said it has identified three projects for interlinking of rivers and all such initiatives will be taken only when the concerned state governments give their concurrence.

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