Four men feared drowned during idol immersion in Delhi

Four men were feared drowned in two separate incidents during Saraswati idol immersion in the Yamuna river, police said on Tuesday.

Interlinking of rivers reaching new goals: Uma Bharti

Underscoring that interlinking of rivers is reaching new goals, Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharati today said steps are being taken to address the drinking water requirements of Mumbai till 2060.

Yamuna activists to protest in Indian capital

Green activists plan to stage protests in the Indian capital Feb 1 to demand that the Narendra Modi government act fast to clean up the highly polluted Yamuna river.

Sailing to Agra on Yamuna to be reality soon: Gadkari

People will soon be able to go to Agra sailing on the Yamuna as the Centre has sought help from the Netherlands government for the ambitious project that includes building barrages and water-terminals on both sides of the river.

Delhi HC pulls up civic agencies for pumping toxins in water

The Delhi High Court Wednesday pulled up the city's civic agencies for "pumping toxins" in the blood of people in the national capital by letting "black drains" merge into the Yamuna river.

Vrindavan widows march for clean Yamuna

The 1,000-odd widows of Vrindavan Tuesday evening marched through the narrow streets of this holy town, demanding a cleaner Yamuna and urgent steps to check pollution in the river.

Widows of Vrindavan pledge to keep Yamuna clean this Diwali

Pledging to keep Yamuna clean, widows of Vrindavan will offer thousands of 'diyas' on the ghats of the river this Diwali to raise awareness about its pollution.

People flock Radha Kund, cause traffic jam on Delhi-Mathura road

Commuters had a harrowing time on the Delhi-Mathura national highway Thursday due to blocked traffic as people gathered near Radha Kund for a dip in the Yamuna river, police said.

Delhi govt embarks on ambitious project to rejuvenate Yamuna

The Delhi government has embarked on an ambitious project to rejuvenate the Yamuna with an aim to rid the river of pollutants, stop discharge of all sorts of effluents into it and making its river-front beautiful as well as environment friendly.

View from the sky: Delhi Eye reopens
View from the sky: Delhi Eye reopens

Delhi's answer to London, the Delhi Eye, reopened on Thursday.

LG Najeeb Jung asks Delhi residents to participate in cleanliness drive

Amidst the ongoing cleanliness drive in the capital witnessing the participation of prominent leaders of the Union Cabinet, Delhi Lieutenant Governor (LG) Najeeb Jung today appealed to the people to also participate in the drive as only Government efforts are not enough.

'Use public transport to avoid delay due to idol procession'

Anticipating traffic disruption in some areas in view of Vishvakarma idol procession on Friday, Delhi Traffic police has suggested commuters to use public transport to avoid delays.

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.

Remove dumped construction material from capital: NGT to DMRC

Taking a stern view on dumping of construction material in national capital by Delhi Metro Rail Corporation, the National Green Tribunal today directed DMRC to ensure that all such materials be removed and taken to a designated site without any further delay.

Taj city bans polythene

The Agra administration has banned polythene in a bid to clean up the Yamuna river.

After Ganga, govt to form committee for cleansing of Yamuna river

Close to the heels of a secretaries-level group to rejuvenate Ganga river, Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti on Tuesday announced a separate committee for cleansing the polluted Yamuna river in Delhi.

Modi government wants to make `dead` Yamuna navigable

Can you visualise boats sailing on the almost dead Yamuna river in Delhi? The Narendra Modi government is exploring the possibility of making the river - and possibly other rivers as well - navigable to transport people and goods.

Agra water supply may be snapped, warn authorities

Civic authorities in Agra have warned that water supply in the city could be suspended in view of Yamuna river`s already high pollution reaching levels much beyond treatment.

Millennium Depot`s shifting will cost DTC Rs.300 crore, court told

The Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) Thursday told the Delhi High Court said that to relocate its Millennium Bus Depot, built on the Yamuna river bed ahead of the 2010 Commonwealth Games, to another location , would cost "Rs.300 crore".

Sand mining: NGT issues show cause notice to offenders

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Wednesday issued notice to all persons, named by Uttar Pradesh goverment as offenders indulging in illegal sand mining.