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Uma Bharti promises to control Yamuna pollution

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 05, 2014, 20:32

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

Delhi government`s project to clean up Yamuna river

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 18:06

To address the issue of pollution in the Yamuna, Delhi government has undertaken a comprehensive project through which all the polluting drains shall be cleaned before they merge into the river.

Yamuna`s interceptor drains project to finish by March

Last Updated: Friday, January 31, 2014, 21:45

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.

Activists march in Mathura against Yamuna pollution

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 15, 2013, 15:52

Hundreds of `Yamuna-Bhakts` and protestors will begin a march Tuesday from Keshi Ghat to the Mathura district magistrate`s office in Uttar Pradesh, demanding to make the Yamuna river pollution-free.

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

Last Updated: Monday, March 11, 2013, 17:17

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.

Clean Yamuna in time-bound manner: Mayawati

Last Updated: Monday, March 11, 2013, 14:51

BSP chief Mayawati on Monday called for time-bound implementation of programmes to clean the Yamuna and coordination between the Centre and states to take steps against pollution of the river.

Govt ready for debate on Yamuna pollution

Last Updated: Thursday, March 07, 2013, 15:36

Amid concerns in Rajya Sabha over increasing pollution level in the Yamuna, the government on Thursday expressed readiness to hold a thorough discussion on the issue during the current session of Parliament.

Yamuna activists block Delhi-Agra highway

Last Updated: Monday, March 04, 2013, 15:36

Thousands of activists, on a march from Vrindavan to Delhi demanding release of Yamuna water from Hathini Kund barrage, today blocked the Delhi-Agra highway and rail route.

Yamuna`s slow death documented in film

Last Updated: Thursday, January 10, 2013, 08:57

An hour-long film, ‘Yamuna ka Dard’ (The Pain of the Yamuna), was released here Wednesday in a bid to highlight the pollution in the river and the likely damage it could cause to the Taj Mahal.

Yamuna cleanup begins after Durga idols` immersion

Last Updated: Saturday, October 27, 2012, 20:10

With the immersion of hundreds of idols of Goddess Durga into the Yamuna after Durga Puja, civic authorities now have to set about dredging up a large quantity of insoluble waste.

`Polluted stretch of Yamuna has gone up to 600 km`

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 30, 2012, 16:47

The Central pollution Control Board has confirmed that the total polluted stretch of the Yamuna river has increased to 600 km from 500km since 2010.

`Despite investments, pollution in Ganga, Yamuna up`

Last Updated: Friday, May 18, 2012, 20:37

Despite efforts and "huge investments", pollution level in Ganga and Yamuna continues to increase.