Re-framing Delhi's relationship with the Yamuna

 The sense of belonging and ownership by Delhi's 16 million citizens is what the Yamuna river requires to rekindle its relationship with the city.

DJB starts process of cleaning Yamuna river

Taking its maiden step towards cleaning Yamuna, Delhi Jal Board on Monday launched the first phase of its 59-km interceptor sewer project which will ensure that only treated sewage is discharged into the three major drains which release water in the river.

Hundreds of devotees take holy dip in Yamuna

Hundreds of devotees took a dip at the Yamuna ghats in Uttar Pradesh`s Mathura and Vrindavan cities on the occasion of Yam Dwitiya Saturday morning, undeterred by the stink and high level of pollutants in the water, activists said.

Widows of Vrindavan begin Diwali celebrations on Yamuna banks

The widows of Vrindavan today lit hundreds of earthen lamps at the banks of Yamuna as they today began their three-day Diwali celebrations through which they intend to spread awareness about the need for the river's cleanliness.

Don't permit industries discharging effluents into Yamuna: NGT directs DPCC

A day after cracking the whip on a sugar mill in Uttar Pradesh for polluting river Ganga, the National Green Tribunal on Friday directed Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) not to grant permission to any industrial unit discharging effluents directly or indirectly into Yamuna.

'India Rivers Week' to be observed
'India Rivers Week' to be observed

As most of the Indian rivers suffer pollution and reduced flow, a group of NGOs Wednesday announced observing "India Rivers Week" here to highlight the issues.

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.

Communication gap between DDA, DTC on millennium depot is embarrassing: HC

The Delhi High Court on Thursday termed as "embarrassing" the "communication gap" between DDA and DTC regarding shifting of the 50-acre millennium bus depot from its current location on the banks of Yamuna here.

Yamuna banks a sorry sight following Durga immersions

The immersion of idols following the conclusion of the Durga Puja festival left the banks of the Yamuna wearing a sorry look today as everything from polythene bags to rotting flowers lay strewn on the riverside.

Centre will take up cleaning of Yamuna on priority basis: Uma

The Centre will take up the cleaning of Yamuna on priority basis, Union Minister for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Uma Bharati has said.

Share views with me freely, frankly: Uma Bharati to officials

Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharati on Friday urged her ministry officials to express their opinions "without any fear and hesitation" and asked them to send their views directly to her through sealed envelopes.

Yamuna river needs to be cleaned, says Uma Bharti

Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti stressed on cleaning the Yamuna river during a surprise visit to the ghats here.

Ban on idol immersion in Yamuna in Agra

Immersion of Ganesh idols in the Yamuna river will not be permitted in Agra.

Some states trying to create water dispute: Uma Bharti

Mathura; Union Minister Uma Bharti on Tuesday said some states are trying to create water dispute although she asserted that Uttar Pradesh would get its share of water.

Don`t pollute Yamuna on Ganesh Chaturthi, devotees told

With the Narendra Modi government moving toward cleaning India`s rivers, including the sacred Ganga and its tributary, the Yamuna, authorities are worried that coming religious festivals might just aggravate the river`s pollution.

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.

Discharge in Ganga: NGT orders joint inspection into polluting industries

Concerned over effluents discharged into the Ganga and the Yamuna, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) today directed the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) and the Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board (UPPCB) to conduct a joint inspection of "seriously polluting industries" on the bank of both the rivers.

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.

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.