Will Ganga rejuvenation plans save the river?

Ganges is the most polluted river in the world, carrying thousands of tonnes of rubbish, toxins,industrial waste and dead bodies. Uma Bharti through her schemes and laws has promised to rejuvenate the life of this holy river.

Disposal of solid waste near Ganga: NGT seeks Centre's reply

 Taking a serious view of dumping of garbage around the Ganga, the National Green Tribunal has sought the Centre's response on a plea seeking directions for disposal of solid wastes on the bank of the river accumulated during Kartik Poornima fair in Uttar Pradesh.

Clean Ganga: SC pulls up pollution boards for not taking stringent action against industries
Clean Ganga: SC pulls up pollution boards for not taking stringent action against industries

Taking into consideration the present state of river Ganga, the Supreme Court on Wednesday criticised the Centre and state pollution control boards for their failure to take action against defaulters.

Israel offers help in Ganga cleaning project
Israel offers help in Ganga cleaning project

Israel has expressed interest in sharing its expertise on water purification and waste water treatment under Prime Minister Narendra Modi's pet project for cleaning river Ganga.

Clean Ganga drive: Centre gives clearance to 6 new sewage treatment plants

Taking a positive step towards cleaning the holy river Ganga, after Prime Minister Narendra Modi pledged to rejuvenate it on a priority basis, the Centre has given clearance for six new sewage treatment plants (STPs).

CPCB uploads list of industrial units polluting Ganga on its website

Following an order of National Green Tribunal (NGT), the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has uploaded a list of 972 industrial units polluting river Ganga and its tributaries on its website, government said on Thursday.

Rope in industry stalwarts and reward CSR incentives for Ganga clean-up drive: PHD Chamber

Amidst growing focus on the Ganga clean-up drive, the PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry has called on the Government to rope-in voluntary contributions of the stalwarts of the India Inc. and the leading Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs), to clean rivers such as Ganga and Yamuna by rewarding them with Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) tax incentives.

Ganga water can cause cancer: Study

Ganga is considered as the holiest of the holy rivers, serving as a gateway for souls to escape the cycle of rebirth and attain salvation.

India`s struggle to free Ganga of pollution– a flowing mess!

For centuries, Ganga is considered as the holiest of the holy rivers, serving as a gateway for souls to escape the cycle of rebirth and attain salvation.

UP threatens to cut water supply to Delhi over Ganga pollution

Alleging that Delhi was emptying its 16 drains into the Yamuna river which was later converging with the Ganga and polluting it, the UP government has issued a notice to Arvind Kejriwal government and threatened to cut water supply to the national capital.

Varanasi citizens file FIRs against polluting Ganga

In a first, citizens of Varanasi Friday lodged police complaints against "unknown" people for polluting the Ganga.

Advani concerned over pollution in Ganga

Concerned over pollution in country`s rivers, including the sacred Ganga, BJP leader LK Advani has asked the chemical industry to find innovative and cost effective ways to stop environmental degradation.

Uma blames Centre, state governments for Ganga pollution

BJP leader Uma Bharti Sunday said she will continue to work for making the holy river pollution-free through her mass campaigns.

‘Penalise people making the Ganga filthy’

Activists of Ganga Mahasabha on Wednesday demanded enactment of a law to penalise people for making the river filthy.

`Centre responsible for deplorable condition of Ganga`

BJP leader Uma Bharti said the National Ganga River Basin Authority is not functioning properly and is a "mere wastage of money."

‘Ganga pollution claims more lives than blasts’

Advanni said that Ganga is languishing in such polluted state that people hesitate to bathe in her waters even in Kashi.

Uma urges PM to set up board on Ganga pollution

Senior BJP leader Uma Bharti sought Prime Minister Manmohan Singh`s help in setting up a
board to review all projects made for checking pollution in
river Ganga.

Uma urges PM to set up board on Ganga pollution

Senior BJP leader Uma Bharti sought Prime Minister Manmohan Singh`s help in setting up a
board to review all projects made for checking pollution in
river Ganga.

HC slams UP govt over Ganga pollution

The Allahabad High Court today
reprimanded Uttar Pradesh government for failing to check
rising pollution level in the river Ganga and said the state
government`s responsibility in such matters was "direct and
not indirect".

7-km long human chain to raise awareness on Ganga pollution

Thousands of people on Monday held
each others` hand and reaffirmed their pledge to save the
national river, Ganga, which has drawn the attention of the
environmentalists world over due to its alarming pollution
level.