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Expert cautions against building barrages on Ganga river

Last Updated: Monday, August 18, 2014, 17:29

Rajendra Singh, a water conservationist also known as India`s waterman, Monday cautioned the central government over its plan to build barrages on the Ganga river.

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

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 13, 2014, 23:43

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.

Discharge in Ganga: NGT orders joint inspection into polluting industries

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 06, 2014, 23:51

Concerned over effluents discharged into the Ganga and Yamuna, National Green Tribunal directed CPCB and UPPCB to conduct a joint inspection of "polluting industries" on the bank of both rivers.

SC asks Centre to apprise about steps taken for cleaning Ganga

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 05, 2014, 20:31

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.

Germany keen to share know-how, funds for Ganges clean-up

Last Updated: Sunday, August 03, 2014, 13:44

Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s ambitious initiative to clean up the Ganges has attracted interest from Germany, which is keen on providing its expertise to carry out the multi-billion dollar project.

Army offers to join Ganga cleaning effort

Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014, 21:37

Seeking to join Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s initiative to clean river Ganga, the Army has proposed to set up a task force under a retired Lieutenant General to carry out the project efficiently.

Army offers to join Ganga cleaning effort

Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014, 20:20

Seeking to join Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s initiative to clean river Ganga, the Army has proposed to set up a task force under a retired Lieutenant General to carry out the project efficiently.

Demand in RS for a comprehensive plan to clean rivers

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 14:29

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

Ganga action plan may be extended to other rivers: Govt

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 17:49

The government today said that based on the outcome of the action plan on Ganga, it may extend it to other major rivers of the country.

150 polluted stretches along rivers in the country: Govt

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 19:33

Government has identified 150 polluted stretches along various rivers in the country, the Lok Sabha was told today.

After Nigmanand, another saint dies while fasting for Ganga

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 19:07

A saint, who claimed to be `Peethadheeshwar` (head) of Kashi Mahashamsan Peeth and was on fast for over a month seeking clean and uninterrupted flow of water in the Ganga river, passed away at a hospital.

Sunita Narain questions allocation on Ganga conservation

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 00:38

Environmentalist Sunita Narain Thursday raised questions on allocations on clean energy and Ganga conservation.