MoEF working on policy to protect river banks: Govt tells HC

Maharashtra Government informed the Bombay High Court Friday that the Ministry of Information and Forests (MoEF) has set up an expert committee to frame a River Regulation policy to protect the banks of rivers, lakes, creeks and tributaries in the wake of constructions.

BJP for immediate ban on construction along river banks in J&K

In view of the recent natural calamity in Uttarakhand, BJP on Sunday demanded an immediate ban on any construction alongside river banks in Jammu and Kashmir.