Vrindavan widows march for clean Yamuna

The 1,000-odd widows of Vrindavan Tuesday evening marched through the narrow streets of this holy town, demanding a cleaner Yamuna and urgent steps to check pollution in the river.

Clean Ganga: Uma Bharti, Venkaiah Naidu urge state govts to cooperate in rejuvenating the river
Clean Ganga: Uma Bharti, Venkaiah Naidu urge state govts to cooperate in rejuvenating the river

Minister of Water Resources Uma Bharti on Wednesday discussed issues relating to urban component of cleaning of the River Ganga with Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu.

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.

Multiple measures to be used to clean Ganga: Uma Bharti

Multiple measures, including short-term and long-term steps, would be employed to make river Ganga clean over the next three years, Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti said on Tuesday.

Opposition stages walkout in UP Assembly over river pollution

Congress and BJP members Thursday staged a walkout in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly on the issue of river pollution due to release of untreated effluents by factories.

Court orders fresh study on Odisha river pollution

The Odisha High Court has directed the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) to conduct a fresh study on pollution in the Brahmani river, the second largest river in Odisha after the Mahanadi, a lawyer said Thursday.

Other states should not say how Ganga should be cleaned: Akhilesh

Irked by Narendra Modi`s remark that why Ganga could not be cleaned like his government had done with Sabarmati, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday hit back, saying they don`t need lessons from other states.

Seven held for polluting river in China

Seven people have been detained for polluting a river in China, police said.

Iron ore polluting Goa`s rivers

The ferrying of iron ore from Goa`s mining hinterland to the sea port by river for decades could be taking a toll on the health of two key rivers, the Mandovi and the Zuari.

Leaders worried over industrial waste polluting rivers

Union Minister K H Muniyappa today said that the combine role of the people, NGOs and the government could be highly effective in environment conservation.

Guj HC issues notice to govt on pollution in river

The Gujarat High Court Monday issued notices to the state government and Gujarat Pollution Control Board (GPCB) on a PIL seeking immediate action to clean up four of the state rivers.

Can the Yamuna be saved?

People in this Taj city wonder in sadness if it was still possible to revive one of India`s holiest rivers that is now seen as a mere sewer.