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.