Policy soon for cleaning Ganga, other rivers: Uma Bharti

The government will work out a policy initiative for cleaning the Ganga river and other important water bodies of the country, union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti said Wednesday.

`Save Ganga` gets support from Modi, other Varanasi contenders

Thirty two years and thousands of crores of rupees later, the fight to clean Ganga is now pinning hopes on a high-profile Lok Sabha battle in Banaras.

Seer fasting for Ganga cause force-fed

Save Ganga activist Swami Poornanand had been on an indefinite fast since December 10.

Save Ganga: Activists to stage demonstration in Delhi on June 18

A group of activists today announced that they would hold a demonstration in Jantar Mantar in Delhi on June 18 to demand cleaning up of Ganga river.

Prime Minister must intervene to save Ganga: MPs

Members belonging to various parties demanded immediate intervention of PM Manmohan Singh to save the river Ganga.

Bring concrete prog to save Ganga or face protest: Activists

Accusing the Centre of neglecting the Ganga, activists here today threatened to hit the streets if the government does not come up with a concrete programme by May 20 to save the "dying river".

Save Ganga: Shia cleric urges Muslims to take part

In a first, Muslims of Uttar Pradesh have been asked to participate in the cleaning up operations of the river Ganga, revered by millions across India.

Anna Hazare meets ailing save Ganga activist

Anna Hazare rose in support of a movement to save the Ganga by visiting activist GD Aggarwal.

Sans hype, Sadhu dies fasting to save Ganga

While Ramdev sipped juice to end his fast, an unknown sadhu, fasting to save the Ganges, died next door.

Uma Bharti urges country`s leadership to save Ganga

Former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Uma Bharti, who has been fasting in Haridwar since May 9 over the issues related to river Ganga, urged the country`s top leadership to join hands for saving the pious river.