First phase of Ganga cleaning will be completed by October: Uma Bharti

The government will implement the package in 1,600 village panchayat headquarters along the river banks within the next six months and complete the first phase of Ganga cleaning by October this year.

Surface cleaning of Ganga to commence from next month

Surface cleaning of Ganga to commence from next month

The surface cleaning of river Ganga, including removal of solid waste such as clothes, parts of dead bodies, will commence from next month, a Parliamentary panel has been informed.

Mulayam should work for settlement of Ram temple issue: Uma Bharti

Uma Bharti is among the accused in the Babri Masjid demolition case. 

Release of juvenile convict: Maneka Gandhi puts blame on Rajya Sabha

As decks seemed to be cleared for the release of the juvenile convict in December 16 gang-rape case, Union minister Maneka Gandhi on Friday blamed Rajya Sabha for not passing the Bill to amend the Juvenile Justice Act which seeks stringent punishment for children aged between 16-18 involved in heinous crimes.

Will Sonia Gandhi clean the 'dirt' in Parliament, asks BJP MP Uma Bharti

Will Sonia Gandhi clean the 'dirt' in Parliament, asks BJP MP Uma Bharti

Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti, who is engaged in an ambitious task of cleaning the Ganga and Yamuna rivers, on Thursday took a dig at Congress in Lok Sabha for disrupting Parliament as she asked whether Sonia Gandhi would take the lead to clean the "dirt" in the House.

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Group demands Namami Gange like programme for cleaning Cauvery

Members of Cauvery Nadi Swachhata Andolan called on Union Ministers Uma Bharti, Sadananda Gowda and BJP chief Amit Shah and expressed concerns over the "alarming" pollution level of the river.

'Comprehensive law for rejuvenation of river Ganga under consideration'

Union Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Minister Uma Bharti shared the information.

Ganga to be one of the cleanest river by October 2018: Uma Bharti

The NDA govt has resolved to make Ganga as "one of the cleanest" rivers in the world by October 2018.

Study to look into medicinal value of Ganga water

Study to look into medicinal value of Ganga water

The health ministry on Monday said that it will initiate a study to find out if the water of the Ganga river has medicinal properties to destroy various kinds of bacteria and microbes.

Uma Bharti blames Shatrughan, conspiracies against Modi govt for BJP's loss in Bihar

Uma Bharti blames Shatrughan, conspiracies against Modi govt for BJP's loss in Bihar

The BJP, which was riding high on PM  Modi's growing popularity to establish its foot in a Bihar, had to witness an embarassing defeat in the state.

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Uma Bharti slams award returnees, calls movement manufactured

Questioning the sudden awakening of their conscience, Union Minister Uma Bharti said on Saturday that all those who have been returning awards in protests against intolerance were themselves fanning communalism in the country.

It's curtains for campaigning for 4th phase of Assembly Elections in Bihar

Bitter war of words between NDA and JD(U)-RJD-Congress alliance rang down the curtains on the campaign for the penultimate phase of polling for 55 seats in Bihar Assembly elections on November 1.

On Uma Bharti's direction, experts to probe if Kailash is Ganga's source

After initially meeting scientists from National Institute of Hydrologists (NIH) based in Roorkee, union water resources minister Uma Bharti had requested them to find out whether the actual origin of river Ganga is Kailash Mansarovar or Gaumukh near Gangotri which is the common perception.

NIH scientists to use water isotopes tracer tech to track Ganga's origin

NIH scientists to use water isotopes tracer tech to track Ganga's origin

Several studies on Ganga have been conducted at Bhojwasa near the Gangotri glacier where one of NIH's observatories are situated. So far, research has favoured Gaumukh as the origin of the sacred river Ganga.  

ITBP mission for 'Swachh Ganga' flagged off from Uttarakhand

ITBP mission for 'Swachh Ganga' flagged off from Uttarakhand

A 2,350-km long 'Swachh Ganga' river rafting expedition of border guarding force ITBP was today flagged off by Union Minister Uma Bharti from the banks of the holy river in Uttarakhand.

Pancheshwar project will be completed in ten years: Uma Bharti

Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti Friday expressed confidence that the Pancheshwar project to link Sharda river in Nepal with Yamuna and then with Sabarmati in Gujarat will be completed in ten years.

'Ken-Betwa link to be model of river interlinking project'

The Centre on Tuesday announced that the Ken-Betwa link would be a model for its ambitious river interlinking project and also that steps are being taken to link Sankosh and Mahanadi.

Pollution-free Yamuna, a government commitment: Uma Bharti

A "pollution-free Yamuna is a commitment of our government and we will do whatever is required to rejuvenate Ganges and Yamuna", union Minister for Water Resources Uma Bharti has said.