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More water to be released in Yamuna to bring pollution down: Bharati

"Sewage is flowing into Yamuna from Delhi, which is very sad. It was a difficult task to see water is discharged from the barrage in Yamuna,” Uma Bharti said.

World Rivers Day: Celebration highlights plight of Yamuna!

World Rivers Day: Celebration highlights plight of Yamuna!

With many of the world's rivers facing severe and increasing threats associated with climate change, pollution, and industrial development, over 70 countries are taking part in this year’s celebrations.

Bihar floods kill eight more; water recedes in UP but still in red

Bihar floods kill eight more; water recedes in UP but still in red

There was no let up in flood fury in Bihar with eight fresh deaths reported on Thursday.

Two die as car swept by Yamuna

Two persons drowned in the Yamuna in Allahabad on Tuesday after a car was swept away in the river, police said.

Rains, floods create havoc in UP

Incessant rains in many parts of Uttar Pradesh have resulted in floods and rivers including the Ganga and Yamuna continue to be in spate, an official said on Friday.

Flood alert! Yamuna breaches warning level in Delhi after Haryana releases water

Flood alert! Yamuna breaches warning level in Delhi after Haryana releases water

The water level in Yamuna has breached the warning level due to discharge of water from a barrage in Haryana, prompting the Delhi government to deploy disaster and flood management teams.

Alarm bells ring as Ganga, Yamuna swell; water level rises at Triveni Sangam in Allahabad - See Pics

Alarm bells ring as Ganga, Yamuna swell; water level rises at Triveni Sangam in Allahabad - See Pics

With various tributaries pouring in huge amount of water in Ganga and Yamuna, the water level has significantly risen at Triveni Sangam.

Cloud burst causes havoc in Uttarkashi

 Rains continued to wreck havoc in Uttarakhand on Thursday as destruction was reported from two villages after a cloud burst in Yamuna and Ganga valleys.

Yamuna's pathetic condition angers devotees on Ganga Dussehra

Ganga Dussehra, symbolising the peaking of summer "and the birth of the holy Ganges as it descended from heavens this day.

We haven't damaged Yamuna floodplain's ecology: Art of Living

We haven't damaged Yamuna floodplain's ecology: Art of Living

On March 9, the NGT refused to prohibit the holding of the World Culture Festival on Yamuna floodplain, but slapped an environment compensation.

Sutlej-Yamuna canal issue: SAD to hold protest rallies against Kejriwal

All leaders and workers of the Shiromani Akali Dal will participate in the protest rallies at district headquarters on April 12, party president Sukhbir Badal said.

Art of Living denies causing damage to river Yamuna

The Art of Living Foundation (AOL), an international humanitarian organisation, and the organiser of the controversial World Culture Festival, has denied allegations of violating environmental laws during preparations at World Culture Fest site on the Yamuna floodplains in Delhi.

Art of Living begins cleaning up World Culture Fest venue

Over 100 volunteers on Monday started dismantling and cleaning the area on the Yamuna river bank where the three-day Art of Living World Culture Festival was held amid controversy that it caused ecological damage.

BJP leaders slam critics for opposing Art of Living's World Culture Festival

BJP president Amit Shah said what India tried to connect with the world through trade and business, Sri Sri did through culture.

'Sri Sri conveyed message of Indian spirituality, heritage to world'

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj lauded Sri Sri Ravi Shankar on Saturday for conveying the message of "Indian spirituality and heritage" to the world.

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's World Culture Festival: Day 2 schedule

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's World Culture Festival: Day 2 schedule

Art of Living founder Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's extravaganza event 'World Culture Festival', which kicked-started on Friday, was attended by thousands of people and Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

 Foreign nationals, including 80 from Pak, enjoy AOL fest

Foreign nationals, including 80 from Pak, enjoy AOL fest

The Art of Living event today drew people from across the world, including over 80 people from Pakistan, who sought to "spread peace and love".

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's 'blessings' brought Kejriwal, PM together: Congress

In a left-handed compliment, Congress on Friday said Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's "blessings" have found the Prime Minister and Delhi Chief Minister on the same page backing the Art of Living event despite the "ecological disaster" on the floodplains of Yamuna.

At least Rs 120 crore needed to restore Yamuna floodplain: Expert panel

The committee had stated that the area has been cleared of all natural vegetation and the event would leave a "permanent footprint" on the floodplains of the Yamuna.